Vietnam visa is required by all Indian citizens wishing to enter Vietnam. The application should be made through a Vietnam Embassy or through online system of travel agency at least three weeks in advance, preferably longer. If you are looking for a visa for Vietnam from Australia, it's recommended to be first well-read in Vietnam visa requirement for Indian citizens in Australia.
Origin documents are always requested while applying for Vietnam visa through embassy. For those who are afraid to send off your passport for processing, you are advised to make visa application online through travel agency.
Documents needed for paper application
Original passport that remains validity for at least one month after visa expiration date and has one blank page
Completed application form with 01 passport photo affixed on it. Just be careful while filling out the form. If you make a mistake, you will have to pay additional fee for correction
Prepaid return envelope (if you want the passport and visa to be returned by post)
Payment of visa application. The fee differs depending on type of visa for which you apply. You may pay the fee in form of cash, money order or bank cheque, payable to the "Embassy of Vietnam". Please take note that the fee is non-refundable.
Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Australia
6 Timbarra Crescent, O'Malley, ACT, 2606, Australia
General line: 02 6286 6059 (extension 101/102)
Direct line: (02) 6286 5660 or (02) 6286 8465
Fax: (02) 6286 4534
Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Consulate General of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Sydney, Australia
Suite 205, level 2, Edgecliff Centre
203 - 233 New South Head Road, Edgecliff, NSW 2027.
Tel: 02 93271912 / 02 93272539
Fax: 02 93281653
Consulate General of S.R.Viet Nam in Perth, Australia
Level 8, 16 St Georges Terrace, WA 6000 P O Box 3122 East Perth WA 6892
General line:(+61) 8 9221 1158
Direct line: (+61) 434 520 536 or (+61) 432 738 368
Fax:(+61) 8 9225 6881
Monday – Thursday: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday: 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
Australian public holidays are excepted.
Documents required for online application
Please note: only Indian passport holders traveling to Vietnam by air are eligible for online visa application
As we said earlier, the online visa application requires no original documents. To start the application, you just need to complete an online application form and pay visa processing fee using credit/debit card. All you have to do next is relax and wait for visa approval letter to arrive in your email within next 2 business days. With the letter, you are allowed to board the plane without a Vietnam visa on the passport. The visa will be collected when you arrive in Vietnam's airport. The following documents should be presented while getting the visa upon arrival:
- Visa approval letter
- Completed entry and exit form
- Origin passport with at least 6 month validity
- 01 passport sized photo
- Stamping fee (cash only).