How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Helena


Embassy of Vietnam in Helena

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in San Francisco (1298.2 km)
Address 1700 California St, Suite 580 San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone +1 415 9221 707 or +1 415 9221 577
Distance 1298.2km (806.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly Helena to Oakland total time 6h 27m
  • Fly Helena to San Francisco total time 6h 35m
  • Drive to Bozeman, fly to San Francisco total time 5h 11m
  • Fly Helena to San Jose total time 9h 10m
  • Drive to Bozeman, fly to Oakland total time 7h 40m
  • Shuttle, bus, train total time 43h 11m
  • Drive total time 18h 23m
Current time in Helena Tuesday Mar 21, 2023 16:27 PM

How to get from Helena to the embassy in San Francisco

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Helena, 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 Helena, 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 Helena to Vietnam (Average flight time between Helena and Vietnam is about 19 hours, 20 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.