How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Shanghai

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Embassy of Vietnam in Shanghai - China

Address: 3F, Huachen financial mansion. No 900, Pudong Ave, Shanghai, China
Phone: +86-21-6855 5871 or +86-21-6855 5872
Fax: +86-21-68555873
Email: tlsqvn.th@mofa.gov.vn
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Vietnam Embassy in Shanghai

How to apply

Travellers from Shanghai, China can apply for a visa for Vietnam in person at the embassy of Vietnam in Shanghai 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 Shanghai, China, 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 Chinese applicants or foreign travellers residing in Shanghai who plan to arrive in Vietnam by air from Shanghai, China. 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 Shanghai

Holidays Date Day Counting down
Women's Day 08 March 2020Sunday13 days, 16 hours
Hung Kings Temple Festival 02 April 2020Thursday38 days
Ching Ming Festival 04 April 2020Saturday40 days
Ching Ming Festival Holiday 05 April 2020Sunday41 days
Ching Ming Festival Holiday 06 April 2020Monday42 days
Reunification Day 30 April 2020Thursday66 days
International Labor Day 01 May 2020Friday67 days
Labour Day 01 May 2020Friday67 days
Dragon Boat Festival 25 June 2020Thursday122 days
National Day 02 September 2020Wednesday191 days