How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Paihia


Embassy of Vietnam in Paihia

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington (670.1 km)
Address Grand Plimmer Tower Level 21/2-6 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington, Lambton 6011, New Zealand
Phone +64 4 473 5912
Distance 670.1km (416.4mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly total time 3h 50m
  • Bus, train total time 16h 0m
  • Drive total time 10h 38m
Current time in Paihia Friday Mar 24, 2023 04:01 AM

How to get from Paihia to the embassy in Wellington

How to apply

New Zealander nationals and foreign visitors living in Paihia, 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 Paihia, 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 Paihia to Vietnam (Average flight time between Paihia and Vietnam is about 15 hours, 51 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.