Vietnam Embassy in United Kingdom - Visa Information & How to Apply

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding UK (British) passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as
Tourist Not required 30 days For UK (British) passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 11:30 - Tuesday - 12 March, 2024 ( 10 days 23 hours from now)
Work Visa required For UK (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

London

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

Phone
+44 20 7937 1912

Fax
+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: Friday Mar 01, 2024 11:49 AM (Europe/London)

Email
embassy@vietnamembassy.org.uk

Embassy of Vietnam in United Kingdom

How to apply

UK (British) passport holders or foreign passports living in United Kingdom can choose between 03 available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from United Kingdom, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your UK (British) passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee (47 USD ~ 37 GBP)
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 11:30 AM, local London time on 12 March 2024.
  5. Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.

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.

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Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in GBP)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 9.4 GBP 18.7 GBP
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 10.9 GBP 20.3 GBP
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 15.6 GBP 25.0 GBP
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 19.5 GBP 28.9 GBP
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 70.3 GBP 85.1 GBP
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 74.2 GBP 89.1 GBP
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 85.9 GBP 108.6 GBP
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 97.6 GBP 120.3 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.


2024 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 2024.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Mothering Sunday 10 March 2024Sunday8 days, 5 hours
Ramadan Start 11 March 2024Monday9 days, 5 hours
St Patrick's Day 17 March 2024Sunday15 days, 5 hours
St Patrick's Day 18 March 2024Monday16 days, 5 hours
March Equinox 20 March 2024Wednesday18 days, 5 hours
Palm Sunday 24 March 2024Sunday22 days, 5 hours
Purim 24 March 2024Sunday22 days, 5 hours
Maundy Thursday 28 March 2024Thursday26 days, 5 hours
Good Friday 29 March 2024Friday27 days, 5 hours
Holy Saturday 30 March 2024Saturday28 days, 5 hours