You can apply visa in person (walk-in, no appointment needed), or by mail at the Consulate (1700 California Street, Suite 580, San Francisco, CA 94109). The application for Vietnam visa includes the following items:

1.  01 application form (Click HERE to fill ONLINE and then DOWNLOAD the *.PDF file to your computer); or using the offline PDF form (Click HERE to download)

2.  Original Passport (for  Sticker visa –  Sample HERE) OR  Copy of the ID page of your Passport (for Loose-leaf visa – Sample HERE)

3.  01 photo (2×2 inches) with original passport OR 02 photos (2×2 inches) with a copy of passport.

4.  Payment:

+ In person: Cash OR Credit card.

+ By mail: Money order or Cashier’s check, payable to Vietnam Consulate .  Visa fees vary according to the type of visa and length of stay. Please email to: visa@vietnamconsulate-sf.org;    visafees@vietnamconsulate-sf.org (subject: ” Fee enquiry – Your name – Type of Visa ” ) for quick reply or contact Visa Section at: 415-922-1707; 415-922-0707.

 

5. Self-stamped and addressed return envelope (if applicants want to receive visa by mail).  To avoid losses during delivery, it is advised to use certified mail of  FEDEX / USPS / UPS  with tracking number for your easy tracking.  The Consulate General shall not be responsible for any missing documents due to your choice of using uncertified mails. 

* Please note: 

  • – FEDEX Ground and UPS Ground are considered as un-certified mails.
  • – We do not accept FedEx, UPS shipping labels where the account or credit card information has been written in. All return shipping must be pre-paid or we will not ship your package back.
  • – FedEx or UPS users must use “prepaid” shipping label (printed and attached), and not the airbill label.
  • NOTE: If you request for EXPEDITED/RUSH service, please put URGENT label/handwritten on the envelope.

 

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  • May 11, 2017 Contact Consulate

      For consular services, please contact the Consular Department at: Address: 1700 California Street, Suite 580, San Francisco, CA 94109 Working hours: 8.30 am – 12.00pm;  2.30pm – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday  (exept HOLIDAYS) Phone: +1 415 922 1707 ;  415

VietNam Consulate

VietNam Consulate