Vietnam Embassy in Riyadh - Visa Information & how to apply

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Embassy of Vietnam in Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Address: As-Safah, Ar Rayyan, Riyadh 14211, Saudi Arabia
Phone: +966 1454 7887
Fax: +966 1456 9756
Email: vietsa@ymail.com, vnemb.sa@mofa.gov.vn
Office hours: Sun - Thu: 9:00h - 14:00h
Vietnam Embassy in Riyadh

How to apply

Travellers from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Riyadh 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 Riyadh, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Saudi Arabians passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 176 SAR)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 14:30 PM, local Riyadh 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 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 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 Saudi Arabians applicants or foreign travellers residing in Riyadh who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 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 SAR)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 45.0 SAR 90.0 SAR
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 52.5 SAR 97.5 SAR
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 75.0 SAR 120.0 SAR
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 93.8 SAR 138.8 SAR
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 337.5 SAR 408.8 SAR
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 356.3 SAR 427.5 SAR
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 412.5 SAR 521.3 SAR
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 468.8 SAR 577.6 SAR

*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 Riyal, 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 Riyadh?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Riyadh, please call: +966 1454 7887. 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 Riyadh are from Sun - Thu: 9:00h - 14:00h.

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

An application for a tourist visa in Riyadh 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 Riyadh?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +966 1454 7887 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 Riyadh?

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