How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Chicago

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Embassy of Vietnam in Chicago

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Washington (954.6 km)
Address 1233 20th St NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Phone +1 202 861 0737
Distance 954.6km (593.1mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington total time 3h 27m
  • Fly Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington total time 3h 44m
  • Fly Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles total time 4h 24m
  • Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, train total time 4h 15m
  • Fly Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore, train total time 4h 31m
  • Bus to Milwaukee, fly to Reagan Washington total time 5h 33m
  • Train total time 17h 25m
  • Drive total time 11h 35m
Current time in Chicago Saturday Dec 14, 2019 07:00 AM

How to get from Chicago to the embassy in Washington

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Chicago, United States can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Washington 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 Chicago, 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 Chicago to Vietnam (Average flight time between Chicago and Vietnam is about 21 hours, 30 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.