Visa

TOURIST VISA

For this time being Entry visas to Viet Nam can ONLY be given to person who has been pre-approved by the Immigration Department of Viet Nam. Tourists should ask the travel agency to  arrange for pre-approval from Viet Nam first, before coming to the Embassy to submit application.

Check list:

IN PERSON (Check list): (1) Original passport, (2) Form with one photo attached, (3) Visa fee in EUR. Applicants do not need make an appointment.

BY POST (Check list): (1) Original passport, (2) Form with one photo attached, (3) Visa fee in EUR (Please call us for details), (4) Return self-addressed envelop with a guaranteed stamp.

Visa form is downloaded here (Word version) or here (PDF version). Please see detailed instructions in this article.

*Attention:

  • Consular hours (Visa, Passport, Legalization,…): from 9:00 to 11:30 and from 14:00 to 16:30 on Monday and Wednesday.
  • Passport validity must be at least 01 month longer than the applied visa validity. However, many airlines require passport validity of at least 06 months for eligibility.
  • Our Address: Javastraat 1, 2585 AA The Hague, The Netherlands.

For further information, please contact the Embassy by phone during office hours or email.

Contact by telephone: 0703.64.89.17 from 9:00 to 11:30 and from 14:00 to 16:30 Monday to Friday.

By email: consul.vnnl@gmail.com

WARNING ON APPLYING VISA ONLINE (PAYMENT MADE ONLINE) TO GET VISA ON ARRIVAL:

  • We would like to announce that the following website are not legitimate:

http://vietnam-embassy.org, http://myvietnamvisa.com, http://vietnamvisacorp.com, http://vietnam-visa.com, http://visavietnam.gov.vn, http://vietnamvisa.gov.vn, http://visatovietnam.gov.vn, http://vietnam-visa.gov.vn, http://www.vietnam-visa.com, http://www.visavietnamonline.org, http://www.vietnamvs.com, and other websites which may exist.

  • The Embassy of Viet Nam in the Netherlands have recently received many feedbacks from foreign nationals on the visa online service provided by above-mentioned websites.
  • Please be advised that there have been some cases that applicants, with visas not granted by the Embassy, were not allowed to enter the country for certain reasons. The Embassy holds no responsiblility for this kind of incidents.

In order to avoid any risks that may arise when boarding flights or at ports of entry in Viet Nam due to possible miscommunication, travellers are strongly recommended to apply visas at the Vietnamese Embassy in the Nederlands in advance IN PERSON OR BY POST.

BUSINESS VISA

Attention: when calling us, please remind us your trip is for business/official/diplomatic purpose. If failing to do so, we automatically understand you apply for holiday/tourist visa.

Step 1: Inform your business partner/sponsor the following details

  • Full name;
  • Date and place of birth;
  • Nationality (previous and present);
  • Passport number and type, dates of issue and expiry of the passport;
  • Proposed dates of entry into and exit from Viet Nam;
  • Type of visa requires (single/double/multiple);
  • The Vietnamese mission from where the applicant would collect the visa.

Step 2: The Vietnamese sponsor/business partner in Viet Nam has to prepare documents and apply visa for you at the Vietnamese Immigration in Viet Nam (it takes at least 5 working days or more since the date of submission of all required documents).

Step 3: After receiving Vietnamese Immigration’s Approval Letter from your Vietnamese sponsor/business partner, please send by post or in person to us:

  • A fully filled application form – download here (Word version) or here (PDF version) (the same form of Tourist Visa) with passport-size photo affixed to the Form.
  • A valid and original passport;
  • A return self-addressed prepaid envelope for the applicant if applying by post;
  • A copy of the Approval Letter of Vietnamese immigration;
  • Visa fee in EUR: Please call us for details.

OFFICIAL/DIPLOMATIC VISA

Step 1: Inform your Embassy/Consulate/Internationally recognized organization (e.i. WHO, ADB, IMF, WB, UN agencies, etc.) based in Viet Nam of your following details:

  • Passport details (Full name;Date and place of birth; Nationality, Passport number and type, dates of issue and expiry of the passport);
  • Proposed dates of entry into and exit from Vietnam;
  • Type of visa requires and number of entry (single/multiple);
  • The Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate from where the applicant would collect the visa.

Step 2: Your Embassy/Consulate/Internationally recognized organization in Viet Nam in Viet Nam have to prepare documents and apply visa for you at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam (it takes at least 5 working days or more since the date of submission of all required documents).

Step 3: After receiving Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ approval letter from your Embassy/Consulate/Internationally recognized organization based in Viet Nam, please send by post or apply in person:

  • A fully filled application form – download here (Word version) or here (PDF version) (the same form of Tourist Visa) with passport-size photo affixed to the Form.
  • A valid and original passport;
  • A return self-addressed prepaid envelope for the applicant if applying by post.
  • A copy of the approval letter (or taking note of reference number of this letter) issued by the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs or its reference approval number.
  • Visa fee in EUR: Please call us for details.
  • Attention:
  • Passport validity must be at least 01 month longer than the applied visa validity. However, many airlines require passport validity of at least 06 months for eligibility.
  • Our Address: Javastraat 1, 2585 AA The Hague.

For further information, please contact the Embassy by phone during office hours or email.

Contact by telephone: 0703.64.89.17 from 9:00 to 11:30 and from 14:00 to 16:30 Monday to Friday. (except public holidays as informed from time to time).

  • It normally takes two working days to process a business visa since the date of receipt of the completed application form with required documents and the approval letter from the Department of Immigration (Ministry of Public Security).For th