The current situation with a global pandemic puts a lot of stress on people as well as on the global travel system. Below is a Q&A aimed at answering some of the most frequent questions the Embassy is receiving at the moment. Please read through them before contacting the Embassy. See also the Swedish Foreign Ministry's site for Corona-related information, https://www.swedenabroad.se/sv/om-utlandet-för-svenska-medborgare/reseinformation/nya-coronaviruset/ Please remember that the Embassy does not receive updates from airlines, the information below is that which has been identified by the Embassy. Travelers need to double-check the information prior to booking tickets etc. The situation in Vietnam evolves rapidly and the Vietnamese government is enacting strong measures to contain the spread of the virus. Please follow the news carefully. If you have not already, we advice you as a Swedish Citizen to register on the Swedish list https://www.swedenabroad.se/sv/svensklistan and to download the app UD Resklar.NEWS
In Vietnam you can hand in a visa application at the VFS Global offices in Hanoi or in Ho Chi Minh City. Your application then will be forwarded to the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok for handling and decision making.
You can check the status of your application and see the time to decision at the Migration Agency’s website: www.migrationsverket.se
You can leave biometrics at the Embassy in Hanoi only. This can be done during our opening hours for migration matters from Monday to Thursday between 09:00-11:30 am. It is no need to make an appointment and please bring your passport and ID-card along when visiting the Embassy.
Consular visiting hours:
Monday and Wednesday 14.30-16.30
In case of emergency there is a possibility of drop-in.
Consular phone hours:
Migration section visiting hours:
An appointment is required in order to hand in your application. No appointment is required in order to collect passports, residence permit card and take biometrics.
Migration section telephone hours:
(including booking of appointment for resident/work permits)
Tuesday and Thursday 15.00-16.00
Tel: +84 24 3726 04 00
Fax: +84 24 3726 04 10
Migration and Visa E-mail: email@example.com
Daeha Business Center, 15th floor
360 Kim Ma Street
Ba Dinh, Hanoi
Visiting and telephone hours:
Phone: + 84 28 35192334/35
Fax: + 84 28 35192337
Honorary Consulate General of Sweden
146-E15 Nguyen Van Huong Street
Ward Thao Dien, District 2
Ho Chi Minh City