How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Thames


Embassy of Vietnam in Thames

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington (466.2 km)
Address Grand Plimmer Tower Level 21/2-6 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington, Lambton 6011, New Zealand
Phone +64 4 473 5912
Distance 466.2km (289.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Shuttle to Auckland, fly total time 4h 16m
  • Bus to Tauranga, fly total time 5h 19m
  • Bus to Hamilton, fly total time 5h 32m
  • Shuttle to Rotorua, fly total time 6h 17m
  • Bus, train total time 12h 33m
  • Drive total time 7h 16m
Current time in Thames Friday Mar 24, 2023 04:10 AM

How to get from Thames to the embassy in Wellington

How to apply

New Zealander nationals and foreign visitors living in Thames, 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 Thames, 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 Thames to Vietnam (Average flight time between Thames and Vietnam is about 16 hours, 13 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.