Guide to get Vietnam Visa from Australia

Visitors travelling from Australia to Vietnam must apply for visa before entering this country. Today, Australian citizens and residents can obtain Vietnam visa in 2 ways: Applying Vietnam Embassy Visa or applying VOA Vietnam (Vietnam Visa On Arrival).

Applying for visa in person at Vietnam Embassy in Australia 

This is a traditional way to get visa. The pros of this type is that it is available whether you plan to enter Vietnam by air, land or sea. On the other hand, it is complicated, time and cost-consuming rather than the Vietnam Visa On Arrival.

Currently, there are 3 offices of Vietnam Embassy in Australia: they are in Canberra, New South Wales, and Perth. The detailed and contact addresses are as below:

  • Embassy of Vietnam in Canberra – Australia

6 Timbarra Cres., Malley Canberra, ACT 2606, Australia

Tel: (612) 6286 6059 /(612) 6290 1549

Consular: 6290 1556

Fax: (612) 6286 4534

  • Consulate General of Vietnam in Perth, Australia

8th Floor, No.16, St.Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

Phone: (+61) 8 9221 1158

Fax: (+61) 8 9225 6881

Email: [email protected] | [email protected]

  • Consulate General of Vietnam in Sydney – Australia

8th Floor, No.16, St.Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

PO Box: 732, Edgecliff, N.S.W 2027

Tel: 02 93271912/ 0293272539

Fax: 02 93281653

With Vietnam Visa On Arrival, before having your visa stamped at 1 of 5 Vietnam international airports, you will receive a visa approval letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department. If you apply through Embassies, you will have your visa stamped already on passport and sent back to you.

Applying Vietnam Visa Online with Vietnam Visa On Arrival method

All essential guide to get Vietnam Visa On Arrival for Australian citizens and residents can be found at:

Basically, there are 2 steps involved in the application procedure:

  • Completing online application form with required information including contact name, arrival airport, visiting time, number of people, etc. Please double check to ensure the information provided is correct because the service provider will not be responsible to any unwanted incidents resulting from incorrect information from applicants.
  • Make payment with Credit/ Debit Card details. Then, receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes.

Normally, you will receive you Visa Approval Letter in 2 business days, but in urgent cases, it will only take 1 working day or even 2 working hours to receive such paper. Next step will be prepare your passport, 02 photos (passport size), and print the completed application form to the airport you plan to arrive. Remember to bring stamping fee as well.

Otherwise, if you want to complete the application form offline, it can be retrieved and downloaded here (.doc format). After that, send it to our e-mail address at [email protected]. Finally, we will send you a reply mail and payment link to make payment.

If you have any question, please feel free to ask us via above e-mail. We will try our best to solve your problems.