Vietnam visa application in San Francisco (SF) California

Information on how to get a visa to Vietnam from San Francisco (SF) California with embassy details and visa on arrival instructions.

From San Francisco (SF) California, the travellers have 2 options to apply for a visa to Vietnam, here below is detailed guide:

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.

Visa on arrival - Visa at embassy comparison chart

Descriptions 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 37 USD (stamping fee included) 50 - 85 USD
Additional fees None Postal costs
Passport required Not required Required

The General Consulate of Vietnam in San Francisco (SF) California

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

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 New Zealand. The total cost is from US$ 35 - 50/person. Click here to see how it works.

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