Maximum validity of Vietnam tourist visa

Maximum validity of Vietnam tourist visa is 3 months. So if you apply for 1 month entry visa, it means that you will be issued a tourist visa.

In fact, you can apply for tourist or business visa no matter what your purpose of travel is. There are many businessmen enter Vietnam with tourist visa and many tourists are issued business visa for their entry. When applying for a visa to Vietnam, you should consider the lenght of stay you intend to visit Vietnam, not the nature of the visit.

The visa on arrival procedure for both of tourist and business visa comprises 4 steps as follows:

-  Complete visa application form online correctly

-  Pay visa application fee online.

Obtain visa approval letter by email within 2 business days (expedited process is available upon request)

-  Present the letter, completed entry and exit form, original passport, 01 passport photo and stamping fee to get visa stamp from Immigration Officer at arrival airport

Notice for land/sea entry:

If you enter Vietnam by land or sea, you can not apply for tourist visa for Vietnam in this way. Alternatively, you can submit Vietnam visa application at Vietnam Embassy in residence of your country. Instruction on how to get Vietnam visa at the embassy can be found here.