How to get Vietnam Visa from Canada 2018?

Approved by the Immigration Department and basing on the legal function of an international tourist company, we specialize in processing entry visa for millions of passengers yearly from all countries over the world.

So, online application for a visa with our website at: is fully legitimate and we ensure that 100% passengers on our website will be received entry visa to Vietnam easily by approval letters which we apply for passengers with the Immigration Department and send back to you by email:

Canada is one of nations which Vietnam Government accept legally for tourists or businessmen to get Vietnam visa on arrival at the airport ( VOA).

Vietnam Visa On Arrival is effective for citizens who are living far away from the Vietnamese Embassies and do not want to lose money and their important documents (passport, personal papers) by postal mail.

How to get Vietnam Visa from Canada 2018?

How to get Vietnam Visa from Canada 2018?

You can choose the following way to get Vietnam visa on Arrival from Canada 2018:

A. Get Vietnam Visa on Arrival and Visa stamped at Vietnam International Airports

1. Access the website and apply online to get Vietnam visa on Arrival 2018 (Visa stamped at any Vietnam International Airports)

2. Choose the suitable service for your trip/plan

3. Follow 3 Steps on our website to complete the application of Pre-arranged Visa on Arrival

– Fill Online Form (Name And Email/ Your info details and arrival date/ Type of visa service);

– Make Payment online by Credit Card (or) Bank Transfer;

– Required Documents: No need to send any important documents (ie:original passport)

4. Processing service time after confirmed payment

– Normal: from 1 to 2 working days.

– Urgent : from 4-8 working hours

– In rush service you can get visa Vietnam in 30 minutes to 4 hours even at weekends and National holidays

5. Result of processing service on our website

– An approval letter as your information on our website issued by the Immigration Department.

6. What should you do when receiving our result back by email to your application online?

– Print this approval letter which we send back as result by email.

– Bring it with your travel and prepare 2 photos, stamping fee (ruled by the Immigration Department :45 USD for single entry or 65 USD /95 USD for multiple entries ) to depart for Vietnam trip

Further information, please visit application process.

* Please note that you can also take this approval letter get Vietnam visa stamped on your passport at the Vietnam Embassy nearest to your home

B. Get Vietnam Entry Visa at Vietnam Embassies in Canada

If you apply for Visa to Vietnam in person at the Vietnam Embassy in Canada, you need to know:

– Visa administrative Institution: Vietnam Embassy

– Processing time: it depends on how fast you need. But for sure, you should make a call to Vietnam Embassy for details.

– Required Documents: passport, money and 1 new envelope with stamp on it and your exact home address in order to avoid losing issues.


– Before applying for Vietnam visa, make sure your passport has minimum 6 month validity and left pages.

– Visa on arrival is applicable for those traveling by air to Vietnam.

More information about processing time for Vietnam Visa on Arrival and Vietnam visa fee 2018.

For any further information, please kindly contact us. We are willing and pleased to assist you at our best!

How to fill-in the e-visa application form. Watch video tutorial (official video of Visa Online Vietnam)

Vietnam E-Visa for citizens of American Samoa 2018 – Embassy information

Rated by millions travelers world-wide due to over 10 year experience, 100% guaranteed. Gain Vietnam Evisa 2018 for citizens of American Samoa now!

How to get Vietnam visa for citizens of American Samoa

Vietnam visa for citizens of American Samoa 2018 is required to enter Vietnam for tourist, business or other purpose obeys to the Vietnam Immigration law.

There are 2 legal methods that American Samoa passport holders can get Vietnam Visa:

  • Get Vietnam Visa for citizens of American Samoa 2018 in advance by applying dossier at Vietnam Embassy

Applicants can go to Vietnam Embassy or find a travel agency in American Samoa to help them to get Vietnam Visa. In normal, travel agency can help them to visit Vietnam not only by air but also by cruise.

  • Get Vietnam Visa for citizens of American Samoa 2018 by Visa on arrival method

In fact, this method is voted by millions of passengers world-wide as the cheapest and most efficient one to obtain Vietnam Visa.

Visa on arrival procedure is valid to get Vietnam tourist Visa and Vietnam business Visa. Let’s acknowledge together a whole procedure as below:

First: transfer information from your passport to Vietnam visa application form at:

Second step: Getting the approval letter via your email within 24 hours (normal service), within 8 hours (urgent service). Especially, it takes less than 30 minutes (emergency service), then you can print it out.

Final: prepare your passport, the approval letter and 2 passport photos to get Vietnam visa for citizens of American Samoa 2018 at Vietnam airports.

Vietnam E-Visa for citizens of American Samoa 2018

Vietnam E-Visa for citizens of American Samoa 2018

Consulate of Vietnam in American Samoa 2018

Based on the data collection until now, there is no Vietnam Embassy or Consulate of Vietnam in American Samoa. Therefore, if you are looking for to apply Visa at Embassy, the only way is going to Mexico or Canada.

Besides, not only the hindrance is physical matter but you also have to show many documents such as the invitation letter, the health check paper… Hence, Vietnam visa on arrival is better option.

More information about processing time for Vietnam Visa on Arrival and Vietnam visa fee 2018.

Requirements to get Vietnam Visa 2018

Your passport’s validity must be more than 6 months. Furthermore, you have to submit many related documents as well as join an interview.

If you have any problems about visa, please contact us:

1 Floor, 56A Nguyen Cu Trinh St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City, VietNam

Phone: (+84) 838 361 567

Tollfree USA: 1866-278-6239

How to fill-in the e-visa application form (only 1-month e-visa, single entry). Watch video tutorial (official video of Visa Online Vietnam)

How to get E-Visa to Vietnam 2018? Download Vietnam visa application form

Apply for tourist visa to Vietnam fast and easy. Useful information about how to get Vietnam Evisa. Download Vietnam visa application form 2018. New update for Vietnam visa exemption and foreign embassies in Vietnam…

How do you get a cheapest tourist visa for Vietnam?

If you want to visit to Vietnam in 2018, you probably need a visa, otherwise you will not be allowed into the country. The best way how do you get a cheapest visa for Vietnam is to buy the approval letter (Visa on Arrival “VOA”) or buy E-visa (single entry, 1 month, new from Ferbruary 2017) on the internet. Vietnam allows nationals of 23 countries to enter Vietnam without a visa for varying time periods, some countries are members of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations). More information below in this article.

How to apply for E-Visa to Vietnam 2018

How to apply for E-Visa to Vietnam 2018

E-visa for 30 days (single entry) started on February 1, 2017

Vietnam launched e-visa in February 1, 2017 for visitors from 46 countries (6 countries were added from December 2, 2017). Foreign tourists to Vietnam can have their visas emailed. E-visas will be issued by the immigration authority via digital transactions for foreigners wanting to enter Vietam. It can be used once and is valid for no longer than 30 days (Single entry, $ 25). The e-visa pilot scheme will last for two years, starting from February 1, 2017. The results will be reported at the last NA session in 2018.

This single entry e-visa (only for 1 month) can be requested online or you can use

In 2018, you can enter Vietnam still through the purchase of the approval letter online.

Vietnam offers 4 types of the tourist visas in 2018:


– single entry for $ 25/ 1 person (you can enter and exit Vietnam only one time)
– this type of visa (E-visa) can be requested here: or


– multiple entry for $ 50 / 1 person (you can enter and exit Vietnam multiple times)
– you need to buy an approval letter

3. VISA FOR 3 MONTHS (90 days)

– single entry for $ 25/ 1 person (you can enter and exit Vietnam only one time)
– you need to buy an approval letter

4. VISA FOR 3 MONTHS (85 – 87 days)

– multiple entry for $ 50 / 1 person (you can enter and exit Vietnam multiple times)
– you need to buy an approval letter

+ VISA FOR 1 YEAR (US citizens)

– for $ 135 / 1 person (customer need exit Vietnam after each 3 months during valid time of visa in 1 year)

25. 8. 2016 – Vietnam VOA and visa stamp fee for USA passport:
– from 25. 8. 2016, all kind of Vietnam visa for USA passport holder is 1 year following new rule of Vietnam Immigration Dept, detail as below:
For DL-tourist visa, 1 year, stamp fee is $ 135, customer just need apply for USA DL tourist visa option, using this visa kind, customer need exit Vietnam after each 3 months during valid time of visa in 1 year (information from

Visa for Vietnam can be obtained in these 3 following ways:

Vietnam visa application

Vietnam visa application

1. E-VISA (only for 1 month, single entry, $ 25)

New from February 1 2017, valid only for 1 month stay in Vietnam. This type of visa can be requested here: or Visitors with e-visas can touch down at any of Vietnam’s eight international airports, including Tan Son Nhat in Ho Chi Minh City, Noi Bai in Hanoi and Da Nang in the central region. They can also arrive via land at 13 international border gates, and via sea at seven ports across the country.


Use the services of the certified dealers, you can try To receive Vietnam visa upon arrival you need to buy an “Approval letter”. This approval letter can be purchased from any of these companies and then you need to take this filled letter to Vietnam. You obtain the official visa at the airport in Vietnam. This procedure applies if you fly to Vietnam by plane (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang). If you come from a neighboring country, for example by bus or motorbike, this visa does not apply.

Vietnam Visa on arrival

Vietnam Visa on arrival


What to do when applying for a “Visa on arrival (VOA)”:

1. For online retailers fill out a form on their website with information about yourself, entry, residence time, etc…. Only a few details, nothing complicated, it is very easy. DL – tourist visa / DN – business visa.

2. Pay a fee with a credit card or Paypal for an “approval letter”, according to what type of Vietnamese visa you have chosen. Check the website of the agencies for the price list.

3. Then you should get an “Approval letter” via email (it takes about 2 days) – print 2 copies of this letter and together with two passport photos, submit them upon arrival at the immigration office in the airport in Vietnam.

4. As well as the approval letter, you also need to fill out a simple entry and exit form for arrival visa and attach a passport photo. You can get this form on the plane before landing in Vietnam, or at the airport in Vietnam. If you want to save a few minutes, you can download it here and fill it in beforehand. Download the form from here:

A. Download Immigration Form 2018 entry and exit at the airport.

– Filling the form & sign. Attachments:

– Glue photo 4x6cm at right top corner as the form request + 1 additional photo same size.

– Prepare 45 USD in cash for 1-3 months single entry.

– Or prepare 65 USD in cash for less than 1 months multiple entries

– Or Prepare 95 USD in for 3 months multiple entries or 135 USD for 6 months multiple entries.

B. Download Vietnam visa application for group from 15 applicants

If you don’t want to apply online, you can provide us your passport details as the form below to

– Full name :

– Date of birth

– Nationality

– Passport number

– Date of arrival and date of exit.

We will contact with you immediately to handle the visa application for you.


– All details must correct as in passport. We will not be responsible for any trouble at the airport if you send us incorrect details.

– Date format : DD/MM/ YYYY, for example : 01 Jan 2009

– Port of arrival : airport only

– Passport expiration date must be 6 months or more than, if not, you can not boarding the airplane.

After you fill the form online & settle the payment successfully, we will send you pre-approved letter for picking up your visa upon arrival at the airport. Please make sure that you must have the pre-approved letter & print it out for boarding the airplane & get visa at the airport.

You can not boarding the airplane & Cannot get visa at the airport without the pre-approved letter. Attachments: “Visa approval letter”

Vietnam visa approval letter

Vietnam visa approval letter

5. Print your approval letter (2x) and a visa arrival form, and take 2 passport photos.

After arriving in Vietnam (in the case of Visa on arrival):

When you arrive at the airport in Vietnam go to the immigration office (immigration office in Hanoi or immigration office in Ho Chi Minh city), submit the approval letter and the visa arrival form with 2 passport photos. They will propably send you to the next window to pay for the type of visa you have chosen (it is a good idea to already have Vietnamese currency preferably the correct amount, or you can pay with US dollars). Wait a while and then you will receive a Vietnamese visa with your passport. The waiting period depends a bit on the number of tourists… the workload on the officials… Personally, when I was queing up in Hanoi I was about 10th in line with 30 other travelers and I waited about an hour.

Vietnam visa fee (in the case of Visa on arrival):

So for example using the company, for a one month stay with single entry, the price for a Vietnamese visa will be approximately – $ 6 (for execution of the letter) + $ 25 for the type of visa ($ 25 you pay at the Airport) – a total of $ 31.
For a larger number of applications the cost of one application decreases slightly. See the price lists on the websites of agencies. – the best price for an approval letter and for providing a visa ($ 6 / 1 month / 1 person, single entry) and gives fast processing, proven services and online payment with credit card or Paypal.

The prices shown are only for providing the approval letter. To get the Vietnam visa you pay for this at the airport in Vietnam! When entering Vietnam you must have a valid passport for at least 6 months!

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. It is legal to obtain a Visa on arrival?

Yes, obtaining a Visa on arrival is legal and authenticated procedure that is used by many travelers who are going to Vietnam. Immigration office at Vietnamese airports receive these visas, and they accept them. In 2014 there was a problem with Air France, they did not accept visa for some time. The problem was already removed, and the company already accept these online visas. To be 100% sure that the airline accept the invitation letter (online visa)? Contact the air company!

2. When can I come to Vietnam and leave him?

Upon you get an approval letter you can enter Vietnam a couple of days later. It is not possible to enter Vietnam before you get an approval letter. Visa will be valid for the type of visa you requested (1 or 3 months). You can leave Vietnam in any time during this period.
For example:
– I have a visa for one month, but after 10 days I can leave Vietnam.
– I have a visa for three months, but after 45 days I decide to leave Vietnam.

3. I´am traveling to Vietnam with the children, need the approval letter?

If you are traveling to Vietnam with the children, you need to apply for approval letter. If you flying on one passportm, you will not pay at the airport in Vietnam fee for granting visas.

4. I´am only going through the Vietnam airport, I need a visa?

If you stay only a few hours at the airport in Vietnam, and continue to another country, you don´t need a Vietnam visa. But you need to stay in transit zone. If you must leave this zone to pick up the luggage, contact the appropriate personnel at the airport. If you already leave the airport for a few hours, it is necessary to have a Vietnam visa.

5. Can I use a visa on arrival, if you arrive by land from the neighboring countries?

No, visa on arrival can be;used only if you arrive by plane to Vietnam. If you travel eg. on a motorbike or by bus from Laos, Cambodia, China, you need to visit relevant Embassy in these countries.

6. How long time take the execution of the approval letter to Vietnam?

Process takes usually 2-3 days, sometimes it can be;done already 2nd day, read the information on the websites of companies. If you pay more, the companies deal this letter urgently, in a matter of hours. Prices are listed on websites. e.g. – handling an approval letter of the single-visa for one month during half a day costs $ 23.

7. There are different prices of the approval letter on many websites, why?

The approval letter for visa on arrivals – many online travel agencies from Vietnam sell the approval letter. The price for this approval letter is;nowhere legally fixed, therefore, the price can be different. Price may be $ 8 but also $ 30.


Visa Exemption form

Visa Exemption form

Vietnam allows nationals of 23 countries to enter Vietnam without a visa for varying time periods, most of the countries being members of the ASEAN.
Citizens of the following 23 countries do not require a visa to visit Vietnam (allowed length of stay in days is shown in parentheses):

Belarus (15), Brunei (14), Cambodia (30), Denmark* (15), Finland* (15), France (15), Germany (15), Indonesia (30), Italy (15), Japan* (15), Kyrgyzstan (30), Laos (30), Malaysia (30), Myanmar (14), Norway* (15), Philippines (21), Russia* (15), Singapore (30), South Korea* (15), Spain (15), Sweden* (15), Thailand (30), United Kingdom (15)
* required to hold a passport valid for at least 6 months on arrival and they also must make 30 day pause between two arrivals.


U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh:
Address: U.S. Consulate General 4 Le Duan Blvd., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Phone: (+84) (8) 822-9434

British embassy in Hanoi:
Address: 4th floor. 31 Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi
Phone: (+84) (4) 39360500

Australian embassy in Ho Chi Minh City:
Address: 5th Floor, The Landmark Building 5B Ton Duc Thang, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Phone: +84-8 3829 6035

Canadian embassy in Hanoi:
Address: 31 Hung Vuong Street, Hanoi
Phone: (+84) (4) 734 5000

What to do in case of lost or stolen passport?

If your travel documents are,stolen or you lose it, you need to contact police and then go to your embassy in Hanoi. It is,recommended for the first time to call your embassy.

– 2 color photographs with dimensions of 3.5 x 4.5 cm
– police report on the event issued by Vietnam police
– a copy of a lost / stolen passport (if you have one)
– money for payment the fee according to the current exchange rate

Vietnam Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

You want enter into Vietnam? What can you bring or what can,be exported?
You must comply with Vietnamese Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations.


– 2 l spirits or wine, 3 l of beer, 400 cigarettes, 100 cigars, 500 grams of tobacco, 5 kg of tea, 3 kg of coffee and personal jewelry
– electronics, precious metals, gems and videotapes – must be declared on arrival
– the total value of imported goods should not exceed $ 300
– dogs and cats need both a good health and a rabies certificate


– weapons, explosives, firecrackers, pornographic and “politically objectionable” materials
– cigarettes above the permissible limit, antiques, drugs

Bying all the items that could be considered antiques,– keep your receipts for any customs control. Antiquities can be;exported only with a permit from the Ministry of Culture of Vietnam, the currency of Vietnam, protected animals, reptiles and birds. The requirement to prove sufficient funds to stay in Vietnam is not fixed.

Currency Import regulations

Local currency (Vietnamese Dong):
No restrictions.
Amounts exceeding 15 000 000 VND – must be;declared on arrival.
Foreign currencies:
No restrictions.
Amounts exceeding $ 5 000 (or equivalent) – must be;declared on arrival.
Amounts under $ 5 000 (or equivalent) to be deposited in credit institutions and branches of foreign banks must also be;declared on arrival.

Currency Export regulations

Local currency (Vietnamese Dong):
No restrictions.
Amounts exceeding 15 000 000 VND – must be;declared on departure.
Foreign currencies:
No restrictions.
Amounts exceeding $ 5 000 (or equivalent) – must be;declared upon. Proof of expenses’s, required.

How to fill-in the e-visa application form in the National web portal of immigration (only 1-month e-visa, single entry). Watch video tutorial (official video of Visa Online Vietnam)

Visa for Australian

Vietnam visa requirements for Australia. This page provided informations about visa requirement or exemption for citizens of Australia. Vietnamese or Australia government policy may changes, now. If you’ve got new information about requirements for Australia ‘s passport holder, please contact us. Thank you!

Vietnam Visa Requirement for Australian

Ø  Capital: Canberra

Ø  Country code: 61

Ø  Currency: Australian dollar

We wish to notify that you have to apply for a Vietnam visa to enter Vietnam if you  are an Australia passport holder.


The passport of applicants should satisfy following requirements

–       Have at least 2 blank pages to get visa stamp and seal at Vietnam international airports

–       Have at least 6 month validity counted from your date of arrival to Vietnam

Australia passport


Have a white background

Be taken in the last 03 months.

Eyes look straight on without glasses, photos should be taken clearly with the appearance of 2 ears

You have to upload one colored photo (4X6) taking during last (3) months to the application form.

Stamp Visa at Vietnam international airport

Australia passport holder can use their Visa to enter Vietnam, passenger can stamp visa at one of Vietnam international airport gates such as Noi Bai, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Tan Son Nhat

To stamp Visa at the airport, passenger should prepare the following documents:

–       Visa Approval Letter by Vietnam Immigration Department

–       Immigration Form

–       Passport and remaining  term of over 6 months, with at least 2 blank pages

–       2 4×6 photos with white background

–       Fee for Visa stamped

When clients choose visa on arrival and get visa stamping at Vietnam’s international airports are you afraid of having  problems at the airport for stamping visa such as be bothered or made difficult by airport security or no one assists procedures for visa stamping at the Vietnamese international airports or could be denied visa stamping and rejected for entry?

You can choose our fast track service to have quick support for stamping visa at Vietnam airports.

We affirm that there is no client who has ever been denied stamping visa or refused entry to Vietnam by Vietnam international airport security if getting visa approval letter from our company. Clients must follow our step-by-step instructions to enter Vietnam normally. You can take our fast track service into your consideration to avoid any problem with visa procedure or airport security to have best time for your trip.

In addition to fee for Visa dispatch, passenger must also pay fee for Visa stamp  as follows:

Visa On Arrival

According to the regulations of the government of Vietnam, Vietnam Immigration Department, all the citizens of the countries in the world and the Australia passport holders can apply visa to enter Vietnam.

We can apply for entry Visas for Australia people including 1-month type (one time or many times), 3-month type (one time or many times), 06-month or 1-year type (many times)

Australia people can apply for Visa on arrival Vietnam for purposes such as tourism, trade, work, relative visit, medical treatment, marriage, etc.

Visa to Vietnam for Australia passport

a/.     Procedures for tourism visa and relative visit Visa:

–       Scan passport surface and send email to us

–       Expected Date of Entry to and expected Date of Exit from Vietnam

–       Place of stamping Visa: Any international airport in Vietnam or Vietnam embassy passenger wants to go to stamp Visa

–       Time for obtaining Visa: 5-7 working days,

b/.     Procedures for trade Visa:

To apply for trade Visa, passenger must have a Company in Vietnam agreed to guarantee and sign documents as required by Vietnam Immigration Department, procedures for trade Visa are as follows:

–       Firstly, passenger must scan documents and information then send email to us: Passport surface of Australia person and scan business registration certificate of Vietnamese Company, Expected Date of Entry and Place of stamping Visa.

–       Then, we will prepare dossiers then send back for Vietnamese Company to print and seal and Director to sign. Then, that Company will send dossier set back to us.

–       After Visa completed, we will send it to you and provide instructions for use to stamp Visa in international airport in Vietnam.

–       Time for obtaining trade Visa is normally 4 working days.

c/.     Procedures for work Visa in Vietnam:

Procedures for work Visa are the same as trade Visa. To apply for work Visa, passenger must have work permit in Vietnam; otherwise, passenger can only apply for trade or tourism Visa.


  1. Passenger does not have a Company in Vietnam agreed to guarantee, please let us know so we can handle trade visa in our way
  2. Time for tourism or trade Visa for Australia people can be faster than 5 days; Or Visa can be obtained urgently in 01, 02 days but passenger must pay extra fee.
  3. Dossier set submitted by us to apply for Visa is irrevocable so at that time passenger must still pay fee as normal
  4. In case Visa cannot be obtained by our fault, we will: redo or correct free of charge or refund as required by passenger
  5. When obtaining Visa, passenger can fly or travel by road or waterway from Australia or from other countries to Vietnam


Clients can apply visa on arrival from any third country.

Visa Exemption

In case Australian citizens come to Phu Quoc, Vietnam via international ports (included by air or by sea), stay at that ports and head to Phu Quoc Island, they are exempted from Vietnam visa not more than 30 days. It is only applied for people going to Phu Quoc. If they go to other places, they must make visa as usual.

Note: The passport of foreigners using unilateral visa exemption to cone Vietnam must be valid at least 6 months and the next entry to Vietnam must be least 30 days after the first exit. From the second entry, passenger will have to make a visa if a previous entry is not exceeding 30 days.

Visa form

Clients can apply visa via this form HERE or download this form Vietnam Visa Application Form then fulfill the information and send to our email at:

Entry and Exit Form (Entry/Exit form at Vietnam airport) Clients should fulfill in this form to save time go get visa stamped at the airport.

How to get Vietnam visa in Australia?

There are 2 main ways for you to get Vietnam visa in Australia:

Apply online to get Vietnam visa

a. At your arrival airport in Vietnam:

This is regarded as the fastest and easiest way for an air traveler to be granted a Vietnam visa. Using visa on arrival service from our website, you can receive the approval letter (issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department) to get Vietnam visa within 1 working day for normal service or just 2-3 working or non-working hours for rush service.

To apply, please follow the 4 simple steps below:

– Click here to fill in required information.

– Make payment (for service fee) via PayPal, credit card, Western Union or Bank transfer.

– Receive your approval letter from our email within 1 working day (normal service) or within required time (often from 2 to 9 hours depending on how rush your visa is).

– When you arrive at a Vietnam international airport, please present the approval letter, your passport, 2 passport photos (4×6 cm or 2×2 inches) and pay stamping fee to get your Vietnam visa.

Contact a Vietnam embassy/consulate:

Please come in person to a nearest Vietnam embassy during business hours to apply for your visa. The visa procedure and visa fee may vary from embassy to embassy and it normally takes you at least 3 working days to get your Vietnam visa.

To have contact information of the Vietnam Embassy in Australia, please access our homepage and find the box Vietnam Embassy location.


– Service fee: This is the fee you pay us for arranging your approval letter.

– Stamping fee: This is the fee you pay in cash at your arrival airport to be granted a Vietnam visa.

– Your passport must be valid for at least six months.

Address of Vietnamese consulate in Sydney, Australia

Address: Suite 205, Level 2, Edgecliff Centre, 203-233 New South Head Road, Edgecliff, New South Wales 2027
City: New South Wales
Phone: (02) 9327 1912 or 9327 2539
Fax: (02) 9328 1653
Address of Vietnamese embassy in Canberra, Australia

Address: 6 Timbarra Crescent, O’Malley, ACT 2606, Australia
City: Canberra
Phone: +61-2-62866059 or 62901549
Fax: +61-2-62864534 or 62902908

Visa Extension

According to the provisions of the Government of Vietnam, foreigners in general and Australia passport holders in particular are only allowed to stay in Vietnam for 06 maximum continuous months.

If passenger has visa expired without further extension, passenger will be punished due to overdue visa, can be deported from Vietnam and listed on the entry blacklist.

Passenger entering at Tan Son Nhat border gate in Ho Chi Minh City, Moc Bai border gate Tay Ninh Province will easily extend and save cost than Noi Bai Hanoi or Da Nang, Nha Trang.

Procedures for Vietnam visa extension for Australia people with the purpose of tourism, trade, work, relative visit are as follows:

Tourism visa extension:

–       Valid passport and visa

–       01 4×6 photo with white background

–       Residence certificate by local public security.

–       Visa extension period is 5 working days

Trade visa extension:

–       Valid passport and visa

–       Guarantee company dossier in Vietnam

–       NA5 form sealed by the Company in Vietnam

–       01 4×6 photo with white background

–       Residence certificate by local public security.

–       Visa extension period is 5 working days

Work visa extension:

–       Valid passport and visa

–       Guarantee company dossier in Vietnam

–       NA5 form sealed by the Company in Vietnam

–       Valid original work permit

–       01 4×6 photo with white background

–       Residence certificate by local public security.

–       Visa extension period is 5 working days

–       Visa extension period will depend on the remaining term of work permit.

Some notes on visa extension:

–       Visa extension procedures depend on the purpose of the latest entry visa

–       Vietnam border gate where passenger enters will determine extension cost

–       The latest date of entry will impact significantly on extension cost

–       Passenger should provide us with number of extensions and places of extension.

–       Normally visa may be extended only up to 3 months, but with trade visa, work visa we can extend up to 06 months or 1 year

The Australian come to Vietnam to work and live for long time should pay attention to following matters:

– In case they want to work for long time in Vietnam, the Australian must have work permit in Vietnam. We will instruct you how to get it (Work permit can be extended).

– After obtaining work permits, the Australian can make 2 or 3 year residence card which can be extended.

– If the Australian are spouses, children of the Vietnamese, they can make 5 Year Visa Exemption (We will talk about this later).

Work Permits in Vietnam

Before coming to Vietnam, the Australian should prepare following documents to save the time to come back your country.

– The judicial profile issued by the authority of the resident country and is governed by the foreign diplomatic of that country. Foreigners should ask for some copies to use in other cases..

– The certificate of at least 5 year working experience of company which should be governed by the foreign diplomatic of that country. The foreigners should ask for some copies of this document.

– Other related certificates or degrees should be governed.

How to apply for work permit in Vietnam:

– A written request for grant of a work permit, made by the employer, the Vietnamese party or the representative of the foreign non-governmental organization

– Health check in residential country or in Vietnam by the Health Ministry

– The judicial profile issued by the authority of the resident country or the municipal office of Justice in Vietnam.

– The judicial profile issued by the municipal office of Justice in Vietnam.

For some trades and occupations, the certificate of the foreigner’s advanced professional or technical expertise may be substituted and must be governed.

– The formal document of Chairpersons of provincial-level People’s Committees about accepting foreign workers

– 02 colored photos (4×6 cm, bare head, straight face, clear face with two ears, no colored glasses, white background) taken within 6 months before the time of application

Those documents which are written in foreign languages must be consulate governed as the regulation and  translated into Vietnamese, and have them notarized under Vietnamese law. For documents related to the foreign workers which are exempted from consulate govern, they must be translated into Vietnam and notarized as the regulation of Vietnam Laws.

Work Permits in Vietnam for Australia citizens

Work Permit Extension

Before at least 10 days but not more than 30 days before the existing permit expires, the employer recruiting foreigners from Vietnam must submit documents to renew work permit to local Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Service where were initially granted the permit.

Documents included:

– The written request to renew the work permit of employer as the form of template 8.

– Copy of work contract;

– The current work permit;

Processing time: 10 working days.

Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam

Normally we can make 2 year or even  3 year residence card if client has his/her name in the investment certificate. When they have this card, they do not need to make visa or extend visa. Residence card is similar to long lasting visa in Vietnam.

The required documents:

– The written request of organization, enterprise or personal for temporary residence card;

– 01 declaration of information on foreigners applying for temporary residence card with photos and the seal of organization or enterprise guaranteeing application for Vietnam temporary residence

– 2 photos sized 3 x 4 cm;

– The passport of applicants

– Work Permit in Vietnam

Processing time: 7 working days

Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam for Australia passport

Apply for 03-year temporary residence card according to the spouse with Vietnamese

If a Australia person has Certificate of Marriage with Vietnamese, passenger can apply for 03-year temporary residence card. When obtaining this 03-year temporary residence card, passenger can stay in Vietnam for 03 maximum continuous years under the term of the card without exit or visa extension. However, the purpose of this temporary residence card is to visit relative so passenger must still obtain work permit to work in Vietnam.

Procedures for applying for 03-year temporary residence card according to the spouse are as follows:

Step1: Apply for relative visit visa so that a foreigner can enter Vietnam with this relative visit visa

Step 2: The foreigner who entered Vietnam should prepare the following:

–       Original passport and valid visa denoted as TT

–       Forms as required by Vietnam Immigration Department certified by local public security

–       02 2×3 photos with white background

–       Certificate of Marriage, Family Household Book, ID Card of Vietnamese duplicated notarized

–       Residence certificate by local public security

–       Photo of relative visit visa

5 year visa exemption  certificate in Vietnam

I. Who can get 5 year visa exemption certificate in Vietnam

– Vietnamese overseas have documents to prove Vietnam original

– The Australian who hold foreign passport are spouses/children of Vietnam passport holders.

5 year visa exemption for Australian

II. Required documents to get 5 year visa exemption

1. For Vietnamese residing abroad, the documents included:

a. 01  Visa Exemption Application 01 (As template);

b. 02 recent 4 x 6 cm photos (white background, straight face, bare head, no colored glasses) (1 photo stick in the form, 1 photo leaves separately)

c. Foreign passports or equivalent documents with validity of at least 6 months up to date of entry. If the applicant does not have a passport, he/she must submit a permanent resident’s permit  issued by foreign authorities with the validity of at least 6 months up to the date of entry (attached a copy for competent authority to file;

d. One of the following documents (attached copy for competent authority to file) if available:

– A certificate of Vietnamese citizenship;

– A copy or excerpt of the Decision for Recovery of Vietnamese citizenship;

– A copy or excerpt of the Decision for Renunciation of Vietnamese citizenship;

– Certificate of Lost of Vietnamese citizenship;

– A Vietnamese passport (valid or invalid)

– An Identity Card (valid or invalid)

– A Birth Certificate (Copy accepted)

– The latest voter’s card

– A Family Register Book

– A travel document issued before 1975

– An Identity Card issued before 1975

– An Excerpt from Birth Register issued before 1975

– Documents issued by competent foreign authorities if they can prove that the person in question has original Vietnamese citizenship or of Vietnamese origin.

e. In case of not having documents listed at section (d), the following documents could be submitted:

– A guarantee issued by an overseas Vietnamese association from the country of residence (in due form provided)

– A guarantee from a Vietnamese citizen (in due form provided)

The said documents do not need require further certification or verification.

2. With holders of foreign passports being wives, husbands, and children of a Vietnamese citizen or Vietnamese residing abroad, the attached file comprises of:

a. One application form for a visa exemption certificate.

b. One recent 2 x 2 inch photo (white background, straight face, bare head, without colored glasses) (1 photo stick in the form, 1 photo leaves separately)

c. A foreign passport with validity of at least 6 months up to date of entry (a copy attached for competent authority to file)

d. One of documents proving relationship between wives/husbands/children and the Vietnamese residing abroad (a copy attached for competent authority to file)

– Certificate of Marriage

– Certificate of Birth

– A Certificate of relationship with farther, mother, children;

– Other valid documents as regulated by the Vietnamese Law.

– Decision of Adoption

The time to  get Visa Exemption: 7 working days from the date of submitting all legal documents

Note: If the foreigners have 5 year Visa Exemption card in Vietnam, and they want to stay in Vietnam more than 3 months, they must extend visa when the stay of 3 month is over, each time  they can extend 3 month visa

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Goldcoast, Newcastle, Canberra, Sunshine Coast, Wollongong, Hobart, Townsville, Geelong, Cairns, Toowoomba, Darwin, Launceston, Albury, Ballarat, Bendigo.

To know new information about visa from 1st January, 2015, you can click at: Visa new information

Click here to read more Frequently Asked Questions about Vietnam visa.

From 1st January 2015, Vietnam immigration department has changed regulations about issuing visa, extending visa and visa code, 2 year residence card for foreigner in Vietnam. There is no change for visa on arrival except for visa code.

The content in this article:

– Visa code

– How to handle when the passport is lost?

– Apply and have visa on arrival done, but the schedule is changed and want to come earlier than the expected date on visa on arrival is not granted?

– The way to handle overdue visa and the way to extend a visa or make a new visa.

– Can I make a temporary residence card for 2 years without a labor permit license?

– How to handle when the temporary residence card is lost? How to do the new one?

– Make a work permit lance without judicial record overseas, confirmed on 5 years experience working.

Australia officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the world’s sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney.

Largest cities or towns in Australia