How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Sri Lanka

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding Sri Lankan passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as 18:00 - September 24, 2019
Tourist Visa required For Sri Lankan passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 14:45 - September 23, 2019
Work Visa required For Sri Lankan nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from Sri Lanka who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in Sri Lanka


No. 30/5, Ward Place, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka

+94 11 2696 050

+94 11 2692 040

Office hours
Mon - Fri 09.00 am - 12.00 pm; 02.00 pm - 05.00 pm (Open now)

Time Right Now
Colombo: Monday Sep 23, 2019 11:10 AM (Asia/Colombo)


Embassy of Vietnam in Colombo, Sri Lanka

How to apply

Sri Lankan passport holders or foreign passports living in Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka, 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 Sri Lanka. 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.

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Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in LKR)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 2171.9 LKR 4343.8 LKR
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 2533.9 LKR 4705.7 LKR
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 3619.8 LKR 5791.7 LKR
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 4524.8 LKR 6696.6 LKR
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 16289.1 LKR 19727.9 LKR
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 17194.1 LKR 20632.9 LKR
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 19908.9 LKR 25157.6 LKR
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 22623.8 LKR 27872.5 LKR

*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 Rupee, click here to see our latest price in USD.

2019 Public Holiday Schedules in Sri Lanka

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

Holidays Date Day Counting down
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday99 days
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday122 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday123 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday124 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday125 days
Tet Holiday 28 January 2020Tuesday126 days
Tet Holiday 29 January 2020Wednesday127 days
Hung Kings Temple Festival 02 April 2020Thursday191 days
Reunification Day 30 April 2020Thursday219 days
International Labor Day 01 May 2020Friday220 days