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How to apply Vietnam visa in United States

If you are in United States but your nationality is not in Vietnam visa exemption list, just choose one of the two ways below to apply Vietnam visa.

1. Apply with Vietnam Embassies/Consulates

This is the traditional and recommended way to get Vietnam visa. It is applicable for all citizens and for all borders in Viet Nam (airports, land or sea).

– Procedure: Go to the Viet Nam Embassy or Consulate nearest to your place to apply the visa. You are required to leave your original passport and it takes around 4-5 working days for processing. You are advised to contact the Embassy/Consulate in advance for visa application requirements.

Here is some major information about Vietnam Embassy in United States:

Embassy of Vietnam in United States
Add: 1233 20th Street N.W, Suite 400, Washington D.C.20036
Tel: +001-202-8610737
Fax: +001-202-8610917 ; 8611297
Email: info@vietnamembassy.us / consular@vietnamembassy.us

Vietnam General Consulate in Texas, United States
Add: 5251Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056
Tel: +001-713.850.1233; 7138771326; 7138400096
Fax: +001-713.871.0312; 7138100159
Email: tlsqhouston@mofa.gov.vn

Vietnam General Consulate in San Francisco, United States
Add: 1700 California Street, Suite 580, San Francisco, CA 94109
Tel: +1-0415-922-1707
Fax: +1-0415-922-1848
Email: consul.sanfrancisco@mofa.gov.vn

2. Apply Vietnam visa on arrival with VietnamvisaEmbassy.org

Visa on arrival/Landing visa is very convenient for those who live far from the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate. This method is applicable for those taking flights to Vietnam and is truly a convenient, reliable way to save your precious time.

How to get Vietnam visa on arrival from United States?

Submit the online application form and make payment;

  • Wait for 2 working days (standard service) to get your Visa Approval Letter via email and print it out. (URGENT service within 8, 4 or 2 working hours are also available).
  • Upon arrival at Vietnam airport, you need to show the letter, your passport, 01 passport photo and pay stamping fee in cash to get Vietnam visa stamped into your passport.

For more information, please visit How visa works

*For United States passport holders: From 25 Aug 2016, all US passport holders will obtain 1 year multiple-entry visa, following the diplomatic agreement between Vietnamese and US Governments. New processing fees and stamping fees are applied accordingly as below:

Cost/Person(USD) Standard Processing Stamping Fee
1-2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10 upward
Multiple entry 1 year 35 32 30 26 $135