About Vietnam e-Visa

What is E-visa Vietnam?

Electronic visa (e-Visa) is a type of visa issued by the Immigration Department of Vietnam to foreigners through the electronic system. Vietnam e-Visa is a single-entry visa that allows the e-Visa holder to stay in Vietnam for up to 30 consecutive days.

Why issue an e-Visa?

  • No need to queue at the airport when waiting for the stamp;
  • No extra stamping fee;
  • No need to bring a photograph of yourself for visa purposes;
  • Visitors with an e-Visa to Vietnam can enter Vietnam through one of 28 international border gates;
  • It is not required to go to the embassy;
  • The whole process is online – once your application is approved, all you have to do is to print out your e-Visa and present it at the airport. That is all!

List of countries that are eligible for Vietnam e-Visa

Check the list below to see if you can apply online for Vietnam e-Visa:

Andorra Greece Palau
Argentina Hungary Panama
Armenia Iceland Papua New Guinea
Australia India Peru
Austria Ireland Philippines
Azerbaijan Italy Poland
Belarus Japan Portugal
Belgium Kazakhstan Qatar
Bosnia and Herzegovina Korea (South) Romania
Brazil Latvia Russia
Bruney Liechtenstein Samoa
Bulgaria Lithuania San Marino
Canada Luxembourg Serbia
Chile Macedonia Slovakia
China
(Including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR passport holders)
(Not apply to Chinese e-passport holders, i.e a passport having its number starting with E)
Malta Slovenia
Colombia Marshall Islands Solomon Islands
Croatia Mexico Spain
Cuba Micronesia Federated States of Sweden
Cyprus Moldova Switzerland
Czech Republic Monaco Timor Leste
Denmark Mongolia United Arab Emirates
Estonia Montenegro United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Fiji Myanmar United States of America
Finland Nauru Uruguay
France Netherland Vanuatu
Georgia New Zealand Venezuela
Germany Norway

Certain countries can have visa exemption to stay for a specified number of days:

  • Chile: up to 90 days
  • Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand: up to 30 days
  • Philippines: up to 21 days
  • Brunei, Myanmar: up to 14 days
  • Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Spain, South Korea, Japan, Germany, Norway, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy: up to 15 days

If you need to stay longer than 14, 15, or 21 days, you must apply for an e-Visa before your trip takes place.

List of borders allowing e-visa holders

Holders of Vietnamese e-visas are allowed to enter the country through one of the following 33 ports:

Airports Landports Seaports
Cat Bi Int Airport (Hai Phong) Bo Y Landport Chan May Seaport
Cam Ranh Int Airport (Khanh Hoa) Cha Lo Landport Da Nang Seaport
Can Tho International Airport Cau Treo Landport Duong Dong Seaport
Da Nang International Airport Huu Nghi Landport Cam Pha Seaport
Noi Bai Int Airport (Hanoi) Ha Tien Landport Hon Gai Seaport
Phu Bai Int Airport Lao Bao Landport Hai Phong Seaport
Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) Lao Cai Landport Nghi Son Seaport
La Lay Landport Nha Trang Seaport
Moc Bai Landport Quy Nhon Seaport
Mong Cai Landport Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
Nam Can Landport Vung Tau Seaport
Na Meo Landport Vung Ang Seaport
Song Tien Landport
Tinh Bien Landport
Tay Trang Landport
Xa Mat Landport

NOTE:

  • To avoid any hassle, you should double check your port of entry before submission.

E-Visa requirements

If you meet all e-visa requirements, please prepare the documents below to get e-visa:

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months following arrival date and having at least 02 blank pages;
  • 01 passport size photo (check Vietnam visa photo requirements);
  • Soft copies of passport personal data page and soft photo;
  • Credit cards to make payment online for e-visa fee, (American Express card is not accepted).;

Vietnam e-Visa fee and processing time

Purpose of visit Stamping fee Consultant Service fee Processing time
Tourist 25 USD 30 USD 4 – 6 working days (Excluding Saturday, Sunday and Vietnam Holiday)

The fee is 25 USD/person, it is non-refundable if your visa application is rejected or is mistaken during application process.

It normally takes 4-6 working days to get e-visa; however, due to large number of applicants and Vietnam holidays, the processing time can be longer. You should arrange your time to submit it before your trip at least 1-2 week.

Vietnam e-Visa sample form

Travel to Vietnam to visit your friends and family, go on a vacation, or undertake a business project. Get your visa online in a simple 3-step process and get approved documents to your email address. Vietnam e-Visa form below shows what a processed entry permit will be like.

Vietnam e-Visa Sample
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Extension E-visa Vietnam

E-visa extension is not run at this moment. Incase you wish to stay in Vienam longer, you should leave Vietnam and then come back with new e-visa. This process is called “Vietnam visa run”

Vietnam E-visa – Main information

  • E-visa Vietnam has validity in 1 month (30 days) with single entry;
  • The online visa application must be finished at least 5 working days before your expected trip to Vietnam;
  • E-visa fee is non-refundable, you should check your information carefully;
  • The port of entry can not be changed even right on the minute your submission is finished. In Case you wish to change, new e-visa application is required;
  • No group e-visa application is accepted; applied for 1 applicant only;
  • It normally takes 4-6 working days; however, the processing time may be longer due to large number of applicants and Vietnam national holidays, you should apply before your trip at least 1-2 week;
  • E-visa Vietnam used to be extended, if any changes we will update soon.
  • Everyone who comes to Vietnam for travel purposes must have their own e-Visa, including children;
  • Check the FAQ section for more information about our e-Visa services and applying methods.

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