How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Samut Songkhram


Embassy of Vietnam in Samut Songkhram

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Bangkok (70.3 km)
Address 83/1 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
Phone +66 2 251 7202
Distance 70.3km (43.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Mini Van, train total time 2h 0m
  • Mini Van, train, bus total time 2h 58m
  • Drive total time 1h 4m
Current time in Samut Songkhram Wednesday Mar 22, 2023 20:02 PM

How to get from Samut Songkhram to the embassy in Bangkok

How to apply

Thai nationals and foreign visitors living in Samut Songkhram, 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 Samut Songkhram, 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 Samut Songkhram to Vietnam (Average flight time between Samut Songkhram and Vietnam is about 1 hours, 44 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.