The visa application centre in Hanoi will be closed on the 26 and 27 December 2011 and also on 2 January 2012, said UKBA. The visa application centre in Ho Chi Minh will be closed on the 26, 27 and 30 December 2011 and also on the 2 January 2012.
The visa processing hub in Bangkok, where Vietnamese visa applications are processed, will also be closed on 26, 27, 30 December and 2 January. According to UKBA If you require a visa to travel in December and January you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible. UKBA aimS to process all non-settlement visa applications within 15 working days.