The British Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City represents the UK government in Vietnam.

Find out more on our UK and Vietnam news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Vietnam. You can access UK government services while in Vietnam.

Urgent assistance

  If you’re travelling in Vietnam, see our Vietnam travel advice.  

If you’re in Vietnam and you need advice which is not covered in 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. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British person in Vietnam, call 020 7008 5000 (24/7, 365 days a year).

Consular appointments

We are open by appointment only.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for 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.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide in Vietnam.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Vietnam.

We also provide services in Hanoi.

Our people

Contact us

British Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City

25 Le Duan Street, District 1
Ho Chi Minh

+84 (0)28 3825 1380 / +84 (0)24 3936 0500 / +44 20 7008 5000

Fax (Consular sections)
+84 (0)28 3829 5257

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 assistance
Public access by appointment only via

Urgent consular assistance is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For assistance, please call +84 (0) 24 39360500 or +84 (0) 283 825 1380

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

UK Visas
If you have questions on your visa application, please contact the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI):

Other enquiries
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email:

Access and opening times