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How to get Vietnam visa from United States (US)

Posted by Admin in category of Vietnam visa news

From United States, applicants can 1 of 2 options to apply visa for Vietnam: one, apply a visa in Vietnam Embassy in United States or two, apply Vietnam visa online to get a visa on arrival.

Citizens of United States or residents living in United States can choose one of two options below to get a Vietnam visa:

- One, reaching the Vietnam Embassy in  United States to apply for a visa by yourself (see the above address)

Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in United States of America
1233 20th St NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, U.S.A.
City: Washington DC
Phone: (202) 861 0737
Fax: (202) 861 0917

Vietnam Embassy in San Francisco, United States of America
1233, 20th Street, N.W. Suite 400 Washington DC, 20036
City: San Francisco
Phone: 861 0737
Fax: 861 0917

Consulate General of Vietnam in San Francisco, US
1700 California Street, Suite 430, San Francisco, CA 94109
City: San Francisco
Phone: (415) 922-1707 / (415) 922 1577
Fax: (415) 922-1848 / (415) 922 1757

Permanent Mission of the S.R. of Vietnam to the United Nations
866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 435, New York, NY 10017, City: New York
Phone: 212-644 0594 / 0831
Fax: 212-644 5732

- Two, applying online at to get Vietnam visa on arrival (collecting at Vietnam International Airport on arrival)
- Issuing unit: Vietnam Immigration Department
- Processing time: 1 to 2 working days
- Processing fee: 12 USD - 17 USD/ person (stamping fee NOT included)
- Without passport requirement
- How to get it? You go online at, fill in the secure form, and just wait 1-2 days until you receive your visa approval letter, and take this + your passport + 2 photos to Vietnam to get your visa at airport. This seems to be the cheapest and easiest way to get a visa to Vietnam from United States.