How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Chiang Khong


Embassy of Vietnam in Chiang Khong

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Chiang Khong, Thailand. Travellers from Chiang Khong can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Khon Kaen for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Khon Kaen (500.3 km)
Address 159/12-13 Chata Phadung Rd, Tambon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang Khon Kaen, Chang Wat Khon Kaen 40000, Thailand
Phone +66 43 242 190
Distance 500.3km (310.9mi)
Travel Time
  • Drive total time 11h 53m
  • Fly Houeisay to Vientiane, bus total time 7h 13m
  • Bus to Chiang Rai, fly to Khon Kaen total time 7h 23m
  • Bus, bus to Chiang Mai, fly to Khon Kaen total time 9h 51m
Current time in Chiang Khong Wednesday Mar 22, 2023 18:54 PM

How to get from Chiang Khong to the embassy in Khon Kaen

How to apply

Thai nationals and foreign visitors living in Chiang Khong, Thailand can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Khon Kaen 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 Chiang Khong, 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 Chiang Khong to Vietnam (Average flight time between Chiang Khong and Vietnam is about 0h hours, 57 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.