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Best way to apply Vietnam visa in Ningbo, China

If you are living or working in Ningbo (Zhejiang, China), you have a plan to take a visit Vietnam from Ningbo, a tourist visa or business visa must be prepared. This post will give everything you need to know about how to apply Vietnam visa in Ningbo with requirements apply Visa on arrival or Visa at embassy, visa cost and best way a trip to Vietnam.

This guideline is for:

  • Chinese citizens;
  • Foreigners currently traveling or living in Ningbo City;

How to apply Vietnam visa in Ningbo?

There are two main options for travellers to get Vietnam visa from Ningbo, China:

Option 1: Apply Visa at Embassy/Consulate

Currently, NO Embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Ningbo. So, you need contact the nearest Embassy of Vietnam for more information.

Embassy of Viet Nam in Shanghai
Address 3F, Huachen financial mansion. No 900, Pudong Ave, Shanghai, China
Phone +86 21 6855 5871 or +86 21 68555872
Email [email protected]
Office hours Monday – Friday: 9.00 AM – 17.00 PM
Distance > 220km

To apply Vietnam visa at Embassy of Vietnam in Shanghai some following documents you should prepare (Mandatory):

  • The ordinary passport with 06 month validity (the travel document and emergency passport might be not approved);
  • Application form (Download here);
  • 02 passport photo with 4×6 cm size;
  • Visa fees;
  • Introduction letter from the trading company based in Vietnam (if you wish to apply business visa);
  • An envelope with address (to get your passport back via Post);

Note: Documents might be changed due to the policy of Embassy/Consulate; you should contact before submission.

Option 2: Apply Visa on arrival (Recommended)

Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA) is also known as landing visa. It is available for those who are living in Ningbo and take the flight to Vietnam. The applicants are not necessary to submit any documents at Vietnam Embassy or Consulate. You just need to choose the type of visa you wish and follow these simple online steps:

  1. Complete the online visa application form and payment.
  2. Receive the pre-approval letter via email within 2 working days or other urgent services based on your demand.
  3. Prepare required documents to pick up visa stamp upon arrival at Vietnam international airport.

+(*) Required documents: The print out of pre-approval letter, passport, 01 copy of entry and exit form,02 passport photos and stamp fee;
+Visa on arrival is just applied for air-travellers.
+Visa on arrival fee: the service fee for pre-approval letter paid online and stamp fee paid in cash upon arrival at Vietnam international airport

How to get from Ningbo to Vietnam?

China Eastern Airlines, Air Macau, Vietnam Airlines and 6 other airlines fly from Ningbo to Da Nang every 4 hours. You can take a train from Ningbo to Ho Chi Minh City via Hangzhou East, Changsha South, Gia Lam, Ha Noi, and Ho Chi Minh City in around 2 days 17h.

The ways to get from Ningbo to Da Nang – Vietnam with by plane, train, bus or car, and the quickest way takes just 4h 55m by fly. Find the best way for you.

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