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Vietnam visa for South Africans

Vietnam visa for South Africans can be obtained by 2 ways: directly at the embassy in South Africa or directly at Vietnam’s airport. Would you like to know more? Please find details below.

1. Get Vietnam visa at embassy

-  Address: 87 Brooks Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa.

-  Tel: + 27 (0)12 362 8119 và + 27 (0)12 362 8118

-  Fax: + 27 (0)12 362 8115

-  Email:

The procedure to apply for Vietnamese visa at the embassy is very simple. You just need to go directly to the office of embassy, submit required documents and wait about 3-5 working days to collect the visa. A complete Vietnam visa application consits of following documents:

-  Origin passport (valid for at least 6 month prior to date of travel to Vietnam)

-   Application form (available on the website and at the office)

-   1 passport-sized photo to glue on the form

-   Vietnam visa fee (in cash)

After receving the paspsort back, you should check the visa to make sure that there is no error with it. Any errors must be reported immediately to the embassy for correction.

The visa fee is non-refundable even when your visa application is refused.

2. Get Vietnam visa at the airport

Picking up Vietnamese visa at the airport is generally known as Vietnam visa on arrival.  It is designed particularly for those who enter Vietnam by air. In order to obtain on arrival Vietnam visa from South Africa, please do the following:

-   Complete the online application form here

-   Pay visa service fee online with your credit/debit card

-   Receive visa approval letter in your email within 2 working days (normal service)

-   Get visa stamped onto your passport and pick up the visa at the airport

If you are interested in the visa cost for South Africans, please visit here

In case of emergency, it’s recommended that you should use our rush service to receive visa approval letter in 1 working day or a few working hour.

The service fee is not refundable after your visa application is sent to Vietnam Immigration Department for processing.


-  You passort validity must last at least 6 months ahead to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival

-  Be careful to fill out the form to avoid undesired problem.

Contact us any time you have a concern about  visa Vietnam for South African passport holders. We are willing to support you 24/7


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