Vietnam Embassy in Washington - Visa Information & how to apply

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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.

E-visa application

To apply for an e-visa online from Washington, please follow these steps:

  1. Access our online e-visa application form.
  2. Upload .jpg images of your U.S passport data page and a 4x6cm photo.
  3. Make the payment for the e-Visa fee 47 USD
  4. Wait 5-7 working days. The earliest possible would be 07:30 AM, local Washington time on 04 July 2024.
  5. Receive evisa by email or download it on our status page.

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 U.S 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.

Visa on arrival price (Price quoted in USD)

Visa Type 3 Working Days 1 Working Day
1 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 12 USD 24 USD
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 14 USD 26 USD
3 Month Single Entry (Tourist) 20 USD 32 USD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourist) 25 USD 37 USD
1 Month Single Entry (Business) 90 USD 109 USD
1 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 95 USD 114 USD
3 Month Single Entry (Business) 110 USD 139 USD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Business) 125 USD 154 USD

*Above price does NOT include stamping fee at Vietnam airport which is 25 USD for single entry (1 month/3 month) and 50 USD multiple entry (1 month/3 month).


Other locations in United States

Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - How do I make a visa appointment at the Vietnamese embassy/consulate in Washington?

To contact the embassy for visa appointment or application in Washington, please call: +1 202 861 0737. In most cases, a visa appointment is not required, you can visit the embassy in person to obtain the visa.

2 - What time does the embassy open?

The working hours of the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Washington are from Monday- Friday: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 14:00 pm - 17:00 pm.

3 - How long does it take to get a visa in Washington?

An application for a tourist visa in Washington may usually take 3-5 working days. However, processing time may vary on a case-by-case basis, please contact the embassy directly for assistance.

4 - How much is a tourist visa in Washington?

Visa at embassy: please contact the embassy at +1 202 861 0737 for more information.
E-visa: 25 USD for 1 month single entry.
Visa on arrival stamping fee: 25 USD for single entry and 50 USD for multiple entry.

5 - Is it possible to renew my passport in Washington?

Yes, that is possible. The process may take 7-10 working days.