Our mission

We work with Vietnam to increase UK trade and sustainable prosperity; pursue common security and defence goals. We champion British values and provide a modern and efficient consular service for British nationals in Vietnam.

Building prosperity with South East Asia

As part of South East Asia, Vietnam is part of a diverse diverse and distinct region that represents a number of opportunities for the UK. As such, there is an opportunity to advance UK interests by taking a regional approach in addition to bilateral activities.

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British Embassy Hanoi

The UK and Vietnam set up their diplomatic relations in 1973. The two countries entered into a Strategic Partnership Agreement in 2010, demonstrating the breadth and depth of existing cooperation and shared level of ambition for the future.

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British Embassy Hanoi

Central Building, 4th floor
31 Hai Ba Trung

Hanoi
Vietnam

Office opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.45pm
Friday: 8.30am to 12.30pm and 1.00pm to 3.00pm

Consular public hours (for notarial and documentary services - by appointment only):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 09:00am to11:45am
Wednesday: 2:00 pm to 3:30pm.

Please be informed that the opening hours for notarial and documentary services at the Consular Section of the British Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City will be changed from 21 December 2015 to 15 January 2016.
We will receive customers in the afternoon from 2.00pm to 4.00pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and from 03.30pm to 04.00pm on Wednesday in addition to our normal operation hours (9.00am to 11.45am on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and 02.00pm-03.30pm on Wednesday).

The opening hours for notarial services at the British Embassy in Hanoi remains the same.

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UK Trade & Investment Vietnam

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy.

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UK Trade & Investment Hanoi

British Embassy
Central Building, 4th floor
31 Hai Ba Trung

Hanoi
Vietnam

DFID Vietnam

We work in Vietnam through a 10-year Development Partnership Arrangement that will end in 2016. DFID Vietnam also runs our remaining programmes in Cambodia.

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DFID Vietnam

Central Building, 7th Floor
31 Hai Ba Trung

Hanoi
Vietnam

British Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City

The British Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City represents the UK government in Ho Chi Minh and provides services to British nationals.

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British Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City

25 Le Duan Street,
District 1

Ho Chi Minh
Vietnam

Consular public hours (for notarial and documentary services - by appointment only):
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 09:00am to 11:45am
Wednesday: 02:00pm to 03:30pm

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