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Vietnam e-Visa - General Information

An e-Visa for Vietnam is an official online visa introduced by the government in order to improve the process of application. It can be used for tourism, transit, and business purposes and enables a stay in the country for up to 30 days. Note that each traveler must have a distinct e-Visa for Vietnam (the application of a minor should be submitted by the guardians or parents).

Only three main steps are essential to apply for a Vietnam e-Visa: completing the form by providing the necessary information, covering the fee, and waiting for approval. Vietnam visa online will be sent to your email address in PDF form. It is advisable to print it out, as all the documents will be checked by customs officials during border crossing.

Note that you should apply earlier for your Vietnam e-Visa, as the application process usually takes several days. Check all the news on the Vietnam e-Visa official site before the trip and prepare all the required documents.

Eligible Countries List

Below, you can check if you are eligible for an e-Visa for Vietnam:

  • AndorraAndorra
  • United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
  • ArmeniaArmenia
  • ArgentinaArgentina
  • AustriaAustria
  • AustraliaAustralia
  • AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
  • Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia and Herzegovina
  • BelgiumBelgium
  • BulgariaBulgaria
  • BruneiBrunei
  • BrazilBrazil
  • BelarusBelarus
  • CanadaCanada
  • SwitzerlandSwitzerland
  • ChileChile
  • ChinaChina
  • ColombiaColombia
  • SerbiaSerbia
  • CubaCuba
  • CyprusCyprus
  • Czech RepublicCzech Republic
  • GermanyGermany
  • DenmarkDenmark
  • EstoniaEstonia
  • SpainSpain
  • FinlandFinland
  • FijiFiji
  • MicronesiaMicronesia
  • FranceFrance
  • United KingdomUnited Kingdom
  • GeorgiaGeorgia
  • GreeceGreece
  • Hong KongHong Kong
  • CroatiaCroatia
  • HungaryHungary
  • IrelandIreland
  • IndiaIndia
  • IcelandIceland
  • ItalyItaly
  • JapanJapan
  • South KoreaSouth Korea
  • KazakhstanKazakhstan
  • LiechtensteinLiechtenstein
  • LithuaniaLithuania
  • LuxembourgLuxembourg
  • LatviaLatvia
  • MonacoMonaco
  • MoldovaMoldova
  • MontenegroMontenegro
  • Marshall IslandsMarshall Islands
  • MacedoniaMacedonia
  • MyanmarMyanmar
  • MongoliaMongolia
  • MacauMacau
  • MaltaMalta
  • MexicoMexico
  • NetherlandsNetherlands
  • NorwayNorway
  • NauruNauru
  • New ZealandNew Zealand
  • PhilippinesPhilippines
  • PolandPoland
  • San MarinoSan Marino
  • Timor LesteTimor Leste
  • United StatesUnited States
  • UruguayUruguay
  • VenezuelaVenezuela
  • VanuatuVanuatu
  • SamoaSamoa
  • São Tomé and PríncipeSão Tomé and Príncipe
  • QatarQatar
  • PalauPalau
  • RwandaRwanda
  • PortugalPortugal
  • SwedenSweden
  • SloveniaSlovenia
  • RussiaRussia
  • RomaniaRomania

It is possible to enter Vietnam without a visa if you come from the countries listed below for a limited time period:

  • Chile: for 90 days
  • Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand: for 30 days
  • Philippines: 21 days
  • Brunei, Myanmar: for 14 days
  • Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Spain, South Korea, Japan, Germany, Norway, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy: for 15 days

If you plan to go to Vietnam for 15 days, note that each visit must be separated by a 30-day break. For a longer stay, a Vietnam e-Visa is required, so you need to take part in the application process.

Vietnamese e-Visa Application

In order to obtain a Vietnam visa online, travelers need to check all the information on the Vietnam e-Visa official site, prepare the required documents, such as a valid passport, and grab an electronic device with an internet connection. Then, they should:

  • Complete the visa application form. Fill in the blanks with the necessary details, such as name, surname, date of birth, nationality, etc. Remember to attach the documents and check the details a few times before you send them.
  • Cover the service fee. To do that, you need to pick one of the available online payment methods like PayPal, credit card, debit card, etc.
  • Wait for the processing and obtain your e-Visa for Vietnam via email in PDF form.

You can apply for an electronic visa for Vietnam without contacting the embassy or consulate, as the process can be done online on the website. The application process for an e-Visa for Vietnam is very unproblematic, and you can count on the support team in case of doubts.

Types of an e-Visa for Vietnam

You can apply for the following Vietnam e-Visa depending on the travel purpose:

  • Tourism Vietnam e-Visa: it is a perfect choice for those who plan to visit Vietnam for relaxation, sightseeing, or visiting friends/family.
  • Business Vietnam e-Visa: designed for visitors who want to go to Vietnam for negotiations, meetings, affairs, and events related to business.
  • Transit Vietnam e-Visa: it is a permit that can be used while transiting through Vietnam.

What are the requirements for an online Vietnam e-Visa?

In order to apply for a Vietnam visa online on the website, you must collect all the necessary documents:

  • A photo of a bio-data page from a passport (your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of issue).
  • A photo of the face taken by phone or camera (the quality of the photo must be good).

What is more, it is important to have internet access, valid means of payment, and an active email address. Furthermore, you will be asked to show a paper copy of the Vietnam e-Visa and a valid passport for at least 6 months upon arrival in the country.