How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Scotland

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
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 18:00 - June 14, 2023
Tourist Visa required For Scottish passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 10:00 - June 12, 2023
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: 01:19 AM, Saturday 10 June 2023
Dar Es Salaam: 03:19 AM, Saturday 10 June 2023
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 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 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) 9.5 GBP 18.9 GBP
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 11.1 GBP 20.5 GBP
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 15.8 GBP 25.3 GBP
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 19.7 GBP 29.2 GBP
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 71.1 GBP 86.1 GBP
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 75.0 GBP 90.0 GBP
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 86.8 GBP 109.7 GBP
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 98.7 GBP 121.6 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.

2023 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 2023.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
June Solstice 21 June 2023Wednesday10 days, 16 hours
Eid al-Adha 29 June 2023Thursday18 days, 16 hours
Saba Saba 07 July 2023Friday26 days, 16 hours
Farmers' Day 08 August 2023Tuesday58 days
September Equinox 23 September 2023Saturday104 days
Maulid 27 September 2023Wednesday108 days
Mwalimu Nyerere Day 14 October 2023Saturday125 days
Independence Day 09 December 2023Saturday181 days
December Solstice 22 December 2023Friday194 days
Christmas Eve 24 December 2023Sunday196 days

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