Vietnam Embassy in Samoa - Visa Information & How to Apply

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
Tourist Visa required For Samoan passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 00:30 - Wednesday - 05 June, 2024 ( 10 days 14 hours from now)
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: 09:41 AM, Saturday 25 May 2024
Wellington: 08:41 AM, Saturday 25 May 2024
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 03 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

E-visa application

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

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Samoan passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 128 WST)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 00:30 AM, local Apia time on 05 June 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 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) 32.7 WST 65.4 WST
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 38.2 WST 70.9 WST
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 54.5 WST 87.2 WST
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 68.1 WST 100.8 WST
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 245.3 WST 297.1 WST
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 258.9 WST 310.7 WST
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 299.8 WST 378.8 WST
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 340.7 WST 419.7 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.

2024 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 2024.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Queen's Birthday 03 June 2024Monday8 days, 20 hours
June Solstice 21 June 2024Friday26 days, 20 hours
Vietnamese Family Day 28 June 2024Friday33 days
Father's Day 01 September 2024Sunday98 days
Independence Day 02 September 2024Monday99 days
September Equinox 22 September 2024Sunday119 days
South Canterbury Anniversary Day 23 September 2024Monday120 days
September Equinox 23 September 2024Monday120 days
Vietnamese Women's Day 20 October 2024Sunday147 days
Hawke's Bay Anniversary Day 25 October 2024Friday152 days