Upon receipt of the application, it takes FIVE working days by normal service for your passport(s) with the visa(s) to be ready for collection at the Embassy. EXPRESS SERVICE is available and incurs extra cost.
Once you have received your passport(s) with visa(s), please check carefully all the details. Should there be any discrepancies or errors, such as the dates of arrival/departure, the types of visas, please notify the Embassy immediately. If the errors are the consequences of the inaccuracy of the information you provided in the Application Form, the Embassy will not be responsible for them, and any additional costs that incur from remedy of the errors will be born solely by you. After the visa(s) have been stamped on your passport(s), if you want to change the dates of arrival/ the types of visas, you need to pay the extra costs. Please note that all payments are non-refundable, even if you want to cancel the visa(s) which have already been issued.
Visa application for children should follow the same procedures if the children hold their own passports. Children are under 14 years of age are not required to sign the Application Form.
For more details about getting visa for Vietnam, please contact:
Embassy of Vietnam (Consular Section)
Add: 30/5 Ward Place, Colombo 07
Tel: 2696050 (ext: 101,105) Fax: 2692040
Working hours: From 2pm-5pm (Monday to Friday)
Living far way from location of Vietnam embassy in Colombo Sri Lanka and it is not convenience for you to queue at the embassy to apply for Vietnam visa. Don't worry. There are 2 other options for you to get a visa for entering Vietnam.
1. Apply for a visa to Vietnam through a travel agent in Sri Lanka or through an online visa processors like Travisa, Travelvisapro, Traveldocs using Israel passport. The process and fee for Vietnam visa may vary by each agent mentioned above.
2. Apply online through an agent in Vietnam to request for approval letter from Vietnam Immigration Department for picking up your visa on arrival to Vietnam at international airport of Vietnam (Note: It is available for traveling to Vietnam by air only).
Please click this link to see fee for Vietnam visa on arrival : : http://www.vietnamvisa.lk/vietnam-visa-application-online