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 18:00 - June 01, 2023
Tourist Visa required For Swiss passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 14:45 - May 29, 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: Monday May 29, 2023 07:56 AM (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.

Tips: None

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
Corpus Christi 08 June 2023Thursday9 days, 11 hours
June Solstice 21 June 2023Wednesday22 days, 11 hours
Jura Independence Day 23 June 2023Friday24 days, 11 hours
St. Peter and St. Paul 29 June 2023Thursday30 days, 11 hours
Swiss National Day 01 August 2023Tuesday63 days
Assumption of Mary 15 August 2023Tuesday77 days
Jeune Genevois 07 September 2023Thursday100 days
Knabenschiessen 09 September 2023Saturday102 days
Knabenschiessen 10 September 2023Sunday103 days
Knabenschiessen 11 September 2023Monday104 days

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