What’s Vietnam e-Visa?
Vietnam e-Visa is visa types offered by the Vietnam Immigration Department to foreigners entering the country. E-visa holders may remain in Vietnam for a maximum of 30 consecutive days after the initial entry date, single entry only and available to nationals of 80 countries.
More about Vietnam e-Visa
|Evisa holders can enter for tourism purpose only but they can change purpose of visit from Tourist to Business if needed.
For example, you enter Vietnam with tourist visa, during your time in Vietnam, if any company hires you to work and guarantee your stay, then you can extend your stay with business visa.
|The e-Visa is a single entry visa.|
|E-Visa holders do not need to wait in the VOA counter at Vietnam airport to get visa stamped.||The e-Visa is valid for 30 consecutive days after the initial entry date.|
|There are 33 international checkpoints including International airports, landports and seaports. While Visa on arrival only can enter at fews international airports instead.||After registering enter and exit checkpoints, Evisa holders need to follow the checkpoint mentioned on your e-visa form.|
|In emergency cases, all travelers can choose express service within 4 or 8 working hours instead of 3 working days.|
|All Evisa holders can use fast track service at International Vietnam airport to enter Vietnam without wasting time waiting to get entry stamp with the price much lower than usual.|
|Supporting for visa consultant 24/7.|
Vietnam e-Visa Requirements:
- A passport with six (6) months’ validity;
- A photo in .jpg format of your full passport data page;
- A passport photo in .jpg format (4×6, white background, without glasses);
- Your entry and exit dates and entry and exit points/airports;
How to Apply for Vietnam evisa?
Get your e-visa in 4 simple steps:
- Fill in your application form online at our website and upload your photo.
- Make payment with us as per our instructions (service fee).
- Get your approval letter from our email within 48 working hours.
- Print the letter out then bring the letter and your passport to show up for boarding and landing
Vietnam E-visa cost and processing time:
Evisa holders only need to pay service fee which is paid online to process the pre-approval letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department and sent via your email.
|Purpose of visit||Service fee|
For processing time, you should pay attention to the official time zone which is 7 hours ahead (GMT +7) and public Holidays in Vietnam because it will vary due to individual circumstances and periods. Normally, it takes 3 working days to receive the approval letter.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible for an e-Visa?
Vietnam is currently launching a pilot e-Visa system for citizens from 80 countries.
Which checkpoints allow e-Visa holders to enter and exit Vietnam?
This is to inform that E-Visas holders will be accepted at any checkpoint in 33 international checkpoints.Here is a complete list of eligible port of entry: https://www.vietnamvisa.org.vn/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/List-of-vietnam-evisa-port.pdf
If i want to stay longer than 30 days, what should i do?
Instead of applying e-Visa, you can request an agency/organization/individual in Vietnam Such as Vietnamvisa.org.vn to guarantee your stay and apply on your behalf for a new visa at the Vietnam Immigration Department.
What photos are required for the application?
Two photos of the applicant must be uploaded:
- Portrait photo (4x6cm): Looking straight and without glasses.
- Passport data page: Full page including photo, personal information and ICAO lines.
Can I apply for my family member or relatives?
Yes, you can. Make sure that all the information provided on the application form matches the original documents and that you forward the approval letter to the person who travels.