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Application For Visa On Arrival Vietnam | Basic Info To The Applicants

This articles is about general information for applicant who wish to apply for visa on arrival Vietnam

The Vietnam government started offering the Visa on Arrival last 2008. It’s a visa that tourists can get upon arrival at the airport in Vietnam. With this visa, they no longer need to visit a Vietnam embassy in their country to personally apply for their visa. All they need to do is to apply for the visa ahead of time and this can be done online.

The best thing about the Visa on Arrival is that it allows tourists to choose between the single and multiple entries during their application. They can also choose between 30-day or 60-day validity. Therefore, this is a great visa to use if you plan on staying in the country for up to two months.

What documents required for Visa On Arrival Vietnam?

Unlike visa on arrival of some countries, Visa On Arrival Vietnam requires visitors to hold a visa approval letter (also called pre-approved visa) in order to claim visa upon arrival at an international airport of Vietnam.

The letter is very important because this will serve as proof that you’ll have a visa to claim when you arrive in Vietnam. There are some airline companies that will ask for your visa before they let you board the plane. You need to apply for this visa approval letter ahead of your trip.

Aside from the visa approval letter, you’ll be asked to submit several other requirements at the airport before you will be given a visa. So these are the requirements you need to prepare:

  • Passport– Your passport should remain valid for at least six months from your entry date, 2 blank pages
  • Completely filled-out visa application form – along with the visa approval letter, you’ll also receive a blank application for your email. Print this form and provide all the required information. Vietnamese-visa-application-form (Form NA1)
  • Recently taken photos – you must also submit a passport-sized photo. The photo should be taken in a white background and must show your face clearly.  Photo guide.
  • Cash payment for the stamping fee – before they will attach the visa into your passport, they will ask you to pay for the stamping fee in cash. You can pay in USD currency or Vietnam Dong.

Citizens of Which Countries Are Accepted for Visa On Arrival Vietnam? [show answer]

Citizens of ALL COUNTRIES in the worlds are eligible to apply for Visa On Arrival Vietnam.

Unlike Visa On Arrival of some countries, Visa On Arrival Vietnam required applicant obtain a visa approval letter (also called pre-approval letter) before flying to Vietnam to pick up their visa upon arrival at the airports.

Applicants for Visa On Arrival are accepted to pick up their visa at international airports of  Vietnam only.

Which International Airport in Vietnam accept for Visa On Arrival? [show answer]

With the visa approval letter, you can use to get Vietnam Visa at one of the following international airports:

  1. Noi Bai international airport (Hanoi city),
  2. Tan Son Nhat international airport (Ho Chi Minh City city),
  3. Cam Ranh international airport (Nha Trang city),
  4. Da Nang airport (Da Nang city),
  5. Cat Bi international airport (Hai Phong city),
  6. Lien Khuong international airport (Da Lat city) and
  7. Phu Quoc international airport (Phu Quoc islands)

What is the “approval letter” for Vietnam Visa? [show answer]

Approval letter (also called pre-approval letter) for visa on arrival is a document issued by the Immigration Department of Vietnam (Vietnam Ministry of Public Security). It functions as an official permission allowing its owner(s) to board the flight to Vietnam and get visa stamped into the passport upon arrival at international airports.

With this visa approval letter, you can use to get Vietnam Visa at one of the following international airports: Noi Bai international airport (Ha Noi city), Tan Son Nhat international airport (Ho Chi Minh City city), Cam Ranh international airport (Nha Trang city), Da Nang airport (Da Nang city), Cat Bi international airport (Hai Phong city), Lien Khuong international airport (Da Lat city) and Phu Quoc international airport (Phu Quoc islands)

How does the approval letter look like?

What is the procedure at Vietnam airport to get the visa? [show answer]

Upon arrival at the airport, you will see the “Landing Visa Counter”. You are advised to stop at this place to get the visa into your passport before queuing in line at Passport Control for immigration checks.

At the “Landing Visa Counter”, you are required to submit your original passport + the visa approval letter + completed form NA1 (you can download the Vietnamese-visa-application-form (Form NA1) to fill, sign and attached a photo of your face on it – see Photo guide) then wait to be called for paying the stamping fee for getting your visa.

What is stamping fee at Vietnam airport and how much is it?

After make the payment for visa stamping fee, you will be called again to get back your passport with the visa inside.

Please remember to check information in your visa before leaving.

How much does the Vietnam visa on arrival cost? [show answer]

In general, there are two kind of fees you are required to pay:

The stamping fee (paid directly at Vietnam’s airport when pick up visa there)

Service fee pay for our sponsorship to get the approval letter. Please see our visa fees for update.

We offer 100% money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with our service to get the visa approval letter.

How To Make Application For Visa On Arrival Vietnam [show answer]

This article is about to give you an idea on how to apply online to request for Visa On Arrival & How to pick up your  visa on arrival when you arrive.

Before making your visa application, please make sure your passport still valid for at least 6 months with 2 blank pages.

For getting visa on arrival Vietnam,  you are required  to apply online for obtain a visa approval letter (also called pre-approval visa). You can apply online easy without documents required.

 

👉 Steps to apply online

 

Step 1 – Log on the website and click apply now to request visa approval letter.

At this step, you are required to select your citizenship, purpose of visit, visa type, port of arrival and entry/exit date. Rush service is available to select at this step.

Step 2 : Providing your email address & passport information

After select your visa option at step 1, click next to Providing your email address & passport information.

The email address use to contact for support and receive the visa approval letter.

To provide your passport information, you can choose to upload scanned copy of your passport’s bio page (Sample for passport’s bio page) OR you can choose to type as normal

Step 3 : Review your order and make payment

After providing all information as needed, now you can click next to review your order again to make sure no error or mistake. You can edit your order at this step.

Then click pay now to get your order processing.

Wait for 2 working days (if you choose standard service) or sooner (if choose rush service) to receive the visa approval letter via email. It will be in a PDF file. Print this letter and bring it with you to your flight to Vietnam

 

👉 How to pick up your visa when you arrive ?

 

Upon arrival at the airport, you will see the “Landing Visa Counter”. You are advised to stop at this place to get the visa into your passport before queuing in line at Passport Control for immigration checks.

At the “Landing Visa Counter”, you are required to submit your original passport + the visa approval letter + completed form NA1 (you can down load the Vietnamese-visa-application-form (Form NA1) to fill, sign and attached a photo of your face on it – see Photo guide) then wait to be called for paying the stamping fee for getting your visa.

Please note that there is an extra amount you are required to pay on arrival for picking up your visa there, that is called stamp fee.

What is stamping fee at Vietnam airport and how much is it?

 

Frequently ask about Vietnam Visa On Arrival

 

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Citizens of ALL COUNTRIES in the worlds are eligible to apply for Visa On Arrival Vietnam. Unlike Visa On Arrival of some countries, Visa On Arrival Vietnam required applicant obtain a visa approval letter (also called pre-approval letter) before flying to Vietnam to pick up their visa upon arrival at the airports.

The landing visa counter at international airports of Vietnam open 24/7 for your visa on arrival. Please remember to print a copy of your approval letter and bring it with you for your trip to Vietnam.

In most cases, a passport scan is not required. However, sometimes the Immigration Officers need to verify the information you provide, you are required to send them a scan copy of your passport.