Vietnam Embassy in Switzerland - Visa Information & How to Apply

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding Swiss passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as
Tourist Visa required For Swiss passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 12:30 - Tuesday - 12 March, 2024 ( 10 days 22 hours from now)
Work Visa required For Swiss nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from Switzerland who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in Switzerland


Schlosslistrasse 26, 3008 Berne, Switzerland

+41 31 3887 878, +41 31 3887 882

+ 41 31 3887 879

Office hours
Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Open now)

Time Right Now
Bern: Friday Mar 01, 2024 14:13 PM (Europe/Zurich)


Embassy of Vietnam in Berne, Switzerland

How to apply

Swiss passport holders or foreign passports living in Switzerland can choose between 03 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Switzerland, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your Swiss passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 42 CHF)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 12:30 PM, local Berne time on 12 March 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 Switzerland, 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 Switzerland. 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 CHF)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 10.7 CHF 21.4 CHF
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 12.5 CHF 23.2 CHF
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 17.8 CHF 28.5 CHF
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 22.3 CHF 33.0 CHF
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 80.2 CHF 97.2 CHF
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 84.7 CHF 101.6 CHF
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 98.1 CHF 123.9 CHF
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 111.4 CHF 137.3 CHF

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

2024 Public Holiday Schedules in Switzerland

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and Switzerland, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2024.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Saint Joseph's Day 19 March 2024Tuesday17 days, 3 hours
March Equinox 20 March 2024Wednesday18 days, 3 hours
Good Friday 29 March 2024Friday27 days, 3 hours
Daylight Saving Time starts 31 March 2024Sunday29 days, 3 hours
Easter Sunday 31 March 2024Sunday29 days, 3 hours
Easter Monday 01 April 2024Monday30 days, 3 hours
Näfelser Fahrt 04 April 2024Thursday33 days
Sechseläuten 15 April 2024Monday44 days
Hung Kings Festival 18 April 2024Thursday47 days
Liberation Day/Reunification Day 30 April 2024Tuesday59 days

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