The Vietnam Embassy in India (or Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in India) was established in 1972, and has long been the bridge for the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and India. 

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That the relation between the two countries of Vietnam and India has firmly developed in the nearly past 50 years and even in the context when the world after a pandemic has many unpredictable developments as the present has a substantial contribution of the embassy in enhancing the cohesion between the nations in different facets.  

I - Services at the Vietnam Embassy in India for Indian tourists traveling to Vietnam 

Any Indian citizen who would like to arrive in Vietnam no matter whether on a business trip or for tourism purposes all have to ask for a visa to Vietnam. The embassy of  Vietnam in India is where necessary procedures for a visa to be provided are implemented. 

1 - Visa 

There are many ways that you can ask for a visa to Vietnam and to Indian residents, there are two more entry conditions which are an Indian Passport that is unexpired for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Vietnam and at least 02 blank pages.   


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Visa service at Vietnam embassy in India - Source: Internet

In terms of paper, the Indian citizens asking for a tourist visa must prepare the following: the original passport, a 4x6 photo, a copy of the first and the last page of the passport, a return plane ticket or ticket to a third country, the latest 3 months bank account statement (the minimum balance of $2,155), fee for visa services (about $51 per month). In case of going on a business trip or visiting relatives, apart from these, there is a need for an approval letter from the Vietnam Immigration Department or an invitation letter of relatives in Vietnam. Note that aside from the above-mentioned documents, there is a need to provide more in case the Vietnam embassy in Delhi requires it. 

If you apply for a visa at the Vietnam embassy, Indian citizens need to prepare all these papers and submit them in person at the embassy or the consulate. Otherwise, Indian citizens can also register online and apply for Visa on Arrival if they travel by airplane. With this type of visa, Indian citizens just need to fill in all basic information into the digital application form and pay the service fee. Within 2 to 7 days or less, Indian citizens will receive the dispatch allowing their entry accompanied with an immigration report via the signed-in email. The last thing to do is to have it stamped as soon as you arrive at a Vietnam airport. 

With a tourist visa at the Vietnam embassy in India, the fee is relatively cheap, $21 if Indian citizens enter once a month, $26 if the number of entries is more; if Indian citizens apply for a 3 months visa, the price is $34 if you enter once, $55 if more. In case Indian citizens ask for an urgent visa, there will be extra charges such as $10 per person for receiving dispatch in 1 working day, $25 per person for receiving dispatch in 4 working hours, and $50 for receiving dispatch in 2 hours. The fare can be changed depending on the time you apply for the visa. 


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Vietnamese and Indian flags - Source: Internet

2 - Visa exemption service at the Vietnam embassy in India

The Indian who wants to enjoy Vietnam visa exemption needs to prepare the following papers: the original passport, two 3x4 photos, family record book and a copy of the identity card of the Vietnamese husband/wife, marriage certificate (if registering in Vietnam, an authorized copy is acceptable). The duration for the folder to be approved is 5 - 6 days of work. The paper will expire after 5 years. The length of stay is 90 days for each entry. The subject applying for visa exemption must take the folder to the Vietnam embassy or the Consulate General. 

II - Contact information of the Vietnam embassy in India

In India, Vietnam has both an embassy and Consulate General. You can contact either of the following addresses: 

1 - Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in India

- Address: No.20 Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110 021

- Phone: +91.11.2687.9868 (Ext:17)

- Fax:+91.11. 2687.9856

- Email:

-Working time: 9am - 6pm from Monday to Friday (except official holidays of Vietnam and India)

- Official website of Vietnam embassy in India:

2 - Consulate General of Vietnam in India 

- Address: P805, floor 8, Powai Plaza, Hiranandani Gardens, Central Avenue, Powai 400076

- Phone: (+91 22) 25702033

- Fax: (+91 22) 25702034

- E-mail: & 

- Working time: 9am - 5pm from Monday to Friday (except official holidays of Vietnam and India)

With two offices which are the Vietnam embassy in India and the Consulate General of Vietnam in India, it is faster and more convenient for Indian people to ask for a visa to Vietnam or other related services. Hope that this article provides you with helpful information

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