How to get Vietnam visa in Thailand

There are multiple ways for Thailand citizens and residents to obtain a Vietnam Visa: apply online for a pre-approved visa letter, or to obtain the visa directly at Vietnamese embassy or consulate in Thailand.

This how to guide is for:

  • Holders of Thailand Passports
  • Holders of Foreign passports currently residing in Thailand

There are two options for travellers to apply for a visa to Vietnam from Thailand:

1 - Visa at local Embassy

Location Address
Bangkok 83/1 Wireless Rd, Khwaeng Lumphini, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Chiang Mai The nearest consulate is in Khon Kaen (640 km or 1h flight)
Hua Hin The nearest embassy is in Bangkok (200km, or 3hrs by bus)
Khon Kaen 159/12-13 Chata Phadung Rd, Tambon Nai Mueang, Amphoe Mueang Khon Kaen, Chang Wat Khon Kaen 40000, Thailand
Koh Samui The nearest embassy is in Bangkok (771km, or 1h 15m flight)
Pattaya The nearest embassy is in Bangkok (150km, or 1h 45m bus)
Phuket The nearest embassy is in Bangkok (850km or 1h 25m flight)
Udon Thani The nearest consulate is in Khon Kaen (160km or 2h33m drive)

To apply for a Vietnam visa at the embassy of Vietnam in Thailand, you will need to:

  • Submit a print-out of your completed visa application and supporting documents.
  • Submit original passport which must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your departure date.
  • Pay the visa fees: Money order/check, or cash in case you apply at the embassy in person.
  • Have 02 passport-sized photos taken with no glass wears.

2 - Visa on arrival from Thailand

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

  • Apply online using our secure form
  • Receive the pre-approved visa letter in 3-5 working days.
  • Print the documents, prepare entry/exit form and the stamping fee in cash, board the plane to Vietnam and pick up the visa stamp upon arrival at Vietnam airport. That it is!

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

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