How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Merced


Embassy of Vietnam in Merced

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in San Francisco (178.5 km)
Address 1700 California St, Suite 580 San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone +1 415 9221 707 or +1 415 9221 577
Distance 178.5km (110.9mi)
Travel Time
  • Train, BART total time 3h 28m
  • Drive total time 2h 17m
Current time in Merced Thursday Oct 21, 2021 09:59 AM

How to get from Merced to the embassy in San Francisco

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Merced, 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 Merced, 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 Merced to Vietnam (Average flight time between Merced and Vietnam is about 19 hours, 53 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.