Vietnam Visa for Greek Citizens (Greece)

Last update: 01/12/2022

Do Greek need a visa for a Vietnam visit?

Since there is no agreement between Vietnam and Greece for visa-free travel, all Greek regular passport holders need a visa to enter Vietnam. There are normally three ways Greek passport holders can apply for a visa: At an embassy, E-visa and Visa on Arrival.

How do Greek citizens apply for a Vietnam visa?

Vietnam e-visa

Greek citizens wishing to obtain a Vietnam e-visa online must possess certain support documents to qualify for the visa. This includes:

Documents required:

• A soft file of valid passport which is valid at least 6 months from the departure date to Vietnam

• A digital photo in JPEG, PNG format which is recently taken for the visa application. The photo should be in color and taken against the white background.

• Email address: this email is used to send a notice to applicant when the e-visa is successfully issued or denied

• Credit/debit card: it is used to make the payment for e-visa fee online

How does it work?

• You complete the visa application form online and make the payment

• After 3-5 working days, you will go to check the email registered for e-visa application to receive and download your visa results

•  You print out your visa and show it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer to enter Vietnam.

Visa on arrival 

Currently for tourism purpose, Greek citizens are allowed to stay up for 30 days with e-visa. Visa on arrival is just applicable for those who are entering Vietnam for business purpose. With that purpose, Greek nationals can apply for 1 or 3 month visa.

Here are 4 simple steps to follow to obtain Vietnam visa on arrival from Greek citizens

• Step 1: Fill out the Vietnamese visa application form online

• Step 2: Pay visa service fee to get visa approval letter

• Step 3: Receive the visa approval letter by email

• Step 4: Fly to Vietnam and get Vietnam visa stamped on your passport

Vietnam visa on arrival document requirements for Greek nationals

To obtain a visa on arrival, you have to apply for visa approval letter before traveling to Vietnam. Depending on the purpose of travel, the documents required to submit will be different. Here is the guidance on documentation for those who wish to apply for business visit with a Vietnam based sponsor company:

–  A valid passport copy which is valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Vietnam

–  A business certificate of sponsor company

–  Form NA2

–  Form NA16

–  Tentative business plan in Vietnam

It takes 7-10 working days to get a visa approval letter. If you need our company help with business visa letter to Vietnam, just kindly contact us at our hotline +84 948 555 332 or email us at [email protected]. Our visa experts will guide you through every single step from submitting your visa application until you obtain a full visa stamp at the Vietnam airport.

What happens after you apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival

Normally, applicants receive their visa approval letter within 7-10 working days. You will receive your visa approval letter to Vietnam via email. The first thing you need to do is take out a print of the visa approval letter and save its digital copy on your handheld device.

Soon after arriving in Vietnam airport, you will have to show the visa approval letter with some other documents including Vietnamese visa application form, 02 passport sized photos to immigration officials at the port of entry. It’s noted that you need to pay 25usd in cash for the stamping fee in order to get a visa stamped on your passport.


Visa at the Embassy

Greek citizens can go with a traditional way to apply for a Vietnam visa which is to visit the Embassy of Vietnam in Greece or in the country where they are residing. However, this can be time consuming and the processing time is not always clear. In the interests of ensuring your trip does not go awry, it’s highly advised to option for one of two other methods to apply for a Vietnam visa.

Vietnam visa costs for Greek citizens

The costs of Vietnam visa depend on the type of visa they wish to apply for

• Vietnam tourist e-visa: it costs 25usd paid online for the Vietnam Immigration Department and service fee in case you want to use express service for your visa application

• Vietnam visa on arrival: there are fees get involved includes visa approval letter fee and stamping fee. The stamping fee is 25usd for single entry and 50usd for multiple entry which is valid up 3 months. The visa approval letter is charged differently from this agency to another.


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