How can I contact the Vietnam Consulate?

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The Vietnam Consulate-General is in San Francisco, with Nguyen Trac Toan serving as the Consul general. The Consulate of Vietnam offers many services to the Vietnam National as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as Vietnam Travel Document renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, Vietnam visa requisites for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

1700 California Street, Suite 580, San Francisco, CA 94109
Tel: +1 415-922-1707; +1 415-922-0707; +1 415-922-1238

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To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Vietnam located in San Francisco, USA? 

The Embassy/Consulate assists travellers from the United States to Vietnam, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the Vietnam government. 

What are the other services offered by the Vietnam Consulate/ Embassy in San Francisco?

Community Services: Consulate dealing with aiding the distressed the Vietnamese woman, community welfare societies providing help to the Vietnamese diaspora, registration of new organization with the Vietnam Consulate, transportation of mortal remains to Vietnam with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Consulate

Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities, promotion of Vietnam exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in Vietnam, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in Vietnam 

Education: Publishing Vietnam centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in Vietnam, registration of Vietnamese student aboard, study in Vietnam promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations        

What type of passport services are provided by the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate? 

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Vietnamese nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveller will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveller and issue an emergency Vietnam Travel Document based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many Vietnam Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers? 

The Vietnam Consulate in San Francisco (address listed above) along with three Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travellers to and from Vietnam. 

Address of Vietnam Embassy in Washington D.C

Embassy of Vietnam – Washington  

1233 20th Street N.W., Suite 400

Washington, D.C. 20036

Address of Vietnam Consulate in Houston

Consulate General of Vietnam – Houston 

5251 Westheimer Rd #1100

Houston, Texas 77056

Address of Vietnam Consulate in New York

Consulate of General of Vietnam – New York  

866 U.N. Plaza, Suite 428,

New York, NY 10017

Does a Consulate operate out of San Francisco Consulate/Embassy? 

There is no separate Consular address in San Francisco. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in San Francisco?

Yes. The applicant can visit Vietnam visa centre for submission of documents, and they must be submitted by visiting the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in San Francisco, In the case of a Vietnam e-visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Vietnam Permitted visa agent.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in San Francisco?

Yes, you must visit the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in San Francisco to collect the documents. For Vietnam electronic-visa, you don’t require to visit. 

What are the hours of operation of the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in San Francisco?

Vietnam Embassy operating hours are 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM. 

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Vietnam Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Consulate from time to time.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Vietnam Consulate in San Francisco observes can be found at the link below.

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Vietnam Consulate in San Francisco?

Yes, only people residing in the states under Consular control of Vietnam Consulate, San Francisco are eligible for services like the issue of passports and visa services. 

Which states are coming under the jurisdiction of the Vietnam Consulate/Embassy in New York?

The San Francisco Consulate covers the following states and territories: California, Washington, Hawaii, Oregon, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, and Alaska.

Is there an emergency phone number to reach the San Francisco Consulate/Embassy?

For any Consular emergency services, please contact number +1 415 910 5787; + 415 481 9030; +1 415 601 9239. The number is available during weekends and other Embassy holidays. People who are in serious need only contact the above number. And this service is only for Vietnamese Citizens. 

Does Vietnam provide any E-visa?

Yes, there is One type of E-visa offered by Vietnam as following

  1. USA to Vietnam E-Visa Single Entry Visit

What does Visa-Free Score for Vietnam Passport mean? 

To visit visa-free countries, Vietnam passport accumulates points that decide the visit without a visa or to obtain a visa on arrival.

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