How to apply for a Vietnam visa in United States

Available Visas Visa Requirements Visa Information Get This Visa
Business Visa required For business travelers holding American passports who visit Vietnam for signing contacts, attending conferences or other business activities. Get it as soon as 18:00 - November 18, 2019
Tourist Visa required For American passport holders who visit Vietnam for tourism purposes. Get it as soon as 10:00 - November 18, 2019
Work Visa required For American nationals who intend to work in Vietnam.
Student Visa required For students from United States who plan to study in Vietnam.

Embassies and Consulates of Vietnam in United States

Washington

Address
1233 20th St NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, USA

Phone
+1 202 861 0737

Fax
+1 202 861 0917

Office hours
Monday- Friday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 14:00 pm - 17:00 pm (Close now)

Time Right Now
Washington: Friday Nov 15, 2019 19:12 PM (America/New_York)

Email
info@vietnamembassy.us, consular@vietnamembassy.us

Embassy of Vietnam in United States of America
New York

Address
866 U.N. Plaza, Suite 435, New York, NY 10017 United States

Phone
+1 212 644 2535 or +1 212 644 0831

Fax
+1 212 644 5732

Office hours
Monday- Friday: 9:00 am - 17:00 pm (Close now)

Time Right Now
New York: Friday Nov 15, 2019 19:12 PM (America/New_York)

Email
lanhsuquan.newyork@gmail.com

Embassy of Vietnam in  New York USA
Houston

Address
5251 Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056 United States

Phone
+1 713 850 1233 and +1 713 877 1326

Fax
+1 713 871 0312

Office hours
Monday- Friday: 9:00 am - 17:00 pm (Close now)

Time Right Now
Houston: Friday Nov 15, 2019 18:12 PM (America/Chicago)

Email
tlsqhouston@mofa.gov.vn

Vietnam Consulate in Houston USA
San Francisco

Address
1700 California St, Suite 580 San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone
+1 415 9221 707 or +1 415 9221 577

Fax
+1 415 9221 848 or +1 415 9221 757

Office hours
Monday - Friday: 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 14:00 PM to 16:00 PM (Close now)

Time Right Now
San Francisco: Friday Nov 15, 2019 16:12 PM (America/Los_Angeles)

Email
info@vietnamconsulate-sf.org

Consulate General of Vietnam in San Francisco California

How to apply

American passport holders or foreign passports living in United States 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 States, 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 States. 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 USD)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 12 USD 24 USD
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 14 USD 26 USD
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 20 USD 32 USD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 25 USD 37 USD
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 90 USD 109 USD
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 95 USD 114 USD
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 110 USD 139 USD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 125 USD 154 USD

*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).


2019 Public Holiday Schedules in United States

To observe the public holidays of Vietnam and United States, the embassy/consulate offices may close on the following holidays of 2018/2019.

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Thanksgiving 28 November 2019Thursday11 days, 16 hours
Day after Thanksgiving 29 November 2019Friday12 days, 16 hours
Christmas Day 25 December 2019Wednesday38 days
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday45 days
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 20 January 2020Monday64 days
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday68 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday69 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday70 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday71 days
Tet Holiday 28 January 2020Tuesday72 days

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