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Vietnam visa in San Francisco (SF) California

Information on getting a visa to Vietnam from San Francisco (SF) California.

US citizens are required a valid visa to enter Vietnam. It costs 100 USD and takes 7 working days for the application to be completed at Vietnamese embassy in San Francisco or JUST 45 USD and 2 working days for the visa on arrival.

Visa on arrival - Visa at embassy comparison chart

  Visa on arrival Visa at Embassy
Issued by Vietnam Immigration Dept Vietnamese Embassy
Processing time 1-2 working days 3-5 working days
Processing fee 35-50 USD (stamping fee included) 50-85 USD
Additional fees None Postal costs
Passport required Not required Required

Why should I apply online instead of going to the embassy?

Each visa application option offers you some advantage. VOA is especially beneficial for those who live far away from the Vietnamese embassies and do not wish to send their passports away by mail. The other advantages of VOA include faster processing, cost-saving and more efficient payment methods.

1. Consulate General of Vietnam

1700 California Street, Suite 430
San Francisco, CA94109
Phone: (415)922-1707 ext 7104 OR 7105
Hot line or after office hours (415)272-3939
Fax: (415)922-1848 or (415)922-1757

2. Getting a visa on arrival

You can also apply for a visa on arrival as it seems the cheapest and easiest way to get a visa to Vietnam from United Kingdom. The total cost is from 35 - 50 USD/person. Click here to see how it works.

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