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What is the E-Visa of Vietnam? The e-visa is an alternative to a paper-based visa issued by the embassies of Vietnam. Instead of applying for a visa at the embassies of Vietnam, the Immigration Department of Vietnam has now launched an E-VISA program, which enables you to apply for a visa online. The e-visa of
Visa On Arrival (VOA) is one of the several visa types issued by the Vietnamese Immigration Department to foreigners intending to enter the country. Please note that unlike the visa on arrival of some other countries, in order to get Vietnam’s Visa On Arrival, you must have a visa approval letter from the Immigration Department of
– To get visa on arrival, you should prepare some documents in advance: original passport + visa approval letter + Form NA1 (we usually send this form in the email so you can fill, attach photo and sign to save time on arrival) + Stamping fee (25$/person for 1 month and 3 months single entry,
With the visa approval letter, you can get your Vietnam visa at the international airports of Vietnam, such as Noi Bai airport (Ha Noi city), Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh City city), Cam Ranh airport (Nha Trang city) and Da Nang airport (Da Nang city)… On arrival in Vietnam, at international airports, you
Citizens of following countries can enter Vietnam without a visa:
Citizens of Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italia, Japan, Korea, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Spain and United Kingdom** are allowed to stay in Vietnam for a maximum of 15 days visa-free, regardless of their passport types and entry purposes. Please note that a gap of at least 30 days from the previous exit are required, otherwise, that person is required to have appropriate visa to enter Vietnam.
** Please note that British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders are required visa for visiting Vietnam.
You can enter via any of the following airports with a visa on arrival:
As long as you arrive in one of these airports, it will be fine.
You will get it to the email you wrote in the application.
Don’t forget to print it out so the immigration officers in Vietnam can stamp your passport.
Please read “How the visa approval letter look like?” for more details about 2 type of visa approval letter : Shared visa approval letter (Multiple people sharing one letter – It’s cheap for this kind) & Private visa approval letter (one person in one letter or only your group in one letter – Extra charge is required)
Yes, you should provide the earliest date you plan to arrive.
However, you can arrive after that date. The departure date you provide will be the last day you can stay in the country unless you get a visa extension. For example, if you get a one month visa and you submit your arrival date as June 1, 2018, your approval letter will be valid until July 1, 2018.
Yes, a photo is required upon arrival at the airport. Please remember to bring at least two standard photos of passport size (4cm x 6 cm). If you forgot or did not have time to bring it, there is also the opportunity to have your photo taken at the airport for $2 per photo.
Please see “Passport and photo requirement” for more details
You can get your visa approval within 2 business days, but to be sure, it is recommended to apply for at least 1 week in advance. You can also apply for an Express Visa, if you need it urgently. The visa will then be processed between 2 to 4 hours.
Fee to get an e-visa through our website is US$40 (tourist e-visa) and US$55 (business e-visa) – 100% Money Back Guarantee policy if your e-visa rejected or failed. No additional fee on arrival.
Please note that the fee of the government website (https://evisa.immigration.gov.vn) is low (US$25) and is non-refundable if rejected or failed.
Fee to get a Vietnam visa depend on the issuing country of your passport (where you come from), basically, if you want to apply for a 30 day tourist visa it will only cost you $8 – this is the lowest price online and much lower than the price charged by the Vietnamese Embassy. There is also the choice of choosing a 3 months single entry tourist visa for $20. If you wish to apply for a 3 months multi entry tourist visa, it will cost you $32. The fees mentioned above is for getting the visa approval letter from the Immigration Department of Vietnam only. You have to pay for stamp fee when picking up your visa on arrival at your destination airport (US$25/pp for single entry visa, US$50 for multiple entry visa, US$95 for six-month multiple entry visa and US$135 for one-year visa).
There is an exception for citizens of Bangladesh, Iran, Pakistan, Syria, ….. The cost to get the visa approval letter may be higher.
Please see our pricing for update fees.
It depends which country you are from. Most often you will need to apply for a visa, but for example, Russian, Belarussian, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Swedish, Japanese, Korean….. citizens can enter the country for 14 days visa free. If they wish to stay longer, they will need to apply for a Vietnam visa. Always check with us if you are not certain.
For more details, please see Who is exempted from Vietnam visa?
A visa on arrival is an online, alternative way to apply for a visa in order to visit Vietnam. It is one of the two kinds of visas that will be stamped onto your passport upon your arrival at any of the International Airports. This option is preferred by many international tourists who come to Vietnam. It is both easy to apply to, convenient, quick and affordable. You will need to fill out the Online Application Form where you state your name, date of birth, et cetera. Afterwards you will have to wait for the approval letter that will usually come within 2 business days.