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Vietnam E-visa Information

The Vietnam E-visa, introduced in 2017, is an online visa that allows a maximum stay of 90 days in Vietnam.

The E-visa for Vietnam is valid for multiple travel purposes, such as: tourism, business, to study, to visit relatives, investment, journalism, and labor employment, among others.

The Vietnam online visa was implemented to expedite the application process. Having an approved E-visa saves foreign travelers time upon arrival to Vietnam.

Applicants are required to complete the Vietnam online visa form with personal and passport information, and indicate the reason for traveling.

Eligible vietnam E-visa countries are able to complete a simple application form to receive the approved Vietnam electronic travel visa.

The Vietnam E-visa is accepted at all of the international airports in Vietnam. The approved E-visa must be presented at the port of entry.

To stay for longer periods in Vietnam, all foreign citizens are required to apply for a visa from a Vietnam Consulate or Embassy.

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Valid for a single entry
The E-visa permits a stay of up to 90 days
May be used for various travel purposes, including tourism, business, and studying.
What Is Necessary?
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Passport with at least 6 months’ validity

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Address of accommodation in Vietnam

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Vietnam E-visa Requirements

In order to submit a Vietnam online visa form, it is necessary for applicants to have:

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months from the arrival date in Vietnam
  • Biographical passport page image
  • Traveler’s photograph, passport-style
  • The address where the traveler intends to stay in Vietnam
  • Valid debit or credit card to pay the Vietnam E-visa application fee
  • Current email address

Once the E-visa to Vietnam is approved, travelers are required to print at least 1 copy of the Vietnam E-visa to present upon arrival at the border and gain expedited entry to the country with the Approved Vietnam E-visa.

More information on how to get a Vietnam E-visa is available in the FAQ section below.

Countries Eligible for Vietnam

Citizens from the countries listed below are eligible to apply online to enter Vietnam
  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mexico
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Myanmar
  • Nauru
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Cyprus
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Timor-Leste
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela

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Vietnam Visa Policy


Familiarize yourself with Vietnam visa regulations and discover visa requirements for every nationality.

ASEAN visa for Vietnam

In the near future, it will be possible to obtain an ASEAN visa to visit Vietnam.

As a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnam is one of 10 countries that plan to launch a single visa that will grant entry to all member states.

The ASEAN visa for Vietnam will be available by applying online. Visitors will have to fill out a quick application form.

It is currently unknown which travelers will be eligible for the ASEAN common visa. Check back to this page, as it will be updated when more information is made available.

The ASEAN visa system is not currently operational. At present, visitors must apply for a Vietnam E-visa to enter the country.

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Vietnam Visa FAQ

  • What is the Vietnam E-visa?

    The Vietnam E-visa is an electronic visa travel authorization which allows eligible citizens a short stay in Vietnam for up to 90 days.

  • Who can apply for an E-visa for Vietnam?

    Applicants are able to check their eligibility for the Vietnam E-Visa using the visa checker at the top of this page.

    The top visitors for the Vietnam E-visa process come from the following countries:

    • China
    • South Korea
    • Japan
    • United States
    • India
    • Russian Federation
    • Australia
    • United Kingdom
    • France
    • Germany
    • Canada
    • Philippines
  • How do I apply for a Vietnam E-visa ?

    E-visa eligible citizens can apply through the simple Vietnam online visa form by completing basic personal and passport information.

  • How long can I stay in Vietnam with the E-visa?

    The Vietnam E-visa allows a maximum stay of 90 days in the country.

  • How much does the E-visa for Vietnam cost?

    The Government Vietnam online visa price is $25 for all nationalities.

  • How long is a Vietnam E-visa valid for?

    The Vietnam E-visa is valid for 90 days from the date of arrival in Vietnam. The date of arrival cannot be changed once the online visa is granted. Applicants who change their travel plans will be required to apply for a new E-visa for Vietnam.

  • When should I apply for the E-visa online ?

    Applicants are advised to apply for the E-visa for Vietnam at least 1 week before the intended date of travel. Visa processing can take up to 5 business days. It is recommended to allow more time than this in case of unforeseen circumstances.

  • Is the Vietnam online visa a single or multiple entry visa?

    The Vietnam online visa is a single-entry visa which allows a stay of 90 consecutive days in the country.

  • Can I enter Vietnam with my E-visa at any point of entry?

    E-visa holders can enter and exit Vietnam through any of the following ports of entry:

    • Bo Y Landport
    • Cam Ranh International Airport
    • Can Tho International Airport
    • Cat Bi International Airport
    • Cau Treo Landport
    • Cha Lo Landport
    • Chan May Seaport
    • Da Nang International Airport
    • Da Nang Seaport
    • Duong Dong Seaport
    • Ha Tien Landport
    • Hai Phong Seaport
    • Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
    • Hon Gai Seaport
    • Huu Nghi Landport
    • La Lay Landport
    • Lao Bao Landport
    • Lao Cai Landport
    • Moc Bai Landport
    • Mong Cai Landport
    • Nam Can Landport
    • Na Meo Landport
    • Nha Trang Seaport
    • Noi Bai International Airport
    • Phu Bai International Airport
    • Phu Quoc International Airport
    • Quy Nhon Seaport
    • Song Tien Landport
    • Tan Son Nhat International Airport
    • Tay Trang Landport
    • Tinh Bien Landport
    • Vung Tau Seaport
    • Xa Mat Landport
  • How long does it take to get an E-visa for Vietnam?

    The Vietnam E-visa processing time is usually between 2 and 5 business days.

  • Can I get a visa for Vietnam on arrival?

    Yes, it is possible to obtain a Vietnam visa on arrival once in Vietnam However, this involves queuing at the border to receive an entry stamp, and paying a $25 stamp fee. Travelers with the approved E-visa can enter Vietnam without queuing or paying the stamp fee.

  • Do I need a Vietnam E-visa for all my children? Should I include them on my application?

    Children under the age of 14, included on their parent or guardian’s passport, can be included in their parent or guardian’s Vietnam E-visa application.

    Children over the age of 14, or those who already have their own passport, must apply for an E-visa for Vietnam.

  • What to do in case I have made a mistake on my application?

    Applicants are advised to carefully check all of the data provided before submitting the Vietnam E-visa application form. Once the application to the government is submitted, it cannot be edited.

  • What can I do if my E-visa application is rejected?

    If the E-visa application is rejected, applicants can submit a new Vietnam online visa form. It is essential to make sure all the details provided on the form matches the applicant’s passport information for the Vietnam E-visa to be approved.

  • Can I apply for an E-visa while in Vietnam?

    No, it is not possible to apply for the E-visa while in Vietnam. Applicants are advised to submit a Vietnam online visa to receive an approved E-visa and avoid long queues upon arrival in the country.

  • How to check the Vietnam E-visa status?

    The applicant can check the status of the Vietnam E-visa on the Vietnam government website. it is necessary to enter the applicant’s registration code, email address and date of birth to view the status of the E-visa.

  • How long does it take to renew an E-visa?

    It is not possible to renew the Vietnam E-visa. Those with an expired E-visa wishing to return to Vietnam are required to submit a new online visa application, which will take 2-5 business days to process.

  • When will my E-visa for Vietnam expire?

    The E-visa for Vietnam expires 90 days after the established entry date to the country.

  • Can I extend my E-visa in Vietnam?

    Yes, it is possible to obtain a Vietnam E-visa extension once in the country and before the E-visa expires. It is necessary to request sponsorship from an agency, organization or individual in Vietnam, who must then apply at the Vietnam Immigration Department on the applicant’s behalf.

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