The U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, to observe a national day of mourning for the late President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on November 30. All visa appointments previously scheduled for December 5 will be rescheduled for the next available date, and applicants will be notified individually by email and SMS using the contact information in their profiles with a notification of the rescheduled appointment date and time. Applicants with questions may contact our call center for more information. We apologize for the inconvenience.


The Nonimmigrant Visa (NIV) Unit of the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City will be closed during the afternoon on December 24 and 31, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience.

On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision that allows continued implementation of Presidential Proclamation 9645 (P.P.). Certain nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela are subject to the restrictions and limitations. More information is available at this link.


Attention All Applicants:

Please fill out and electronically submit your DS160 online application before making an appointment. Then you must update your profile with your current DS-160 barcode number by selecting “Update Profile” at When you schedule your appointment, you must use the same exact barcode number from your current DS-160. If you have made your appointment with an invalid or previously used barcode, you must update your profile at least three working days prior to your appointment date with the valid/new and electronically submitted one and print out a new Appointment Confirmation. If you fail to update it three working days prior to your appointment date, you will not be allowed to come for an interview and will need to make a new appointment using a valid DS-160 barcode. Please bring the printouts of your DS-160 Confirmation and Appointment Confirmation to your interview.

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Welcome to the U.S. Visa Information Service for Vietnam. On this website you can find information about U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas and the requirements to apply for each. You can also learn how to pay the required visa application fee, and book an interview appointment at the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and the Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City

This is the official visa information website of the U.S. Mission in Vietnam.