This is issued to individuals conducting business in Vietnam with other Vietnamese companies or with foreign companies based in Vietnam. Holders will be allowed multiple entry with validation depending on the contract or duration of the business transaction.
Some of the requirements for the application of MEBV include:
+ Application form
+ Application fee
+ Valid passport (minimum of 6 months) with two or more blank visa pages
+ Four passport-size photos
+ Fax copy of the pre-authorization approval notification
The pre-authorization application lasts anywhere from 5 to 7 business days, while the consular process lasts about 2 to 5 business days. The costs for document requirements, procedures and processing schedules may vary depending on the Consulate location and type of visa applied for. The approval letter will be sent by the Vietnam Immigration Department in Hanoi via fax or email. At present, visa applications can also be done online.