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.

Upcoming Holiday Schedules of Embassy of Vietnam in Colombo

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Hung Kings' Temple Festival 15 April 2019Monday21 days, 15 hours
Reunification Day Holiday 29 April 2019Monday35 days
Reunification Day 30 April 2019Tuesday36 days
International Labor Day 01 May 2019Wednesday37 days
National Day 02 September 2019Monday161 days
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday282 days
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday305 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday306 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday307 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday308 days