How to Apply for Vietnam Visa from New Zealand

New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses ‒ that of the North and South Islands ‒ and numerous smaller islands.

New Zealand is not included in the Vietnam visa exemption list, you are required to get a Vietnam visa before departure, citizens of New Zealand and those living in this country have two options to apply for Vietnam visa:

1. Apply a visa on arrival to Vietnam

If you live far away from Vietnam Embassy in Wellington or do not wish to send out your passport, you can check requirement and apply online for a Vietnam visa on arrival, which you will be used to pick up your full visa at arrival airport under the agreement of the Vietnam Immigration Department in Vietnam. It may take you a maximum of two (02) days for completing the visa approval letter (see image).

4 steps to get Vietnam visa on arrival:

  • Fill out the secure application form online
  • Get confirmation and payment requirements
  • Get your visa approval letter within one (01) or two (02) working days later and instructions to get your visa stamped
  • Get your visa stamped into your passport on arrival

*** Please note that the visa issued by that way have same valid and conditions of using when comparing with which was issued by Vietnam Embassy oversea.

*** If you have children travelling with you and they have their own passports, you will be required to apply and pay the same fees as if they were an adult.


What the approval letter looks like.

Vietnam visa approval letter

2. Apply in person at Vietnam Embassy

If you would like to come and apply in person for your Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy located in Wellington. As the Embassy, you will be required to apply by yourself and pay for visa fee for full visa process. Besides, you have to leave your original passport there until 5-6 days, in order that they will send your application to Vietnam Immigration Department in Vietnam for checking whether your profile and requirement for a visa to Vietnam will be approval or not.

Embassy of Vietnam in Wellington, New Zealand:

  • Add: Level 21 Grand Plimmer Tower, 2-6 Gilmer Terrace, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Tel.: 64-4-473 5912
  • Fax: 64-4-473 5913

Beside, we can provide you a visa in urgent cases, which Vietnam Embassy cannot do for you such as in weekend, holiday or you are already coming at Vietnam airport without Vietnam visa. Urgent visa processing may take you a maximum of 30 minutes for getting a visa pre-approval letter. You can call our hotline +84.902.991.556 in super urgent case.

Vietnam Visa Corp supports some two (02) extra services (airport fast-track service, car pick-up service) which can help you to check-in faster than at the arrival airport and transfer safely to your destination.

Apply now and take experience on our services, I believe that you will feel happy with your trip and be satisfied with our services. If you need further information about the visa service, you can check more at FAQs section or contact us please if you need more support.




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