Vietnam eVisa for Swiss citizens

Visa Information for travelers visiting Vietnam from Switzerland.

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Do Swiss passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?

Yes. As of May 2024, Swiss citizens must have a visa to enter Vietnam. If arriving through one of the 33 ports of entry, Swiss residents may obtain an e-visa online.

Visa requirement summary:

Is a visa required for Swiss citizens? Yes, Swiss citizens need to apply for a Vietnam visa
Vietnamese e-visa cost: Total e visa fee is (47 USD ~ 42 CHF)
Processing time: 5-7 working days (Earliest would be 13:30 - Tuesday - 04 June, 2024 at Berne local time)
Expedited e-visa processing time: 4-8 working hours (Earliest would be 09:00 - Monday - 27 May, 2024 at Berne local time)
Easiest way to apply: Online application

How to apply

Swiss residents are eligible for the e-visa program, here below is the step-by-step guide.

Eligible ports of entry

Travelers from Switzerland can use the e-visa to enter at one of the following ports of entry/exit in Vietnam:

Ports of entry/exit Distance and travel time (from Switzerland)
Noi Bai Int Airport (HAN) - Hanoi 8906.8 km / 5534.4 miles (14 hours, 50 minutes)
Cat Bi Int Airport (HPH) - Hai Phong 9004.3 km / 5595.0 miles (15 hours, 0 minutes)
Cam Ranh Int Airport (CXR) - Nha Trang 9906.9 km / 6155.9 miles (16 hours, 30 minutes)
Can Tho International Airport (VCA) 9808.7 km / 6094.8 miles (16 hours, 20 minutes)
Da Nang International Airport (DAD) 9499.2 km / 5902.5 miles (15 hours, 49 minutes)
Phu Bai Int Airport (HUI) 9435.6 km / 5863.0 miles (15 hours, 43 minutes)
Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) 9674.8 km / 6011.7 miles (16 hours, 7 minutes)
Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (SGN) - Ho Chi Minh City 9818.0 km / 6100.6 miles (16 hours, 21 minutes)
Bo Y Landport 9564.8 km / 5943.3 miles (15 hours, 56 minutes)
Cha Lo Landport 9191.4 km / 5711.3 miles (15 hours, 19 minutes)
Cau Treo Landport 9090.1 km / 5648.3 miles (15 hours, 9 minutes)
Huu Nghi Landport 8909.8 km / 5536.3 miles (14 hours, 50 minutes)
Ha Tien Landport 9687.4 km / 6019.5 miles (16 hours, 8 minutes)
Lao Bao Landport 9337.2 km / 5801.8 miles (15 hours, 33 minutes)
Lao Cai Landport 8672.3 km / 5388.7 miles (14 hours, 27 minutes)
La Lay Landport 9389.9 km / 5834.6 miles (15 hours, 38 minutes)
Moc Bai Landport 9761.2 km / 6065.3 miles (16 hours, 16 minutes)
Mong Cai Landport 9034.0 km / 5613.5 miles (15 hours, 3 minutes)
Nam Can Landport 8925.3 km / 5545.9 miles (14 hours, 52 minutes)
Na Meo Landport 8896.9 km / 5528.3 miles (14 hours, 49 minutes)
Song Tien Landport 9701.2 km / 6028.0 miles (16 hours, 10 minutes)
Tinh Bien Landport 9708.3 km / 6032.5 miles (16 hours, 10 minutes)
Tay Trang Landport 8700.3 km / 5406.1 miles (14 hours, 30 minutes)
Xa Mat Landport 9698.5 km / 6026.4 miles (16 hours, 9 minutes)
Chan May Seaport 9464.0 km / 5880.6 miles (15 hours, 46 minutes)
Da Nang Seaport 9499.4 km / 5902.7 miles (15 hours, 49 minutes)
Duong Dong Seaport 9667.3 km / 6007.0 miles (16 hours, 6 minutes)
Hon Gai Seaport 9017.8 km / 5603.4 miles (15 hours, 1 minutes)
Hai Phong Seaport 8998.3 km / 5591.3 miles (14 hours, 59 minutes)
Nha Trang Seaport 9890.7 km / 6145.8 miles (16 hours, 29 minutes)
Quy Nhon Seaport 9762.2 km / 6066.0 miles (16 hours, 16 minutes)
Ho Chi Minh City Seaport 9832.3 km / 6109.5 miles (16 hours, 23 minutes)
Vung Tau Seaport 9888.2 km / 6144.3 miles (16 hours, 28 minutes)

Travel information and facts

Switzerland Vietnam Differences
Local time 10:49 (26 May, 2024) 15:49 (26 May, 2024) Switzerland is 6.0 hours behind Vietnam.
Population 8,682,520 97,724,439 89,041,919 fewer than Vietnam.
Current weather moderate rain 19°C (Berne) light rain 28°C (Hanoi) 9°C lower than Vietnam
Distance Berne
  • Hanoi (8907.0 km / 5534.0 miles)
  • Ho Chi Minh city (9818.0 km / 6101.0 miles)
Average distance is 9404 km or 5843 miles.
Today’s holiday
  • There are no holidays today in Switzerland
  • Upcoming holiday is June Solstice which will occur in 3 weeks, 3 days.
The next public holiday in Vietnam is June 21, 2024 which will start in 3 weeks, 4 days (Berne local time)

Frequently asked questions, answered

Are there any embassies or consulates of Vietnam in Switzerland?

Yes. The embassy of Vietnam in Switzerland is located at Schlosslistrasse 26, 3008 Berne, Switzerland.

How much is a Vietnamese e-visa fee for Swiss citizens?

An e-visa for Vietnam will cost (47 USD ~ 42 CHF) for a normal 5-7 working day processing.

How soon can I get a visa for Vietnam from Switzerland?

For the quickest processing time, an e-visa can be obtained as early as 09:00 AM on 27 May 2024 (Berne local time).

How many ways are there to obtain a visa for Vietnam?

If you are currently residing in Switzerland, you can:

  • Apply for an e-visa.
  • Call the embassy in Switzerland for visa information: +41 31 3887 878, +41 31 3887 882.