Vietnam Embassy in Riga - Visa Information & How to apply


Embassy of Vietnam in Riga

There currently is NO embassy or consulate of Vietnam in Riga, Latvia. Visitors from Riga can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Helsinki, Finland for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Helsinki (363.8 km)
Address Kulosaarentie 12, 00570 Helsinki, Finland
Phone +358 9 622 99 011(Dial +358 when calling from Riga)
Distance 363.8km (226.1mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly to Helsinki total time 4h 4m
  • Fly to Tallinn, ferry total time 5h 31m
  • Drive, car ferry total time 6h 20m
Current time in Riga Sunday Dec 10, 2023 19:22 PM None

How to get from Riga to the embassy in Helsinki

How to apply

Latvian nationals and foreign visitors living in Riga, Latvia can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Helsinki or applying online for an approval letter to pick up the visa on arrival.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Riga, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Latvian passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 30 LVL)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 13:30 PM, local Riga time on 20 December 2023.
  5. Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Riga, the following documents are REQUIRED:

  • Valid passport for at least 06 months prior to your planned entry date (Travel documents or temporary passports may not be accepted)
  • Application form (Click here to download)
  • 02 recently taken passport sized photos (4*6cm)
  • Visa application fees

Apply for visa on arrival

Visa on arrival is an alternative way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for applicants who plan to arrive Vietnam by Air from Riga, Latvia (Average flight time between Riga and Vietnam is 12 hours, 37 minutes). The process involves 4 simple steps:

  1. Submit an online form for the approval letter.
  2. Receive the approval letter by Email in 2 working days.
  3. Prepare photos, entry/exit form, stamping fee and the approval letter
  4. Arrive at Vietnam airport, present all documents above to get the visa stamped on passport.

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 7.8 LVL 15.5 LVL
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 9.1 LVL 16.8 LVL
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 12.9 LVL 20.7 LVL
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 16.2 LVL 23.9 LVL
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 58.2 LVL 70.5 LVL
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 61.5 LVL 73.8 LVL
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 71.2 LVL 89.9 LVL
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 80.9 LVL 99.7 LVL

*Above price does NOT include stamping fee at Vietnam airport which is 25 USD for single entry (1 month/3 month) and 50 USD multiple entry (1 month/3 month). The price is quoted in Lat, click here to see our latest price in USD.

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