Vietnam Visa On Arrival Overview
Foreign travelers to Vietnam for short visits, for example, tourism, vacation, or visiting family and friends, need a visa unless they are qualified for some form of a visa exemption. To do something other than tourism or short-term study – eg to work, or do business you should apply for a business visa.
Currently, Vietnam E-visa is valid for a maximum of 90 days with single entry or multiple entries. Those who want to get a visa on arrival at an International airport in Vietnam, especially in an emergency, can apply for a visa on arrival letter to get their visa at the airport. The validity for a tourist visa granted on arrival at the airport is no longer than 30 days, single entry or multiple entries.
Each individual traveller (adults & children) must apply for a separate visa. There are no family visas.
1. How to apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival letter through our legitimate website?
A valid passport with at least six months validity remaining and with at least 2 blank pages, is required to apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival letter.
Instead of sending your original passport along with a signed application form for a Vietnam visa by post to the Embassy of Vietnam, you can now apply online for a Vietnam visa on arrival (for those who arrive by air only). Go Viet Travel can process the visa within 05-07 days (normal processing) and e-mail you the visa on arrival letter without handling the original passport.
Urgent processing is available on request (1-day, 2-day, and 3-day processing).
Applying for your Vietnam visa has never been simpler.
There are 4 steps to apply for a Vietnam tourist visa on arrival as follows:
1– Send us a scanned copy of your passport (EXCEPT for a few countries like Bangladesh, Iran, Jordan, Turkey... Citizens of these countries are required to provide booking of return flight tickets for Vietnam, and booking confirmation of hotels in Vietnam).
2– Pay the processing fees with our secured payment system.
3– Receive an approval letter (normal processing: 5-7 business days) & the Vietnamese visa application form by email (fill in advance to save time at the airport).
4– On arrival at Vietnam airport, head to the “Visa on Arrival or Landing Visa” counter, submit your passport, a print-out of the approval letter, a full-filled Vietnamese visa application form with one passport-size photo affixed on the form (photos depend on the country of residence and it can be 4×6 cm or 2×2 inches) and pay US$ cash to the Immigration Officer for the stamp fee to collect the visa.
The actual visa shall be granted after the immigration unit completes checking the applicant’s information and letter of visa approval. Then you will go through the passport control on exit.
+ The stamp fee must be paid in cash and can be paid either in US Dollars or Vietnam Dong. No credit cards are accepted. So, make sure to carry some US Dollars/ Vietnam Dong with you. There will not be any ATMs in the Landing Visa area.
+ Two passport-size photos are required.
+ Children over 14 years of age sharing a passport with others must fill in a separate Vietnamese visa application form.
2. Processing fee for Vietnam visa on arrival (tourist visa).
– Business hours or processing time are from 8:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs (Vietnam time, GMT+7) except for weekends (Saturday & Sunday) and Public Holidays.
– Besides the application fee of the visa on arrival letter, you will pay a fee of 25 USD for single entry or 50 USD for multiple entries directly at the Immigration counters in the airport depending on the length of your visa.
Prices updated from 15 August 2023
|30-DAY TOURIST VISA, SINGLE ENTRY for citizens of
(required to pay in advance)
(required to pay on arrival)
|Countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, and America
|Egypt, Nepal, Israel, Costa Rica, Tunisia, Ukraine and South Africa
|Bhutan, Côte d'Ivoire
|Bangladesh, Sudan, Morocco, Mali, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Srilanka, Ecuador, Kuwait, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Haiti, Turkey, Labanon
|| 25 USD
|Other countries not listed above
If you would like us to obtain the visa on arrival letter for your Vietnam tourist visa on your behalf, please send us your enquiry via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, our visa consultants will be in touch within 12 to 24 hours. Our service can save your valuable time and reduce stress.
* Important notes:
- Currently, both tourist visas granted using the approval letter (visa on arrival) and E-visas for Vietnam are NOT EXTENDABLE.
+ The above prices are per person in US dollars. Lowest rate guarantee. No other fees are hidden. You can pay us online with your credit card, by Paypal, or by bank transfer. Learn more about our Payment Guidelines.
+ The above application fees do not include stamp fees which need to be paid at the time of pick up your visa upon arrival at Vietnam airport.
+ Our fees include visa approval arrangement fee, processing fee, and a small handling fee for the pre-checking of applications before presentation.
+ We guarantee that your fee will be 100% refunded in case your application is rejected.
+ Visa rules and fees for children should follow the same procedure as adults.
+ The passport must be valid for six months beyond the exit date and have two blank-facing pages.
+ Visa will be valid from the DATE OF ENTRY (provided in the application form) and extended for max 30 days. You can visit Vietnam on and after the DATE OF ENTRY and must leave before the visa expires.
+ Please note that all payments are non-refundable, even if you want to cancel the visa which has already been issued.
+ The above prices are applicable for normal processing (5-7 business days). Urgent processing can be provided case by case.
If you have further questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or call us at (+84) 902 088 698 (WhatsApp, Zalo) or (+84) 388 619 018. For non-office hour emergency booking, please dial (+84) 902 088 698 (WhatsApp, Zalo) – (English-speaking staff on duty available from 08:00 to 24:00 daily).