How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Switzerland

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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 18:00 - February 08, 2023
Tourist Visa required For Swiss passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 10:00 - February 06, 2023
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 (Close now)

Time Right Now
Bern: Sunday Feb 05, 2023 12:16 PM (Europe/Zurich)


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) 88.8 CHF 107.5 CHF
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 93.7 CHF 112.5 CHF
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 108.5 CHF 137.1 CHF
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 123.3 CHF 151.9 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.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Valentine's Day 14 February 2023Tuesday8 days, 5 hours
Republic Day 01 March 2023Wednesday23 days, 5 hours
Saint Joseph's Day 19 March 2023Sunday41 days
March Equinox 20 March 2023Monday42 days
Daylight Saving Time starts 26 March 2023Sunday48 days
Näfelser Fahrt 06 April 2023Thursday59 days
Good Friday 07 April 2023Friday60 days
Easter Sunday 09 April 2023Sunday62 days
Easter Monday 10 April 2023Monday63 days
Sechseläuten 17 April 2023Monday70 days

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