If you decide to apply for Visa from the embassy itself, you will have to personally visit the Embassy and fill the Visa application form. The Visa application form is to be filled in English, mentioning Vietnam as the place of collection and submission of the Visa. You will also have to submit a recent passport sized photograph, a self-addressed envelope and your original and valid passport. Ensure your passport has a validity of at least six months and few blank pages for stamping. You will also have to pay the Visa fees in favor of the Embassy of Vietnam by way of a money order or cashier’s cheque.
The embassy will take at least five days to process your documents. Once your documents are processed, you will be issued a fully stamped Visa. If in case you decide to apply for Visa through;correspondence, you will have to send all your documents across through postal mail. This can be highly risky as you will have to send;in your original passport in the package, you send to the embassy. If there is a loss of your package in transit or if it is misplaced, you stand to lose your original passport.