The Consular Wing of the Embassy of India, Hanoi can be contacted for the following services:
Visa services for all foreign passport holders (Please note that Diplomatic, Official and UN passports should be accompanied by Note Verbale)
All services relating to Indian passports
All services relating to OCI (Overseas Citizens of India) Cards
All services relating to Emergency Certificates and Identity Certificates
Police Clearance Certificates
Registration and issue of Birth and Death Certificates and Registration of Marriage.
Attestation of documents
Swearing in of Oaths / Affidavits / Power of Attorney etc.
From 23 May 2016 all applicants seeking Consular Services (Visa, Renewal of Passport, OCI & Other Services) from the Embassy are required to obtain online appointment from the “Online Portal for Consular Services” on the Home Page of Embassy’s website
Any Vietnamese national seeking visa to travel to India for the purpose of entering into a surrogacy arrangement must ascertain beforehand whether the law of Vietnam permits surrogacy and will provide appropriate travel documents to the child for accompanying the surrogate parents. Non-disclosure of surrogacy arrangements while applying for visa is punishable under Indian law.
India allows import of two pet animals as baggage only to persons transferring their residence to India after two years of continuous stay abroad, subject to production of the required health certificate from the country of origin and examination of pets by the concerned Quarantine Officer in India.
Visa applicants are advised not to illegally carry / use satellite phones in India.
Indian citizens coming to Vietnam please note that visa on arrival is NOT a norm and visitors are advised to be careful about this before travelling to Vietnam. A local Sponsor / Sponsorship Letter is mandatory. This can be from a Vietnam business establishment, or a business registered in Vietnam or from a person who has a Resident Permit or from a local tour operator.
Notice: Use of Thuraya /Iridium Satellite phones is banned in India. Unauthorised use of such phones will lead of confiscation of the same and will attract prosecution as per relevant laws governing use of satellite phones in India. Visitors are advised not to carry/use satellite phones during their visit to India.