How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Colombo

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Embassy of Vietnam in Colombo - Sri Lanka

Address: No. 30/5, Ward Place, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Phone: +94 11 2696 050
Fax: +94 11 2692 040
Email: vnemb-srilanka@mofa.gov.vn
Office hours: Mon - Fri 09.00 am - 12.00 pm; 02.00 pm - 05.00 pm
Vietnam Embassy in Colombo

How to apply

Travellers from Colombo, Sri Lanka can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Colombo or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Colombo, 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 easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for Sri Lankan applicants or foreign travellers residing in Colombo who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Colombo, 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.