Vietnam visa for Argentina citizens

Visa requirements

Type of visa Requirements Maximum stay
Tourist visa Visa required N/A
E-visa Eligible 30 days

How to apply

Visitors from Argentina have three available methods to obtain a visa for Vietnam.

  • e-Visa
  • Visa on arrival
  • Visa at embassy

Embassy and Consulate of Vietnam in Argentina

City Address
Buenos Aires 11 De Septiembre1442, Belgrano (Cp 1426) Capital Federal – Buenos Aires
Open now - Close in 8 hours 25 minutes

Vietnam visa fees for AR residents

Visa types Standard processing (5-7 working days) Urgent processing (2 working days)
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourism) 16,439 ARS 27,023 ARS
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourism) 16,439 ARS 27,023 ARS
3 Month Single Entry (Tourism) 10,809 ARS 21,393 ARS
1 Month Single Entry (Tourism) 10,809 ARS 21,393 ARS

Standard Processing time: e-Visa will be processed by 08:30 July 23, 2024 (Local Venado Tuerto time).

Today's holidays in Argentina

  • There are no national holidays being observed in the Argentina today (Friday, July 12, 2024).
  • The upcoming public holiday is San Martín Day, which will occur in 1 month, 1 week from now.

Holidays are calculated using the local time in Buenos Aires.

Information for AR passports traveling to Vietnam

Do Argentine passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?

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Yes, Argentine citizens are REQUIRED to obtain a visa to enter Vietnam for tourism, business, or other purposes.

There are three ways to apply for a Vietnam visa:

  • Apply for a visa at the Vietnamese embassy in Argentina.
  • Get an e-visa issued by the Vietnamese Immigration Department via the electronic system. 
  • Obtain a Vietnam visa on arrival at one of the designated international airports in Vietnam.


How to apply for a Vietnamese visa on an Argentine passport

Visa at the Vietnam Embassy in Argentina

Argentine citizens who wish to obtain a Vietnam visa can apply for it at the Vietnamese embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here are the general steps to follow:

  1. Contact the Vietnamese embassy in Argentina to obtain the visa application form and learn about the visa requirements. You can find the contact information on the embassy/consulate's website.
  2. Complete the visa application form, enclosed with the required documents, such as a valid passport, a passport-size photo, and proof of travel arrangements.
  3. Submit the application to the Vietnamese embassy and pay the visa fee.
  4. Wait for the embassy to process your visa application then pick it up in person or by mail.

Vietnam Embassy in Argentina

Address: 11 de Septiembre 1442 (CP 1426), Belgrano Buenos Aires

Phone: (054.11) 4783-1


Apply for e-visa online

Vietnam e-Visa is only valid for single entry and for a maximum stay of 30 days. Therefore, if you plan to stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days or have multiple entries, you may need to apply for a different type of visa. To apply for a Vietnam e-visa:

  1. Visit the official website of the Vietnam e-visa system and fill out the online application form. You will need to provide personal information, and travel details, and upload a scanned copy of your passport and a passport-size photo.
  2. Pay the visa fee using a credit/debit card or other accepted payment methods (25 USD ~ 5366 ARS).
  3. Wait for the e-visa processed which is usually 2-3 business days.
  4. Receive your visa via email and present the printed e-visa along with your passport at the immigration checkpoint upon arrival in Vietnam.


Apply for a visa on arrival

Vietnam visa on arrival is only valid for air travelers arriving at one of the international airports in Vietnam such as Noi Bai or Tan Son Nhat. The visa fee may vary depending on your type of visa and length of stay. To get a Vietnam visa on arrival, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Apply for a visa approval letter through a travel agency or visa service provider. 
  2. Pay the visa approval letter fee.
  3. Receive the visa approval letter via email and print it out.
  4. Upon arrival at a designated airport in Vietnam, present your passport, the printed visa approval letter, and two passport-size photos at the visa-on-arrival counter. 
  5. Pay the visa stamping fee and receive your visa stamp.


How much is the visa fee for Argentine passports?

Fee comparison 


Visa on arrival

25 USD ~ 5366 ARS

  • Approval letter fee: depending on types of visa and stay durations
  • Stamping fee:
    • Single entry: 25 USD ~ 5366 ARS
    • Multiple entry: 50 USD ~ 10733 ARS


Travel tips for Argentine citizens visiting Vietnam

How to get there

At present, there are no direct flights between Vietnam and Argentina but you can take many connecting flights between the two countries with one or more layovers in other cities. The most common connecting cities for flights between Vietnam and Argentina include Dubai, Doha, Paris, Amsterdam, and Istanbul with varied total transfer times. Some of the airlines that offer flights between Vietnam and Argentina are Qatar Airways, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, and Air France.

Buenos Aires - Ho Chi Minh City



Estimated prices (each person/ one way)

Buenos Aires - Ho Chi Minh City

Iberia Airlines + Qatar Airways

609742 ARS

Buenos Aires - Ho Chi Minh City

Turkish Airlines

727845 ARS

Buenos Aires - Ho Chi Minh City

Air France

468750 ARS


Weather awareness

Vietnam and Argentina are located in different parts of the world; therefore, climates and temperatures are significantly different.

  • Climate: Vietnam has a tropical climate, which is characterized by high humidity and temperatures that are relatively consistent throughout the year. In contrast, Argentina has a temperate climate with four distinct seasons.
  • Weather: The weather in Vietnam tends to be hot and humid throughout the year, while the weather in Argentina varies greatly depending on the region and time of year. 
  • Temperature: The average temperature in Vietnam is around 27°C (81°F) in the lowland areas, with the southern regions generally being warmer than the northern regions. Vietnam also has a distinct rainy season, which lasts from May to November, and a dry season, which lasts from December to April. On the other hand, the temperature in Argentina is more varied. In the northern and central regions, temperatures can range from 20-35°C (68-95°F) in the summer months (December-February), and from 5-20°C (41-68°F) in the winter months (June-August). In the southern regions of Patagonia, temperatures can be much colder, with average temperatures ranging from 0-10°C (32-50°F) in the summer months and below freezing in the winter months.
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Frequently asked questions

1. Are Argentine passport holders eligible for the Vietnam visa exemption?

No. Vietnam does not grant visa-free visits for Argentine citizens so you need a valid visa to enter the country.

2. Is there a Consulate General of Vietnam in Argentina?

There is no Consulate General of Vietnam in Argentina, you can contact Vietnam Embassy in the country at 11 de Septiembre 1442 (CP 1426), Belgrano Buenos Aires.

3. How long can I stay in Vietnam with an e-visa?

A Vietnam e-visa is available for stays of up to 30 days, single entry only.

4. Is visa on arrival available for visitors coming to Vietnam by sea?

No. Vietnam visa on arrival is only issued for tourists traveling by air at one of the designated international airports of Vietnam.

5. Do I need to visit Vietnam Embassy in Argentina for a visa on arrival?

No. To apply for a visa on arrival, you need to contact a visa or tourist agency to get a visa approval letter and then obtain a visa on arrival in Vietnam. 

6. Is the e-visa option available for Argentinian residents who plan to visit Vietnam?

Yes, the e-visa program for Vietnam is open to Argentinian citizens. More information on how to obtain an e-visa from the Argentina can be found here.

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