Vietnam Visa FAQs
Who need Vietnam visa?
All foreigners who wish to visit Vietnam are required Vietnam entry visas (issued prior to departure by local Vietnam Embassy/Consulate) or Pre-approved letters (issued by Vietnam Immigration Office to get visa stamped on arrival at Vietnam's International Airports). Both are supplied before arrival, except for citizens of countries having bilateral agreements on visa exemption.
Where to get Vietnam visa
You can get Vietnam visa stamped at your pointed Vietnam Embassy/Consulate or at any Vietnam International Airport (for visa on arrival at Noi Bai in Hanoi, Tan Son Nhat in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang airport in Da Nang City, ...)
How long does it take to get visa stamped at airport?
It depends on the number person(s) applied visa on arrival like you. Usually it takes from 15 to 30 minutes. Make sure you have all required documents ready.
What about passport validity?
To apply for a visa to Vietnam, your passport must have at least 6 month's validity. Therefore, if your passport is about to expire, please get a new one before applying for your visa in order to avoid unwanted problems at the airport.
What information do I have to provide for your visa
- Full name (exactly as in your passport)
- Date of birth
- Passport number
- Date of arrival
- Purpose of visit
Can I change information after getting visa approval
Once you receive the approval letter issued by Immigration Office, you cannot modify any information stated on the letter. In case you need to change these details or plan to arrive earlier than the approved date, you have to to reapply for a new visa approval letter.
Do I need to buy air ticket before applying visa?
You do not need to buy your air ticket upon applying visa.
Can I extend my stay in
Once to be in Vietnam, you can renew visa, extend your stay at any travel agent.
What is your visa service?
To help travelers get visa easier and save time, we provide visa service. With our service, all you do are: 1-Sending us your passport information; 2-Settle payment for the service; 3-Bring approval letter to get Vietnam visa stamped at Vietnam airport or pointed Vietnam Embassy/Consulate.
How your visa service work?
Our visa service cannot work without your co-operation, see how we work together:
You: Fill the visa application form, then settle visa service fee with secured payment gateway. If you do not want to pay online or need clarification, just send the information (download form). We will contact you shortly to sort-out any unclear issues.
We: Right after receiving your visa information and payment, we will process your visa; in urgent case this process takes only 4 hours, normal cases will take 2 to 3 working days. Then we will send you the copy Vietnam visa approval letter by e-mail after we get it from Vietnam Immigration Office. Copy of the same document will be transmitted to Vietnam Embassy/Consulate or Vietnam immigration checkpoints at International Airports, so that when the you arrives in Vietnam, the Immigration officers will have those documents on hand and will be able to issue your entry visa.
You: Bring the copy of approval letter to get Vietnam visa stamped at your chosen place (Vietnam Airport or pointed Vietnam Embassy/Consulate).
Can I get refund if my visa application be declined?
Yes, you will get full refund for visa service fee if your application is declined by Immigration Office.
How can I get visa approval letter?
A copy of the Approval letter will be scanned and delivered to you by email, so please make sure that your email provided when applying visa is correct.
What is processing time?
The time needed to get your visa approval letter, from the day after your payment date till we send you the visa approval letter.
How long in advance should I apply visa?
Though it takes only 2-3 working days to get your visa approved, it is strongly recommended to apply visa 1–2 weeks in advance to avoid urgent fee and unwanted problems.
Can I enter Vietnam later than my granted arrival date
in visa approval letter?
Yes, you can enter later than the arrival date in visa approval letter providing that you exit by granted exit date.
What about visa(s) for
For children that have their own passport, service fee is applicable; for children that share passport with parents, we deduct 50% service fee.
Just go to Vietnam visa guide and find your country to see our instruction to get Vietnam visa.
Can I arrange Vietnam visa without using your service?
Yes, your can arrange Vietnam visa your self by going directly to local Vietnam Embassy/Consulate.