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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  • March 18, 2020 Notice on March 17, 2020 on Vietnamese visa issuance to foreigners

    To staunch the COVID-19 pandemic which has spread swiftly across the world and caused serious consequences, the Government of Vietnam has decided to temporarily halt visa issuance to foreigners for 30 days, applicable since March 18, 2020. Foreigners enjoying visa-waiver

  • May 24, 2017 2020 Holidays

    The Consulate General of Viet Nam in San Francisco will be closed in observance of the following holidays in 2020   January             Wednesday 01 New Year’s Day Monday 20 Martin Luther King Day (US) Friday

  • November 15, 2017 Quan hệ Việt Nam – Hoa Kỳ tiến triển tốt đẹp trên nhiều lĩnh vực

    (Theo Bộ Kế hoạch và Đầu tư - MPI) – Từ ngày 11 - 12/11/2017, Tổng thống Hợp chủng quốc Hoa Kỳ Donald Trump đã có chuyến thăm cấp Nhà nước tới Việt Nam theo lời mời của Chủ tịch

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