Kindly be informed that American passport holders are required Vietnam visas to enter Vietnam.
How to get Vietnam visa in America?
There are 2 ways for you to get a Vietnam visa:
1. Apply for your Vietnam visa in a Vietnam Embassy / Consulate:
You can come in person to the Vietnam embassy in your country and you will be instructed step by step on how to apply for a Vietnam visa there. By this way, you have to come directly to the Vietnam embassy at least two times. The first time you come there is to submit required documents and the second one coming there is to get your Vietnam visa.
For your convenience, we would like to give you the contact information of the Vietnam embassy in America as below:
Embassy of Vietnam in United States of America (USA)
Address: 1233 20th St NW, Suite 400 – Washington, DC 20036, United States of America (USA)
Hotline for Consular Affairs: 202.716.8666 or 202.739.1666
Email : email@example.com (for general information)or firstname.lastname@example.org (for consular affairs)
Website : www.vietnamembassy-usa.org
Consulate General of Vietnam in Houston, Texas, USA
5251 Westheimer Rd, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056, United States of America
Tel: 713-850-1233 | 713-840-0096
Fax: 713-840-0159 | 713-871-0312
Website : www.vietnamconsulateinhouston.org
Consulate General of Viet Nam in San Francisco, USA
1700 California Street, Suite 430, San Francisco, CA 94109, California, USA
Tel: 415-922-1707 ext. 115
Fax: 415-922-1848; 415-922-0307
Website address: www.vietnamconsulate-sf.org
2. Apply online (1) to obtain an approval letter (2) to pick up your Vietnam visa at Vietnam international airports (in case you travel by air to Vietnam) or to collect your Vietnam visa at any Vietnam Embassy / Consulate nominated by you.
a) Regarding apply online to obtain a visa approval letter to pick up visa at a Vietnam international airport, from 29 August 2016, all visas will be issued in 1-year-visa multiple entry is granted for US citizens with maximum 90 days of stay per one entry to Vietnam.
To apply for a Vietnam visa, please follow the simple steps as below:
– Visit our website www.gettingvietnamvisa.com to fill in the online application form.
– Make payment for us (service fee) as per instructions.
– Obtain your visa approval letter via our email.
If you still can’t receive any approval letter within the required time, please let us know immediately via our email email@example.com
b) Regarding apply online to get approval letter for picking up your visa at a Vietnam embassy nominated by you.
It means that if you apply for an approval letter online in our website, you can save the time you have to spend to wait for the procedure of getting a visa approval letter in the Vietnam embassy. We will get the approval letter for you and send it to your email, all you need to do is print it out and come to the Vietnam Embassy just ONE TIME to get your Vietnam visa and pay for the visa fee.
The Vietnam visa fee for US passport holders (only 1-year-visa multiple entry)
Service fee: 25$
Stamp fee: 135$