The Vietnam Embassy in London was established in September 2010 with basic functions such as spreading the image of Vietnam, promoting cultural exchanges between the two countries, handling necessary procedures for Vietnamese citizens in the UK...

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Vietnam embassy in London

I - Vietnam embassy in London & visa service for travellers to Vietnam

1 - Apply for Visa 

In terms of visa application procedures, visitors need to prepare color photos with a size of 4 x 6cm or 3.5 x 4.5cm. Note that photos must be taken within the last 6 months, against a white background, eyes straight, bare head, no colored glasses, and hair not covering ears. The application for a visa is based on each case:

Vietnam tourist Visa 

- Passport which is valid for at least 1 year

- Vietnam Visa application form 

- Fee

Embassy of Vietnam in UK

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Vietnam business Visa at Vietnamese embassy in London

- Invitation letter from a domestic partner approved by Vietnam Immigration Department

- Vietnam Visa application form 

- Passport which is valid for at least 01 year

- In case the applicant for a visa does not have a partner in Vietnam, please contact the embassy for assistance

- Fee

Vietnam official and diplomatic Visas

- Vietnam Visa application form

- Valid passport

- Official letter from the UK government agency, consulates, foreign embassies in the UK, or international organizations.

Vietnam Visa fee at Vietnam Embassy in London:


Visa Types Quote Fee (USD)
1 - Single entry visa Per person 25
2 - Multiple entries visa
- Three months multiple Per person 50
- Six months multiple Per person 95
- One year multiple Per person 135
- Two years multiple Per person 145
- Five year multiple Per person 155
- Visa for children (under the age of 14) Per person 25
3 - Transfer of valid visas from old passport to new one Per person 5

Vietnam embassy London visa application form is available here:

2 - Travel documents

Applicants to be granted travel documents are Vietnamese citizens residing in a province that shares a borderline with neighboring countries of Vietnam. (Excerpted from Article 19, Law on exit and entry of Vietnamese citizens No. 49/2019/ QH14 passed on November 22, 2019, and came into effect from July 1, 2020)

Starting from the above reason, from July 1, 2020, the Vietnam Embassy in the UK no longer receives the application for a travel document. In case Vietnamese citizens require to return to the country in the form of a travel document, they will be transferred to an ordinary passport.

3 - Visa exemption at Vietnam embassy in London

Who is applied to?

- Vietnamese people settling in the UK

- Passport which is valid for at least 1 year

- Foreigners are the spouses or children of Vietnamese people or Vietnamese people residing overseas.

Who is not allowed to apply?

- Not included in the situations that have visa exemption arrangements in Vietnam.

- Visa exemption applicants are not permitted to enter or exit the country as prescribed in Articles 21 and 28 of the Law on entry, exit, and residence of foreigners in Vietnam.

Procedures for applying for a visa at the embassy of Vietnam in UK include:

- Completed copy of the Visa Exemption Application

- 01 color photo with size 4cm x 6cm (2 inch x 2 inch). Note that photos must be taken within the last 06 months, against a white background, eyes straight, bare head, no colored glasses, and hair not covering ears.

- The UK Passport (still valid for at least 01 year) + 01 copy

- Dossier proving that you are eligible for a visa exemption certificate + 01 copy, including one of the following documents:

+ The Socialist Republic of Vietnam Certificate of citizenship

+ A copy of the Decision for Restoration of Vietnamese nationality

+ A copy of the decision for Renouncion of Vietnamese nationality

+ Certificate of loss of Vietnamese nationality

+ Vietnamese passport

+ National ID

+ Birth certificate

+ Latest voter card

+ Household registration

+ The document issued by a foreign competent authority if it contains the person issued with the original nationality or Vietnamese origin.

Vietnam embassy London address

Source: Internet

UK citizens are exempt from visas to enter Vietnam for a stay of fewer than 15 days. According to Resolution No.54 / NQ-CP dated 10/05/2018. Conditions needed to apply:

- A valid passport issued by a competent authority of the UK and a passport is still valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry.

- The time of entry must be at least 30 days away from the previous visa-exempt exit time.

II - How to contact the Vietnam embassy in London?

- Address:  No.12 - 14 Victoria Road, London, W8 5RD

- Hotline: 020 7937 1912
- Email:

- Days off: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays in the UK

III - Price list of services 

1 - Translation 

The documents below are subject to a 07-day payment term, nevertheless, there will be a payment period of 10 days for commercial documents.


Type of document Name of document Fee/unit
1 - Civil status papers Birth certificate 35 pounds/page
Registration of marriage 35 pounds/page
Death Certificate 35 pounds/page
Passport 35 pounds/page
Household registration 35 pounds/page
2 - Degree - certificate Diploma 40 pounds/page
Scoreboard 40 pounds/page
Graduation certificate 40 pounds/page
License 40 pounds/page
3 - Administrative -legal documents Judicial history card 40 pounds/page
Judgment of the Court 40 pounds/page
Authorization letter 40 pounds/page
Single confirmed letter 40 pounds/page
4 - Commercial documents Land / real estate use right certification; testament 40 pounds/page
Contracts 25 cents/word

2 - Copy documents, complete dossiers 

Service Price/unit
Print / Copy documents  0.5 pounds/page
Print passport / visa photo 5 pounds/4 photos
Complete dossiers  10 pounds/ dossiers


Above is our introduction to the Vietnamese embassy in London. Hopefully, the information above is useful for your upcoming trip to Vietnam.

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