How to apply for a Vietnam visa in United Kingdom

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding British passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as 18:00 - March 28, 2023
Tourist Not required 15 days For British passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 10:00 - March 24, 2023
Work Visa required For British nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from United Kingdom who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in United Kingdom


Victoria Road 12-14, London W8-5rd, UK

+44 20 7937 1912

+44 20 7937 6108 or +44 20 7565 3853

Office hours
Mon-Fri, except public holidays Consular section: 9.30 AM - 12.30 PM (Visas, passports, legalization) Chancery: 9.00 AM - 5.00 PM (Open now)

Time Right Now
London: Thursday Mar 23, 2023 14:39 PM (Europe/London)


Embassy of Vietnam in United Kingdom

How to apply

British passport holders or foreign passports living in United Kingdom can choose between 02 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in United Kingdom, 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 applicants who plan to arrive Vietnam by air from United Kingdom. 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.

Tips: None

Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in GBP)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 9.5 GBP 18.9 GBP
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 11.1 GBP 20.5 GBP
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 15.8 GBP 25.3 GBP
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 19.7 GBP 29.2 GBP
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 71.1 GBP 86.1 GBP
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 75.0 GBP 90.0 GBP
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 86.8 GBP 109.7 GBP
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 98.7 GBP 121.6 GBP

*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 Pound, click here to see our latest price in USD.

2023 Public Holiday Schedules in United Kingdom

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and United Kingdom, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2023.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Daylight Saving Time starts 26 March 2023Sunday2 days, 2 hours
Palm Sunday 02 April 2023Sunday9 days, 2 hours
First day of Passover 06 April 2023Thursday13 days, 2 hours
Maundy Thursday 06 April 2023Thursday13 days, 2 hours
Good Friday 07 April 2023Friday14 days, 2 hours
Holy Saturday 08 April 2023Saturday15 days, 2 hours
Easter Sunday 09 April 2023Sunday16 days, 2 hours
Easter Monday 10 April 2023Monday17 days, 2 hours
Last day of Passover 13 April 2023Thursday20 days, 2 hours
Orthodox Good Friday 14 April 2023Friday21 days, 2 hours

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