How to get Vietnam visa in Cape Town

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

This how to guide is for:

  • South Africa passport holders living in Cape Town
  • Foreign passports currently residing in Cape Town

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

1 - Visa at local Consulate

  • Address: The nearest embassy is in Pretoria (1454km, 2h10m flight)
  • Phone: 0027 1236 28119 (verified) (Verified as of February 2023)
  • Fax: None
  • Email:
  • Website:

There is currently no embassy of Vietnam in Cape Town. Visitors from Cape Town can contact the embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria to apply for a Vietnamese visa. See maps and directions from Cape Town to embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria.


Route map to the Embassy of Vietnam from Cape Town (Data Copyright: Google maps)

2 - Visa on arrival from Cape Town

Visa on arrival is available for those who fly from Cape Town 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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