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 Switzerland

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

Bern

Address
Schlosslistrasse 26, 3008 Berne, Switzerland

Phone
+41 31 3887 878, +41 31 3887 882

Fax
+ 41 31 3887 879

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

Time Right Now
Bern: Sunday Jan 20, 2019 06:14 AM (Europe/Zurich)

Email
vietsuisse@bluewin.ch

Embassy of Vietnam in Berne, Switzerland

How to apply

Swiss passport holders or foreign passports living in Switzerland 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 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) 11.8 CHF 23.7 CHF
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 13.8 CHF 25.7 CHF
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 19.7 CHF 31.6 CHF
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 24.7 CHF 36.5 CHF
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 69.1 CHF 97.7 CHF
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 74.0 CHF 102.6 CHF
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 83.9 CHF 112.5 CHF
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 93.7 CHF 122.3 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.


2019 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 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
Republic Day 01 March 2019Friday39 days
St. Joseph's Day 19 March 2019Tuesday57 days
Näfelser Fahrt 04 April 2019Thursday73 days
Hung Kings' Temple Festival 15 April 2019Monday84 days
Sechseläuten 15 April 2019Monday84 days

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