Every country has different embassies of every other country in them to increase the level of interaction between these countries. Embassies are commonly located in the capital cities of every country. Ho Chi Minh City is the city of Vietnam in which the Embassy of Laos is situated.
Every embassy certainly has a Chief or a Head called as the Head of Mission. The Head of Mission of the embassy of Laos is Southideth Phommalat, Consul General. Being in a different country for tourism or for any other purpose requires you to verify or compose several documents and for this purpose you might need some assistance. An embassy is a place where you can have all of the legalities done lawfully with all the consular services provided by the embassy. You must check schedules from the embassy’s respective website to visit it and make sure to have an appointment first.
Head of Mission: Southideth Phommalat, Consul General
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Laotian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.
Tourists are always in search of beautiful and attractive places to visit. Laos is a quite popular place for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other eye-catchy spots for tourists. There are a lot of tourists that visit Laos almost every year.
There are many consular services that the embassy of Laos offers to the tourists. The most common services are visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. In addition to this, Vietnam has representations in Laos. All the consular services are equally provided to visitors in Vietnam from the embassy of Laos or to visitors in Laos from the embassy of Vietnam. These consulate services are listed below:
Visa types granted by Laos are;
In case you need some references, here are a few articles that could be beneficial.
To make contact with the embassy, you can simply make appointments using the contact number and email provided on the official website of that embassy. Making appointments is compulsory to pay visits and for that purpose you should check the schedules too which are also present on the website.
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I would like to ask, if it is possible to get visa on borders beetwen Vietnam to Laos. As I know there is now e-visa available for this border crossings. I am going to travel by land from Vietnam to Laos and than back. Or any posiibility to get visa in Ho Chi Mingh City - if yes how long it takes. I will be in Ho Chi Mingh city on 30 MAR 2023.
Hello, I would like an appointment to apply for a tourist visa into Laos on a U.S. passport please. June 7th, 2020 onwards. thank you, Mark