How to Apply Vietnam visa?
Vietnam visa is required for foreign travelers when to Vietnam. Application for a Vietnam visa has become much easier and there are two options to getting Vietnam visa:
The traditional way would be directly contact the nearest Vietnam Embassy to apply for one.
Or, those who wish to save some time and fees could consider applying for a visa on arrival.
With the second option, you will need to apply online for a visa approval letter in advance, and then get the visa stamped onto your passport at the arrival airport in Vietnam.
The simple guides below could be of some help:
1.First, please check if your nationality is included in Vietnam visa exemption list.
The Vietnam visa exemption list is a list issued by Vietnamese Government that grants citizens from a number of countries the right to enter Vietnam without visa for a certain number of days.
The countries on this list are: Brunei, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia and Finland; France and Chile (holding valid diplomatic or official passports).
2.Second, if there is a Vietnam embassy in your country / nearby?
If this is the case, one could apply for a visa either by directly contact the embassy or use visa on arrival service with Vietnam-visa.com if your nationality is supported.
Please keep in mind that the visa on arrival option is not available for every nationality and only applicable for those traveling to Vietnam by air. Check the list below to see if your nationality is supported with this option.
+ Whose nationalities are not supported with visa on arrival
+ Whose travel plan is to arrive in Vietnam by land/sea
+ Who wish to obtain a fully stamped visa before departure to Vietnam
+ You should contact the nearest Vietnam embassy for detailed instructions and procedure.
3.Third, if there is no Vietnam embassy near where you are staying?
In this case, your best option is to apply for a visa on arrival to Vietnam if your nationality is supported. If not, you should find the nearest Vietnam embassy in neighbor countries to apply for Vietnam visa.
To know the best way to apply for a visa to Vietnam from your country, please click on the country in the list below.