How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Wellington

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Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington - New Zealand

Address: Grand Plimmer Tower Level 21/2-6 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington, Lambton 6011, New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 473 5912
Fax: +64 4 473 5913
Email: embassyvn@clear.net.nz
Office hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am-12:00 AM and 2:00pm -5:00pm
Vietnam Embassy in Wellington

How to apply

Travellers from Wellington, New Zealand can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Wellington or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Wellington, New Zealand, 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 easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for New Zealander applicants or foreign travellers residing in Wellington who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Wellington, New Zealand. 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.

Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - How do I make a visa appointment at the Vietnamese embassy/consulate in Wellington?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Wellington, please call: +64 4 473 5912. In most cases, a visa appointment is not required, you can visit the embassy in person to obtain the visa.

2 - What time does the embassy open?

The working hours of the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Wellington are from Monday - Friday 9:00am-12:00 AM and 2:00pm -5:00pm.

3 - How long does it take to get a visa in Wellington?

An application for a tourist visa in Wellington may usually take 3-5 working days. However, processing time may vary on a case-by-case basis, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

4 - How much is a tourist visa in Wellington?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +64 4 473 5912 for more information.
E-visa: 25 USD for 1 month single entry.
Visa on arrival stamping fee: 25 USD for single entry and 50 USD for multiple entry.

5 - Is it possible to renew my passport in Wellington?

Yes, that is possible. The process may take 7-10 working days.