Vietnam Embassy in Scotland - Visa Information & How to Apply

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Business Visa required For business travelers holding Scottish passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as
Tourist Visa required For Scottish passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 12:30 - Tuesday - 04 June, 2024 ( 9 days 3 hours from now)
Work Visa required For Scottish nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from Scotland who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in Scotland

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

Nearest Embassy
Embassy of Vietnam in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
(It is a 1884.9 km distance from Edinburgh with 3 hours, 8 minutes flight)
Plot 15 Bongoyo Rd, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

+255 22 266 4535
To call the embassy from Scotland, please dial +255

Office hours
Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Close now)

Time Right Now
Edinburgh: 09:22 AM, Sunday 26 May 2024
Dar Es Salaam: 11:22 AM, Sunday 26 May 2024
Time Difference: Dar Es Salaam 3.0 hours ahead Edinburgh

Embassy of Vietnam in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

How to apply

Scottish passport holders or foreign passports living in Scotland 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 Scotland, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Scottish passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 37 GBP)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 12:30 PM, local Edinburgh time on 04 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 Scotland, 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 Scotland. 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.

Tips: None

Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in GBP)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 9.4 GBP 18.7 GBP
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 10.9 GBP 20.3 GBP
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 15.6 GBP 25.0 GBP
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 19.5 GBP 28.9 GBP
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 70.3 GBP 85.1 GBP
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 74.2 GBP 89.1 GBP
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 85.9 GBP 108.6 GBP
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 97.6 GBP 120.3 GBP

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

2024 Public Holiday Schedules in Scotland

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and Scotland, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2024.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Eid al-Adha 17 June 2024Monday21 days, 8 hours
June Solstice 20 June 2024Thursday24 days, 8 hours
June Solstice 21 June 2024Friday25 days, 8 hours
Vietnamese Family Day 28 June 2024Friday32 days
Saba Saba 07 July 2024Sunday41 days
Farmers' Day 08 August 2024Thursday73 days
Independence Day 02 September 2024Monday98 days
Maulid 16 September 2024Monday112 days
September Equinox 22 September 2024Sunday118 days
Mwalimu Nyerere Day 14 October 2024Monday140 days

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