Consular Fees and Charges


(Applies from 23-November-2015 according to Circular No.156/2015/TT-BTC)


No.List of charges and feesUnit of calculationRates (USD)
AFees for issuance of passports, visas and charges for processing of dossiers of application for visa exemption certificates
1Issuance of new onePassport70
3Supplementation, modification or sticking of children’s photoPassport15
4Re-issuance in replacement of damaged or lost onePassport150
IITravel Document:
1Issuance of new oneTravel document30
2Re-issuance in replacement of damaged or lost oneTravel document40
IIIVisas of all kinds:
1Those for single entryVisa25
2Those for multiple entry
a/ Valid for 03 monthsVisa50
b/ Valid for from more than 03 months up to 06 monthsVisa95
c/ Valid for from more than 06 months up to 01 yearVisa135
d/ Valid for from more 01 year up to 02 yearsVisa145
e/ Valid for from more 02 years up to 05 yearsVisa155
3Transfer of valid visas from old passport to new oneVisa5
IVIssuance of AB stamps (for ordinary passport holders on official duty)Stamp15
BOther fees
1Notarization and certification of contracts and transactions (except contracts on sale, purchase, conversion, transfer, donation, hire or mortgage of real estate, contracts on contribution of real estate as capital, documents on division of inheritance, and documents on acceptance of inheritance being real estate)Document50
2Certification of copies from originals; certification of signatures in papers and documents in Vietnamese; certification of signatures of translators of documents translated from a foreign language into Vietnamese or from Vietnamese into a foreign languageDocument10
3Notarization of testaments, modification, supplementation, replacement or cancellation of testaments; notarization of documents on renunciation of inheritanceDocument10
4Issuance of copies of notarized documentsCopy5
5Legalization of papers and documentsDocument10
6Judicial mandate. Verification of papers and documents (freights excluded)Dossier/document50
7Issuance or certification of papers or documents related to ships, airplanes and other means of transportDocument15
8Issuance of citizenship registration certificatesCertificate5
9Fees for consular certification
a/ For certification of seals and signaturesCopy2
b/ For certification of seals, signatures and contents of documentsCopy5
10Consular certification at citizens’ requestCopy5
11Archive of testaments and preservation of papers, documents and valuable objects of Vietnamese citizensDocument or object/year20
12Receipt and forwarding of petitions and evidences of Vietnamese citizens and legal persons to competent domestic agencies (freights excluded)Document or object10
CNationality-related fees
2Restoration of nationalityPerson200
3Renunciation of nationalityPerson200
DFees for civil status registration
1Birth registration
a/ Birth registrationCertificate5
b/ Late birth registrationCertificate10
c/ Birth re-registrationCertificate15
a/ Marriage registrationCertificate70
b/ Marriage re-registrationCertificate120
3Death registration
a/ Death registrationCertificate5
b/ Late death registrationCertificate10
c/ Death re-registrationCertificate15
4Child adoption
a/ Registration of child adoptionCertificate150
b/ Re-registration of child adoptionCertificate250
5Recognition of parents or children
Registration of recognition of parents or childrenCertificate200
6Correction of family names, given names, middle names or dates of birthCertificate70
7Registration of guardianship among overseas Vietnamese or between overseas Vietnamese and foreignersCertificate30
8Other civil status registration
a/ Issuance of copies of civil status papersCopy5
b/ Issuance and certification of papers for carrying out procedures for marriage registration, child adoption or guardianship at competent foreign agenciesPaper50
c/ Issuance and certification of other civil status papersPaper5
d/ Re-issuance of birth certificates from original booksCertificate15
dd/ Registration of changes in or correction of civil status, re-identification of ethnic groups, re-identification of gender, supplementation or modification of civil status already registered with Vietnamese representative mission or foreign competent agencies and noted in civil status books in Vietnamese representative missionsDocument15
e/ Issuance of certificates of the marriage status of Vietnamese citizens during the period of residing abroadCertificate10
f/ Recording of other civil status changes, including identification of parents and children; changes in nationality, divorce; cancellation of illegal marriage; termination of child adoption for civil status-related issues already registered with Vietnamese representative missionsDocument10
g/ Recording of birth registration; marriage; recognition of parents and children; and child adoption of overseas Vietnamese already registered with competent foreign agencies and issuance of other civil status papers according to Vietnam’s formsDocument20
EOther regulations:
1Vietnamese citizens residing in China, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia shall pay consular fees equal to 20% of the corresponding rate prescribed for each job specified in this Tariff
2Charges for rush work and overtime work other than the above-specified fees when dossiers are valid, (except Item 3, Section D):
a/ Within a day (24 hours):30%
b/ Within a day and a half (36 hours):20%
c/ Overtime work, work after dossier-receiving hours or on holidays:30%