Please note that this is a Non-official site which is operated by a private travel agency providing the approval letter service for visa on arrival. If you wish to apply for a visa before you go, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

How to apply for a Vietnam visa in South Korea

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Not required For business travelers holding Korean passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as 14:00 - January 23, 2019
Tourist Not required 15 days For Korean passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 10:30 - January 21, 2019
Work Visa required For Korean nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from South Korea who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in South Korea


123 Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea 110-230

+82 2 7205 124 or +82 2 7252 487

+82 2 7204 684 or +82 2 7392 064

Office hours
Monday - Friday: 09:00-17:30 (Close now)

Time Right Now
Seoul: Sunday Jan 20, 2019 14:35 PM (Asia/Seoul)


Embassy of Vietnam in Seoul, Korea

How to apply

Korean passport holders or foreign passports living in South Korea 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 South Korea, 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 South Korea. 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 KRW)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 13503.5 KRW 27007.0 KRW
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 15754.1 KRW 29257.5 KRW
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 22505.8 KRW 36009.3 KRW
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 28132.3 KRW 41635.7 KRW
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 78770.3 KRW 111403.7 KRW
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 84396.8 KRW 117030.2 KRW
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 95649.7 KRW 128283.1 KRW
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 106902.6 KRW 139536.0 KRW

*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 South Korean Won, click here to see our latest price in USD.

2019 Public Holiday Schedules in South Korea

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and South Korea, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2018/2019.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Tet Eve 04 February 2019Monday14 days, 11 hours
Tet Nguyen Dan 05 February 2019Tuesday15 days, 11 hours
Tet Holiday 06 February 2019Wednesday16 days, 11 hours
Tet Holiday 07 February 2019Thursday17 days, 11 hours
Tet Holiday 08 February 2019Friday18 days, 11 hours
Hung Kings' Temple Festival 15 April 2019Monday84 days
Reunification Day Holiday 29 April 2019Monday98 days
Reunification Day 30 April 2019Tuesday99 days
International Labor Day 01 May 2019Wednesday100 days
National Day 02 September 2019Monday224 days

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