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What's Vietnam e-Visa?

The e-Visa is an electronic travel authorization from the Vietnam Government for up to 30 consecutive days, issued in PDF format. It is the equivalent to a visa, but no stamp or label is placed in the passport. The e-Visa is an entry requirement to travel to and within Vietnam for any of the following reasons:

Tourism

Business

Visiting relatives/friends

Investment

Journalism

Official Visit

Labor, Employment

Office, Organization of Economy, Culture, Technology, Non-Government

Study

Summit

Other

 

More about Vietnam e-Visa

The e-Visa is a single entry visa.

The e-Visa is valid for 30 days, from the proposed date of entry indicated during the application.

E-Visa holders may remain in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for a maximum of 30 consecutive days after the initial entry date.

Once the first 30 days have passed, and renewal be needed it, e-Visa holders in Vietnam may be considered to grant new visa if being invited/guaranteed by authority/organization/individual in Vietnam in accordance with Law on foreigners' entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam.

The applicant’s passport must be valid for at least 01 month after arrival to Vietnam and it must have at least two blank pages for the immigration and border control officer.

Minors with their own passport must complete a full e-Visa application. Minors aged 14 and under included on their parent’s passport will have to be included on their parents e-Visa application.

Applicants are required to carry a copy of their e-Visa at all times during their stay.

 

Ports of Entry

e-Visas will be accepted at all of international airports in Vietnam, including the major hubs of Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Can Tho City, and Phu Quoc Island. Here is a complete list of eligible port of entry:

Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)

Noi Bai International Airport (Ha Noi)

Da Nang International Airport

Cam Ranh International Airport (Khanh Hoa)

Can Tho International Airport

Phu Bai International Airport

Phu Quoc International Airport

Cat Bi International Airport

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

Ho Chi Minh City Seaport

Quy Nhon Seaport

Nha Trang Seaport

Hai Phong Seaport

Hon Gai Seaport

Da Nang Seaport

Vung Tau Seaport

Outside Vietnam foreigners

Hold a valid passport

Not falling into the cases of suspension from entry prescribed in Article 21 of Law on foreigners' entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam.

A scanned color copy of the of the biographical page of the applicant’s current passport

 

Vietnam Visa Exemptions

Vietnam currently has a visa waiver program, apart from tourist’s visa exemptions for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Vietnam also offers 15-day visa exemptions for visitors from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden.

 

Eligible Countries

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

Argentina

Armenia

Australia

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Brunei

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China (*)

Colombia

Cuba

Czech Republic

Denmark

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

India

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Luxembourg

Mongolia

Myanmar

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Panama

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Romania

Russia

Slovakia

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Timor-Leste

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

United States of America

Uruguay

Venezuela

       

(*) Citizens from China must apply with a traditional passport. Chinese e-Passports cannot be used to apply for e-Visa.

 

How to Apply?

Step 1: Full fill the requirement information.

Step 2: Pay the visa fee and get visa code in maximum 3 days.

Step 3: The visa code will be sent to your email.

Notes: If there is any missing or incorrect/unidentified information, your application will not be accepted.

 

VIETNAM E-VISA FEES 2017

When applying for Visa on arrival service, you need to know two kinds of fees that you certainly have to pay for:
There are two kinds of fee for E-visa: SERVICE FEE and ISSUING FEE.

 

Service Fee

Type of Visa Service fee/pax (USD)
Standard Service (3 days) Fast
(2 day)
Urgent
(1 days)
1-2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax from 10 pax
1 month single 17 16 15 14 +10 +25

 

Issuing Fee

Is the fee that we pay to the Immigration Department on your behalf for issuing E-visa.
E-visa issuing fee is $25 per pax as prescribed by the Immigration Department.
Please note that the issuing fee of e-visa application is NON-REFUNDABLE.