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Vietnam E-Visa

What's Vietnam e-Visa?

An electronic visa (e-visa) is a type of visa issued by the Vietnamese Immigration Department via an online application process. It's a convenient option for travelers who want to avoid the hassle of applying for a visa at a Vietnamese embassy or consulate.

Here's a summary about Vietnam e-visa:

  • Validity: Up to 90 days, single or multiple entry
  • Government fee: $25 for single entry, $50 for multiple entry
  • Processing time: 3 working days

You can apply for a Vietnam e-visa online through the National Immigration Portal of Vietnam or on our website. You will need to provide your passport information, travel details, and a digital photo. Once your application is approved, you will receive an e-visa via email that you can print and present at the border upon arrival in Vietnam.

E-visa holders can only enter and exit Vietnam through designated international airports and land border gates.

Types of Vietnam e-Visa

There's currently only one type of Vietnam e-Visa offered, but it comes with two options for entry

  • Single entry: This e-Visa allows you a single stay in Vietnam for up to 90 days from your date of arrival.
  • Multiple entry: This e-Visa allows multiple stays in Vietnam, each with a maximum stay of 30 days, for a total validity period of 90 days.

Both e-Visas are electronically issued and can be obtained through the National Immigration Portal of Vietnam or our website. The application process is generally straightforward, and you should receive your e-Visa within 3 working days.

Entry ports

There are 42 designated ports of entry for Vietnam e-Visas, including major airports, seaports, and land border crossings throughout the country. Here's a breakdown of the types of entry ports that accept e-Visas:

Airport

  • Tan Son Nhat Int'l Airport
  • Noi Bai Int'l Airport
  • Da Nang Int'l Airport
  • Cam Ranh Int'l Airport
  • Can Tho International Airport
  • Phu Bai International Airport
  • Phu Quoc International Airport
  • Cat Bi International Airport
  • Van Don Airport (Quang Ninh)
  • Lien Khuong Airport (Lam Dong)

Landport

  • Nam Can Landport
  • Song Tien Landport
  • Tinh Bien Landport
  • Xa Mat Landport
  • Mong Cai Landport
  • Moc Bai Landport
  • Lao Bao Landport
  • Ha Tien Landport
  • Huu Nghi Landport
  • Cau Treo Landport
  • Cha Lo Landport
  • Bo Y Landport
  • Lao Cai Landport
  • La Lay Landport
  • Vinh Xuong Landport
  • Na Meo Landport

Seaport

  • Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
  • Quy Nhon Seaport
  • Nha Trang Seaport
  • Hai Phong Seaport
  • Hon Gai Seaport
  • Da Nang Seaport
  • Vung Tau Seaport
  • Duong Dong Seaport (Phu Quoc)
  • Nghi Son Seaport (Thanh Hoa)
  • Vung Ang Seaport (Ha Tinh)
  • Chan May Seaport (Thua Thien Hue)
  • Cam Pha Seaport (Quang Ninh)
  • Dung Quat Seaport (Quang Ngai)

Eligible countries

Citizens from the following countries are eligible to apply online for an e-Visa.

Afghanistan Greenland Pakistan
Albania Grenada Palau
Algeria Guatemala Palestine
Andorra Guinea Panama
Angola Guinea-Bissau Papua New Guinea
Antigua and Barbuda Guyana Paraguay
Argentina Haiti Peru
Armenia Honduras Philippines
Australia Hong Kong Poland
Austria Hungary Polynesia
Azerbaijan Iceland Portugal
Bahamas India Qatar
Bahrain Indonesia Romania
Bangladesh Iran Russia
Barbados Iraq Rwanda
Belarus Ireland Saint Kitts and Nevis
Belgium Israel Saint Lucia
Belize Italy Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Benin Jamaica Samoa
Bermuda Japan San Marino
Bhutan Jordan Sao Tome and Principe
Bolivia Kazakhstan Saudi Arabia
Bosnia and Herzegovina Kenya Senegal
Botswana Kiribati Serbia
Brazil Kosovo Seychelles
Brunei Kuwait Sierra Leone
Bulgaria Kyrgyzstan Singapore
Burkina Faso Laos Slovakia
Burma Latvia Slovenia
Burundi Lebanon Solomon Islands
Cambodia Lesotho Somalia
Cameroon Liberia South Africa
Canada Libya South Korea
Cape Verde Liechtenstein Spain
Central African Republic Lithuania Sri Lanka
Chad Luxembourg Sudan
China (*) Macau Suriname
Colombia Macedonia Swaziland
Comoros Madagascar Sweden
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Malawi Switzerland
Costa Rica Malaysia Syria
Cote d'Ivoire Maldives Taiwan
Croatia Mali Tajikistan
Cuba Malta Tanzania
Cyprus Marshall Islands Thailand
Czech Republic Mauritania Timor-Leste
Denmark Mauritius Togo
Djibouti Mexico Tonga
Dominica Micronesia Trinidad and Tobago
Dominican Republic Moldova Tunisia
Ecuador Monaco Turkey
Egypt Mongolia Turkmenistan
El Salvador Montenegro Tuvalu
Equatorial Guinea Montserrat Uganda
Eritrea Morocco Ukraine
Estonia Mozambique United Arab Emirates
Ethiopia Myanmar United Kingdom
Fiji Namibia United States of America
Finland Nauru Uruguay
France Nepal Uzbekistan
Gabon Netherlands Vanuatu
Gambia New Zealand Vatican City
Georgia Nicaragua Venezuela
Germany Nigeria Yemen
Ghana North Korea Zambia
Gibraltar Norway Zimbabwe
Greece Oman

If your nationality is not on the list, you can apply for Visa On Arrival (VOA) to get the Approval Letter before boarding.

Document requirements

Yes, there are a few document requirements for applying for a Vietnam e-Visa:

  • Valid Passport: Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your arrival date in Vietnam and have at least two blank pages for visa stamps.
  • Passport Photo: You will need a soft copy of a recent passport-size photo that meets Vietnamese e-Visa photo specifications (typically frontal view, white background, etc.).
  • Means of Payment: Have a credit or debit card ready for online payment of the e-Visa fee.

How to apply e-Visa online

STEP 1: APPLY ONLINE

Select type and processing time 

STEP 2: RECEIVE E-VISA LETTER

Receive your visa approval letter and instructions

STEP 3: GET VISA STAMP

Have your visa stamped upon arrival

Frequently Asked Questions

I already got the E-Visa, but the DoB/PoB/Passport No./ Name specified on it is wrong. Please correct it for me.

ANSWER

Dear Jim Henson,

Thank you for your attention to our website.

If customers apply with us and it is our fault: We will check and send you the correct E-Visa by your flight time.

If customers did not apply with us or apply with us but it is the customers’ fault: The E-Visa once issued cannot be amended. You need to apply for the new E-Visa to board the plane and enter Vietnam.

Best Regards,

Heidi Phan

I am holding an ABTC (APEC Business Travel Card). Do I need a Visa to enter Vietnam?

ANSWER

Dear Harvey Mill,

Thank you for your attention to our website.

Kindly check your card if it includes the code VNM or not.

If yes, ABTC holders with valid passports are exempted from Vietnam visa requirements for a stay of no longer than 60 days.

Otherwise, please apply for a Visa to enter Vietnam.

Best Regards,

Heidi Phan

Can I enter Vietnam before or after the validity period specified in my e-Visa?

ANSWER

Dear John Muir,

Thank you for your attention to our website.

No. You cannot enter Vietnam before or after the validity period specified in your e-Visa.

Best Regards,

Heidi Phan

Can I pay for the fine at the Immigration office at the airport?

ANSWER

Dear Tom Kint,

Thank you for your attention to our website.

Yes, you can pay for the fine there. But please note that there is no receipt or any other paper related to your payment issued for you. 

Best Regards,

Heidi Phan

I have been in Phu Quoc for 14 days on a 30-day visa exemption. Today my E-Visa has been issued. Can I use it to enter Ho Chi Minh directly from Phu Quoc?

ANSWER

Dear Harry Lime,

Thank you for your attention to our website.

You are enjoying a 30 days Visa exemption on Phu Quoc.

This Visa exemption policy applies only to Phu Quoc Island.

In case you have a new E-Visa, you need to exit Vietnam to Laos, Cambodia,... then enter Ho Chi Minh with that new E-Visa. You cannot enter Ho Chi Minh directly from PQ in this case.

Best Regards,

Heidi Phan

My nationality is exempted from the Vietnam Visa for 45 days. Do I have to wait 30 days from the time of departure to re-enter Vietnam on a unilateral visa exemption if I already did so the last time?

ANSWER

Dear Kane Will,

Thank you for your attention to our website.

There is no requirement for the day interval between 2 stays on Visa exemption.

Therefore, you don’t need to wait until 30 days to re-enter Vietnam to enjoy Visa exemption again.

Best Regards,

Heidi Phan

I am holding a BNO passport. Do I need Visa to enter Vietnam?

ANSWER

Dear James,

Thank you for your attention to our website.

Yes. BNO passport holders need a Visa to enter Vietnam. BNO is not on the list of countries that can apply for the E-Visa online.

Therefore you need to contact the Vietnam Embassy to apply.

Best Regards,

Heidi Phan

Can I apply for a Vietnam e-Visa if I'm already in Vietnam?

ANSWER

Dear Rick,

Thank you for your attention to our website.

Yes. You can apply for a Vietnam e-visa while you are in Vietnam. However, in order for the e-Visa to be valid, you must exit Vietnam and enter the country again.

Best Regards,

Heidi Phan

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