How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Panama City


Embassy of Vietnam in Panama City

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Houston (943.6 km)
Address 5251 Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056 United States
Phone +1 713 850 1233 and +1 713 877 1326
Distance 943.6km (586.3mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly Panama City to Houston total time 3h 47m
  • Fly Panama City to Houston Hobby Apt total time 3h 35m
  • Drive to Valparaiso, fly to Houston total time 4h 48m
  • Bus, train total time 19h 33m
  • Drive total time 10h 59m
Current time in Panama City Friday Mar 31, 2023 20:04 PM

How to get from Panama City to the embassy in Houston

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Panama City, 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 Panama City, 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 Panama City to Vietnam (Average flight time between Panama City and Vietnam is about 23 hours, 40 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.