Vietnam Visa for Hong Kong Citizens

Last update: 27/01/2023

Do Hong Kong citizens need a visa to travel to Vietnam?

Yes, Hong Kong citizens are required to have a visa when traveling to Vietnam.

Hong Kong citizens can choose to apply for a different type of visa, depending on the purpose of their visit to the country.

In addition to a valid visa, they also need a passport which is valid at least 6 months since their arrival date into Vietnam and make sure that there are at least 2 empty pages on their passport for an entry and exit stamp. 

How to get Vietnam visa for Hong Kong passport holders? 

Currently, the Vietnamese government has offered a number of different options for Hong Kong citizens to obtain a visa to visit Vietnam including E-visa, Visa on Arrival and Embassy Visa.

Vietnam e-visa for Hong Kong citizens

Documents required for Vietnam e-visa from Hong Kong include:

• 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 to apply for e-visa:

• 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

For visiting no more than 30 days, Hong Kong citizen can apply for e-visa which is the best option to make while visa on arrival is not yet resumed on 3 month tourist visa. Currently, visa on arrival is only open to business purpose which requires a sponsor company in Vietnam to secure this type of visa. Here is the checklist of documents for business visa.

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

• A business certificate of Vietnam based 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 a tourist or 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.

Visa on arrival procedure for Hong Kong citizens at Vietnam Airport.

To get visa on arrival at the Vietnam airport, Hong Kong travelers should have all documentation as listed as bellows:

• Valid passport (for at least 6 months from the date of arrival in Vietnam)

• A copy of visa approval letter

• A completed Vietnamese visa application form

• 02 passport sized photos

• Stamping fee in cash

Once they are landing in Vietnam airport, the Hong Kong travelers just head to the landing area to submit all these documents and pay the stamping fee there. After providing the documents, they are asked to wait and their name is called once their visa stamp gets done by the immigration officer.

Visa for a Vietnam embassy visa

To apply for a Vietnam Visa at an embassy, Hong Kong citizens have to:

• Get in touch with the nearest embassy or consulate.

• Complete Vietnam visa application form and submit it along with the required documents. You can find a Vietnam visa application on the website of the embassy or consulate.

• You can apply in-person or via mail, as per the instructions of the Vietnam consular services.

• Pay the Vietnam visa fee.

 Vietnam visa fee for Hong Kong passport holders

• Visa on arrival: The fee for Vietnam visa on arrival for Hong Kong passport holders includes the visa service fee to get visa approval letter and the stamping fee to have visa stamped at the Vietnam airport.

• E-visa: For the stamping fee, it costs 25usd for single entry and 50usd for multiple entry which is valid up 3 months. For Vietnam tourist or business visa approval letter: please contact us for details.

• Embassy visa: the application fee is normally not listed on the embassy’s website and its fee is varied from one embassy to another. Please visit an embassy or consulate where is the nearest to your place to ask for more details.


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