How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Vientiane

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Embassy of Vietnam in Vientiane - Laos

Address: No. 85, 23 Singha Road, Ban Phonxay, Saysettha District, Vientiane, Laos
Phone: + 856 2145 1990 or +856 2141 3403
Fax: +856 2141 3379
Email: vnemb.lao@gmail.com; vnemb.lao@mofa.gov.vn
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Vietnam Embassy in Vientiane

How to apply

Travellers from Vientiane, Laos can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Vientiane 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 Vientiane, Laos, 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 Lao applicants or foreign travellers residing in Vientiane who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Vientiane, Laos. 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.

Upcoming Holiday Schedules of Embassy of Vietnam in Vientiane

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Lao National Day 02 December 2019Monday14 days, 18 hours
International New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday44 days
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday44 days
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday67 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday68 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday69 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday70 days
Tet Holiday 28 January 2020Tuesday71 days
Tet Holiday 29 January 2020Wednesday72 days
International Women's Day 08 March 2020Sunday111 days