Vietnam Visa Requirement

Last update: 15/09/2022

Do I need visa to enter Vietnam?

Except for those who are eligible for Vietnam visa exemption, the other international travelers are required to apply for a valid visa to enter Vietnam. 

Documents required to get Vietnam visa

For Vietnam visa on arrival

* Passport: valid for at least 6 months from your arrival date to Vietnam and have at least 2 blank pages for immigration stamps. A travel document or temporary passport is not accepted 

* Visa approval letter: required to get before your departure to Vietnam. This letter is only accepted if you travel by air 

* 02 passport sized photos: 4x6cm size, white back ground and taken recently without glasses. Check more details on Vietnam visa photo requirements

* Vietnamese visa application form: formally known as Vietnam entry and exit application form. This form should be completed before travelling to Vietnam in order to save your time upon arrival in Vietnam. 

* Vietnam visa stamping fee: paid in cash upon arrival 

For Vietnam E-visa

* Passport is valid for at least 6 months from the expected arrival date and at least 2 blank pages 

* A soft file of your passport personal data photo in .jpg format 

* A soft file of your portrait photo in .jpg format (white background without glasses)

* A valid international credit or debit card for the payment of E-visa fee (25 USD)

For Vietnam Visa Embassy

If you are living near to the Vietnamese Embassy, you can submit your visa application there. Here are documents required when applying visa at the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate.

* Your physical passport is valid for at least 6 months from the expected arrival date and at least 2 blank pages 

* 02 passport sized photos

* Vietnamese visa application form

* A copy of visa approval letter

* Visa fee


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