Follow These Instructions to Obtain a Visa for Vietnam

PLEASE NOTE: You will be required to submit your passport to the consulate. You will NOT have access to your passport until the visa process is finished by the consulate. Please plan accordingly. The consulate will not release your passport until the visa process is finished.

FORMS must be typed-in ONLINE and signed by hand. No electronic or photocopied signatures will be accepted.

PRINT YOUR FORMS in white paper only (NO COLORED PAPER), and each page on a single sheet (NO TWO-SIDED FRONT/BACK PRINT-OUTS).

Visa Requirements – Please Select Your Citizenship Tab Below

    • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Vietnam
    • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count)
    • Your passport MUST be signed and in good condition. The consulate staff may reject your passport if they find it to be in damaged condition, even if you don’t think that’s the case

CLICK HERE if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • CLICK HERE for the Online Visa Application form.

IMPORTANT – INFORMATION TO FILL-OUT VISA APPLICATION:

  • ALL FORMS MUST BE TYPED AND PRINTED IN BLACK INK, WHITE PAPER ONLY, AND SIGNED BY HAND WITH A BALL END PEN (NO MARKERS, NO PENCILS)
  • NO ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES OR PHOTOCOPIED SIGNATURES
  • INITIAL INFORMATION
    • PURPOSE OF ENTRY:  Choose “Tourism”.  Type in “Tourism” on the next line as well
    • PLACE OF VISA SUBMISSION/PLACE OF VISA COLLECTION:  Choose “Consulate General of Viet Nam in San Francisco (USA)”
    • PHOTO:  Leave blank
  • PERSONAL INFORMATION
    • NATIONALITY AT BIRTH & NATIONALITY AT PRESENT:  Choose your country of citizenship at birth and at present time
    • OCCUPATION:  Choose “Student”
    • CURRENT ADDRESS: Please enter your full address including city, state and zip code.  If you have any questions, please contact the USC staff.
  • PASSPORT INFORMATION
    • PASSPORT TYPE:  Choose “Ordinary”
  • VISA INFORMATION
    • PROPOSED ENTRY DATE:  Enter 14/05/2016 for May 14, 2016
    • VISA VALIDITY:  Choose “30 day”
    • PROPOSED EXIT DATE:  Enter 17/05/2016 for May 17, 2016
    • NUMBER OF ENTRIES:  Choose “Single”
    • PROPOSED ADDRESS IN VIETNAM:  Enter Sofitel Legend Metropole, 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, 10000, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • SPONSOR INFORMATION
    • Choose “Organization”
    • Name:  Sofitel Legend Metropole
    • Address:  15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, 10000, Hanoi, Vietnam
    • Telephone Number:  84-4-3826-6919
  • EMERGENCY CONTACT
    • Name:  USC – Brenda S. Miller
    • Address:  3670 Trousdale Parkway, BRI 310, Los Angeles, CA  90089
    • Telephone Number:  213-740-6066
    • Email:  bsm@marshall.usc.edu

When you are finished with your ONLINE VISA application, print it out and sign it.

  • Professional passport-type photograph: 1
    • In the event that you do not have a professionally taken photo, please see the USC staff for help
  • A simple, clear photocopy of your student ID from USC
  • Flight itinerary print-out
  • USC Support Letter addressed to the consulate of Vietnam
Citizens of the USA
 $70

Payment:

Pay by debit or credit card   PAY HERE

Citizens of Australia, China and Peru, please follow these instructions. If you do not see your citizenship listed here, or if you carry dual citizenship, please contact the USC admin staff.

  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Vietnam
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count)
  • Your passport MUST be signed and in good condition. The consulate staff may reject your passport if they find it to be in damaged condition, even if you don’t think that’s the case

CLICK HERE if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • CLICK HERE for the Online Visa Application form.

IMPORTANT – INFORMATION TO FILL-OUT VISA APPLICATION:

  • ALL FORMS MUST BY TYPED AND PRINTED IN BLACK INK, WHITE PAPER ONLY, AND SIGNED BY HAND WITH A BALL END PEN (NO MARKERS, NO PENCILS)
  • NO ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES OR PHOTOCOPIED SIGNATURES
  • INITIAL INFORMATION
    • PURPOSE OF ENTRY:  Choose “Tourism”.  Type in “Tourism” on the next line as well
    • PLACE OF VISA SUBMISSION/PLACE OF VISA COLLECTION:  Choose “Consulate General of Viet Nam in San Francisco (USA)”
    • PHOTO:  Leave blank
  • PERSONAL INFORMATION
    • NATIONALITY AT BIRTH & NATIONALITY AT PRESENT:  Choose your country of citizenship at birth and at present time
    • OCCUPATION:  Choose “Student”
    • CURRENT ADDRESS: Please enter your full address including city, state and zip code.  If you have any questions, please contact the USC staff.
  • PASSPORT INFORMATION
    • PASSPORT TYPE:  Choose “Ordinary”
  • VISA INFORMATION
    • PROPOSED ENTRY DATE:  Enter 14/05/2016 for May 14, 2016
    • VISA VALIDITY:  Choose “30 day”
    • PROPOSED EXIT DATE:  Enter 17/05/2016 for May 17, 2016
    • NUMBER OF ENTRIES:  Choose “Single”
    • PROPOSED ADDRESS IN VIETNAM:  Enter Sofitel Legend Metropole, 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, 10000, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • SPONSOR INFORMATION
    • Choose “Organization”
    • Name:  Sofitel Legend Metropole
    • Address:  15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, 10000, Hanoi, Vietnam
    • Telephone Number:  84-4-3826-6919
  • EMERGENCY CONTACT
    • Name:  USC – Brenda S. Miller
    • Address:  3670 Trousdale Parkway, BRI 310, Los Angeles, CA  90089
    • Telephone Number:  213-740-6066
    • Email:  bsm@marshall.usc.edu

When you are finished with your ONLINE VISA application, print it out and sign it.

  • Professional passport-type photograph: 1
    • In the event that you do not have a professionally taken photo, please see the USC staff for help
  • A simple, clear photocopy of your student ID from USC
  • Flight itinerary print-out
  • USC Support Letter addressed to the consulate of Vietnam
  • You MUST submit your original US immigration documents (submit all that apply to you): I-94, permanent resident (green) card, I-20, advance parole originals, etc.
For all nationalities
 $70

Payment:

Pay by debit or credit card   PAY HERE

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