Vietnam visa application for Indians

Getting Vietnam visa for Indians traveling to to Vietnam by bus

Applying for Vietnam visa for Indians is never of such easy thanks to 2 convenient options as follows:

  1. Apply for Vietnam visa at the local Vietnam embassy; OR
  2. Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival.

Both options will give the travelers a valid visa for Vietnam. However they are quite different in terms of eligible travelers. This post will deal with how to get Vietnam visa for bus travelers to Vietnam.

In case Indian travelers to Vietnam by bus, there is only one option for them to obtain the visa for Vietnam which is to obtain it via Vietnam embassy. It can be Vietnam embassy in India or in any country before Vietnam.

However, please keep in mind that the procedure, required documents, processing time and visa fee may vary from one to one, so the travelers are highly recommended to contact the embassy they wish to apply for Vietnam visa with in advance to best prepare for their application.

Following is the common procedure applied by almost embassies of Vietnam:

  1. Directly submit the application documents at the Vietnam embassy and pay for visa fee there;
  2. Get notice of delivery of visa;
  3. Back to the embassy on the arranged day to pick up the passport and visa;
  4. Travel to Vietnam.

The embassy may also accept submission of visa application documents and delivery of passport and visa to the travelers by post. So, Indian travelers should contact them for more details.

Here are contact details of Vietnam embassy in India:

Embassy of Vietnam in New Delhi, India

Consulate General of Vietnam in Mumbai, India

  • Address: B-306 Oberoi chamber New Link road andheri (w), Mumbai 400 053, India.
  • Phone: (9122) 2673 668
  • Fax: (9122) 2673 663
  • Email: [email protected]

Tips: For Indian travelers to Vietnam by air, they may have an easier way to obtain the visa. It is called visa on arrival. Details of this kind of visa can be found at