How to get Vietnam visa in United States

How to get Vietnam Visa in United States?

The American citizens must have Visa to enter Vietnam and they can get Vietnam Visa in United States in two ways:

1. Get Vietnam Visa on Arrival by applying online at website

You can apply Vietnam Visa on arrival at our Vietnam Immigration Service by filling your necessary information in the online form. You can do it easily, simply from everywhere around the world which have Internet, Wireless 3G Mobile Connections.

Visa Administrative Institution: at Vietnam Immigration Department via applying here.

Duration: 1 to 2 working days. In Express service they can get visa Vietnam in 30 minutes to 4 hours.

Required Documents: No documents needed

How to apply Vietnam visa for US citizen? Fill the form online at, you are going to receive a Confirmation Letter in a few minutes to know when you will get the Vietnam Visa Approval Letter. Normally The Approval Letter is coming to you via email within 2 working days or from 4 – 8 working hours (Express service), in 30 minutes (in emergency).

Finally, you take this letter + your passport + 2 photos + stamping fee to get your visa at airport. Please view our Visa Application Steps for full instructions.

Visa fee:

(2-3 working days)
(4-8 working hours)
(1-4 working hours)
1 month single Tourist 12 USD/pax +19 USD/pax +49 USD/pax
25 USD/pax
Business 90 USD/pax +69 USD/pax +89 USD/pax
1 month multiple Tourist 14 USD/pax +19 USD/pax +49 USD/pax
50 USD/pax
Business 95 USD/pax +69 USD/pax +89 USD/pax
3 months single Tourist 29 USD/pax +39 USD/pax +69 USD/pax
25 USD/pax
Business 115 USD/pax +69 USD/pax +89 USD/pax
3 months multiple Tourist 35 USD/pax +39 USD/pax +69 USD/pax
50 USD/pax
Business 130 USD/pax +69 USD/pax +89 USD/pax
6 months multiple Tourist 45 USD/pax +39 USD/pax +69 USD/pax
95 USD/pax
Business 250 USD/pax +69 USD/pax +89 USD/pax
1 year multiple Tourist 55 USD/pax +39 USD/pax +69 USD/pax
135 USD/pax
Business 350 USD/pax +69 USD/pax +89 USD/pax

 Vietnam visa fee for Americans

2. Get Vietnam Entry Visa at Vietnam Embassies in United States

If you apply for Visa to Vietnam in person at the Vietnam Embassy in United States, you need to know:

Duration: it depends on you how fast you need. But for sure, you should make a call to Vietnam Embassy near around your country for details

Required Documents: passport, money and 1 new envelope with stamp on it and your exact home address in order to avoid losing issues.


- Vietnam Embassy in United States

Address: 1233, 20th St., NW, Suite 400, Washington DC, 20036, USA

Phone: (1-202) 861 073

Fax: 1-202) 861 0917


Visa Section of the Embassy:
Opening hours: 9:30 - 12:30 Monday through Friday.
Phone: (202) 861- 2293, (202) 861- 0694 and (202) 861- 0737 ext. 221, 222, 236, 237 during 10:00 -- 12:00 AM and 2:30 - 5:30 PM Monday through Friday
Fax: (202) 861- 1297 and (202) 861- 0917

- Consulate General of Vietnam in San Francisco, United States

Address: 1700 California St, Suite 430 San Francisco, CA 94109

Phone: (1415) 922 1577

Fax: (1415) 922 1848



Before applying for Vietnam visa, make sure your passport has minimum 6 months validity (1 year validity for 1-year visa) and left pages.

For visa on arrival option, it is applicable for those traveling by air to Vietnam.

For any further information, please kindly contact us. We are willing and pleased to assist you at our best!