How to apply for a Vietnam visa in Richards Bay

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Embassy of Vietnam in Richards Bay

There is NO embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Richards Bay, South Africa. Travellers from Richards Bay can contact the nearest embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria for visa information.

Nearest Embassy Embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria (505.3 km)
Address 87 Brooks St, Brooklyn, Pretoria, 0011, South Africa
Phone +27 12 362 8119 or +27 12 362 8118
Distance 505.3km (313.9mi)
Travel Time
  • Fly, train total time 2h 31m
  • Drive total time 7h 2m
Current time in Richards Bay Friday 10 18, 2019 21:10 PM

How to get from Richards Bay to the embassy in Pretoria

How to apply

South African nationals and foreign visitors living in Richards Bay, South Africa can choose between applying for a visa through the embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria 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 Richards Bay, 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 Richards Bay to Vietnam (Average flight time between Richards Bay and Vietnam is about 16 hours, 3 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 Richards Bay 2019

Holidays Date Day Counting down
New Year's Day 01 January 2020Wednesday73 days
Tet Eve 24 January 2020Friday96 days
Tet Nguyen Dan 25 January 2020Saturday97 days
Tet Holiday 26 January 2020Sunday98 days
Tet Holiday 27 January 2020Monday99 days
Tet Holiday 28 January 2020Tuesday100 days
Tet Holiday 29 January 2020Wednesday101 days
Hung Kings Temple Festival 02 April 2020Thursday165 days
Reunification Day 30 April 2020Thursday193 days
International Labor Day 01 May 2020Friday194 days