How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Los Angeles

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Embassy of Vietnam in Los Angeles

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in San Francisco (561.5 km)
Address 1700 California St, Suite 580 San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone +1 415 9221 707 or +1 415 9221 577
Distance 561.5km (348.9mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly Burbank to Oakland, BART total time 3h 28m
  • Fly Los Angeles to Oakland, BART total time 3h 30m
  • Fly Burbank to San Francisco total time 3h 23m
  • Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly to Oakland total time 4h 9m
  • Tram to Long Beach, fly to Oakland total time 4h 57m
  • Train to Santa Ana, fly to Oakland total time 5h 19m
  • Train total time 11h 49m
  • Drive total time 6h 21m
Current time in Los Angeles Sunday Oct 20, 2019 04:41 AM

How to get from Los Angeles to the embassy in San Francisco

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles to Vietnam (Average flight time between Los Angeles and Vietnam is about 20 hours, 33 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.