How many types of Vietnam visa are there?

There are 2 bases for classifying a Vietnam visa:

Firstly, based on travel purposes, Vietnam visas are divided into three categories:

- Tourist visa: This visa is valid for 1 month

- Commercial visa: this visa is valid for 3 months

- Visas for other purposes: this visa is valid for 3 months

Secondly, based on the length of stay and the number of times of entry, Vietnam visas are divided into 4 categories:

- Visa 1 month once entry

- 1 month multiple entry visa

- Visas every 3 months

- 3 month multiple entry visa

You can go directly to the Vietnamese Embassy / Consulate in your country to apply for a Vietnam visa or apply for a Vietnam E-visa.

You're 4 steps away from a Vietnam visa on arrival.

Step 1: Fill out the secure online application form

You are required to enter the exact personal information of the applicant(s)

  •  Full name – The same as in passport
  •  Date of birth
  •  Nationality
  •  Passport number
  •  Date of arrival
  •  Type of Visa

Step 2: Confirm and pay for service fee

Please double check to ensure the information is correct, select to use extra services (Airport Fast Track/Car Pick-Up) if any.

You can make payment with your Credit/ Debit Card via VTC Pay.

Step 3: Get approval letter and prepare for getting visa stamped on arrival

After 1 working day (urgent service) or 2 working days (normal one), YOU WILL:

  •  Get visa approval letter via email (attached with entry-and-exit form)
  •  Print out the letter and the entry-and-exit form
  •  Fill out the entry-and-exit form
  •  Prepare 2 passport sized photos 4x6cm and an amount of USD for stamping fee ($25 for single entry; $50 for multiple entry visa)
  •  Put all above mentioned things along with your passport in a package, then show them to Immigration officer at Vietnam arrival airports

 Step 4: Get your visa stamped upon arrival

Upon arrival to Vietnam International Airports (Hanoi, Da Nang or Hochiminh), you present all things in the prepared package (passport, visa approval letter, 2 passport sized photos 4x6cm, the entry-and-exit form and stamping fee) to the Immigration officer to get your visa stamped.


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