How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Male


Embassy of Vietnam in Male

There currently is NO embassy or consulate of Vietnam in Male, Maldives. Visitors from Male can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Colombo, Sri Lanka for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Colombo (766.8 km)
Address No. 30/5, Ward Place, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Phone +94 11 2696 050(Dial +94 when calling from Male)
Distance 766.8km (476.5mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly to Diyawanna Oya total time 5h 10m
  • Fly to Colombo total time 4h 46m
Current time in Male Tuesday Nov 29, 2022 06:30 AM ( 0.5 hour behind of Colombo, Sri Lanka)

How to get from Male to the embassy in Colombo

How to apply

Maldivesese nationals and foreign visitors living in Male, Maldives can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Colombo or applying online for an approval letter to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Male, 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 Male, Maldives (Average flight time between Male and Vietnam is 6 hours, 36 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.

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