How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Lake Tekapo


Embassy of Vietnam in Lake Tekapo

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington (463.0 km)
Address Grand Plimmer Tower Level 21/2-6 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington, Lambton 6011, New Zealand
Phone +64 4 473 5912
Distance 463.0km (287.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Drive to Timaru, fly total time 2h 57m
  • Bus to Christchurch, fly total time 5h 31m
  • Bus, train, ferry total time 14h 38m
Current time in Lake Tekapo Tuesday Jun 06, 2023 03:44 AM

How to get from Lake Tekapo to the embassy in Wellington

How to apply

New Zealander nationals and foreign visitors living in Lake Tekapo, 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 Lake Tekapo, 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 Lake Tekapo to Vietnam (Average flight time between Lake Tekapo and Vietnam is about 16 hours, 15 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.