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 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 14:00 - January 23, 2019
Tourist Visa required For Sri Lankan passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 10:30 - January 21, 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 (Close now)

Time Right Now
Colombo: Sunday Jan 20, 2019 10:52 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) 12669.3 LKR 17918.0 LKR
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 13574.3 LKR 18823.0 LKR
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 15384.2 LKR 20632.9 LKR
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 17194.1 LKR 22442.8 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
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