How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Sofia


Embassy of Vietnam in Sofia - Bulgaria

Address: 1, Jetvarka Street 1113 Sofia Bulgaria
Phone: +359 2 963 2609
Fax: +359 2 963 3658
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Vietnam Embassy in Sofia

How to apply

Travellers from Sofia, Bulgaria can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Sofia or apply for a pre-approved visa letter online to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Sofia, Bulgaria, the following documents are REQUIRED:

  • Valid passport for at least 06 months prior to your planned entry date (Travel documents or temporary passports may not be accepted)
  • Application form (Click here to download)
  • 02 recently taken passport sized photos (4*6cm)
  • Visa application fees

Apply for visa on arrival

Visa on arrival is an easy and convenient way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for Bulgarian applicants or foreign travellers residing in Sofia who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Sofia, Bulgaria. The process involves 4 simple steps:

  1. Submit an online form for the approval letter.
  2. Receive the approval letter by Email in 2 working days.
  3. Prepare photos, entry/exit form, stamping fee and the approval letter
  4. Arrive at Vietnam airport, present all documents above to get the visa stamped on passport.

Upcoming Holiday Schedules of Embassy of Vietnam in Sofia

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Culture and Literacy Day 24 May 2019Friday3 days, 10 hours
National Day 02 September 2019Monday104 days
Unification Day 06 September 2019Friday108 days
Independence Day 22 September 2019Sunday124 days
Independence Day Holiday 23 September 2019Monday125 days
Christmas Eve 24 December 2019Tuesday217 days
Christmas Day 25 December 2019Wednesday218 days
Second Day of Christmas 26 December 2019Thursday219 days
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday225 days
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday248 days