Vietnam Visa Requirement for citizens of Philippines
Do Philippines passport holders need Visa to Vietnam?
Vietnam visa is not required for Philippine passport holder for their stay of up to 21 days in Vietnam (you are Vietnam visa exempted for 21 days for each entry).
If you wish to stay longer, you have to get the visa for the trip. You need to apply for a valid Vietnamese visa and the following requirements need to be met:
- Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months starting from your date of arrival in Vietnam.
- Your passport must contain at least 2 blank pages for visa sticker and immigration stamp.
The first option to have a valid Vietnam visa for Philippine citizen is Vietnam visa on arrival, or landing visa. This type of visa has been popular with many visitors for its convenience, simplicity, low cost and timesaving.
Citizens of Philippines with Vietnam visas are allowed to enter Viet Nam via any international airports such as Noi Bai (Hanoi), Tan San Nhat (Saigon), Da Nang, Cam Ranh (Nha Trang), Cai Bi (Hai Phong).
With this option, visitors are required to apply online to obtain an Approval Letter and they will receive official stamps upon arrival at any Vietnam International Airports.
Note: Vietnam visa on arrival is NOT APPLICABLE to visitors entering Vietnam by sea and land borders.
Vietnam visa on arrival fees for Philippine passport holders
|Type of visa||Service fee||Stamping fee|
|1 month single entry||16 USD||25 USD|
|1 month multiple entry||21 USD||50 USD|
|3 months single entry||26 USD||25 USD|
|3 months multiple entry||55 USD||50 USD|
Other ways to apply for a Vietnam Visa
Philippine passport holders can apply for a Vietnam visa through the Embassy/Consulate of Vietnam in Philippines or in another country. If you would like to apply for a Vietnam Visa by this way, please contact the embassy for more information about visa procedures, fees and necessary paperwork. Below is the detailed information of the Vietnamese Embassy in Philippines.
Embassy of Vietnam in Manila, Philippines