Vietnam Consulate in Houston - Visa Information & how to apply

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Embassy of Vietnam in Houston - United States

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
Email: tlsqhouston@mofa.gov.vn
Office hours: Monday- Friday: 9:00 am - 17:00 pm
Vietnam Embassy in Houston

How to apply

Travellers from Houston, United States can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Houston or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Houston, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your U.S passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee 47 USD
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 05:30 AM, local Houston time on 12 March 2024.
  5. Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Houston, 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 easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for U.S applicants or foreign travellers residing in Houston who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Houston, 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.

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).


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Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - How do I make a visa appointment at the Vietnamese embassy/consulate in Houston?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Houston, please call: +1 713 850 1233 and +1 713 877 1326. In most cases, a visa appointment is not required, you can visit the embassy in person to obtain the visa.

2 - What time does the embassy open?

The working hours of the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Houston are from Monday- Friday: 9:00 am - 17:00 pm.

3 - How long does it take to get a visa in Houston?

An application for a tourist visa in Houston may usually take 3-5 working days. However, processing time may vary on a case-by-case basis, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

4 - How much is a tourist visa in Houston?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +1 713 850 1233 and +1 713 877 1326 for more information.
E-visa: 25 USD for 1 month single entry.
Visa on arrival stamping fee: 25 USD for single entry and 50 USD for multiple entry.

5 - Is it possible to renew my passport in Houston?

Yes, that is possible. The process may take 7-10 working days.