FRANCE: Visas for Vietnam Passport Holders

October 27, 2022

In a press release published on its website on 14 October 2022, the French Embassy in Vietnam announced as of 17 October, all visa applications must be submitted with a passport that includes the holder’s place of birth. This information must appear on page 2, 4, or 5 of the passport.

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Since 1 July 2022, Vietnamese authorities have been issuing a new passport style that does not contain the holder’s place of birth on the page containing their other personal data.


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