How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Harlingen


Embassy of Vietnam in Harlingen

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Houston (444.9 km)
Address 5251 Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056 United States
Phone +1 713 850 1233 and +1 713 877 1326
Distance 444.9km (276.4mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly Harlingen to Houston Hobby Apt total time 2h 12m
  • Fly Harlingen to Houston total time 2h 30m
  • Bus to McAllen, fly to Houston total time 4h 17m
  • Bus, train total time 11h 15m
  • Drive total time 6h 54m
Current time in Harlingen Friday Mar 31, 2023 21:23 PM

How to get from Harlingen to the embassy in Houston

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Harlingen, United States can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Houston 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 Harlingen, 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 Harlingen to Vietnam (Average flight time between Harlingen and Vietnam is about 23 hours, 39 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.