How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Karatsu


Embassy of Vietnam in Karatsu

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Karatsu, Japan. Travellers from Karatsu can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Fukuoka for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Fukuoka (43.6 km)
Address 5 Chome-3-8 Nakasu, Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture 810-0801, Japan
Phone +81 92 263 7668
Distance 43.6km (27.1mi)
Travel Time
  • Train total time 1h 31m
  • Drive total time 0h 42m
Current time in Karatsu Friday 12 13, 2019 18:35 PM

How to get from Karatsu to the embassy in Fukuoka

How to apply

Japanese nationals and foreign visitors living in Karatsu, Japan can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Fukuoka 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 Karatsu, 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 Karatsu to Vietnam (Average flight time between Karatsu and Vietnam is about 4 hours, 34 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 Karatsu 2019

Holidays Date Day Counting down
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday18 days, 7 hours
Coming-of-age Day 13 January 2020Monday30 days, 7 hours
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday41 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday42 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday43 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday44 days
Tet Holiday 28 January 2020Tuesday45 days
Tet Holiday 29 January 2020Wednesday46 days
National Foundation Day 11 February 2020Tuesday59 days
Vernal Equinox Day 20 March 2020Friday97 days