Vietnam Visa for Gambian Citizens

Last update: 25/11/2022

Do Gambian passport holders need a visa to Vietnam?

Gambian Citizens do require a visa to travel Vietnam. Make sure you get the right visa for your travel that is valid for the purpose and duration of your stay. They need to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam. In addition to a valid visa for their Vietnam entry, Gambian passport holders must have a passport which is valid at least 6 months since the arrival date into Vietnam has 2 empty pages left on their passport.

There are two options for getting a Vietnam visa for Gambian nationals which are Vietnam visa on arrival and visa at the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate.

Apply for Vietnam visa at the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate

Gambian citizens wishes to obtain a Vietnam visa in advance before the departure for Vietnam. Currently, there is no Vietnam Embassy/ Consulate in Gambia, therefore, in order to apply for a Vietnam visa, they have to visit the nearest country where there is an embassy or consulate of Vietnam.

To get visa in this way, you have to prepare the documents as listed below:

•  A completed visa application form which is signed and attached with your photo

•  Original passport

•  An invitation letter for business visa

•  Other supporting documents if required by the embassy/consulate

You need to visit the embassy or consulate in person to submit your visa application and return to pick up your passport with Vietnam visa stamped on it.

Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival for Gambian citizens

To remove the need of visiting the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate, visa on arrival is an alternative option which makes the process of obtaining a Vietnam visa convenient and straightforward.

To get visa on arrival, Gambian passport holders have to apply for visa approval letter before the departure for Vietnam, then finally get visa stamped on their passports when landing at Vietnam airport.

To get the visa approval letter, please a copy of your passport to our email at [email protected] or contact us at hotline +84.948.555.332

Documents required to collect a Vietnam visa upon arrival include a valid passport, a copy of visa approval letter, 02 passport sized photos, Vietnamese visa application form and the stamping fee in cash.

Which ports can the Gambian citizens arrive on Vietnam Visa on Arrival

The following 09 airports allow Gambian passengers to enter India on visa on arrival:

•  Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi)

•  Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh)

•  Cat Bi International Airport (Hai Phong)

•  Da Nang International Airport (Da Nang)

•  Cam Ranh International Airport (Khanh Hoa)

•  Can Tho International Airport (Can Tho)

•  Lien Khuong International Airport (Da Lat)

•  Phu Quoc International Airport (Phu Quoc)

•  Van Don International Airport (Quang Ninh)

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

The cost of Vietnam visa depends on the way they wish to get by.

•  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


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