How to get Vietnam visa in Basel

If you are planning a trip to Vietnam from Basel, here is the detailed information on how to apply for a tourist/business visa for Vietnam.

This how to guide is for:

  • Switzerland passport holders living in Basel
  • Foreign passports currently residing in Basel

There are two options for travellers to apply for a visa to Vietnam in Basel:

1 - Visa at local Consulate

  • Address: The nearest embassy is in Bern (102 km, 1h21m drive)
  • Phone: +41 31 38 878 78 (Verified as of March 2023)
  • Fax: None
  • Email:
  • Website: [English]

There is currently no Consulate of Vietnam in Basel, you can contact the Embassy of Vietnam in Bern to apply for your visa to Vietnam. See the maps and directions on how to get from Basel to the Embassy of Vietnam in Bern. In case of applying by post/courier, your are kindly required to submit the following documents:

  • Visa application form.
  • Original passport.
  • 01 passport size photo.
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope by registered mail.
  • Visa fee


Route map to the Consulate of Vietnam from Basel (Data Copyright: Google maps)

2 - Visa on arrival from Basel

Visa on arrival is available for those who fly from Basel to Vietnam, below are the three simple steps:

  • Apply online using our secure form.
  • Receive the visa approval letter in 3-5 working days.
  • Print the document, board the plane to Vietnam and pick up the visa stamp upon arrival. That it is!

For detailed information about visa on arrival, please click here!

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