Vietnam Embassy in Pyongyang - Visa Information & how to apply

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Embassy of Vietnam in Pyongyang - North Korea

Address: 7 Munsu Str. Pyongyang, North Korea
Phone: +850 099-274-044
Fax: +850 099-274-0039
Email: vnembassydprk@mofa.gov.vn
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Vietnam Embassy in Pyongyang

How to apply

Travellers from Pyongyang, North Korea can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Pyongyang 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 Pyongyang, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your North Korean passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 42300 KPW)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 20:30 PM, local Pyongyang time on 12 March 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 Pyongyang, North Korea, 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 North Korean applicants or foreign travellers residing in Pyongyang who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Pyongyang, North Korea. 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 KPW)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 10800 KPW 21600 KPW
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 12600 KPW 23400 KPW
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 18000 KPW 28800 KPW
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 22500 KPW 33300 KPW
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 81000 KPW 98100 KPW
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 85500 KPW 102600 KPW
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 99000 KPW 125100 KPW
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 112500 KPW 138600 KPW

*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 Won, click here to see our latest price in USD.


Other locations in North Korea

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Pyongyang, please call: +850 099-274-044. 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 Pyongyang are from Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

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

An application for a tourist visa in Pyongyang 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 Pyongyang?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +850 099-274-044 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 Pyongyang?

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