How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Ballina


Embassy of Vietnam in Ballina

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Ballina, Australia. Travellers from Ballina can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Sydney for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Sydney (599.6 km)
Address 205/203-233 New South Head Rd, Edgecliff NSW 2027, Australia
Phone +61 02 9327 1912 or +61 02 9327 2539
Distance 599.6km (372.6mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly from Ballina total time 2h 46m
  • Bus to Gold Coast, fly total time 4h 6m
  • Line 166 night bus to Lismore, fly total time 3h 42m
  • Bus to Coffs Harbour, fly total time 5h 17m
  • Night bus, train total time 14h 8m
  • Drive total time 8h 24m
Current time in Ballina Sunday 12 08, 2019 09:52 AM

How to get from Ballina to the embassy in Sydney

How to apply

Australian nationals and foreign visitors living in Ballina, Australia can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Sydney 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 Ballina, 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 Ballina to Vietnam (Average flight time between Ballina and Vietnam is about 12 hours, 33 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.

Public Holidays in Ballina 2019

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Christmas Day 25 December 2019Wednesday16 days, 18 hours
Boxing Day 26 December 2019Thursday17 days, 18 hours
Proclamation Day 26 December 2019Thursday17 days, 18 hours
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday23 days, 18 hours
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday46 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday47 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday48 days
Australia Day 27 January 2020Monday49 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday49 days
Tet Holiday 28 January 2020Tuesday50 days