The U.S. Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City is located at 4 Le Duan Blvd., District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Telephone: +84-28-3520-4200.
What happened to the American embassy in Saigon?
On this day in 1968, as part of the Tet Offensive, a squad of Viet Cong guerillas attacks the U.S. Embassy in Saigon. The soldiers seized the embassy and held it for six hours until an assault force of U.S. paratroopers landed by helicopter on the building’s roof and routed the Viet Cong.
Is the embassy open in Vietnam?
Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Telephone: +84-28-3520-4200. Please mail requests for meetings with the Consul General and other Consulate officials to 4 Le Duan Blvd., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Can US citizens travel to Vietnam?
Entry Requirements: You must have a valid passport and a visa (or pre-approval for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay, and you must have at least one blank visa page. Visit the Embassy of Vietnam website for the most current information.
How hard is it to get a US visa in Vietnam?
Vietnamese citizens must register for a US tourist visa through online DS-160 form, and require to schedule an appointment for the visa interview. The process difficulty is depending on the strong financial ties to their home country for each individual, case by case.
How safe is Vietnam?
All in all, Vietnam is an extremely safe country to travel in. The police keep a pretty tight grip and there are rarely reports of muggings, robberies or sexual assaults. Scams and hassles do exist, particularly in Hanoi, HCMC and Nha Trang (and to a lesser degree in Hoi An).
What advantage did they give the Viet Cong?
What military advantages did the Vietcong have over the Americans? They had many useful advantages such as effective hit and run tactics, a better knowledge of the land and the juggle, and they had the advantage of secrecy because they cold disguise themselves as civilians and attack troops.