How to get Vietnam visa in United States

There are multiple ways for United States 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 United States.

This how to guide is for:

  • Holders of United States Passports
  • Holders of Foreign passports currently residing in United States

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

1 - Visa at local Embassy

Location Address
Austin The nearest Consulate is in Houston, TX (265km, 2h30m drive)
Boston, MA The nearest consulate is in New York (339km, 1h05m flight)
Charlotte, NC Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (640 km, flight time: 1h15m)
Chicago Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (1126km, flight time: 2hrs)
Cincinnati Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (812km, flight time: 1h20m)
Cleveland, Ohio Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (668 km, flight time: 1h05m)
Columbus Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (645 km, flight time: 1h10m)
Dallas The nearest Consulate is in Houston, TX (385km, 1h05m flight)
Denver, CO The nearest Consulate is in Houston, TX (1667km, 2h20m flight)
Detroit Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (946 km, flight time: 1h20m)
El Paso, Texas The nearest Consulate is in Houston, TX (744km, 1h55m flight)
Fort Worth, TX The nearest Consulate is in Houston, TX (426 km, 1h flight)
Honolulu, Hawaii Nearest Consulate of Vietnam is in San Francisco (2,336 mi, flight time: 4h50m)
Houston 5251 Westheimer Rd, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056
Indianapolis Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (968 km, flight time: 1h30m)
Jacksonville, FL Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (1223km, flight time: 1h40m)
Kansas City The nearest Consulate is in Houston, TX (1281 km, 1h55m flight)
Las Vegas The nearest Consulate is in San Francisco, CA (916 km, 1h25m flight)
Los Angeles Nearest Embassy of Vietnam is in San Francisco (616km, flight time:1h35m)
Memphis The nearest Consulate is in Houston, TX (1057 km, 1h30m flight)
Minneapolis Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (1792km, flight time: 2h15m)
Nashville, TN Nearest embassy is in Washington DC (1070 km, flight time: 1h30m)
New Orleans, LA The nearest Consulate is in Houston, TX (573km, 1h00m flight)
New York 866 U.N. Plaza, Suite 435, New York, NY 10017, USA
Philadelphia The nearest consulate is in New York (156km, 2h via I-95))
Phoenix, AZ The nearest Consulate is in San Francisco, CA (1211km, 1h55m flight)
Portland, Oregon The nearest Consulate is in San Francisco, CA (1021km, 1h40m flight)
Sacramento The nearest Consulate is in San Francisco, CA (166km, 1h30m drive)
San Diego The nearest Consulate is in San Francisco, CA (502 miles, 1h25m flight)
San Francisco, California 1700 California Street, Suite 580, San Francisco, CA 94109
San Jose The nearest Consulate is in San Francisco, CA (57 miles, 1h50m drive)
Seattle, WA The nearest Consulate is in San Francisco, CA (1300km, 2hr flight)
Tucson, Arizona The nearest Consulate is in San Francisco, CA (1400 miles, 2h30m flight)
Washington DC 1233 20th St NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, United States

To apply for a Vietnam visa at the embassy of Vietnam in United States, 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 United States

Visa on arrival is available for those who fly from United States 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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