The British Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City represents the UK government in Vietnam.
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Vietnam and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online
If you’re in Vietnam and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +84 (0)28 3825 1380 / +84 (0)24 3936 0500.
We are open by appointment only.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
You will need to obtain an exit visa issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department when leaving the country on an emergency travel document issued in Vietnam. This can take up to 5 working days to obtain. Please contact us as soon as possible if you are travelling in a week or less.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen.
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Vietnam.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Vietnam.
We also provide services in Hanoi.
British Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City
25 Le Duan Street,
Ho Chi Minh
Telephone +84 (0)28 3825 1380 / +84 (0)24 3936 0500
Fax (Consular sections) +84 (0)28 3829 5257
Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
Consular public hours for notarial and documentary services - by appointment only:
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 12.00pm and 1.00pm to 4.45pm
Friday: 8.30am to 12.00pm and 12.30pm to 3.00pm