May 26, 2020
Visa tips

Applying for a Pre-approval Letter Online

One of the most important requirements for securing a Vietnam landing visa is the pre-approval letter. You will be given this letter after you have sent in your visa application online. This letter must be submitted along with your passport and other requirements before they can attach a visa to your passport.

The pre-approval letter might also be presented upon checking in for your flight. Sometimes, airline staff will ask you to present a visa before they will allow you to board your flight. You can show them the letter as proof that you have a visa waiting for you in Vietnam.

Getting this letter is easy. You just need to go online and fill out the visa application form. The process is pretty straightforward. In 3 -5 business days, you’ll get a response via email. Once your visa is approved, they will attach the pre-approval letter.


As mentioned, the Vietnam landing visa would require that you apply for it in advance. When your application is approved, they will give you a pre-approval letter.

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.

Here’s how to apply for a visa approval letter 1. First, fill out the details that are being asked from you on the visa application form.

A colored scan of the visa approval letter will be sent to your email after we get it from the Immigration Department of Vietnam, please make sure to provide us valid email addresses. Normally the scan of Visa Approval letter will be in .

Below is the sample of Vietnam Visa Approval letter.   To get this approval letter, you – the visa applicant is required to submit a Vietnam Visa application online with us.

You can pay for the approval letter after you submit your application. If you have problems with payment, email us at info@vietnamimmigration.

No, you cannot. In order to board the plane, you must show the approval letter to the airlines.

Please be kindly informed that you will get your visa approval letter via email (in no more than 2 days) after you finished your visa application and made your payment: Urgent service for Vietnam visa online: within less than 1 working day or even few hours. Normal service for Vietnam visa online : within 2 working days.