Vietnam Embassy in Bern - Visa Information & how to apply


Embassy of Vietnam in Bern - Switzerland

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
Vietnam Embassy in Bern

How to apply

Travellers from Bern, Switzerland can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Bern or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Bern, 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 Bern 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 Bern, 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 easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for Swiss applicants or foreign travellers residing in Bern who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Bern, 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.

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.

Other locations in Switzerland

Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - How do I make a visa appointment at the Vietnamese embassy/consulate in Bern?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Bern, please call: +41 31 3887 878, +41 31 3887 882. In most cases, a visa appointment is not required, you can visit the embassy in person to obtain the visa.

2 - What time does the embassy open?

The working hours of the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Bern are from Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm.

3 - How long does it take to get a visa in Bern?

An application for a tourist visa in Bern may usually take 3-5 working days. However, processing time may vary on a case-by-case basis, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

4 - How much is a tourist visa in Bern?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +41 31 3887 878, +41 31 3887 882 for more information.
E-visa: 25 USD for 1 month single entry.
Visa on arrival stamping fee: 25 USD for single entry and 50 USD for multiple entry.

5 - Is it possible to renew my passport in Bern?

Yes, that is possible. The process may take 7-10 working days.