Taking Precautions During Demonstrations – U. S. Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam

The US government is aware of protests that occurred last weekend throughout Vietnam.  The U.S. Embassy wishes to take this opportunity to remind American citizens in Vietnam that protests can happen spontaneously and quickly turn violent.  It is recommended citizens do the following : Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in ...
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“Tet” 2018 Holiday Schedule – ACS Unit

U.S. Mission Vietnam’s Consular offices will be closed for the “Tet” holidays: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 through Tuesday, February 20, 2018 The Consular offices will re-open on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. To ensure sufficient time to process services for U.S. citizens, especially processing and returning passports before Tet, we ask that you please follow the ...
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Are you a U.S. Citizen traveling to Vietnam?

You may obtain a Vietnamese visa in three ways:  (1) in advance from a Vietnamese consulate or Embassy; (2) a Vietnamese single-entry e-visa at the website of Vietnam Immigration Department (please view our E-visa Application Steps for more instructions); (3) or you may obtain a written approval letter for a visa upon arrival.  To obtain a written approval letter, you must ...
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Typhoon Season 2017

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ( NOAA ) expects five to eight tropical cyclones to affect the central Pacific this season.  If you are a U.S. Citizen traveling or residing in Vietnam, you may enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) to receive safety messages and other travel information.  During the approach of ...
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Ambassador Osius Assists American Citizens

Ambassador Osius lent a hand to American citizens while visiting Ho Chi Minh City last week.  The U.S. Consulate helps more than 100 U.S. citizens in Vietnam every day.  The U.S. Consulate serves American citizens in Vietnam by responding to emergencies, reporting births of newborn Americans, notarizing documents, and assisting Americans in need.  For more ...
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