Vietnam Embassy in Seoul - Visa Information & how to apply

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Embassy of Vietnam in Seoul - South Korea

Address: 123 Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea 110-230
Phone: +82 2 7205 124 or +82 2 7252 487
Fax: +82 2 7204 684 or +82 2 7392 064
Email: vietnamembassyseoul@gmail.com
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 09:00-17:30
Vietnam Embassy in Seoul

How to apply

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

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Korean passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 59787 KRW)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 20:30 PM, local Seoul time on 24 April 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 Seoul, 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 easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for Korean applicants or foreign travellers residing in Seoul who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Seoul, 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.

Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in KRW)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 15264.8 KRW 30529.6 KRW
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 17808.9 KRW 33073.7 KRW
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 25441.3 KRW 40706.1 KRW
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 31801.6 KRW 47066.4 KRW
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 114485.9 KRW 138655.2 KRW
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 120846.3 KRW 145015.5 KRW
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 139927.2 KRW 176817.2 KRW
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 159008.2 KRW 195898.1 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.


Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - How do I make a visa appointment at the Vietnamese embassy/consulate in Seoul?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Seoul, please call: +82 2 7205 124 or +82 2 7252 487. 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 Seoul are from Monday - Friday: 09:00-17:30.

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

An application for a tourist visa in Seoul 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 Seoul?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +82 2 7205 124 or +82 2 7252 487 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 Seoul?

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