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.