Important Information

Embassy Update
Due to an issue occurring at the Embassy, please be advised that the same day service will not be offered between 26th January and 1st February

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Vietnam Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Contain at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date

  2. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://cibtvisas.ch/photo-service.php to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photograph should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  3. Business Introduction Letter

    An original letter of introduction from the applicant's employer in Switzerland. This letter must:

    • Be addressed to the Embassy
    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • Include the name of the organisation(s) to be visited
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed by the applicant's supervisor or the company's HR department

  4. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed and signed application form

  5. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the CIBTvisas website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed CIBTvisas Visa Order Form which can be found in the CIBTvisas Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  6. Applicants of Vietnamese Origin

    Travellers of Vietnamese origin must fill in and provide a signed copy of the online visa application form accessible at: http://visa.mofa.gov.vn/_layouts/registration/ApplicationForm.aspx

  7. Three Month Multiple Entry Applicants

    Travellers applying for a three months multiple entry visa should also provide:

    • An original letter of invitation issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam
    • A copy of hotel reservation 
    • A copy of flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  8. Traveller Registration (recommended)

    The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs recommends Swiss citizens to register with the Swiss Embassy in the countries they plan to visit. Stay informed and safe by having CIBTvisas subscribe you to the Traveller Registration Service. Registration notifies the Swiss embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the Itineris crisis registration system. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form included in the CIBTvisas Application Pack and send it to us with the rest of your documents

Important Information

Embassy Update
Due to an issue occurring at the Embassy, please be advised that the same day service will not be offered between 26th January and 1st February

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Vietnam Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Contain at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date

  2. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://cibtvisas.ch/photo-service.php to upload your photo.

     

    Alternatively, you may provide one colour, passport type photograph that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photograph should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  3. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed and signed application form

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    And
    • A copy of the hotel confirmation

  5. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

  6. Applicants of Vietnamese Origin

    For orders placed on the CIBTvisas website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed CIBTvisas Visa Order Form which can be found in the CIBTvisas Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

    Travellers of Vietnamese origin must fill in and provide a signed copy of the online visa application form accessible at: http://visa.mofa.gov.vn/_layouts/registration/ApplicationForm.aspx

  7. Three Month Multiple Entry Applicants

    Travellers applying for a three months multiple entry visa should also provide a copy of flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  8. Traveller Registration (recommended)

    The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs recommends Swiss citizens to register with the Swiss Embassy in the countries they plan to visit. Stay informed and safe by having CIBTvisas subscribe you to the Traveller Registration Service. Registration notifies the Swiss embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the Itineris crisis registration system. To enroll in this optional service complete the registration form included in the CIBTvisas Application Pack and send it to us with the rest of your documents

Vietnam Visa

Don't know what a visa for Vietnam looks like?  You can view sample visa for Vietnam and see the information it contains.

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