Since February 1st 2017, the Government of Vietnam has implemented the e-Visa. The new online process simplifies the procedures to enter Vietnam by allowing travellers to apply directly online for a visa. Hence, there is no more need to apply for an “approval letter”, which require to queue, process and pay an additional stamp for “visa on arrival” once arrived to Vietnam.
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:
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:
Citizens from the following countries are eligible to apply online for an e-Visa.
|Azerbaijan||Fiji||Macedonia||Papua New Guinea||Switzerland|
|Belgium||Greece||Marshall Islands||Philippines||United Arab Emirates|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Hong Kong||Mexico||Poland||United States of America|
|Canada||Ireland||Mongolia||Russia||Virgin Islands, U.S|
(*) Citizens from China must apply with a traditional passport. Chinese e-Passports cannot be used to apply for e-Visa.
In order to apply Vietnam visa on our website, applicants need to complete the following steps
Select processing speed and type
Receive your visa approval letter and instructions
Have your visa stamped upon arrival