Vietnam Embassy in Wellington - Visa Information & how to apply

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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.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Wellington, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your New Zealander passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 75 NZD)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 23:30 PM, local Wellington time on 04 July 2024.
  5. Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.

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.

Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in NZD)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 19.2 NZD 38.5 NZD
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 22.5 NZD 41.7 NZD
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 32.1 NZD 51.3 NZD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 40.1 NZD 59.3 NZD
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 144.3 NZD 174.8 NZD
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 152.3 NZD 182.8 NZD
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 176.4 NZD 222.9 NZD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 200.4 NZD 247.0 NZD

*Above price does NOT include stamping fee at Vietnam airport which is 25 USD for single entry (1 month/3 month) and 50 USD multiple entry (1 month/3 month). The price is quoted in New Zealand Dollar, click here to see our latest price in USD.


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.