Following the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1971, Switzerland opened an embassy in Hanoi in 1973. Vietnam opened an embassy in Bern in 2000, then in order to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, Switzerland opened a consulate general in Ho Chi Minh City in September 2015. The first official visit by a president of the Swiss Confederation to Vietnam took place in August 2008. Since September 2011, Switzerland and Vietnam meet on an annual basis to conduct a political dialogue.
It is so lucky when having Vietnam Embassy and Consulate in Switzerland, so you can easy to apply fo Vietnam visa as information below:
Vietnam Embassy in Switzerland
Schlösslistrasse 26, CH-3008 Bern
Tel. 0041-31 388 78 78, Fax. 0041-31 388 78 79
Hotline 24/7: 0041-78 704 78 87 (in English)
Vietnam Consulate in Geneve
Address : 30 ch. des Corbillettes 1218 Grand Saconnex, Genève, Suisse
Phone: 022 798 48 90 / 022 798 24 85
Fax: 022 798 24 69 / 022 798 07 24
In case, you don’t live near both of Bern and Geneve, it takes a lot of time for you to visit there and waiting for Vietnam visa. How can Swiss 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.