How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Bakersfield


Embassy of Vietnam in Bakersfield

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Bakersfield, United States. Travellers from Bakersfield can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in San Francisco for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in San Francisco (399.2 km)
Address 1700 California St, Suite 580 San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone +1 415 9221 707 or +1 415 9221 577
Distance 399.2km (248.1mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly Bakersfield to San Francisco total time 2h 3m
  • Night bus to Burbank, fly to Oakland total time 4h 48m
  • Train total time 6h 28m
  • Drive total time 4h 44m
Current time in Bakersfield Friday Oct 15, 2021 21:58 PM

How to get from Bakersfield to the embassy in San Francisco

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Bakersfield, United States can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in San Francisco 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 Bakersfield, 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 Bakersfield to Vietnam (Average flight time between Bakersfield and Vietnam is about 20 hours, 17 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.