Vietnam Visa for Botswana Citizens

Last update: 01/10/2022

Do Botswana citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

Botswana nationals holding a regular passport, regardless of length of staying in Vietnam require a visa enter Vietnam. In additional to other prerequisites applicable to each type of visas, Botswana citizens have to meet two basic requirements as follows:

• A passport which is valid at least 6 months since the arrival date in Vietnam

• At least 02 blank pages on passport are required

How to apply for Vietnam visa for Botswana citizens

For Botswana passport holders, they have two applicable options includes visa at the Vietnamese embassy and visa on arrival when it comes to apply for Vietnam visa. If Botswana citizens enter Vietnam through land border or seaport, they are advised to arrange a visa on their passport at the Vietnamese embassy before traveling to Vietnam. For those who are getting into Vietnam by air, visa on arrival is preferably chosen by Botswana travelers due to its convenience and easiness.

Vietnam visa at the Embassy

Currently, there is no Vietnamese Embassy located in Botswana. Therefore, if citizens of Botswana want to arrange a visa at the Embassy, they are advised to visit the nearest country that has the Vietnamese Embassy to submit their visa application.

Vietnam visa on arrival (highly suggested)

The process of obtaining a visa on arrival for Botswana citizens can completely done online through a travel or visa agency. Here are 4 simple steps to get a visa on arrival

• Step 1: Submit the visa application form online in order to apply for a visa approval letter

• Step 2: Use a credit card or other payment method to pay for visa service fee

• Step 3: Receive a visa approval letter by email after 5-7 working days

• Step 4: Print out a copy of visa approval letter and fly to Vietnam.

When you are arriving at Vietnam airport, please present a copy of visa approval letter with your passport, Vietnamese visa application form, 02 passport sized photos and stamping fee to the Immigration Counter in order to get visa stamped on your passport.

To get visa approval letter, please kindly email us a copy of your passport at [email protected]or call us at +84.948.555.332. We are honored to assist you with the visa approval letter.

How much does it cost for a Vietnam visa for Botswana citizens? 

One of the common concerns about Vietnam visa is the costs. Here are the visa fees that Botswana nationals have to pay depending on the way they would like to apply.

• Visa the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate: the fee varies from this embassy to the another. It’s not publicly shown on their website. You have to contact the embassy officer for more details.

• Visa on arrival: the fee includes visa service fee and stamping fee

• Visa service fee is different case by case. Please contact us at + 84.948.555.332 for the exact price.

• Stamping fee: $25US in cash for a single entry and $50US for a multiple entry which is valid up 3 months.

Frequently asked questions about Vietnam visa for Botswana citizens

 Q1: How long does it take to get a tourist visa from Botswana?

A tourist visa for Botswana passport holders can be obtained at a Vietnamese embassy or visa on arrival. At the embassy, the processing time is normally between 5-7 working days. To save the time of traveling to the embassy, Botswana citizens can apply for visa on arrival where the visa application is done online and the processing time is about 5 business working days.

Q2: How long can Botswana citizens stay in Vietnam with visa on arrival?

Botswana visitors can enter and stay in Vietnam for 30 days in maximum for tourism purpose and 90 days for busines purpose.


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