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Vietnam Work Visa
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Learn more about the consular fees, entry, and validity options for
Vietnam Work Visas
These requirements are applicable for Non-US Citizens applying at the San Francisco 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.
Please send 1 recent professional passport-type photograph, applicants of Vietnamese origin please provide 2 recent professional passport-type photographs.
Digital and non-passport photographs are not acceptable.
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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.
Pre-approval for visa clearance obtained for an applicant by his/her partner, host, representative in Vietnam, ahead of time at the Immigration Department, Ministry of Public Security (258 Nguyen Trai Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City or 40a Hang Bai, Hanoi). The Embassy of Vietnam issues the visa to the applicant based on that approval.
Please send a copy of the Official Invitation/Pre-approval, or write the approval number on the top of the visa application form.
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 CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN SAN FRANCISCO USA, 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 CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN SAN FRANCISCO USA and submit the form.
A PDF will open. Print and sign the PDF send it to Traveldocs along with your supporting documentation.
Normal processing time for single entry Business visa issuance is approximately 4-5 business days. RUSH SERVICE for Same Day/Next Day is available for an additional embassy fee of $30.00.
Please forward a printed copy of your order confirmation and all required documents to:
Local Phone Number: 415-399-1515
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.
These are the fees charged by the foreign government for issuing a visa. Fees are
per person per visa.
Note: All consular fees above include a $5 check writing fee.
Note: One year multiple entry visa requires prior approval from Vietnamese Government.