1/ What is a ‘Vietnam visa on arrival’?
‘Vietnam visa on arrival’ is an invitation letter which permits you to pick up the visa upon arrival. 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 stamped at Hanoi (Noi Bai airport), Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat airport) and Danang city (Da Nang airport) and is not available at land border crossings.
2/ How does the visa online work?
It is easy to apply the visa online. Please advise us your passport information such as your full name, your date of birth, your passport number, your nationality and your passport expiry.
After we obtain the approval letter for you, we will forward you a copy by email. Copies of the same document will be forwarded on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration checkpoints at International Airports only. When you arrive in Viet Nam, the Immigration officers will have those documents ready and will be able to issue your entry visa quickly.
3/ How long does it takes to get the approval letter?
Normally, the approval letter is processed and emailed you within two (2) to three (03) business days (excluding Saturday, Sunday and National Holidays).
4/ What if my passport has expired?
To apply for a visa to Vietnam, your passport must have at least 6 month’s validity. Therefore, if your passport is about to expire, please get a new one before applying for your visa in order to avoid unwanted problems at the airport.
5/ 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.
6/ 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 a passport sized- photo.
7/ 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, a passport sized – photo) and payment for your visa (see below). The process usually takes 5 to 15 minutes. It’s as simple as that.
8/ How much does the Approval letter cost?
NORMAL PROCESSING: 2- 3 working days
URGENT PROCESSING: 1 working day
|Visa type||Price (US$/person)|
|Normal processing||Urgent processing||Stamping fee|
|Single entry within one month||15||20||45|
|Single entry within three months||20||25||45|
|Multiple entries within 29 days||25||30||65|
|Multiple entries within three months||35||40||95|
The prices include the approval letter only and exclude the stamping fee per mentioned as above at the airport.
9/ What is stamping fee and how much is it?
The stamping fee is the fee you are required to pay at the Vietnamese airport in order to get the official visa stamped in your passport. It is 45 USD for a single entry visa (1-3 months), 65 USD for a multiple entry visa (1 month within 29 days), 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)
10/ What are the payment options?
We currently accept Credit cards and Western Union for payment of our approval letter service fee.
11/ 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.