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Vietnam visa for citizens of United States

Documents required Vietnam visa for passport holders of United States

US citizens wishing to enter Vietnam are REQUIRED to apply for a valid Vietnamese visa for tourism and business purposes and the following requirements need to be met:

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months starting from your date of arrival in Vietnam.
  • Your passport must contain at least 2 blank pages for visa sticker and immigration stamp.
  • Sponsorship letter from a licensed company in Vietnam (if you wish to apply business visa);
  • Visa fee;

The first option to have a valid Vietnam visa for an Americans citizen is Vietnam visa on arrival, or landing visa. This type of visa has been popular with many visitors for its convenience, simplicity, low cost and time saving.

Americans citizens with Vietnam visas are allowed to enter Viet Nam via any international airports such as Noi Bai (Hanoi), Tan San Nhat (Saigon), Da Nang, Cam Ranh (Nha Trang), Cai Bi (Hai Phong).

With this option, visitors are required to apply online to obtain an Approval Letter and they will receive official stamps upon arrival at any Vietnam International Airports.

Note: Vietnam visa on arrival is NOT APPLICABLE to visitors entering Vietnam by sea and land borders.

Other ways to apply for a Vietnam Visa

Americans passport holders can apply for a Vietnam visa through the Embassy/Consulate of Vietnam in United States or in another country. If you would like to apply for a Vietnam Visa by this way, please contact the embassy for more information about visa procedures, fees and necessary paperwork. Below is the detailed information of the Vietnamese Embassy in United States.

Embassy of Vietnam in Caracas, Americans

  • Address: 9na Transversal, entre 6ta y 7ma Avenidas, Quinta Las Mercedes, Altamira, Chacao, 1060-025 D.F, Caracas, Americans
  • Phone: +58-3-6357402
  • Fax: +58-3-2647324
  • Email: [email protected]/ [email protected]

Embassy of Vietnam in United States

Vietnam General Consulate in Texas, United States

  • Address: 5251Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056
  • Phone: +001-713.850.1233; 7138771326; 7138400096
  • Fax: +001-713.871.0312; 7138100159
  • Email: [email protected]

Vietnam General Consulate in San Francisco, United States

  • Address: 1700 California Street, Suite 580, San Francisco, CA 94109
  • Phone: +1-0415-922-1707
  • Fax: +1-0415-922-1848
  • Email: [email protected]