News & Events

Lapse in U.S. Government Appropriations

The Federal Government of the United States of America is currently in a Lapse of Appropriations period. Scheduled passport and visas services, and emergency services for U.S. citizens, will continue at the U.S. Embassy Hanoi and our Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City during the lapse in appropriations as the situation permits. The American Centers ...
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Consular Section remains open for scheduled services

  At this time the Consular Section remains open for scheduled American Citizen Services, immigrant visa (IV), and nonimmigrant visa (NIV) appointments, as well as for emergency services for American citizens.  If you have an appointment, please appear as scheduled.  We will post any changes to the Consular Section’s operating status on this page.  Please ...
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Consular Sections Closed on December 24 and 31

  The Consular Sections of the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi and the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City will be closed to the public on Monday, December 24, 2018 in observance of the Christmas Eve and on Monday, December 31, 2018 in observance of the New Year’s Day.  Please visit our Consular Calendar for a ...
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The United States and Vietnam Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Sustained Operations to Account for Americans Missing from War

HANOI, December 13, 2018 – On the evening of December 12th, 2018, the United States and Vietnam celebrated 30 years of sustained cooperation to provide the fullest possible accounting for those Americans still missing from the war in Southeast Asia.  Distinguished guests and representatives of the two agencies tasked with this humanitarian mission attended a formal dinner ...
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