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Where to apply for a Vietnamese visa extension and how long does it take?

For foreign citizens who want to know where or how long it will take to extend their Vietnamese visa, please refer to this article.

Where to apply for Vietnam visa renewal?

Foreigners applying for the extension of Vietnamese visas need to take their documents to the Immigration Bureau of the province (city) directly under the central government or the Immigration Bureau of the police bureau to extend their visas.

In this article, we will introduce you to the immigration offices in Hanoi, Danang, and Ho Chi Minh City.

1. Hanoi (North) Immigration office

Foreigners temporarily staying in the north are required to submit their application to the Hanoi immigration office at:

Address: Số 44 – 46 đường Trần Phú, Quận Ba Đình, thành phố Hà Nội.

Tel: (024) 3825 7941

Working hours: Monday to Saturday (except holidays)

  • 8:00 am to 11:30 am;
  • 13:30 to 16:30 p.m.
  • Only work in the morning on Saturdays.

2. Danang city (central) Immigration office

Since August 2018, the Immigration of Da Nang has been merged with that of Hanoi. Therefore, all administrative procedures related to immigration under the authorization of the Da Nang Immigration will be transferred to Hanoi Immigration for settlement. This includes procedures for extending Vietnamese visas for foreigners staying in Danang. The details are as follows:

For foreigners living in Da Nang (central region), all procedures for visa extension in Vietnam will be transferred to Hanoi Immigration Bureau (Số 44 – 46 đường Trần Phú, Quận Ba Đình, thành phố Hà Nội.)

Old address of Da Nang immigration office: Số 7 Trần Quý Cáp, Đà Nẵng

3. Ho Chi Minh City (South) Immigration office

Address: Số 333-335-337 Nguyễn Trãi, Phường Nguyễn Cư Trinh, Quận 1, Tp Hồ Chí Minh.

Tel: (028) 3920 1701

Working hours:

  • From Monday to Friday: from 7:30 to 16:30
  • Saturday: from 8:30 to 10:30 (not working on Sundays and holidays).

Ho Chi Minh Immigration office handles complex administrative procedures related to visa issuance, Vietnamese visa extension, temporary residence permit, entry of foreigners into Ho Chi Minh City, or the resolution of proposed problems. The entry of foreigners and Vietnamese

In addition to the Immigration Department of Ho Chi Minh City, there is also the Immigration Department of Ho Chi Minh City in the south.

Address: 196 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, Phường 6, Quận 3, Tp Hồ Chí Minh

Tel: (08). 38.299.398

Fax: (08). 38.244.075

Please note: Ho Chi Minh City’s immigration department only deals with complex issues, difficult cases. The visa extension procedures for foreigners will be handled by the immigration department.

Where to apply for a Vietnamese visa extension and how long does it take?

How long does it take for visa extension?

The validity period of each Vietnamese visa is different, depending on the purpose of entry and the type of visa. Generally, about 10 days before the expiration of the visa, if the foreigner wants to continue to stay in Vietnam, he needs to apply for the Vietnamese visa extension according to the prescribed preparation procedures.

Each visa has a different length of stay. Therefore, when you apply for a visa extension in Vietnam, you need to know the purpose and type of visa in order to properly implement the visa extension procedure.

When you have all your visa extension documents ready, you can apply directly to the immigration office in your area of residence. If the application is valid, your Vietnamese visa application will be processed approximately 7 to 10 days (excluding weekends and holidays). On the contrary, if you are short of documents, you will ask for other supplements and the visa extension will be longer.

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