Please note that this is a Non-official site which is operated by a private travel agency providing the approval letter service for visa on arrival. If you wish to apply for a visa before you go, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Washington

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Embassy of Vietnam in Washington - United States

Address: 1233 20th St NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Phone: +1 202 861 0737
Fax: +1 202 861 0917
Email: info@vietnamembassy.us, consular@vietnamembassy.us
Office hours: Monday- Friday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 14:00 pm - 17:00 pm
Vietnam Embassy in Washington

How to apply

Travellers from Washington, United States can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Washington or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Washington, United States, 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 easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for American applicants or foreign travellers residing in Washington who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Washington, United States. 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.

Upcoming Holiday Schedules of Embassy of Vietnam in Washington

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 21 January 2019Monday0 days, 11 hours
Tet Eve 04 February 2019Monday14 days, 11 hours
Tet Nguyen Dan 05 February 2019Tuesday15 days, 11 hours
Tet Holiday 06 February 2019Wednesday16 days, 11 hours
Tet Holiday 07 February 2019Thursday17 days, 11 hours
Tet Holiday 08 February 2019Friday18 days, 11 hours
Presidents' Day 18 February 2019Monday28 days, 11 hours
Hung Kings' Temple Festival 15 April 2019Monday84 days
Emancipation Day 16 April 2019Tuesday85 days
Reunification Day Holiday 29 April 2019Monday98 days