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Do we need Vietnam visas when transferring in Vietnam airports with Interlining tickets?

Dear Sir or Madam,

Thanks for reading. I am from China. My friend and I need to transfer in Noi Bai International Airport and stay there for about eight hours, but we won’t go outside the airport. I would like to know whether we need to apply for a Vietnam visa or not.

Looking forward to your reply.


In Transit visa , Asked by Arwen, Answer (7)

Visas while on a cruise ship

We will be on a cruise ship , stopping at two ports, but not staying on land. do we need a visa as alot of countries have the ship do this paperwork.

Thanking you


In Transit visa , Asked by ROSLYN CLARKE, Answer (1)

How to apply Vietnam arriving for cruise ship?

I will be travelling to Vietnam arriving via the Crystal Symphony Cruise ship on Dec 25, 2014 and leaving on the same ship on Dec 28 2014. I wish to obtain a Visa for Vietnam for Tourism. Please forward me an application form as all I can find on this web site is for arrival via aircraft.

Also please advise me of the correct address and fee for this service. Also forward me what documents and photographs I need for this service. As well is you would like a self addressed pre paid envelope to return my passport and Visa.

Thank you so kindly,

Caroline Mae Alger

PS: My passport is Canadian as well as my Nationality.

In Transit visa , Asked by Caroline Mae Alger, Answer (2)

Book visa for pickup at Shanghai


I am an American and in Shanghai, I hope to take the bus from Nanning,  China, to Hanoi and pick up the visa at the border. I understand I can’t pick up the visa at the border, but can you let me pick it up in Shanghai?

Could you provide this service?

Thank you in advance,
Andrew Johnston

In Transit visa , Asked by Andrew Johnston, Answer (1)

Visa for Vietnam aross the boarder to Chau Doc

I am trying to apply for a visa for Vietnam on line, I am booked with G adventures tour group and traveling from Sihanoukville across the boarder to Chau Doc, when i fill in the form it asks for port of arrival, I would like to know which one i choose?


David Wilson

In Transit visa , Asked by David keith Wilson, Answer (1)

Cruising from Singapore

We will be cruising on the Celebrity Century and stopping at Ho Chi Minh [for one day](27 Jan 2015) & Hue/Danang [for one day](29 Jan 2015). will we need a visa For that ?

Thank you

George Kent

In Transit visa , Asked by George Kent, Answer (2)

Transit Visa

Hello. I am looking a booking a flight from England to Thailand, with a connection in Hanoi. I will be in Hanoi for approximately 2 hours. Will i require a Visa? If I do require a visa, what kind will i require and how much will that cost?

Many thanks,


In Transit visa , Asked by Luke, Answer (3)

Getting Vietnam visa across the border from Cambodia


My husband and I are traveling via land from Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh City, Vientnam in October this year. My understanding is that a visa approval letter applied for on line is not acceptable at a land crossing, only at the international airports. Would you please advise me how is the easiest and best way to apply for our visas for Vietnam please. I do not want to have any difficulty crossing the border from Cambodia to Vietnam. Thank you for your help.

Kind Regards,

Laurelle Goody

In Transit visa , Asked by Laurelle Harcla-Goody, Answer (4)

How to get vietnam visa to cross the border between Cambodia and Vietnam ?

Hello, I’m French of nationality and living in the UK. I’m writing to find out how I can obtain a visa if I’m crossing the border between Cambodia and Vietnam. I have looked on-line and it looked like I needed to arrived at an airport.
Could you tell me what I needed to do.
Thank you.

In General Questions,Transit visa , Asked by Jérémy David Pénelet, Answer (1)

Get Vietnam visa to cross Ho Chi Minh from Siem Reap by bus.

Dear Sir/Madam,
I have a couple of questions which I would appreciate if you could answer them.
I am planning to cross Ho Chi Minh from Siem Reap by bus, could you explain to me the visa procedures? I am a Mauritian holding a Mauritius Passport. I phoned the Vietnam Embassy in Kuala Lumpur and they say it cost rm400, is there any other way for me to get my visa?

Thank you for your help.
Sophie Ng

In Transit visa , Asked by Sophie Ng, Answer (3)

Vietnam visa by land for Indian and Chinese

Hello, I have only just received my passport back after applying for both my Indian and Chinese visas, and leave for China on Saturday 17th May. I am arriving in Vietnam by land on a tour so cannot get a paper visa and require a passport visa, however will need this for Saturday. How can I do this?

Thank you for your time,

Robyn Fox

In Transit visa , Asked by Robyn Fox, Answer (1)

Vietnam visa for transit at Ho Chi Minh airport

Hello, i am travelling with Vietnam Airlines from Paris to Singapore. I have a stopover in Ho Chi Minh City for 2 1/2 hours and will not be leaving the airport. Do i need a visa for that, and which one do i get.

Kind regards linda

In Transit visa , Asked by Linda Powell, Answer (17)

Get Vietnam visa in Bangkok


I am travelling from the UK and will be arriving in Bangkok on 15 May 2014 to do some travelling.

On 22nd May I will be travelling on a private bus from Sihanoukville to Can Tho, and on 3rd June 2014 will be leaving Vietnam from Hanoi on an aeroplane to arrive in Vientiane .

I am confused as to how to fill in my online visa application. Please could someone contact me with more information.


Jessica Pammen

In General Questions,Transit visa , Asked by Jessica Pammen, Answer (2)

Vietnam visa for cruise entry ?

My wife and I will be visiting Ho Chi Minh City for one day from a cruise liner, the Sapphire Princess, in February 2015. Could you please advise me of the cost of a visa for this visit.


Norman Craven-Griffiths

In Transit visa , Asked by Norman Neil Craven-Griffiths , Answer (1)

Information On Visa to Vietnam

I have valid multiple visa for Vietnam in my old passport. But due to some reason I have to make a new Passport and now I have both passport with me. Can I travel to Vietnam with both passport , and can transfer visa from my old passport to new passport at Airport? Please let me know if I need to follow any other process?

In General Questions,Transit visa , Asked by Sarad Neupane, Answer (6)

Vietnam visa application for arriving by cruise ship

I plan to visit vietnam in December, but we are arriving by cruise ship, and are to make three port calls. Please inform me as to how to apply for this visa, and what procedures to follow.

Thank you for your help.


In Transit visa , Asked by Issie , Answer (2)