The visa exemption certificate acts as a long-term visa for its holders to visit Vietnam at any time within 5 years.
5 years visa exemption for Vietnam is granted to Vietnamese overseas, foreigners who are spouses, children of Vietnamese overseas, or Vietnamese citizens.
- No visa is required for travel to Vietnam within 05 years. Those people having 5 years Vietnam visa exemption certificate is allowed to stay in Vietnam for 180 days at maximum for each visit.
- If they want to stay longer than 180 days without leaving the country, they can extend visa in Vietnam. The extended duration is up to 6 months.
- Visa exemption certificate shall be valid for up to 05 years and expires at least 6 months before the expiration of the holder’s passport or equivalent paper.
You need to follow the two (02) steps below for Vietnam 5 years visa application:
The documents required for applying for Vietnam 5 years visa exemption depends on the subjects of applications, namely:
To apply for 5 years visa exemption for overseas Vietnamese, the applicant needs to prepare:
To apply for Vietnam 5 years visa exemption for foreign spouses and children of overseas Vietnamese or Vietnamese citizens, the applicant will need to prepare:
Agencies competent to grant visa exemption certificates include: