How to Apply for Vietnam Visa from Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities.

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

1. Apply for a visa on arrival

Nowadays, it may take less waiting than before by a modern online way for applying by its convenient and revolutionary Vietnam visa on Arrival Service through the visa providers, which are controlled by Vietnam Immigration Department.

The visa on arrival service to Vietnam is applicable for both Vietnam tourist visa and Vietnam business visa. The process applies to single traveler and group travelers as well. In normally, the visa agent is able to provide you 1-month or 3-months Vietnam visa, both single and multiple entries. However, VietnamVisaCorp can provide you 6-months multiple entries visa to Vietnam.

The only inconvenient thing that it’s only applied to travellers to Vietnam by airplane. It will be obtained directly when you arrive at certain airports. Here are International airports where are facilitating Visa on Arrival in Vietnam:

# International Airport name City/Province Area
1 Noi Bai Hanoi Capital City North of Vietnam
2 Da Nang Da Nang City Central of Vietnam
3 Tan Son Nhat Ho Chi Minh City South of Vietnam

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 (see image below) 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.


What the approval letter looks like

Vietnam visa approval letter

** 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.

2. Apply for a visa at Vietnam Embassy in Switzerland

Previously, you would apply for a visa at Embassy of Vietnam with prolonged queues for checking a visa application. You must leave your original passport and some other document attached there, so that they can check your visa application around 5-6 days. And remember to prepare some cash for pay for visa fee once apply.

Embassy of Vietnam in Bern, Switzerland:

  • Add: Schlösslistrasse 26, CH-3008 Bern, Switzerland
  • Tel: 031 388 78 78 (72/73/74/75)
  • Fax: 031 388 78 79
  • Office Hours:
  • Consular section: Monday to Thursday: 9:00 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 17:00, Friday: 9:00 - 12:00
  • Office of the Embassy: Monday to Friday: 8:30 - 12:00 & 14:00 - 17:30

3. Visa support in urgent case

Moreover, we can provide you a visa in urgent case, which Vietnam Embassy cannot process with a maximum of 30 minutes for a Rush Visa or you can call our hotline +84.902.991.556 in super urgent case. We can support you a Vietnam visa in holiday or weekend also when Embassy of Vietnam will be out of office.

4. Some extra services

Besides, the Vietnam visa service, Vietnam Visa Corp also supports some other extra services such as airport fast-track service, car pick-up service, etc.

Apply and take experience on our services, we believe you will feel satisfied. 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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