How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Philadelphia

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Embassy of Vietnam in Philadelphia

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in New York (135.0 km)
Address 866 U.N. Plaza, Suite 435, New York, NY 10017 United States
Phone +1 212 644 2535 or +1 212 644 0831
Distance 135.0km (83.9mi)
Travel Time
  • Train total time 1h 43m
  • Drive total time 2h 35m
  • Fly to Reagan Washington total time 2h 51m
  • Fly to Washington Dulles total time 3h 22m
  • Fly to Baltimore, train total time 3h 28m
Current time in Philadelphia Friday Aug 23, 2019 11:45 AM

How to get from Philadelphia to the embassy in New York

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Philadelphia, United States can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in New York 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 Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia to Vietnam (Average flight time between Philadelphia and Vietnam is about 22 hours, 5 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.