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Document Requirements

These requirements are applicable for Non-US Citizens applying at the Washington DC Office

Please send TDS your current valid and signed passport. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least one blank visa page. Foreign Embassies cannot issue a visa on a page not labeled as a Visa page. Amendment and Endorsement pages in the back of the passport cannot be used for issuance of a visa.
A visa cannot be stamped on a page even if only one Small Stamp is on the visa page. If your passport expires within 6 months, you must renew your passport and then we will secure your visa with the new passport.
A Photocopy of Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) or valid U.S. visa and I-94 is required.
Travelers who entered the USA after April 26th 2013 should print the electronic I-94 form from the
Department of Homeland Security.
A copy of your letter of acceptance from the school you will be attending in Vietnam.
If you have received a visa pre-approval notice from the Vietnamese school write the approval number on the top of the visa application form and or included the notice with your documents.

A visa pre-approval notice is not required to apply.
Please send 1 recent professional passport-type photograph.
Digital and non-passport photographs are not acceptable.
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Complete, Print, and Sign a Vietnam Visa Application. This application must be completed online.

Please Note: The Vietnamese Governments visa application operates best using Google Chrome, and may not open or operate properly in other browsers such as Firefox, IE, Safaris, Edge

Choose ENGLISH language (top right corner) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam web site.

Click on “fill form”
Place of visa submission and collection should be VIETNAM EMBASSY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, toward the bottom off the dropdown menu
Do not worry about uploading a photo it’s optional.
Click on “next” and proceed to answer all of the questions about your trip
For U.S. passport type select “ordinary.”
Enter the sponsor information (tourists can use the hotel information)
On the final page of the online application, select VIETNAM EMBASSY IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and submit the form.
A PDF will open. Print and sign the PDF send it to Traveldocs.com along with your support documentation.


 

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Shipping Instructions

Please forward a printed copy of your order confirmation and all required documents to:

Travel Document Systems, Inc.
1625 K St. NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20006

Local Phone Number: 202-638-3800

Urgent applications should be shipped to TDS using only the FedEx Company.

Please use FedEx Priority Overnight. Do NOT ship "First Overnight." This will delay the delivery of your package.

Once your order is complete, your Passport with the visa sticker/stamp will be returned to you via FedEx Overnight.

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Continental USA Only Price
Next Business Day - up to 3 passports $32.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $33.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI Price
Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
International Price
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