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 United States Citizen 2018

Visa for US citizens is required at all boundaries of Vietnam?

Yes, Vietnam Visa for US citizens 2018 is a compulsory document at all frontiers of Vietnam obeys to Vietnam Immigration’s law.

Vietnam E-Visa for United States Citizen 2018

Vietnam E-Visa for United States Citizen 2018

How to get Vietnam Visa for US citizens 2018?

There are two different ways to get Vietnam Visa for US citizens 2018:

American can apply Vietnam Visa throughout a travel agency or apply dossier directly at Vietnam Embassy in the United States of America.

Applicants can get Vietnam Visa via an agency or a tourist company located in America. However, these companies usually ask them to purchase for tourist vouchers at the same time. So, this method’s not commonly chosen by applicants who love to operate their journeys by themselves.

Besides, citizens from America can submit Vietnam Visa application together with other required documents at Vietnam Embassy directly. Furthermore, the procedure at Embassy takes 5-7 working days.

Vietnam visa for US citizens on on arrival at the airports

Visa on arrival method is very efficient for those who live far away from Vietnam Embassy. Also, applicants can follow 3 simple steps as below to get Visa at Vietnam airport:

First, you just need to fill your information onto the application online at

Second, we will send the approval letter to you via your email (issued by Vietnam Immigration department) within 24 hours (normal service), within 4-8 hours (urgent service) and less than 30 minutes (emergency case).

Finally, print out the approval letter and prepare 2 passport photos in size of 4 x 6 cm then get Visa sticker onto your passport at Vietnam airport.

Vietnam E-Visa for United States Citizen 2018

Vietnam E-Visa for United States Citizen 2018

Vietnam Visa policy for U.S. passport holders:

Vietnam Government has issued a special Visa policy which brings to American many benefits:

Firstly, 6 month tourist Visa type is valid for American only while other nationalities are unable to do that. They have rights to apply for tourist Visa with 3 months as maximum.

Secondly, only American is able to get 1 year tourist visa type.

Thirdly, anyone who is holding US passport has many options in applying Vietnam visa. The validity of Visa is valid from 1 month up to 1 year, applied in both tourist and business types.

Not only that the processing fee for 1 year business Visa for American is 180 USD while it is 550 USD for other nationalities.

Vietnam Visa requirements at Vietnam Embassy 2018

In order to get Vietnam Visa for US citizens 2018 from Embassy, you need to prepare a set of dossier which contains:
+ Passport scan
+ Invitation letter or tour voucher from a travel company in Vietnam
+ Flight ticket (both ways)
+ An envelope with your home’s address is available on it.
+ 2 passport photos (4 x 6 cm in standard size)

More importantly, make sure that you are holding a passport which is valid more than 6 months from the entry date.

More information about processing time for Vietnam Visa on Arrival

More information about Vietnam visa fee 2018.

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)

Vietnam Visa for Australian 2018: How to apply Vietnam Visa for citizens of Australia?

According to the Vietnamese Immigration Department’s Regulation, Australian passport holders are required eVisa to enter Vietnam. There are 2 ways to get Visa to Vietnam for Australian 2018:

Getting Visa from the Vietnam Embassy 2018:

It means that you need to bring your passport and some required documents to go directly to the Vietnam Embassy or Consulate to apply for Vietnam Visa. We recommend you to make a call to the Vietnam Embassy to check carefully for the documents. Some contact details of the Vietnam Embassy below may be useful for you:

Embassy of Vietnam in Canberra, Australia

  • Address: 6 Timbarra Crescent, O’Malley, ACT, 2606, Australia
  • Phone: 612 – 6286 6059
  • Fax: (612) 6286 4534
  • Email: |
  • Working time: Monday – Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 p.m. Australian public holidays’re excepted

Consulate General of Vietnam in Sydney, Australia

  • Address: Suite 205, level 2, Edgecliff Centre 203 – 233 New South Head Road, Edgecliff, NSW 2027
  • Phone: (612) 9327 2539
  • Fax: (612) 9328 1653
  • Email:
Vietnam Visa for Australian 2018

Vietnam Visa for Australian 2018

Applying for Vietnam Visa on Arrival 2018 (Vietnam Visa Online):

General information

Since 1996, Australian citizen can get Vietnam Visa 2018 upon arrival by applying online without a required document.

The name of this visa type itself answers the question “Where to get Vietnam visa?”, since “Vietnam Visa on arrival 2018” means “The Vietnam visa picked up upon arrival at the airport in Vietnam”.

All you need to do is to fill the application form online, after submitting the form, you will receive the Vietnam Visa Approval Letter which’s issued by The Vietnamese Immigration Department via your email. Finally, you print the letter out and use it to get Visa stamp at the Vietnam airport upon arrival.

In comparison to Vietnam Embassy visa, which requires applicants to travel back and forth to local Vietnam Embassy, the procedures to get Visa on arrival Vietnam are much easier, money savings and less time-consuming.

Legitimacy issue

Vietnam visa on arrival’s legitimate and posted in Vietnam immigration laws at the official website of Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs – so it’s endorsed by the Vietnamese Government. Furthermore, having been recognized by the International Air Traffic Associations, Vietnam Visa on arrival is no strange thing in tourism industry.

Processing time for Vietnam Visa on Arrival 2018

Vietnam Visa for Australian passport holders will be process in within 1 working day only for the normal case. In the Emergency case, you can get your Visa letter within 30 minutes. The processing time’s pointed out below:

  • Firstly, normal case: from 1 to 2 working days
  • Then, urgent case: within 8 working hours
  • Emergency case: from 30 minutes to 4 working hours
  • Finally, holiday case: within 30 minutes ( in overworking time including weekends, public holidays)

More information about processing time for Vietnam Visa on Arrival

Visa on Arrival fees

The Vietnam Visa on Arrival includes 2 types of fee which are visa fee and stamping fee. Visa fee is the fee you pay to get the Visa Approval Letter and stamping fee is for the Visa Stamp at the Vietnam airport upon arrival. Please pay attention that the stamping fee must be paid in cash. The more applicants you apply, the lower fee you get.

More information about Vietnam visa fee 2018.

The advantages of Vietnam Visa on Arrival 2018

  • No passport or document to send off
  • Saving time and money: 1 working day processing, only $19 for 1 month Visa
  • Quick and easy to apply
  • Money back guarantee in case your Visa is denied

**Note: Before applying for Vietnam visa 2018, make sure your passport has minimum 6 month validity.

Vietnam Visa for Australian 2018

Vietnam Visa for Australian 2018

For any further information, please contact us at or call us at (+84) 968.18.77.18. Our professional Customer Support Team work 24/7 for your request.

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)

Vietnam Visa Extension 2018: How to get a visa extended?

1. What is the Vietnam Visa Extension 2018?

Vietnam visa extension 2018 is applied for those with current expiring Vietnam visa. Yet, visa renewal is for those who are offered Vietnam visa exemption within certain period of time but now would like to stay longer.

2. General procedure for visa extension

  • Records include:

– Original passport

– Separate visa (if any)

– 02 4×6-size photos with white background

– Form NA5

– Official document for Vietnam entry

– Registration of temporary residence with endorsement of local public security

– Guarantee documents of the company (if any)

In case of lack of or difficulty in preparation of such records, we may support Customer.

Working period:

– Normal condition: 5 – 7 working days

– Urgent condition: 2 – 3 working days

Note: Where the visa extension is difficult, the period may last up to 10 working days.

3. Notice about Vietnam visa

  • Nationality

Nationality is the most influential factor to the result of the visa extension. If your nationality is easy, the extension happens more quickly and easily, the visa period may be extended longer and more times. In contrast to the difficult nationalities, sometimes you may be denied the visa extension.

Difficult nationalities include of African countries (excluding South Africa not too hard), Middle East and some Asian countries, such as India and China.

  • Visa type

– Based on the purpose of entry, Visa will have the following types of symbol: DL for traveler; DN for businessman in Vietnam; LD for labor; DT for foreign investors in Vietnam and foreign lawyer in Vietnam; TT for the purpose of visiting relatives; and a variety of visa with other symbols.

– Based on the time and number of times allowed immigration, the visa has the following types: once a month / many times, once every 3 months / many times, once every 6 months/ many times and one year/many times.

Visa type will greatly affect the duration, number of times and extension records.

  • Place and date of the latest entry

– Place of entry is also important. Costs and duration of the visa extension are different for each Vietnam border gate. Here are 04 border gates that the Foreigner usually enters Vietnam:

1. Noi Bai Airport – Hanoi

2. Tan Son Nhat Airport – Ho Chi Minh City

3. Moc Bai Border gate – Tay Ninh

4. Da Nang Border gate – Da Nang

– The Foreigners date of the latest Vietnam entry is the last day that the Foreigner enters Vietnam for multiple exit and entry visa; the visa issuance date for single entry and exit visa. The nearer the date of the latest entry is, the easier visa extension is and vice versa.

Vietnam Visa Extension 2018: How to get a visa extended?

Vietnam Visa Extension 2018: How to get a visa extended?

4. Special Cases

  • Multiple visa extension

Many Foreigners in Vietnam need multiple visa extension, but since 2nd extension, they faces problems, such as rising costs or denied renewal and forced exit. For these cases, we always have a lot of experience to give the optimal deal for the Customer in a quick, economical and safe manner.

  • Other visa extension relating to the guarantee company

The Foreigner is guaranteed for his/her entry by a company in Vietnam, but then the company does not continue to guarantee for such Foreigner, so he/she will not be able to extend the visa and forced to exit. For this case, we always have a lot of experience to give the optimal deal for the Customer in a quick, economical and safe manner.

  • Extension of expired visa

In case of the extension of the expired visa, the Foreigner has never exit or extended the visa timely, he/she will have troubles with Vietnam Immigration Department. Do not worry, we will be on behalf of the Foreigner to extend the visa, account for and pay fine to Vietnam Immigration Department.

Note: Such fine for the expired visa depending on the expiry time of the visa. Therefore, the Foreigner should solve visa expiration as quickly as possible.

  • Resolution to loss of passports

If the Foreigner loses his/her passport in Vietnam, he/she must quickly implement the followings:

– Contact Vietnam Public Security, then declare and ask for written Confirmation on loss of the passport.

– Bring written confirmation on the loss of such passport to the embassy of the Foreigners country in Vietnam, request them to grant you a new passport and a diplomatic note to prove his/her loss of such passport.

– Call us, we will extend your visa for your exit or stay in Vietnam.

  • Entry visa exemption

For the exemption from visa requirements to enter Vietnam, we still have a visa extension as normal. Therefore, if you need to extend Visa Exemption, call us immediately.

In particular, the Foreigner is a spouse or child of a Vietnam citizen according to regulations on 5-year visa exemption. However, if there is a demand for a long stay in Vietnam, but he/she does not want to extend such visa exemption or exit from time to time, we can assist in applying for a temporary residence card with a 3-year term.

Besides, further information about visa extension in 2018 in Vietnam about which the Foreigner should be concerned.

For more details, please contact us by email:

And please remember to send the following information:

– Nationality

– Visa type

– Border gate and the latest date of Vietnam entry

Ideally you should send us the current passport photos, visa page and entry stamp.

Yours respectfully.

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)

Vietnam visa fee 2018: How much does it cost to get Vietnam Visa?

In order to get Vietnam visa, you must pay 2 types of fees: The APPROVAL LETTER FEE and STAMPING FEE.

1. Vietnam Service Fee

This service fee will be;used to process your visa approval letter.

Vietnam visa-on-arrival processing fee on 2018 (service cost per pax in USD)

Visa on arrival kind of fee 2018

2. Vietnam Visa Stamping Fee on 2018

Stamping Fee for Visa on Arrival: You will pay this stamping fee at the Vietnam airport to get your passport stamped. Your approval letter will be the legal evidence to show the airport officer that you are allowed to legally enter Vietnam by the Vietnam Immigration Department.

vietnam visa on arrival fee 2018

Price table – Currency: US Dollar

Vietnam tourist visa fees 2018


1. Stamping fee is NOT included int service fee. It is payable only at Vietnam airport.

2. The above tariff is applicable until December 30th, 2016.

3. It takes 2 working days for normal processing and 1 working day for urgent processing to complete.

4. NO hidden and extra fees will be;charged.

Vietnam visa fee 2018

Vietnam visa fee 2018


Step 1: In our application form, please provide exactly your flight number and arrival time (Vietnam Time is GMT+7). In case your flight is;rescheduled, you need to inform us no later than 48 hours upon before you land (excluding Saturday, Sunday and national holidays). Contact us via email or our Hotline +84 968 18 77 18.

Step 2: Immediately upon your arrival, our staff will welcome you with a name board. If you land earlier than expected and cannot see our staff, please call Hotline +84 968 18 77 18.

Step 3: You will need to present our staff your visa approval letter, passport, 2 photos (4x6cm with white background), entry & exit form and stamping fee and subsequently our staff will handle all necessary procedures to get your visa stamped.

Step 4: You will have back your passport with stamped Vietnam Visa from our staff.

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

Hotline: (+84) 968.18.77.18


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)