How to Apply for Vietnam Visa from United Kingdom

You are UK passport holder; you can choose one of two ways below in order to apply and get a Vietnam visa for the commercial investment, tourism or education purpose. Among them, visa on arrival is nowadays becoming the most common way for foreigner to Vietnam.

1. Apply a visa on arrival to Vietnam

If you live far away from Vietnam Embassy in UK 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 London. 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 London, United Kingdom:

  • Add: 12 - 14 Victoria Road, London W8 5RD, UK
  • Tel: 020 7937 1912 / 07713181501
  • Fax: 0207 937 6108/ 0207 565 3853
  • Office Hours: Monday to Friday; Chancery: 9:00-17:00, Consular: 9:30 - 12:30 

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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