How to apply for a Vietnam visa in New Orleans


Embassy of Vietnam in New Orleans

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in New Orleans, United States. Travellers from New Orleans can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Houston for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Houston (526.7 km)
Address 5251 Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056 United States
Phone +1 713 850 1233 and +1 713 877 1326
Distance 526.7km (327.3mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly New Orleans to Houston Hobby Apt total time 3h 58m
  • Fly New Orleans to Houston total time 4h 1m
  • Drive to Gulfport/Biloxi, fly to Houston total time 4h 0m
  • Bus to Baton Rouge, fly to Houston total time 5h 20m
  • Train total time 9h 18m
  • Drive total time 5h 48m
Current time in New Orleans Wednesday Mar 29, 2023 18:00 PM

How to get from New Orleans to the embassy in Houston

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in New Orleans, United States can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Houston 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 New Orleans, 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 New Orleans to Vietnam (Average flight time between New Orleans and Vietnam is about 23 hours, 31 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.