Vietnam visa for Afghanistan citizen

Last update: 24/09/2022

Annually, Vietnam has been attracting millions of foreign tourists. This is why the Vietnamese government created Vietnam visa on arrival system which allows travelers from all over the world to obtain a visa stamp upon arrival

How to apply for a Vietnam visa from Afghanistan

The Afghanistan’s passport holders have two options to get Vietnam visa for both tourist and business purpose

Get Vietnam visa at the Embassy

Afghanistan citizens can get a visa at the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate in Afghanistan or other countries where they are residing or traveling.

To get the visa in this way, Afghanistan’s passport holders need to submit:

• Original passport which is valid at least 6 months since the traveling date to Vietnam

• Completed Vietnam visa application form

• An invitation letter sponsored by a Vietnam based company for business purpose or by a Vietnam based travel agency for tourist visa

• And others as required by the embassy/consulate

Please contact the embassy in advance for the best document preparation before visiting there in person.

Get Visa on Arrival 

The best and easiest way to get a visa for Afghan citizens who are travelling to Vietnam by air is to get Visa on Arrival (VOA). By doing this way, there is no need to visit the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in person to submit the visa application.

With visa on arrival, you have to get a visa approval letter in advance before departure for Vietnam. Upon arrival, please present the visa letter with other documents to get visa stamped on your passport. The process to get the visa approval letter is completed online through a local visa or travel agency.

In order to get the visa approval letter, please send us a copy of your passport to our email at [email protected]. Our visa experts will response your inquiry soon.

Vietnam visa fee for Citizens of Afghanistan

Depending the method of getting a Vietnam visa, the visa cost will be different.

• At the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate: the fee is varied from this embassy to another.

• Vietnam visa on arrival: there are two mandatory fees including the stamping fee and visa approval letter. For the stamping fee, it is 25usd in cash for single entry and 50usd for 1 or 3 month multiple entry. About the visa approval letter, it will be confirmed at the time of applying it. To know exact the fee, please contact us at + 84.948.555.332 or  [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: Can I apply for Vietnam visa on arrival from Afghanistan?

Yes, you can. Currently Vietnam offers visa on arrival to all citizens in the world. As long as you get a visa approval letter, you can obtain a visa stamp on your passport once you are landing on the Vietnam international airport.

Q2: How can I apply Vietnam visa from Afghanistan?

As we mentioned above, there are two legitimate options to get Vietnam visa from Afghanistan including acquiring a visa at the Vietnamese embassy or visa on arrival.


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