How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Hambantota

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Embassy of Vietnam in Hambantota

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. Travellers from Hambantota can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Colombo for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Colombo (164.2 km)
Address No. 30/5, Ward Place, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Phone +94 11 2696 050
Distance 164.2km (102.0mi)
Travel Time
  • Taxi, train total time 4h 8m
  • Bus, train total time 5h 48m
  • Drive total time 3h 23m
  • Fly Hambantota to Colombo total time 2h 44m
  • Taxi to Dickwella, fly to Colombo total time 3h 7m
  • Bus to Koggala, fly to Diyawanna Oya total time 4h 6m
  • Fly Hambantota to Koggala, train total time 5h 48m
  • Fly Hambantota to Dickwella, train total time 5h 10m
Current time in Hambantota Saturday 12 07, 2019 00:53 AM

How to get from Hambantota to the embassy in Colombo

How to apply

Sri Lankan nationals and foreign visitors living in Hambantota, Sri Lanka can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Colombo 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 Hambantota, 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 Hambantota to Vietnam (Average flight time between Hambantota and Vietnam is about 5 hours, 13 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 Hambantota 2019

Holidays Date Day Counting down
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday24 days, 21 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
Tet Holiday 29 January 2020Wednesday52 days
Hung Kings Temple Festival 02 April 2020Thursday116 days
Reunification Day 30 April 2020Thursday144 days
International Labor Day 01 May 2020Friday145 days