How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Xieng Khouang


Embassy of Vietnam in Xieng Khouang

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Xieng Khouang, Laos. Travellers from Xieng Khouang can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Luang Prabang for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Luang Prabang (144.3 km)
Address No. 15/II, Wat That Village, Phothisalath Road Luang Prabang Laos
Phone +856 71 254 748
Distance 144.3km (89.7mi)
Travel Time
  • Drive total time 4h 17m
Current time in Xieng Khouang Thursday 12 12, 2019 09:33 AM

How to get from Xieng Khouang to the embassy in Luang Prabang

How to apply

Lao nationals and foreign visitors living in Xieng Khouang, Laos can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Luang Prabang 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 Xieng Khouang, 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 Xieng Khouang to Vietnam (Average flight time between Xieng Khouang and Vietnam is about 0h hours, 31 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 Xieng Khouang 2019

Holidays Date Day Counting down
International New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday19 days, 14 hours
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday19 days, 14 hours
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday42 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday43 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday44 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday45 days
Tet Holiday 28 January 2020Tuesday46 days
Tet Holiday 29 January 2020Wednesday47 days
International Women's Day 08 March 2020Sunday86 days
International Women's Day Holiday 09 March 2020Monday87 days