Vietnam visa application form
There are two common ways to get Vietnam visa, including visa on arrival and visa at Vietnamese representative offices.
1. Apply for Vietnam visa from Vietnamese representative offices aboard
It is effective for air, land and sea travelers.
General steps are as follows.
Step 1: Get and fill the visa application form from Vietnam representative offices. For Viet Nam Embassies, please Click here.
Step 2: Submit the form filled with your original passport, 2 or 3 photos and visa fee.*
Step 3: Get the result via EMS or come directly to the office.
* Note that you may be required to send your passport off to Vietnamese representative offices located far away from your place via EMS. If you apply directly at the embassy, your information will then be sent to Hanoi for approval, so it takes about 5 – 10 working days (depending on the country you apply).
2. Apply visa upon arrival
It is applicable for air travelers only.
The following steps are required:
Step 1: Apply online and make payment. You need to fill in the secure online form. It only takes a couple of minutes and pay the service fee. For service fees, click here.
Step 2: Get the “Visa approval letter” within 1 or 2 working days via email.
Step 3: Bring “Visa approval letter”, passport, 2 photos and stamping fee (in cash) to get your visa stamp at the Vietnam international airports. For stamping fees, click here.