How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Tachilek


Embassy of Vietnam in Tachilek

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Tachilek, Myanmar. Travellers from Tachilek can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Yangon for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Yangon (568.4 km)
Address No. 28-29, Kyauk Kone Road, Yankin Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Phone +95-1 856 6076
Distance 568.4km (353.2mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly from Tachilek total time 3h 53m
  • Taxi to Kengtung, fly total time 5h 10m
  • Bus, drive via Tak total time 21h 17m
  • Night bus, bus, drive total time 22h 23m
  • Bus, drive total time 25h 4m
  • Drive total time 13h 53m
Current time in Tachilek Wednesday Apr 14, 2021 05:15 AM

How to get from Tachilek to the embassy in Yangon

How to apply

Myanmar nationals and foreign visitors living in Tachilek, Myanmar can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Yangon 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 Tachilek, 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 those who fly from Tachilek to Vietnam (Average flight time between Tachilek and Vietnam is about 1 hours, 1 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.