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Vietnam visa from UK (United Kingdom)

Information on getting Vietnam visa from UK (United Kingdom): Requirements, Embassy Address.

General requirements to get Vietnam visa for UK passport holders:

  • Valid PASSPORT (validity must exceed that of the visa by at least one month).
  • One completed APPLICATION FORM for embassy visa or fill online form for Vietnam visa on arrival.
  • One passport PHOTOGRAPH taken not more than one year ago, affixed to the application form.

1. Getting Vietnam visa on arrival to Vietnam from United Kingdom

Getting Vietnam visa on arrival is very cheap, fast and easy. All requirements is filling Vietnam visa application form online with full name as in passport, date of birth, nationality, passport number, proposed entry date and exit date, length of your stay in Vietnam. Please make sure your passport details providing correctly as in your passport.

For entry date: Please make sure you will enter Vietnam after the date you apply for your visa, do not enter Vietnam before the entry date approved for your visa

For exit date: While fill online form for Vietnam visa at website www.vietnamvisaonline.net, please note that the visa will valid for 1 month from the date you provide if you apply for 1 month or 3 month from the date you provide if you apply for 3 month and you must exit Vietnam before the validation of visa or please get your visa extend or renew if you want to stay more.

Single or multiple entries? Single entry visa is single use and multiple entry visa is a kind of visa with multiple use for given period of staying in Vietnam.

How to apply for a visa-on-arrival to Vietnam, please view this tutorial video.



2. Getting visa to Vietnam at the Vietnamese Embassy in United Kingdom

UK passport holders and UK residences need to contact Vietnam embassy to get a visa for Vietnam. Please find below for information and requirement to get visa.

Getting visa to Vietnam through Vietnamese embassy
12-14 Victoria Road, London W8 5RD
Tel: 0207 937 1912
Fax: 0207 937 6108 or 0207 565 3853
Email: [email protected]

Direction to the Embassy of Vietnam in United Kingdom: The Embassy is located on Victoria Road, opposite to Kensington Garden (Hyde Park). Nearest tube station is High Street Kensington which is about five minutes walking from the Embassy. Exit the tube station, turn right, go straight for apprroximately 300 metres before you will see Victoria Road on the right side.

Visa fees and charges: A standard 30-day, single entry visa and processing fee cost £38. The postage administration charge is £8 for return by Special Delivery. Postage charge for two or three application together is £6 per person, for four to seven is £5 per person. For eight applications up being made together, the charge is £4 per person.

A 30-day, single entry visa in the fast-track service costs £55 if collected in person and £63 if returnt by post, inclusive of Special Delivery. You can send your application by fax two working days in advance and have your visa stamped upon submitting your original passport and visa fee payment (Please note that this fax option is allowed only in the fast-track service).

Alternatively, you can apply for a short-stay visa which is valid for 15 days, single entry. The visa will be granted within one hour if you come in person. The fee is £55.

Fees and charges are per individual and applicable to both UK and Ireland and to all applicants who possess valid and separate passports. All payments for fees and charges can be combined into one single form (in cash, postal order or bank draft). Pre-paid envelopes are not accepted.



  • If your children are also on your passports, they will be exempted. Otherwise, they will need separate visas and will be charged as such. You do not need, however, to file separate application forms for them.
  • Upon receipt of your visa, you are required to check and make sure all the information is correct (especially passport number and visa date). Any error must be notified to our staff immediately and BEFORE your trip to Viet Nam.