How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Oudomxay


Embassy of Vietnam in Oudomxay

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Oudomxay, Laos. Travellers from Oudomxay can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Luang Prabang for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Luang Prabang (226.2 km)
Address No. 15/II, Wat That Village, Phothisalath Road Luang Prabang Laos
Phone +856 71 254 748
Distance 226.2km (140.6mi)
Travel Time
  • Drive total time 3h 7m
Current time in Oudomxay Saturday 08 24, 2019 11:17 AM

How to get from Oudomxay to the embassy in Luang Prabang

How to apply

Lao nationals and foreign visitors living in Oudomxay, Laos can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Luang Prabang or applying online for an approval letter to pick up the visa on arrival.

Apply at the embassy

To apply for a visa at the embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Oudomxay, 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 alternative way to obtain a visa for Vietnam for those who fly from Oudomxay to Vietnam (Average flight time between Oudomxay and Vietnam is about 0h hours, 18 minutes). 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.

Public Holidays in Oudomxay 2019

Holidays Date Day Counting down
National Day 02 September 2019Monday8 days, 12 hours
BOL Establishment Day 07 October 2019Monday43 days
Boat Racing Festival 14 October 2019Monday50 days
That Luang Festival 11 November 2019Monday78 days
Lao National Day 02 December 2019Monday99 days
International New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday129 days
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday129 days
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday152 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday153 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday154 days