How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Gwangju

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Embassy of Vietnam in Gwangju

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Gwangju, South Korea. Travellers from Gwangju can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Seoul for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Seoul (269.2 km)
Address 123 Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea 110-230
Phone +82 2 7205 124 or +82 2 7252 487
Distance 269.2km (167.2mi)
Travel Time
  • Train via Gwangmyeong Station total time 2h 48m
  • Train, subway total time 3h 48m
  • Train total time 3h 50m
  • Drive total time 3h 29m
  • Fly from Gwangju total time 2h 42m
  • Bus to Yosu, fly total time 4h 5m
  • Bus to Jinju, fly total time 4h 35m
Current time in Gwangju Wednesday Dec 08, 2021 02:56 AM

How to get from Gwangju to the embassy in Seoul

How to apply

Korean nationals and foreign visitors living in Gwangju, South Korea can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Seoul or applying online for an approval letter to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Gwangju, 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 those who fly from Gwangju to Vietnam (Average flight time between Gwangju and Vietnam is about 4 hours, 18 minutes). 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.