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Map

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Visas

Visa is required for ALL travelers to Vietnam. Visa applicatons are processed Embassy of Vietnam and its consular offices in San Francisco. Tourist visas are valid for stays up to 30 days. As of February 22, 2002, the Tourist Visa fee is US$65. Please contact the Embassy or consulate for the most current Visa Fees.

Click here to download a copy of the Visa Application Form (PDF)


Vaccinations

No vaccinations are required for entry into Vietnam. However, it is strongly recommended that you ask your physician about precautionary medication/vaccinations for Thyphoid, Polio, Cholera, Malaria and other diseases that are present in this region of the world.


Voltage

220 volts AC, 50Hz


Climate / Weather Conditions

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
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Jan 89 70 69/61 2 0.6"
Feb 91 71 66/56 1 0.1"
Mar 93 74 63/58 2 0.5"
Apr 95 76 63/60 4 1.7"
May 92 76 71/71 16 8.7"
Jun 89 75 77/78 21 13.0"
Jul 88 75 79/80 23 12.4"
Aug 88 75 77/78 21 10.6"
Sep 88 74 77/80 21 13.2"
Oct 88 74 77/80 20 10.6"
Nov 87 73 75/74 11 4.5"
Dec 87 71 72/68 7 2.2"
Source: The Times Books World Weather Guide, Pearce and Smith: ©1990


International Dialing Code

Country code: 84

City Codes:

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon): 8

Hanoi: 4