Vietnam visa for Uk Passport holders

Vietnam Visa Guide for UK Citizens in Hong Kong

Vietnam visa for Uk Passport holdersGood news for all UK citizens is that the policy on Vietnam visa exemption for UK which expired on June 30, 2016 has been extended for further 1 year. Accordingly, Uk citizens are now getting 15-day Vietnam visa exemption until June 30, 2016. If they want to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 days or their arrival date falls within 30 days since exit date of their last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption, they should apply for Vietnam visa.

And like Vietnam visa for Hong Kong citizens, a Vietnam visa for UK passport holders in Hong Kong can be obtained in either of the two following ways.

  1. Apply via Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in Hong Kong;
  2. Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival;

How to obtain Vietnam visa in Vietnam Embassy in Hong Kong

  • Step 1: Download the Vietnam visa application form at website of Vietnam embassy in Hong Kong, fill it out, attach it with photo
  • Step 2: Travel to the embassy, submit visa application, original passport and other documents as required by the embassy.
  • Step 3: Pay for visa fee.
  • Step 4: Travel back home and wait for visa application processed by the embassy.
  • Step 5: Travel back to the embassy to pick up full visa for Vietnam.

Here are contact details of Vietnam embassy/Consulate in Hong Kong:

  1. Vietnam Embassy in Hong Kong:
  • Address: 15/F, Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, HONG KONG, CHINA
  • Phone: (852) 2591 4517
  • Fax: (852) 2591 4524
  • Email: tlsqhk [@]
  1. Vietnam Consulate General in Hong Kong, China
  • Address: 15/F, Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, HONG KONG, CHINA
  • Phone: (852) 2591 4517
  • Fax: (852) 2591 4524
  • Email: vnconsul.hongkong [@]

How to obtain Vietnam visa on arrival?

Get Vietnam visa in Hong Kong fast and cheap

  • Follow three simple steps in the Online Application Form, fill in the secured form, make payment for service fee
  • Wait for 2 working days (normal service) or 1 working day (urgent service) to get your Visa Approval Letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department via email
  • Print the approval letter out together with an entry and exit form (also attached in the email). Fill in the entry and exit form in advance (to save time at the arrival airport) and prepare 01 passport-sized photo
  • Bring visa approval letter, photo, filled Entry and Exit form and required amount of money for stamping fee (USD is recommended) with you to get on your flights
  • Get your visa stamped at Vietnam airport checking point by showing all prepared to the in-charge officer.

Both these ways of visa application provide you with a valid visa, so using which way is your choice.