Vietnamese Visa Exemption

Citizens of the following 23 countries do not require visas for Vietnam.

Belarus

less than 15 days

Brunei

less than 14 days

Cambodia

less than 30 days

Denmark

less than 15 days

Finland

less than 15 days

France

less than 15 days

Germany

less than 15 days

Indonesia

less than 30 days

Italy

less than 15 days

Japan

less than 15 days

Kyrgyzstan

less than 30 days

Laos

less than 30 days

Malaysia

less than 30 days

Myanmar

less than 14 days

Norway

less than 15 days

Philippines

less than 21 days

Russia

less than 15 days

Singapore

less than 30 days

South Korea

less than 15 days

Spain

less than 15 days

Sweden

less than 15 days

Thailand

less than 30 days

United Kingdom

less than 15 days

APEC Business Travel Card

Holders of passports issued by the following countries and regions who possess an APEC Business Travel Card with 'VNM' code on the back can travel to Vietnam for up to 60 days without a visa.
The countries and regions are Australia, Brunei, Chile, China,Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand.

Visa Requirement for People Taking a Train to Vietnam

Entering Vietnam by Train from China

Travelers arriving Vietnam by train from China cannot arrange visa on arrival at the boarder. A Vietnamese visa is required to buy the train ticket from Beijing or Nanning to Hanoi.  Travelers need to send us a copy of Vietnames visa when purchasing train ticket through Chinaticketonline.com

We provide simple and hassle free visa application service online. All you need to do is just to send us a copy of your passport and we will have your Vietnamese visa ready for your collection together with your train tickets to Hanoi. No original passport is needed.

Vietnamese Tourist Visa Application

30 days, single entry
US$49
person

a copy of passport needed

90 days, single entry
US$65
person

a copy of passport needed

30 days, multiple entry
US$80
person

a copy of passport needed

Apply for Vietnamese E-Visa Online

A 2-Year Pilot Program of E-Visa Service is available for 40 countries from 1 Feb, 2017

Visitors from the following 40 countries can apply for Vietnam’s e-visas during the course of the pilot program:
Azerbaijan, Argentina, Armenia, Ireland, Poland, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brunei, South Korea, Germany, Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Cuba, Denmark, Timor Leste, the United States, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Myanmar, Mongolia, Japan, Panama, Peru, Finland, France, the Philippines, Romania, Spain, Sweden, China (not applicable for Chinese e-passport holders), Uruguay, Venezuela, Norway, and Slovakia.

E-visas will be accepted at most international airports in Vietnam, including the major hubs of Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Can Tho City, and Phu Quoc Island.

Official Website: https://www.immigration.gov.vn/

Vietnamese Visa on Arrival at Ariport

Apply for approval letter online.

Rather than applying Vietnamese visa through an embassy, Vietnam Visa on Arrival is an online, alternative way to obtain a visa to visit Vietnam.

There are many website providing the service. After completing the online application form and paying the processing fee (generally from USD20 to 50), you will receive, via email, your Approval Letter from between one hour to two business days, depending on the status of visa processing you have selected. 

Copies of your Approval Letter will also be forwarded on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration checkpoints at each of Vietnam’s three international airports in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, or Da Nang (online visa approval only applies to air travelers who arrive at one of Vietnam’s international airports; travelers arriving by land or sea must apply for a visa through a Vietnam Embassy).

When you arrive in Vietnam, the Immigration officers will have your documents ready and will be able to issue you your entry visa quickly.