How to get a Vietnam Visa
Complete online application
Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in less than 5 minutes
Receive your travel visa
We will send you your approved tourist visa within a few days - without you having to go anywhere!
Start your journey
Show your passport and the visa we sent you when you arrive in Vietnam.
REQUIREMENTS FOR VIETNAM EVISA
- A photocopy of your passport
- A recent personal photograph
- An email address to receive the visa
- A bank card to pay
If any of these elements are missing, your application will be saved so that you can complete it at a later stage.
The Vietnam online visa allows you to complete all the formalities online, without having to go to the embassy or stand in line to obtain a visa upon arrival in the country. You will get a Vietnam evisa (an electronic visa).
Applying for a Vietnamese tourist visa has been simplified at Visagov to minimise the risk of error. It takes no more than 5 minutes to complete, and you can do it in your own language.
Please print out the approved visa we send you before you enter the country.
Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for Vietnam
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FAQ VIETNAM VISA
What is the Vietnam evisa?
An e-visa (ETA) for Vietnam is a tourist visa that you can apply for online.
For how long is a Vietnam visa valid for?
The validity period of your visa (ETA) is 30 days from the date of entry into the country if you apply for a single-entry visa, or 90 days if you apply for a multiple-entry visa.
Can I extend my stay in Vietnam beyond the validity of my e-visa?
Yes, you will need to apply for an extension of your visa in the country at your nearest embassy, as long as your visa (ETA) is still valid.
Are there any vaccine requirements to travel to Vietnam?
You do not need any mandatory vaccine to travel to Vietnam, but we advise you to get vaccinated.
We recommend you to confirm it with your country’s International Vaccination Centre.
How long can I stay in Vietnam with the e-visa?
You are allowed to stay in the country for a maximum period of 30 days (single entry) or 90 days (multiple entries).
How do I get the Vietnam visa?
To apply for the visa you must fill out an online application and get your visa approval. You must also have an ordinary passport with a validity of more than 6 months from your arrival date to the country.
Do I need a visa for Vietnam?
Yes, all travelers need a valid visa to enter the country as it is mandatory. Although some nationalities are exempt.
You can use our eligibility checker to see if you need a visa.
How do I fill in the Vietnam visa form?
It is a simple form, where you must fill out your personal data and the information related to your trip. Make sure you have a recent photograph and your passport on hand to complete the requested information.
Do Mexicans need a visa for Vietnam?
Yes, all travelers with Mexican nationality must apply for the visa (ETA).
Do Colombians need a visa for Vietnam?
Yes, all travelers with Colombian nationality must apply for the visa (ETA).
Do Chileans need a visa for Vietnam?
Yes, all travelers with Chilean nationality must apply for the visa (ETA).
Do Peruvians need a visa for Vietnam?
Yes, all travelers with Peruvian nationality must apply for the visa (ETA).
How long does it take to get a Vietnam visa?
Once you submit your application online, the waiting time to get your approval is usually 3 working days.
How much does a visa to Vietnam cost?
The price of the visa (ETA) for Vietnam has a total cost, including processing and fees, of 45 - 65 GBP.
What are the Vietnam entry requirements?
The different Vietnam entry requirements are the following:
● A valid passport for at least 6 months
● A valid visa
● An empty page on your passport
● Yellow fever certificate (if you are coming coming from a country with risk of yellow fever transmission)
● It is strongly advised to have a travel insurance of up to $10,000.
You can check out our article on Vietnam entry requirements to get more information on all you need for Vietnam.
Check your eligibility for a Vietnam Evisa
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
Vietnam Evisa: More information
Foreign visitors are required to apply for a Vietnam eVisa before entering the country.
Some nationalities are exempt from applying for a tourist visa for Vietnam, provided that the stay in the country does not exceed 15 days.
If you are a citizen of one of the eligible countries, you can easily apply for the tourist Vietnam visa. You are allowed to stay in the country for 30 days (single entry visa) or 90 days (multiple entries visa). If you wish to stay longer, you will have to go to an embassy for an extension.
If you wish to work, live or study in Vietnam, you must apply for a visa in person at an embassy or consulate.
The Vietnamese government reserves the right of admission to the country. If the authorities detect that you may pose a threat to national security or interests, you will be refused entry, even if you have an approved visa.