Visa to Vietnam

Visa to Vietnam

First thing comes first, getting Visa to Vietnam is not complicated generally but requires some days and paper works. Evisa is not availble yet
No matter which way of access you choose, a Vietnamese entry visa is required for all foreigners, except for citizens of countries having bilateral agreements on visa exemption with Vietnam.

Types of Visa to Vietnam

How to apply visa to Vietnam?

There are two most popular ways: obtain visa from your home country and get visa on arrival (more favored).

++ Obtain Visa from your home country

Check out the list of  Vietnamese Embassies and Consulates abroad (also available  Foreign Embassies and Consulates in Vietnam).

++ For Visa on Arrival

STEP 1:  Send us your personal information as following: visa to vietnam

  • Full names (include gender) 
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Passport No. (valid at least six months) 
  • Date of arrival 
  • Port of arrival: Noi Bai (Hanoi), Tan Son Nhat (Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City) or Danang.
  • Length of stays (one month for tourist visa).
  • Place where you like to get visa (Name the capital or city where the most convenient Vietnam Embassy or Consulate located in your country)

STEP 2:  We will  submit these information to the Vietnam Immigration Office in Vietnam to get the approval letter.

STEP 3: After four (4) working days, the Vietnam Immigration Office will issue an Approval letter (a sample in the right). This approval letter will be sent simultaneously to us and to the Vietnamese embassy or Consulates in your country. 

STEP 4:  We will scan and email the "Approval letter" to you. You just have to print it out. You just take your Visa Approval letter with your original passport to Vietnam embassy or consulates in your country to get  Visa stamp. You have to pay the visa stamp fee. The visa stamp fee might be different depending on Vietnam Embassy in each country.


  • Please remember to bring along two (2) recent passport size photos (3cm*4cm)
  • Stamp fee: One-month - single entry visa US$ 45 

++ Visa Exemption List

Update June 2015: Vietnam State has just decided one-way waiving Visa for those countries UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain for stay less than 15 days. The waive valids from July 1, 2015 to June 2016.
You can look up for your country and passport qualified for exemption at Full List by Vietnam Diplomatic Office here

Custom Regulations and Declarations

Arriving in Vietnam, all visitors must fill in  declaration forms and show their luggage to Customs Officials upon request. There are no limited amounts of foreign currency, objects made of gold, silver, precious metals and gemstones or plated with silver or gold but visitors must declare these in detail on the customs forms.

++ Luggage of Prohibited and Restricted carriage

++ Things allow to bring into Vietnam

++ Things allows to bring out of  Vietnam

For anything unclear and need more explanation, please kindly contact us or your closest embassy/consulate office for more details.
So ...what's next? Check out travel to/from Vietnam and know some essential things about this country including physical facts, best time to travel ect


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