Visa to Vietnam

A VISA to Viet Nam can be applied in person at the Embassy as early as 06 months prior to the date of travel. The Embassy currently suspends receiving visa application via mail until further notice.

Please take into consideration Austrian and Vietnamese holidays when you plan your visa application. 



Book an appointment: (one appointment is applicable for 01 visa application only).

According to Viet Nam’s current requirements, the pre-condition to be granted a tourist visa at the Embassy is booking of a tour in Viet Nam. The tour provider will act as your inviting agent and is responsible to maintain connection with you during your stay in Viet Nam.



To apply for Business visa, please contact the Consular Section of the Embassy for more information.


*Applicant is responsible for checking accurate information on visa being issued by the Embassy. In case of mistakes, please contact the Embassy immediately for correction. Otherwise, applicant is fully responsible for the mistakes. 


Opening hours:

9.00 AM – 12.00 PM Monday and Wednesday.



Embassy of Vietnam in Vienna

Felix-Mottl- Str. 20, 1190 Vienna, Austria


Contact details:

Telephone:  +43-1-368075510 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoon from 02 PM - 05 PM)




According to current Vietnamese Immigration Laws (Ordinance on entry, exit, residence of foreigner in Vietnam dated 28/04/2000; Decree No. 21/2001/ND-CP dated 28/05/2001; Circular No. 04/2002/TTLT-BCA-BNG dated 29/01/2002 to implement related Ordinance and Decree), visitors can only apply for a visa upon arrival at Vietnam’s international airports under the following circumstances:

  • Being invited by Vietnamese government for official visit;

  • Attending funerals of family members;

  • Taking care of family members who are seriously ill;

  • Providing technical emergency support; medical care for seriously-ill patients; natural disaster and epidemic relief in Vietnam;

  • Under the above-mentioned circumstances, travellers MUST obtain an approval letter signed and sealed by the Embassy of Vietnam in Austria prior to their trips to Vietnam.


The Embasy is NOT responsible for any inconveniences if visitors are not allowed to get on board or are refused to enter Vietnam in case they do not have a valid visa or a letter of pre-approval issued by the Embassy.