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Vietnam Embassy in South Africa

This is a list of diplomatic missions of Vietnam in South Africa with phone numbers, addresses and other contact information.

Map of Vietnam embassy and consulate in South Africa
  • 87 Brooks Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, Republic Of South Africa.
  • Phone: + 27 (0)12 362 8119, + 27 (0)12 362 8118
  • Working hours: Open now
    (Close in 3 hours 37 minutes)

How to apply

There are three ways available for travelers from South Africa to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

Visa types for South African passports

Visa on arrival for ZA citizens Yes
E-visa Yes
Visa price 878 ZAR
Processing time Standard processing (5-7 working days) (13:30 March, 07 2024, Pretoria time)

South Africa upcoming holidays

The Vietnamese embassy in South Africa may be closed on the following public holidays:

Holidays 2024 2025 2026
New Year's Day Monday, January 01
(Occurred 1 month, 3 weeks ago)
Wednesday, January 01
(10 months, 1 week)
Thursday, January 01
(1 year, 10 months)
Human Rights Day Thursday, March 21
(3 weeks, 1 day)
Friday, March 21
(1 year)
Saturday, March 21
(2 years)
Good Friday Friday, March 29
(1 month)
Friday, April 18
(1 year, 1 month)
Friday, April 03
(2 years, 1 month)
Family Day Monday, April 01
(1 month)
Monday, April 21
(1 year, 1 month)
Monday, April 06
(2 years, 1 month)
Freedom Day Saturday, April 27
(1 month, 4 weeks)
Sunday, April 27
(1 year, 1 month)
Monday, April 27
(2 years, 1 month)
Workers' Day Wednesday, May 01
(2 months)
Thursday, May 01
(1 year, 2 months)
Friday, May 01
(2 years, 2 months)
Youth Day Sunday, June 16
(3 months, 2 weeks)
Monday, June 16
(1 year, 3 months)
Tuesday, June 16
(2 years, 3 months)
National Women's Day Friday, August 09
(5 months, 1 week)
Saturday, August 09
(1 year, 5 months)
Sunday, August 09
(2 years, 5 months)
Heritage Day Tuesday, September 24
(6 months, 4 weeks)
Wednesday, September 24
(1 year, 6 months)
Thursday, September 24
(2 years, 6 months)
Day of Reconciliation Monday, December 16
(9 months, 3 weeks)
Tuesday, December 16
(1 year, 9 months)
Wednesday, December 16
(2 years, 9 months)
Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25
(10 months)
Thursday, December 25
(1 year, 10 months)
Friday, December 25
(2 years, 10 months)
Day of Goodwill Thursday, December 26
(10 months)
Friday, December 26
(1 year, 10 months)
Saturday, December 26
(2 years, 10 months)

Useful information

Handy information for visitors traveling from South Africa to Vietnam.

Travel information

South Africa Vietnam Difference
Current time 11:53 27 February, 2024 (Pretoria) 16:53 27 February, 2024 (Hanoi) -5 hours
Current weather 20°C ~ 68°F (Nelspruit) 14°C ~ 57°F (Hanoi) 6°C (0°F)
Travel time Pretoria Hanoi 11 hours 54 minutes
Population 59,308,690 97,338,579 38,029,889


Distance and travel time

City Hanoi Ho Chi Minh city Da Nang
East London 10197km (6336mi) 9624km (6336mi) 10089km (6336mi)
Port Elizabeth 10444km (6489mi) 9867km (6489mi) 10334km (6489mi)
Nelspruit 9566km (5944mi) 9104km (5944mi) 9522km (5944mi)
Pietermaritzburg 9835km (6111mi) 9304km (6111mi) 9751km (6111mi)
Johannesburg 9886km (6143mi) 9427km (6143mi) 9845km (6143mi)
Cape Town 11063km (6874mi) 10515km (6874mi) 10973km (6874mi)
Durban 9791km (6084mi) 9253km (6084mi) 9703km (6084mi)
Pretoria 9853km (6122mi) 9400km (6122mi) 9816km (6122mi)
Welkom 10082km (6265mi) 9599km (6265mi) 10027km (6265mi)

Cities in South Africa

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Frequently asked questions

1. Are there any Vietnamese embassies or consulates in South Africa?

Yes, Vietnam has diplomatic missions in South Africa:

  • Pretoria (Embassy)

2. Is the embassy of Vietnam in South Africa currently open?

Please see the below for the current operating hours of each location:

  • Pretoria (Currently open, but will close in 3 hours 37 minutes.)

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