How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Salinas, CA


Embassy of Vietnam in Salinas, CA

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in San Francisco (141.2 km)
Address 1700 California St, Suite 580 San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone +1 415 9221 707 or +1 415 9221 577
Distance 141.2km (87.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Train, Caltrain total time 3h 39m
  • Drive total time 1h 53m
  • Fly total time 3h 6m
Current time in Salinas, CA Thursday Oct 22, 2020 02:16 AM

How to get from Salinas, CA to the embassy in San Francisco

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Salinas, CA, 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 Salinas, CA, 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 Salinas, CA to Vietnam (Average flight time between Salinas, CA and Vietnam is about 19 hours, 51 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.