How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Tampa


Embassy of Vietnam in Tampa

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

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Houston (1280.8 km)
Address 5251 Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056 United States
Phone +1 713 850 1233 and +1 713 877 1326
Distance 1280.8km (795.9mi)
Travel Time
  • Bus, fly to Houston Hobby Apt total time 5h 8m
  • Bus, fly to Houston total time 5h 16m
  • Train total time 48h 28m
  • Drive total time 16h 2m
Current time in Tampa Friday Mar 31, 2023 20:42 PM

How to get from Tampa to the embassy in Houston

How to apply

American nationals and foreign visitors living in Tampa, 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 Tampa, 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 Tampa to Vietnam (Average flight time between Tampa and Vietnam is about 24 hours, 11 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.