Vietnam visa requirements for United States
For American passport holders who are required entry visa to Vietnam, you need to arrange a valid visa before departure.
Please choose one of the following options:
1. Contact Viet Nam Embassy or Vietnam Consulates nearest to your place to get visa stamped before you arrive Vietnam. The processing time is usually 4-5 working days.
2. Apply visa on arrival (Recommended): This is designed for travel by air only. You can get the visa letter within 2 working days (normal process) or within 1 working day (urgent process) then the visa stamp will be issued upon your arrival in Viet Nam.
*For United States passport holders: From 25 Aug 2016, all US passport holders will obtain 1 year multiple-entry visa, following the diplomatic agreement between Vietnamese and US Governments. New processing fees and stamping fees are applied accordingly as below:
|Cost/Person(USD)||Standard Processing||Stamping Fee|
|1-2 pax||3-5 pax||6-9 pax||10 upward|
|Multiple entry||1 year||35||32||30||26||$135|
• Make sure your passport has minimum 6 month validity and left pages
• If you plan to arrive by land, you need to obtain a visa beforehand, visa on arrival will not work for land entry