Entry visa is required for all foreigners wishing to visit Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia except for citizens of countries having bilateral agreements on visa exemption with Indochina. Only citizens of certain countries can visit Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia without an entry visa (valid for visit within 30 days). Those countries include: most Asian countries, Korea, Japan & Scandinavians (Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland). All other citizens are required to get an entry visa before departure or a pre-approved entry visa (visa is issued on arrival at Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia’s International Airports) supplied before arrival in these country.
Vietnam Visa On Arrival
1/ What is a ‘Vietnam visa on arrival’?
‘Vietnam visa on arrival’ is a visa for Vietnam you apply for online before your trip. It is a really good alternative because it saves you the hassle of having to go to a Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate and it saves your precious time. This visa is only issued at Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, Cam Ranh International airports. At the meantime, “ Visa on arrival “ is ONLY permitted at certain land border crossings (Moc Bai)
2/ How does the visa work?
It’s really easy and simple to apply for the ‘Vietnam visa on arrival’. Firstly, fill in the ‘Vietnam visa on arrival’ application form we provide you. When we receive you’re completed application form, we will submit it to Vietnam Immigration for approval. Once the visa is processed, (usually 2 working days) we will forward the approval letter to you. A copy of your approval letter will also be sent to the Immigration checkpoint of your arrival. When you arrive your visa will be ready and waiting and your entry into Vietnam will be processed.
3/ Who uses this service?
People all around the world use the ‘Vietnam visa on arrival’ service. Since its introduction, it has proven to be the most efficient way of providing travelers, business people and expatriates with an easy, no fuss and affordable alternative way of obtaining a visa for Vietnam.
4/ What do I need to provide?
Apart for providing your details on the application form, upon your arrival you will also need to provide Immigration officers with 2 standard passport size photos (04.06 cm). You can get your photos taken at the airport for a small fee, but it is advisable to have them ready beforehand to save any delays.
5/ How does the approval letter look like?
The "Visa approval letter" is a letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department that allows you to enter and exit Vietnam for a given time period. With the approval letter, you can pick up your visa upon arrival at one of the three international airports in Vietnam (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang).
At the airport, the corresponding authority will verify the details on the approval letter based on your passport and travel documents. As long as you make sure you input the correct details when applying, you will surely be granted entry upon arrival in Vietnam with the approval letter. However, it is strongly advised that you read our website and follow all the instructions carefully to avoid problems or delays at the airport.
6/ What do I do at the airport?
When you arrive at the airport, collect your baggage and proceed to the Immigration counters. Provide the officer with your passport, ‘Vietnam visa on arrival’ approval letter, 2 passport-sized photos (04.06cm) and payment for your visa (see below). The process usually takes 5 to 15 minutes. It’s as simple as that.
7/ How much does the Approval letter cost?
NORMAL PROCESSING: 3 – 4 working days
URGENT PROCESSING: 2 working days
Unit price : US$/person
|COST/PERSON||NORMAL PROCESSING (USD)||URGENT PROCESSING||STAMPING FEE||BOOKING|
(C 1) 1 month
|10 US$||20 US$||45 US$||book now|
(B 3) 3 months
|35 US$||39 US$||65 US$||book now|
(C 1) 1 month
|25 US$||29 US$||95 US$||book now|
(B 3) 3 months
|70 US$||75 US$||95 US$||book now|
All quoted prices are subjected to change without notice.
- The prices include the approval letter only and exclude the visa fee at the airport.
8/ What is stamping fee and how much is it?
The stamping fee is the fee you are required to pay at the Vietnam airport in order to get the official visa stamped in your passport. It is 45 USD for a single entry visa (1-3 months), 95 USD for a multiple entry visa (1 month), 95 USD for a multiple entry visa (30 days to 3 months). The stamp fee must be in cash, no credit cards are accepted.
Currencies accepted: Vietnam Dong (VND) and USD (US Dollars)
9/ What are the payment options?
We currently accept Credit cards and PAYPAL and Western Union for payment of our approval letter service fee.
10/ What if I have anymore questions?
If you have any questions whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly and efficient sales staff. We are always here to answer any queries you may have. Feel free to contact us by phone (+844) 629 44122 or email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
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