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 - 19 December, 2023 ( 8 days 18 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
Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm (Close now)
Time Right Now
Bern: Sunday Dec 10, 2023 17:54 PM (Europe/Zurich)
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.
To apply for an e-visa online from Switzerland, please follow these steps:
- Access our online e-visa application form.
- Upload .jpg images of your Swiss passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
- Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 42 CHF)
- Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 12:30 PM, local Berne time on 19 December 2023.
- Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.
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
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:
- Submit an online form for the approval letter.
- Receive the approval letter by Email in 2 working days.
- Prepare photos, entry/exit form, stamping fee and the approval letter
- Arrive at Vietnam airport, present all documents above to get the visa stamped on passport.
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.
2023 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 2023.
|December Solstice||22 December 2023||Friday||11 days, 0 hours|
|Christmas Eve||24 December 2023||Sunday||13 days, 0 hours|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2023||Monday||14 days, 0 hours|
|St. Stephen's Day||26 December 2023||Tuesday||15 days, 0 hours|
|International New Year's Eve||31 December 2023||Sunday||20 days, 0 hours|
|Restoration Day||31 December 2023||Sunday||20 days, 0 hours|
|New Year's Eve||31 December 2023||Sunday||20 days, 0 hours|
|New Year's Day||01 January 2024||Monday||21 days, 0 hours|
|International New Year's Day||01 January 2024||Monday||21 days, 0 hours|
|Berchtold Day||02 January 2024||Tuesday||22 days, 0 hours|