Vietnam Embassy in Pretoria - Visa Information & how to apply

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Embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria - South Africa

Address: 87 Brooks St, Brooklyn, Pretoria, 0011, South Africa
Phone: +27 12 362 8119 or +27 12 362 8118
Fax: +27 12 362 8115
Email: embassy@vietnam.co.za
Office hours: Monday- Friday: 8:45 am - 11:30 am
Vietnam Embassy in Pretoria

How to apply

Travellers from Pretoria, South Africa can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria 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 Pretoria, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your South African passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 855 ZAR)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 13:30 PM, local Pretoria time on 06 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 Pretoria, South Africa, 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 South African applicants or foreign travellers residing in Pretoria who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Pretoria, South Africa. 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 ZAR)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 218.3 ZAR 436.7 ZAR
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 254.7 ZAR 473.0 ZAR
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 363.9 ZAR 582.2 ZAR
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 454.8 ZAR 673.2 ZAR
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 1637.5 ZAR 1983.1 ZAR
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 1728.4 ZAR 2074.1 ZAR
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 2001.3 ZAR 2529.0 ZAR
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 2274.2 ZAR 2801.9 ZAR

*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 Rand, 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 Pretoria?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Pretoria, please call: +27 12 362 8119 or +27 12 362 8118. 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 Pretoria are from Monday- Friday: 8:45 am - 11:30 am.

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

An application for a tourist visa in Pretoria 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 Pretoria?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +27 12 362 8119 or +27 12 362 8118 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 Pretoria?

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