Vietnam Visa


The procedure that provides electronic visa for foreigners has been applied for trial purpose by Vietnam Immigration Department since January 1st 2017. The electronic visa is only applied for anyone who travels in Vietnam for less than 30 days.

  1. The conditions to provide electronic tourist visa for foreigners include:

– Passport requires at least 6 months validity.

– To be a citizen of countries and territories which are in trial list to provide electronic visa in 2017 and 2018.

– The foreigner is not prohibited and restricted for entry following Vietnam’s regulations.

  1. The procedure enumerated in the application for providing electronic visa for foreigners

– Step 1: To access on the website address for online electronic visa application of Vietnam Immigration Department

– Step 2: To enumerate online personal information, entry information,… following an available displayed form on the website, and to confirm the accuracy of information.

– Step 3: Pay online visa fees by online payment tools Visa Card or Master Card

– Step 4: After 2 or 3 days, Vietnam Immigration Department will send email a word file to the person who applied to get visa. The word file is electronic visa.

– Step 5: The person, who applied to get electronic visa, prints electronic visa file and completes the procedure of electronic visa application.

– Step 6: When entering in Vietnam, the foreigner presents their passport and visa at a place where they implement exit/entry procedures.

The supply of electronic visa is an important innovation in administration affairs in the process of implementing electronic government in order to simplify administrative procedures on information technology based.


Visa Approval Letter is a letter issued and confirmed by Vietnam Immigration Department. By showing the approval letter at Vietnam Airports upon arrival, travellers can pick up Visa and get visa stamped on their passports. At the airport, the corresponding authority will verify the details on the approval letter based on your passport and travel documents. As long as you make sure you input the correct details when applying, you will surely be granted entry upon arrival in Vietnam with the approval letter. Without the approval letter, travellers CAN NOT check in the international flights to Vietnam.

Application Guidelines for Vietnam Visa Approval Letters:

  1. Send us your passport information (or passport copy)
  2. Inform us your arrival date (apply for coming by airways only)
  3. Make online secured payment by Credit Card for service fee from $15/person
  4. Receive the approval letter via email ( after 2 working days for normal processing & 1 day/ 4 hours/ 1 hour for super urgent processing ).
  5. Show your approval letter to check in your international flight and get Visa Stamped at Vietnam Airports upon arrival.


At the ARRIVAL HALL inside the airports, there is a Landing Visa Counter (cấp visa tai chổ), in font of the check – in point counter, you have to prepare required documents to get visa stamp: your original passport ( valid for at least 6 months and left pages ), 2 ( 4×6 cm) passport photos, entry/ exit form ( you can DOWNLOAD HERE and cash in USD/VND:

  • 1 month & 3 months single: 45 USD
  • 1 month multiple: 65 USD,
  • 3 months to less than 6 months: 95 USD
  • and 6 months is 135 USD.

Vietnam Customs Clearance Officers will arrange Visa Stamp at the arrival airport for clients enter Vietnam by plane. If you do NOT enter Vietnam by plane, you should contact the nearest Vietnam Embassy to get visa.

The most important thing is that you bring up the Vietnam Visa Approval Letter when you enter Vietnam. Without this letter you cannot aboard the airplane and get visa when you arrive Vietnam.

Normally, it takes around 15-30 minutes to get the visa stamped at Vietnam airports upon arrival. However, sometimes it may take longer than expected due to the large number of arrivals. To shorten your Customs Clearance time, you can use our Vietnam Visa Fast Tracking Service.

The Visa Counter at Vietnam airports are 24/7 open. So if you already have the approval letter, you can still pick up your visa at Vietnam airports at weekend.

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