Please note that British National (Overseas) passport holders are required visa for visiting Vietnam.
A British National (Overseas) passport holder can apply online for an e-visa (30days, single entry) or apply online with us for for pre-approval then getting visa on arrival at destination airport.
Or if you want to apply a visa at the embassy of Vietnam, here’s below the address :
Embassy of Vietnam in the United Kingdom:
Address: 12-14 Victoria Road, London W8 5RD, United Kingdom (UK).
Tel : +44-2079371912/2075652214/+44-2079375628
Fax : +44-207565385
Monday – Friday (excluding holidays)
Consul: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (visas, passports, legalization)
Office: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The embassy of Vietnam will be closed on the public holidays of both Vietnam and the United Kingdom.
Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong Kong:
Address: 15/F, Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2591-4510; 2591-4517; 2835-9358; 2835-9398
Working time : Monday – Friday: 9.00 am – 12:30 pm; 14:00 pm – 17:00 pm
On the occasion of New Year, Lunar New Year and other public holidays of Vietnam and China, the Consulate will be closed
I am a British National Overseas, should I apply for a visa at the embassy of Vietnam or apply online for an electronic visa (Vietnam e-visa) or apply online for pre-approval then pick up my visa on arrival at the airport of Vietnam ?
Of course making the visa application online from home or workplace is convenient for you. Visiting and queuing at the embassy of Vietnam to apply for a visa is not a good idea. It is consuming time, money and quite hassle.
If you plan to visit Vietnam for less than 30 days on a single trip, you should choose to apply for e-visa which is accept to enter Vietnam by land crossing, by cruise ship, by air plane
If you want to visit Vietnam multiple times in 30 days or want to visit Vietnam for more than 30 days, you should choose to apply online for pre-approval then pick up your visa on arrival at the airport of Vietnam. With this option, you can stay at home or office to fill the online application form then wait 2 working days to receive the visa approval letter via email, then print a copy of the visa approval letter to show for boarding and show on arrival (at the airport of Vietnam) to pick up your visa. Sound great !
However, visa on arrival Vietnam is now available at the International Airports of Vietnam only. You should go to the consulate or embassy of Vietnam to apply for a visa beforehand if you want OR you can can apply for an e-visa to visit Vietnam then get your visa extended once in the country (please note that it take about 1 week to get your visa extended)
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