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Ultimate Guides to Get Vietnam Visa


For those who live far from Vietnam’s Embassy in foreign countries or just have too little time to work with all the preparations before your trip to Vietnam, there is no need to worry because we are here to help you from the very first step with a Vietnam Visa.

For your information, Vietnam does NOT have a visa on arrival. So, you have to apply for a Vietnam visa online (Evisa) or get a pre-arranged visa (Vietnam approval visa letter) from the embassy or local agency. Below are the ultimate Vietnam Travel Guide to help you to get a Vietnam visa.


1. Allowed Nation and Port of Entry

To shorten the waiting time and boring lines at the consultant’s table at the Vietnamese Embassy in your home country, the Vietnam Immigration Department is now at its first step of launching E-visa for traveling and diplomas for citizens coming from 80 countries around the world. 

Vietnam Evisa

Vietnam Visa

Here is the list of 80 countries that are available to apply for E - Visa from July 1st, 2020:

No Country Name No Country Name No Country Name No Country Name
1 Andorra 21 Denmark 41 Macedonia The former Yugoslav of                           61 Portugal
2 Argentina 22 Estonia 42 Malta 62 Qatar
3 Armenia 23 Fiji 43 Marshall Islands 63 Romania
4 Australia 24 Finland 44 Mexico 64 Russia
5 Austria 25 France 45 Micronesia Federated States of 65 Samoa
6 Azerbaijan 26 Georgia 46 Moldova 66 San Marino
7 Belarus 27 Germany 47 Monaco 67 Serbia
8 Belgium 28 Greece 48 Mongolia 68 Slovakia
9 Bosnia and Herzegovina 29 Hungary 49 Montenegro 69 Slovenia
10 Brazil 30 Iceland 50 Myanmar 70 Solomon Islands
11 Bruney 31 India 51 Nauru 71 Spain
12 Bulgaria 32 Ireland 52 Netherland 72 Sweden
13 Canada 33 Italy 53 New Zealand 73 Switzerland
14 Chile 34 Japan 54 Norway 74 Timor Leste
15 China (Incl: Hongkong, Macau/ Not apply for Chinese e-passport holder) 35 Kazakhstan 55 Palau 75 United Arab Emirates
16 Colombia 36 South Korea 56 Panama 76 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland                               
17 Croatia 37 Latvia 57 Papua New Guinea 77 United States of America
18 Cuba 38 Liechtenstein 58 Peru 78 Uruguay
19 Cyprus 39 Lithuania 59 Philippines 79  Vanuatu
20 Czech Republic 40 Luxembourg 60 Poland 80 Venezuela

Passport holders with Vietnam E-visa can enter and exit Vietnam through international airports, land ports and seaports as below:

No Port Name
1 Cat Bi Int Airport (Hai Phong)
2 Cam Ranh Int Airport (Khanh Hoa)
3 Can Tho International Airport
4 Da Nang International Airport
5 Noi Bai Int Airport (Ha Noi)
6 Phu Bai Int Airport (Hue)
7 Phu Quoc International Airport
8 Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)
9 Bo Y Landport
10 Cha Lo Landport
11 Cau Treo Landport
12 Huu Nghi Landport
13 Ha Tien Landport
14 Lao Bao Landport
15 Lao Cai Landport
16 Moc Bai Landport
17 Mong Cai Landport
18 Nam Can Landport
19 Song Tien Landport
20 Tinh Bien Landport
21 Xa Mat Landport
22 Da Nang Seaport
23 Hon Gai Seaport
24 Hai Phong Seaport
25 Nha Trang Seaport
26 Quy Nhon Seaport
27 Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
28 Vung Tau Seaport

You can visit the official Vietnam visa government site to apply for E-Visa here.

2. Vietnam Evisa Requirements

Vietnam Evisa Requirements

Vietnam Visa photo requirements

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months to apply for an E-visa to enter Vietnam. 
  • 2 colored passport-sized photos. Straight looking without glasses.
  • Credit cards to proceed with payment of 25USD E-visa fee for single entry

3. The 4- Easy-Simple Steps to Get Vietnam E-Visa 

  • Fill in the Application Form

The application form is absolutely crucial for the further steps to get your confirmation of E-visa. Every information must be correct according to your identity which includes your full name, date of birth, passport number and nationality

Be careful in choosing your Visa type according to your purpose of entry and state your specific arrival date and airport.

  • Review your Form and Prepare for Your Payment.

Please note that you need to check all of your detailed information for the second time to make sure they are all correct. If your application is refused, the payment will not be refunded. You can choose between your own Credit Cards or Banking Transfers to pay for the handling fee. 

  • Remember to Check on E - Visa Portal 

Normally, it takes from 3 to 5 working days to process your application form. Your E-Visa result will be displayed on the official website of the Vietnam Immigration Department’s E-Visa, you can track your result by using the registration code. 

  • Check your email and Print Evisa paper out 

Your E-visa will then be sent to your email. You need to print it out and show it to the Immigration officer at the airport accompanied by other necessary papers.

Steps to get Vietnam Visa

Vietnam Evisa is valid for 30 days from the date of entry. If you want to extend your stay, please contact your local travel agency to help deal with the documents and procedures. 


What is Vietnam Visa Letter?

A Vietnam visa letter is an official document of the Vietnam Immigration Office allowing tourists to enter/exit the country after being stamped at the airport. 

In case you fail to apply for a Vietnam visa, this is the best way to get your ticket to Vietnam.

* NOTICE: Travelers with a Vietnam approval visa letter can only obtain a visa at Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi), Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) and Da Nang International Airport.

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How to get Vietnam Visa Letter?

You can apply for a Vietnam visa letter at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country or through a visa agent. The procedure will take about 3 - 5 working days at the cost of 20 - 25 USD. Then, the approval letter will be sent to your email. All you need to do is print it out and show it to the Immigration officer at the airport for a stamp on your passport. The stamp costs 25 USD more for a single entry (only in cash).

What You Need to Prepare to Get a Vietnam Visa Letter?

A passport with a validity of at least 6 months
2 passport sized photos
Credit cards or cash for visa letter payment
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