How to get Vietnam visa

Informative articles about Vietnam visa and travelling


Mar, 2019

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Vietnam Embassy in People Republic of China

Vietnam Embassy in People Republic of China

By Vivian Lin

Chinese and expats living in China are are able to get Vietnam visa easily at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate or apply for Vietnam visa on arrival 

You are Chinese citizens or are foreigners living in China and you want to travel to Vietnam from China. It is easy, you can either apply for Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy/ Consulate in China or apply for Vietnam visa on arrival.

If you are staying nearby Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in China and you would like to collect your Vietnam visa before taking the trip to Vietnam, you should submit your Vietnam visa request directly at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in China. Below are contact details of Vietnam Embassy/ Vietnam Consulate located in different cities in People Republic of China.


Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in China


1. Embassy of Vietnam in Beijing, China


Address: No 32 Guanghua Rd., Jiangou menwai, P.O.Box 00600, Beijing, CHINA

Phone: (86-10) 6532 11

Fax: (86-10) 6532 57


Consular telephone: (86-10) 6532 7038


2. Consulate General of Vietnam in Guangzhou, China


Address: 2nd floor, Hotel Landmark B Building North, Qiaoguang Rd. (Haizhu square), Guangzhou, CHINA.

Phone: (86-20) 8330 59

Fax: (86-20) 8330 59



3. Consulate General of Vietnam in Kun Ming, China


Address: No. 507, Hong Ta Mansion 1 No. 155 Beijing Road, Kunming, China

Phone: (0086-871)- 351

Fax: (0086-871) 351



4. Consulate General of Vietnam in Nanning, China


Address: 1st floor, Touzi Dasha, 109 Minzu Avenue, Nanning, CHINA.

Phone: (86-77) 1551 05

Fax: (86-77) 1553 47



5. Consulate General of Vietnam in Shanghai, China


Address: 3F, Huachen financial mansion. No 900, Pudong Ave, Shanghai. Postcode: 200135
Phone: +86-21-68555871 / 68555872/13472652588
Fax: +86-21-68555873


In general, applicants must submit Vietnam visa application form in person at Vietnam Embassy in China. Normally, you would need to provide: your original passport, a completed Vietnam visa application form. For some other nationalities residing in China, you must provide extra documents include: China visa/ China resident card, hotel booking, flight ticket. You would pay compulsory visa fees in cash at Vietnam Embassy/ Consulate when you submit your Vietnam visa request.

As for processing time, it takes you around 1 week for your Vietnam visa approval. You will have your Vietnam visa in your hand which can be a loose leaf visa page. It is recommended that you should learn detail procedure and requirements on how to get Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in People republic of China (PRC) before starting your Vietnam visa request.

In case you live far from Vietnam Embassy/ Consulate or you are too busy to go back and forth at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate, getting Vietnam visa on arrival will be the best option for you.


Apply Vietnam visa on arrival in China


1. Who are eligible for Vietnam visa on arrival?


Vietnam visa on arrival is applied for almost nationalities but applicants must travel by air to Vietnam in order to collect Vietnam visa sticker upon Vietnam International arrival airports (Noi Bai/ Tan Son Nhat/ Da Nang/ Nha Trang)


2. How does  Vietnam visa on arrival work ?


You just need to submit a visa application form online with your personal detail such as: Full name, nationality, date of birth… and some information of your visa such as: visa type, purpose, entry/exit date. You pay for service fee online to get your Vietnam visa approval letter via email in 1 or 2 working days. Next, you get on the plane to Vietnam. Upon arrival, you get your Vietnam visa stamped on your passport. More detail on how to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival.


3. How much does Vietnam visa on arrival cost ?


When you apply for Vietnam visa on arrival, you must pay 2 kinds of fees: service fee and stamping fee. Service fee is paid online while you submit the visa application form in order to get the Vietnam visa approval letter to be issued by Vietnam Immigration. Stamping fee is paid in cash directly to Immigration Desk upon arrival. The fee is various depend upon the visa type as well the applicant’s nationality.

For any questions about applying Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy in China or if you need helps with getting Vietnam visa on arrival, do contact us as below


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