How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Samoa

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding Samoan passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as 18:00 - June 14, 2023
Tourist Visa required For Samoan passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 10:00 - June 12, 2023
Work Visa required For Samoan nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from Samoa who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in Samoa

There is no embassy of Vietnam in Apia, Samoa at the moment.
Please find the information below for the nearest embassy of Vietnam.

Nearest Embassy
Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington, NZ
(It is a 3318.8 km distance from Apia with 5 hours, 31 minutes flight)
Grand Plimmer Tower Level 21/2-6 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington, Lambton 6011, New Zealand

+64 4 473 5912
To call the embassy from Samoa, please dial +64

Office hours
Monday - Friday 9:00am-12:00 AM and 2:00pm -5:00pm (Close now)

Time Right Now
Apia: 14:51 PM, Saturday 10 June 2023
Wellington: 13:51 PM, Saturday 10 June 2023
Time Difference: Wellington 24.0 hours ahead Apia

Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington, NZ

How to apply

Samoan passport holders or foreign passports living in Samoa can choose between 02 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Samoa, 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 applicants who plan to arrive Vietnam by air from Samoa. 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 WST)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 31.3 WST 62.5 WST
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 36.5 WST 67.7 WST
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 52.1 WST 83.4 WST
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 65.1 WST 96.4 WST
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 234.5 WST 284.0 WST
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 247.5 WST 297.0 WST
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 286.6 WST 362.2 WST
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 325.7 WST 401.3 WST

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

2023 Public Holiday Schedules in Samoa

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and Samoa, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2023.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
June Solstice 22 June 2023Thursday11 days, 15 hours
Father's Day 03 September 2023Sunday84 days
September Equinox 23 September 2023Saturday104 days
South Canterbury Anniversary Day 25 September 2023Monday106 days
Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day 20 October 2023Friday131 days
Labour Day 23 October 2023Monday134 days
Marlborough Anniversary Day 30 October 2023Monday141 days
Halloween 31 October 2023Tuesday142 days
Guy Fawkes Night 05 November 2023Sunday147 days
Canterbury Anniversary Day 17 November 2023Friday159 days

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