Subsequent to President Clinton’s normalization announcement, in August 1995, both countries upgraded their Liaison Offices opened during January 1995 to Embassy status, with the United States later opening a consulate general in Ho Chi Minh City, while Vietnam opened a consulate in San Francisco, California; Houston, Texas and New York.
Vietnam is represented in the US by the Embassy of Vietnam in Washington, D.C
– Address: 1233 20th Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20036 (walk-in, no prior appointment is required)
– Time: from 9:00 A.M to 12:00 A.M and 02:00 P.M to 04:30 P.M from Monday to Friday, except holidays)
– Telephone: +1 202-861-0737.
Besides, you can visit Vietnam Consulate as below:
-CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN SAN FRANCISCO
Address:1700 California St, Suite 430 San Francisco, CA 94109
Office hours:Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m
-CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN HOUSTON, UNITED STATES
Address: 5251 Westheimer Road, Suite 1100, Houston, Texas 77056
Phone: +001-713.850.1233 | 7138771326 | 7138400096
Fax: +001-713.871.0312 | 7138100159
-CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
866 U.N. Plaza, Suite 435
New York, NY 10017
In case, you don’t live near these cities, it takes a lot of time for you to visit there and waiting for Vietnam visa. How can the American citizen get Vietnam visa easiest way?
Nowadays, World Wide Web has really connected people and made life so easy. With the emergence of technology that has turned the world into a global village, there have come a lot of alternatives to many things that impact the human life. One of the greatest benefits is Evisa that has shown a lot of improvement and switch from the long tiring and expensive method of going to the Vietnam embassy.
An electronic visa (Evisa) is one of visa types issued to foreigners by Vietnamese Immigration Department via electronic system for maximum of 30 single entry days. Entering Vietnam by ship, road or airplane is advantages of Evisa.
Why choosing Evisa:
No need to stop at the “visa on arrival office” to pick up the visa. No extra fee on arrival.
You can simply go online to upload your scan passport and photo when applying for Vietnam Evisa. After paying the fee online, your Vietnam Evisa will be ready within 2 working days (Please choose express service in 2 working hours or 8 working hours when you are in urgent case).
The shorter time and less expense that come with applying Evisa are the main factors that make many people go for that method compared to the others tedious and expensive. This will make people who are wishing to visit Vietnam not to get worried about how long the process may take for them to acquire the visa.
Vietnam currently has 8 airports, 16 land border gates and 9 sea border gates that allow foreigners to enter and exit by Evisa. However, You have to determine your arrival border crossings or airport before departure. Changing after applying for e-visa is not allowed.
Please note that There is only one type of visa that is available on e-visa system: 30-day and single entry visa. In case you are not sure the time you want to stay in Vietnam, you shouldn’t choose Evisa since it cannot extend.
Moreover, We provide approval letter for get 1-3 months single entry, 1-3-6 months multiple entries and 1 year multiple entries for whom expect to enter and exit Vietnam multiple times (for visiting the 3rd countries like Cambodia, Laos, Thailand,… before coming back to Vietnam and flying home). Please note that visa on arrival is available for air entry only and it can be ready within 1 hour, 4 hours, 8 hours or 2 working days depend on your needs.