How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Phuket


Embassy of Vietnam in Phuket

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Phuket, Thailand. Travellers from Phuket can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Bangkok for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Bangkok (692.2 km)
Address 83/1 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
Phone +66 2 251 7202
Distance 692.2km (430.1mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly Phuket to Don Muang total time 4h 38m
  • Fly Phuket to Suvarnabhumi total time 4h 19m
  • Ferry to Krabi, fly to Suvarnabhumi total time 6h 39m
  • Ferry to Krabi, fly to Don Muang total time 7h 13m
  • Bus, train total time 13h 39m
  • Mini Van, train total time 14h 34m
  • Drive total time 12h 5m
Current time in Phuket Wednesday Mar 22, 2023 20:26 PM

How to get from Phuket to the embassy in Bangkok

How to apply

Thai nationals and foreign visitors living in Phuket, Thailand can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Bangkok 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 Phuket, 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 Phuket to Vietnam (Average flight time between Phuket and Vietnam is about 2 hours, 45 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.