How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Ketchikan


Embassy of Vietnam in Ketchikan

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in San Francisco (2071.6 km)
Address 1700 California St, Suite 580 San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone +1 415 9221 707 or +1 415 9221 577
Distance 2071.6km (1287.2mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly to San Francisco total time 7h 44m
  • Fly to Oakland total time 8h 57m
  • Fly to San Jose total time 9h 20m
  • Fly to Santa Rosa, train total time 13h 54m
  • Car ferry, train total time 44h 17m
  • Car ferry, drive total time 31h 32m
Current time in Ketchikan Friday Mar 31, 2023 18:51 PM

How to get from Ketchikan to the embassy in San Francisco

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Ketchikan, 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 Ketchikan, 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 Ketchikan to Vietnam (Average flight time between Ketchikan and Vietnam is about 16 hours, 36 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.