Requirements for Vietnam tourist visa

If you wish to travel to Vietnam for tourism purpose or to visit your friends and family, you need a Vietnam tourist visa before date of arrival. At present, citizens of 16 countries are exempted a visa to Vietnam from 14 to 30 days. (See Vietnam visa exemption list). However, a Vietnam visa will be required if they plan to remain in Vietnam for a longer period.

*  For those who want to apply for tourist visa to Vietnam at the embassy, please collect the following required documents  for sumbission:

-  Original passport valid for a minimum period of one month from the date of exit from Vietnam or 6 months prior to date of entry to Vietnam

-  Vietnam visa fee

-  Prepaid return envelop (if the embassy allows you to receive the passport back by post)

A normal process of Vietnam tourist visa usually takes about 1-2 working days. In case you wish an  urgent visa, the embassy could issue you the visa within 4-8 hours

*  For those who apply for Vietnam tourist visa on arrival, you must meet 2 requirements:

-  Travel to Vietnam by air

-  Hold a valid passport with at least 1 blank page

Process to get visa on arrival for tourists always consists of 2 stages corresponding to different requirements.

1.  Requirements to get visa approval letter online within 2 working days or less

-  Online visa application form

-  Visa application fee (paid online)

2.  Requirements to get visa stamp at Vietnam’s international airports

-  Printed copy of visa approval letter

-  Original passport (minimum of 6 month validity)

-  Completed entry and exit form (will be sent to you along with the letter of approval)

-  01 passport sized photo

-  Visa stamping fee (USD 25 for single entries, USD 50 for 1 -3 months multiple)

Should you have more concern about tourist visa for Vietnam, please do not hesitate to contact us anytime.