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ELECTRONIC APPLICATION FORM for SCHENGEN VISA

The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Hanoi would like to inform, that since April 14th, 2015 is possible to apply via the Electronic Application Form for Schengen Visa (C Visa).
Electronic visa application form can be found on this website: https://ezov.mzv.sk

Electronic visa procedure:
  • Schengen visa applicant has duty to fill in duly an electronic visa application form.
  • If the visa application has been sent as required, computer will generate the application including a code of the application.
  • Applicant can choose the date for visiting of the Embassy.
  • Schengen visa applicant is duty to print out application and submit all supporting documents in person at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Hanoi.
  • Type of visa required depends on the length and purpose of the visit. Decision on the particular type of visa is made by the Embassy.


Schengen Visas


Schengen visa entitles foreigner to visit territory of Schengen member states for a period of visa validity, maximum 90 days.

Competent country to consider visa application and decide upon visa is:
  • Schengen member state being sole visitor`s destination,
  • in case of visiting more than 1 country - Schengen member state being the main visitor`s destination with reference to length or purpose of visit,
  • if main visiting country is not possible to define - Schengen member state which is the entry country to Schengen area.
Schengen visa application is to be submitted on Embassy of Slovak Republic, Consular Section in Hanoi in person. Application is to be submitted minimum 15 days before planned trip. Decision is made within 15 working days. In case of further advisement, decision is made within 30 days.

Requirements and documents:
  • Completed and signed application form.
  • Valid passport with at least two empty pages, validity must exceed return date at least by two months.
  • Copy of previously granted Schengen visas, visas of United Kingdom, USA and Canada.
  • Two color photographs 3,5 x 4,5 cm.
  • Return flight ticket reservation.
  • Documents confirming financial resources for stay in SR:
1. Applicant bank account statement for last 3 months
2. Applicant international payment card
3. Regular property income documents if applicable
4. Confirmation of last 3 months wages, 3 payment slips
  • Adult employees submit job contract or job confirmation and employer confirmation of leave.
  • Enterpreneurs, company owners and self employed persons submit document on company registration and document confirming tax payment.
  • Students submit affirmation on studies. Underage applicants not traveling with parents submit agreement with trip of both parents.
  • Pensioners submit documents on drawing pension and amount.
  • Original of invitation verified by Bureau of Border and Alien Police (Úrad hraničnej a cudzineckej polície).
  • Invitation letter by inviting body.
  • Confirmation of bank account balance of inviting person.
  • Inviting person identity document verified copy, in case of foreigner (when inviting person is Vietnamese citizen) copy of residence permision on SR teritory.
  • Register document confirming family relationship to the inviting person if applicable.
  • Confirmation of accomodation for whole stay (hotel reservation, voucher, etc.)
  • Confirmation of travel health insurance for whole stay. Insurance must cover whole Schengen area with minimal coverage of 30.000,- EUR.
Visa fee is to be paid with application making, payable in VND and is equivalent of 60,-EUR for adults and 35,-EUR for children from 6 to 12 years old. There is no fee for children up to 6 years old and official passport holders on official trip.
Submitted documents must not be older than 90 days except of passport and must be officially translated into Slovak or English language.
Original documents applicant wants to keep are to be submitted as originals with copies including passport, insurance and invitation verified by Bureau of Border and Alien Police.
The Consular Section may request further supporting documents.

Schengen visa application for business delegations complies:
  • Completed and signed application form.
  • Valid passport with at least two empty pages, validity must exceed return date at least by two months.
  • Copy of previously granted Schengen visas, visas of United Kingdom, USA and Canada.
  • Two color photographs 3,5 x 4,5 cm.
  • Return flight ticket reservation.
  • Documents confirming financial resources for stay in SR:
1. Applicant bank account statement for last 3 months
2. Applicant international payment card
3. Regular property income documents
4. If employed: job contract or job confirmation, confirmation of last 3 months wages (3 payment slips), business trip confirmation by the employer
5. Company owners and self employed persons - document on company registration and document confirming tax payment.
  • Original of invitation letter by Slovak company verified by Bureau of Border and Alien Police (Urad hranicnej a cudzineckej policie) stating purpose and term of invitation and list of invited persons.
  • Inviting company verified business register certificate.
  • Confirmation of bank account balance of inviting company.
  • Confirmation of accomodation for whole stay (hotel reservation, voucher, etc.)
  • Documents confirming business relationship of Vietnamese and Slovak partners.
  • Certificate of Vietnamese company registration.
  • Confirmation of travel health insurance for whole stay. Insurance must cover whole Schengen area with minimal coverage of 30.000,- EUR.
Visa fee is to be paid with application making, payable in VND and is equivalent of 60,-EUR for adults. There is no fee for official passport holders on official trip.

Submitted documents must not be older than 90 days except of passport and must be officially translated into Slovak or English language.
Original documents applicant wants to keep are to be submitted as originals with copies including passport, insurance and invitation verified by Bureau of Border and Alien Police.
The Consular Section may request further supporting documents.

Schengen visa application for official delegations complies:
  • Completed and signed application form.
  • Valid passport with at least two empty pages, validity must exceed return date at least by two months.
  • Copy of previously granted Schengen visas.
  • Two color photographs 3,5 x 4,5 cm.
  • Return flight ticket reservation.
  • Official invitation letter from Slovak government institution including list of Vietnamese delegation.
  • Note Verbal form Vietnamese government institution stating purpose of visit, list of delegation members and passport numbers.
  • Confirmation of travel health insurance for whole stay. Insurance must cover whole Schengen area with minimal coverage of 30.000,- EUR.
Visa fee is to be paid with application making, payable in VND and is equivalent of 60,-EUR for adults. There is no fee for official passport holders on official trip.

Submitted documents must not be older than 90 days except of passport and must be officially translated into Slovak or English language.
Original documents applicant wants to keep are to be submitted as originals with copies including passport.
The Consular Section may request further supporting documents.
(Note: Official delegation is delegation of Vietnamese government institution traveling on invitation of Slovak government institution. If government officials travel on invitation of private Slovak company, such delegation is considered to be business delegation.)

Visas to Vietnam


Citizens of the Slovak Republic need visa to enter Vietnam.
Requirements to apply for visa:
  • passport valid at least 6 months after return
  • application and 2 photographs
  • fee paid
There are two ways to obtain visa:

1. Apply for visa at Embassy of Vietnam in Bratislava
Dunajská ulica 7114/15
811 08 Bratislava
Telephone: +421 2 52451263
Consular section: +421 2 5245 1276
e-mail: vnembassy_sk@yahoo.com

2. Visa-on-arrival, in line with direction No. 24/1999/PL-UBTVQH10, art. 6 from 28 January 2000, can be obtained in following situations:
  • if entering Vietnam to attend funeral of their family members or to visit seriously ill family members,
  • if there is no Embassy of Vietnam or Consulate in the country of origin,
  • if entering Vietnam based on Vietnamese international tourism programs,
  • if providing emergency technical support of programs and projects, providing aid to patients, victims of accidents, disasters or epidemics in Vietnam or
  • other emergency cases.
When requirements to obtain visa-on-arrival are met:
  • preliminary electronic registration must be done on web site www.myvietnamvisa.com, fee is to be paid (payment card is acceptable) and approval letter is to be received by Vietnamese immigration department. Approval letter is issued within 2 to 3 working days, earlier with fee.
  • Visa is given on one of three international airports in Vietnam (Hanoi, Danang, HCMC).
  • Enter visa is issued upon submitting approval letter, passport valid at least 6 months after return and 2 photographs.
Travelers with no valid visa or no approval letter (point 2) will not be admitted on the aircraft board.
Last Update Date: 30.11.2015 Create Date: 12.9.2006