How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Lugano


Embassy of Vietnam in Lugano

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Lugano, Switzerland. Travellers from Lugano can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Bern for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Bern (158.0 km)
Address Schlosslistrasse 26, 3008 Berne, Switzerland
Phone +41 31 3887 878, +41 31 3887 882
Distance 158.0km (98.2mi)
Travel Time
  • Train total time 3h 37m
  • Train via Z├╝rich HB total time 4h 6m
  • Train via Wolhusen total time 4h 28m
  • Drive total time 3h 1m
  • Fly from Lugano, train total time 3h 48m
  • Fly from Milan Malpensa, train total time 4h 32m
Current time in Lugano Friday Mar 24, 2023 09:47 AM

How to get from Lugano to the embassy in Bern

How to apply

Swiss nationals and foreign visitors living in Lugano, Switzerland can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Bern or applying online for an approval letter to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Lugano, 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 those who fly from Lugano to Vietnam (Average flight time between Lugano and Vietnam is about 14 hours, 46 minutes). 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.