January 4, 2018
USA

Vietnam visa for the American (US Passport Holders)

Citizens of the United States of America (USA) are required visa for entering Vietnam.

How to get a visa for visiting Vietnam in the United States of America (USA)?

At present, there are 3 options to obtain a visa for visiting Vietnam from the United States of America (USA). Citizens of the United States of America (USA) or citizens of other countries who are in the United States of America (USA) can follow below instructions to get a visa for visiting Vietnam.

Option 1: Apply for e-visa of Vietnam

From Jan 2017, the Government of Vietnam has officially launched e-visa application at the website site https://evisa.immigration.gov.vn, until now, citizens of 40 countries, including citizens of the United States of America (USA) can apply for e-visa at the official website of the government.

Please note that e-visa is valid for 30 days with single entry, in case you want to visit Vietnam for more than 30 days or want a visa with multiple entries, please choose option 2 or 3 to get a visa.

Citizens of other countries who are in the United States of America (USA), please check “Who is eligible for e-visa of Vietnam?” to see if you are eligible to apply for e-visa of Vietnam or not.

Option 2. Apply for a visa at the embassy or consulate of Vietnam in the United States of America (USA)

Here’s the address of the embassy and consulates of Vietnam in the United States of America (USA), where you can contact to apply for a visa:

Embassy of Vietnam in the United States of America (USA)

  • Address: 1233 20th St NW, Suite 400 – Washington, DC 20036, the United States of America (USA)
  • Tel: 202.861.0737
  • Hotline for Consular Affairs: 202.716.8666 or 202.739.1666
  • Fax: 202.861.0917
  • Email: info@VietnamEmbassy.us (for general information) or nconsular@VietnamEmbassy.us (for consular affairs)
  • Website: www.VietnamEmbassy-usa.org

Consulate of Vietnam in New York, USA

  • Address: 866 U.N. Plaza, Suite 428, New York, NY 10017
  • Phone 1-212-644-0594 or 1-212-644-2535 or 1-212-644-0831
  • Fax 1-212-644-5732
  • Email info@vietnamconsulate-ny.org
  • Website : http://vietnamconsulate-ny.org/

Consulate General of Vietnam in Houston, Texas, USA

  • Address: 5251 Westheimer Rd, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056, the United States
  • Tel: 713-850-1233 | 713-840-0096
  • Fax: 713-840-0159 | 713-871-0312
  • Website: www.VietnamConsulateinhouston.org

Consulate General of Vietnam in San Francisco, USA

  • Address : 1700 California Street, Suite 430, San Francisco, CA 94109, California, USA
  • Tel: 415-922-1707 ext. 115
  • Fax: 415-922-1848; 415-922-0307
  • Web address: www.VietnamConsulate-sf.org

Option 3: Request for visa on arrival through an online visa website.

Unlike visa on arrival of some countries in the world, in order to get visa on arrival of Vietnam, the US passport holders must have a visa approval letter from the Immigration Department of Vietnam which allows to pick up your visa on arrival at the international airport of Vietnam. There are lots of travel companies and online visa websites can arrange that kind of visa approval letter, you can request through them or request online through us.

Please note that visa on arrival is applicable for visitors who enter Vietnam via international airport. The process of applying online at a travel agency is very fast and you do not have to travel to the address of the embassy to submit the application.

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