Vietnam Visa for United States passport holders
There are 3 ways to get Vietnam visa for United States passport holders
Option 1: Get Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy in United States
Embassy of Vietnam in Washington DC. – USA
1233, 20th St., NW, Suite 400, Washington DC, 20036, USA
Tel: (1-202) 861 0737 Consular: 861 2293
Fax: (1-202) 861 0917 Consular: 861 0694
Consulate General of Vietnam in San Francisco, USA
1700 California St., Suite 430 San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
Tel: (1415) 922 1577 (1415) 922 1707
Fax: (1415) 922 1848(1415)922 1757
Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the UN
866 UN Plaza, Suite 435, New York, N.Y. 10017, USA
Tel: (1212) 644 0594
Fax: (1212) 644 5732
Procedure: You have to bring your passport (valid for at least 6 months), 2 passport-sized photos and stamping fee (varied from Embassy to Embassy) to the address above.
Processing time: 5-7 working days.
Option 2: Get Vietnam visa code online
With this option, you still get your visa stamped at Vietnam Embassy in United States. However, the processing time is much shorter than the classic ways with a few simple steps.
How to apply for Vietnam visa code?
You go online at http://www.vietnamvisaonentry.com/apply-online/, fill in visa order form with your details and select border crossing as your means of transport (Vietnam visa code is applicable for border crossing option). After payment, your application will be under process and you may receive the approval code within 2 working days or less via email. This kind of document will enable you to pick up Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy once time instead of multiple times as usual. Remember that stamp fee is varied from Embassy to Embassy
Note: The address of Vietnam Embassy where you expect to get visa stamped needs to be provided exactly. Otherwise, the Vietnam visa approval code may not be accepted.
Option 3: Get Vietnam visa on arrival
For those who are air-travelers from United States, Vietnam visa on arrival is the best option because of cost-saving and fast service.
How to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival?
You go online at http://www.vietnamvisaonentry.com/apply-online/, fill in visa order form with your details, pay the service fee through one of our payment options and receive the approval letter within 2 working days or less via email. After all, you only need to bring this approval letter + original passport + 2 photos + stamping fee to obtain Vietnam visa at one of 3 international airports in Vietnam.