Steps to apply vietnam visa online

4 steps to apply Vietnam visa online

Apply Vietnam visa on arrival online

Visa on arrival – the visa picked up at arrival airport – is offered to all of those who are the citizens of United Kingdom. This kind of method is created to make it simpler and more economical for UK citizens to enter Vietnam. It is applicable for those travelling by air only.

Visa on arrival is a special advantage for those who live far from the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in United Kingdom. The applicants neither have to go to the Embassy nor have to send out the passport. By using this way of getting Vietnam Visa, a citizen of UK only needs at least 2 days for normal processing and 1 day for urgent processing (or only 4 working hours for super urgent service – see Super Urgent Service) to get a pre-approval letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department.

Vietnam visa approval letter is an official permission to get on flights and get actual visa stamped onto their passports upon arrival at Vietnam international airports.

How to get pre-approval letter and visa?

  • Follow there simple steps in the Online Application Form, fill in the secured form, make payment for service fee
  • Wait for 2 working days (normal service) or 1 working day (urgent service) to get your Visa Approval Letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department via email
  • Print the approval letter out together with a Vietnamese visa application form (also attached in the email). Fill in the Vietnamese visa application form in advance (to save time at the arrival airport) and prepare 02 passport-sized photos
  • Bring visa approval letter, photos, filled Vietnamese visa application form and required amount of money for stamping fee (USD is recommended) with you to get on your flights
  • Get your visa stamped at Vietnam airport checking point by showing all prepared to the in-charge officer.

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  • Before applying for Vietnam visa, a UK citizen has to make sure that his/her passport has minimum 6 month validity and left pages.
  • Visa on arrival option is ONLY applicable for those traveling by air to Vietnam.

For further information, please visit application process or contact us at:

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Apply visa at Vietnam Embassy in United Kingdom

In case you plan to travel to Vietnam by land/sea or would like to obtain a full stamped visa on your passport before departing for Vietnam, you are advised to contact the nearest Vietnam Embassy for detailed procedure. It may take you 2-5 working days to get Vietnam Visa at Vietnam Embassy in UK.

Embassy of Vietnam in London, United Kingdom

  • Address: 12-14 Victoria Rd., London W8-5rd, UK
  • Phone:  (4420) 79371912
  • Fax: (44020) 7565385
  • Office hours: Monday – Friday | 9.00a.m – 11.30a.m | 13.00p.m – 17.00 p.m.

Consulate General of Vietnam in London, United Kingdom

  • Address: 12-14 Victoria Rd., London W8-5rd, UK
  • Phone: (4420) 79371912
  • Fax: (44020) 7565385