How Argentinian citizens apply for Vietnam visa?

Vietnam - Argentina relations

The Peron Administration of the Argentine Republic established diplomatic relations with the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on October 25th, 1973. In January, 1995, Vietnam opened its Embassy in Buenos Aires. In February, 1997, President Menem paid an official visit to Vietnam and inaugurated the Argentine Embassy in Hanoi.

The two countries have exchanged a number of high-ranking delegations and signed numerous Agreements on Cooperation, namely, Investment Promotion and Reciprocal Protection, Economic and Trade Cooperation, Cooperation on Agriculture and Industry, Animal Health Cooperation, MOU on the Mechanism of Political Consultation between the two Ministries of Foreign Affairs (1996), Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation, Agreement on State Inspection Cooperation (1997), MOU of Sports (1999), Cooperation on Culture and Education (2000), and Agreement on use of nuclear for peaceful purposes (2002). The two sides concluded negotiations on Vietnam's WTO admission in November, 2004. Argentina supported Vietnam for its candidature of non-permanent member of UNSC for the 2008-2009 term (September, 2006).

The bilateral trade turnover has lately witnessed a sharp increase. In 2005, the volume totaled $ 294 millions, six times higher compared to the year of 2001 and twice compared to the year of 2003. Vietnam's main exports are garment, footwear, rubber, electric-electronic products, steam-boiler, mechanical equipment, wooden products, motor and bicycle spare parts, suitcases, handbags and handicrafts. Vietnam's imports are mainly vegetable oil, cigarette raw material, pharmaceutical products, chemical and plastic products, all kind of fibers, textile materials, machinery, cars and its components, milk and lactose, wood and animal food.

How Argentinian citizens apply for Vietnam visa?

Vietnam Immigration policy regulates that all Argentina passport holders need to apply for Vietnam visa before entering the countries. From Argentina, you can get a visa to Vietnam by two 2 options:

1. Get Vietnam visa on arrival easily at lower cost:

Visa on arrival is beneficial for those who live far away from the Vietnamese embassies and do not wish to send their passports away by postal mail.
- Issuing unit: Vietnam Immigration Department
- Processing time: 1 to 2 working days
- No passport sendoff required
- How it works? You go online at, fill in the secured form, and just wait 36 hour to 2 working days (normal service) or within 1 working day (urgent service) to get your Visa Approval Letter via email. Taking this letter of approval, your passport, 2 photos and US$25 (for single entry)/ US$50 (for multiple entry) as stamping fee to get your visa at airport. Further information, please visit application process.

2. Get Vietnam entry visa at Vietnam Embassy in Argentina:

- Issuing unit: Vietnam Embassy
- Processing time: 4 to 5 working days
- Your original passport required

Vietnamese Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina Argentina
Calle 11 de Septiembre 1442
C.P. 1426 Buenos Aires
Capital Federal Argentina
City: Buenos Aires
Phone: (+54) 11 4783 1802 / 4783 1825
Fax: (+54) 11 4728 0078
Office Hours: 10.00-12.00 and 14:00-16:00

However, visa getting at Vietnam Embassy tends to consume more time and money. There are a lot of our clients choose applying for Vietnam visa online to avoid bureaucratic barriers and nuisance there. To get more information about the Vietnam visa on arrival, please refer to Vietnam visa on arrival and FAQs page.
More information about Vietnam embassy in Argentina.

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