How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Aktau

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Embassy of Vietnam in Aktau

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Aktau, Kazakhstan. Travellers from Aktau can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Astana for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Astana (1729.4 km)
Address Zhyloy St, Astana 020000, Kazakhstan
Phone +7 7172 26 61 62
Distance 1729.4km (1074.6mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly total time 3h 47m
  • Train total time 45h 55m
  • Drive total time 43h 53m
Current time in Aktau Saturday 12 07, 2019 08:42 AM

How to get from Aktau to the embassy in Astana

How to apply

Kazakhs nationals and foreign visitors living in Aktau, Kazakhstan can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Astana 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 Aktau, 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 Aktau to Vietnam (Average flight time between Aktau and Vietnam is about 9 hours, 20 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 Aktau 2019

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Kazakhstan Independence Day 16 December 2019Monday8 days, 14 hours
Kazakhstan Independence Holiday 17 December 2019Tuesday9 days, 14 hours
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday24 days, 14 hours
New Year's Holiday 02 January 2020Thursday25 days, 14 hours
Orthodox Christmas Day 07 January 2020Tuesday30 days, 14 hours
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday47 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday48 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday49 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday50 days
Tet Holiday 28 January 2020Tuesday51 days