How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Kaikoura

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Embassy of Vietnam in Kaikoura

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Kaikoura, New Zealand. Travellers from Kaikoura can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Wellington for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington (153.6 km)
Address Grand Plimmer Tower Level 21/2-6 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington, Lambton 6011, New Zealand
Phone +64 4 473 5912
Distance 153.6km (95.4mi)
Travel Time
  • Train, ferry total time 7h 6m
  • Train to Blenheim, fly total time 5h 20m
  • Train to Picton, fly total time 5h 45m
  • Train to Christchurch, fly total time 6h 51m
  • Train, bus to Nelson, fly total time 7h 17m
Current time in Kaikoura Sunday Jul 12, 2020 22:26 PM

How to get from Kaikoura to the embassy in Wellington

How to apply

New Zealander nationals and foreign visitors living in Kaikoura, New Zealand can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Wellington 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 Kaikoura, 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 Kaikoura to Vietnam (Average flight time between Kaikoura and Vietnam is about 16 hours, 27 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.