Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)


Service locations

The department's offices in Vientiane and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, manage visa and citizenship services for clients in Laos.

More information about visa and lodgement is available.​​​

Australian Embassy

Vientiane

Vientiane
Summary

This visa office provides immigration and visa services to clients in Laos.

Permanent entry visa applications can be lodged directly with the Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City.

Street address
KM4 Thadeua Road
Watnak Village
Sisattanak District
Vientiane Laos LAO PDR
Postal address
PO Box 292
Vientiane Laos
Counter hours
9 am to 12 noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Telephone
856 21 353 800
1 pm to 4 pm Monday, Thursday and Friday


Fax
856 21 353 801


Electronic contact
Email address: immigration.vientiane@dfat.gov.au


Website
http://www.laos.embassy.gov.au
Additional information

Payment information

Cash

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​​Citizenship​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​They will be processed by the Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City.​

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Panel physician

Vientiane

Alliance International Medical Centre
Summary

Medical and Radiology Examinations

Street address

Souphanouvong Road
Vientiane Capital City
Lao Peoples Dem Rep

Counter hours
  • 24 hours for visa examinations
  • Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 20:00
Telephone

+ 856 (20) 5889 1025

Fax

+ 856 21 513 096

Electronic contact

info@aimclao.com

Website
http://www.aimclao.com/
Additional information
Doctors:

Dr Nouansompheng Chanthamat (female)
Dr Phirawan Changsirivathanathamrong (female)

Australian Embassy Health Clinic
Summary
​Medical examinations
Street address

KM4 Thadeua Road
Watnak Village
Sisattanak District
Vientiane Lao PDR
PO Box 292
Vientiane Lao PDR​

Counter hours

Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 12.30 pm, 1.30 to 5 pm

Telephone

+856 21 353 840

Fax

+856 21 353 841

Additional information

Doctors:
Dr Nichelle Geary

Police check

Laos

Laos
Street address

People’s Supreme Court
KM3 Tha deua Road
Sisattanak District
Vientiane
LAOS

Additional information

Relevant document: ‘Penal Certificate’.
Citizens (resident and non-resident): Apply in person or family or friends can apply on your behalf.
Obtain an application form from the address above.
Take the completed form to the Village Office with two passport sized photographs. Also take the Lao Family Book and ask the village chief to sign and stamp the form.
Lodge the completed form at the address above.
Non-citizens (resident in Laos): The Village Office needs to be aware of your residence. If you have not already informed the village chief, you may be required to have your address certified. Without the Village Office being aware of your presence (current or past) in their village, the police certificate cannot be issued.
You need to take your Lao ID card and passport and ask the village chief to sign and stamp the form. Lodge the completed form at the address above..
Non-citizens no longer living in Laos: You will need to contact your nearest Lao embassy or consulate.
Processing time: the certificate is usually issued within a week.
Fee: payable.