March 12, 2020
Visa On Arrival

Does A Cambodian Citizen Require Visa To Vietnam?

From the foodies and beach lovers to the art and culture admirers and adventure fans, Vietnam has something to offer for every tourist.  With a tropical coastline of 3,000 kilometers, wonderful food and culture, this amazing country is waiting to be sightseen by a mass of tourists.  If you are looking to travel from Cambodia, don’t wait any longer. Simply get ahead of the crowds and explore the country.

If you are intending to travel to Vietnam, Good choice! There is so much to explore in the country, you will never feel bored. But, there’s one problem – Getting into Vietnam. However, it is not that hard though!

Ways to Get a Vietnam Visa for Cambodian Citizen

Cambodian passport holders are not required visa to enter Vietnam if stay less than 30 days in Vietnam. In case to stay for more than 30 days continuously, there are two ways to get Vietnam Visa for Cambodian Citizen. They are – (i) Applying for Visa through Vietnam Embassy (ii) Visa on Arrival

(i) Applying for Visa through Vietnam Embassy

Getting a Visa from the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate from Cambodia is a little expensive than the Visa on Arrival process. This is because, it offers greater assurance. We recommend opting for this Visa type, if you are looking to ensure confirmation of your travel. You also have the option of applying for a six months visa in advance. Fill out the application, and submit in person at the nearest Vietnamese embassy. You will receive your visa in five working days. In case, if you require a speed processing, you can even receive the visa in two working days, but it would require additional charges, depending on the visa type.

The Documents to Be Provided at the Embassy of Vietnam

  1. Genuine passport with a validity of at least 6 months.
  2. Duly filled in application form. Make sure to fill it up correctly as in the passport. Or your visa will be declined if the information mentioned in the passport and form mismatches.
  3. Latest Passport size photograph, taken in white background. Photo Guide.
  4. The Visa Fee
  5. A self-addressed envelope including the postal charges for the passport to be sent via post.

Benefits of Applying For Vietnam Visa through Embassy

  1. With Vietnam visa through embassy, you can be rest assured that you will or not receive your visa.
  2. You can enter into Vietnam either through airport, land border or sea port.
  3. The duration can be selected up to six months in advance
  4. There is no need to wait for the visa processing at the Vietnam international airports.

(ii) Visa on Arrival

This is an alternative to getting visa from the embassy. This is a simpler and cheaper alternative. The Vietnamese government advises getting the Visa on Arrival from genuine travel agencies. So, look for any agency that offers great customer satisfaction and 100% refund of money, just in case if the application gets rejected.

To qualify for the Visa on approval method, you must get the Visa approval letter to be present at the VOA counter when you land in any one of the international airports in Vietnam. The Visa approval letter is not a visa. You will be entitled to receive the visa only when you present this approval letter to the immigration authorities on arriving Vietnam.

How to Apply for Vietnamese Visa for Cambodian Citizen?

1. The applicant must fill out the online application form with appropriate personal information, without committing any mistakes. You will have to submit the following details while filling out the form –

  • Your Full Name, as mentioned in the passport
  • DOB
  • Passport Number
  • Date of arrival and exit from Vietnam
  • The type of Visa opted for
  • Nationality

2. Confirm the details entered online and pay the service Fee. You must cross-check to make sure that the information entered on the form is right. At this stage, you can also choose any extra services like – Fast track or car pick-up. After this, make the payment with your debit or credit card.

3. You are likely to get your Visa approval letter in two to three working days to you email. Take a print out of this letter along with the entry and exit form. Keep this entry and exit form filled. So that it would be easy to handover to the immigration officers on landing at the airport.

Photo Guide

4. Have two copies of your passport size photograph, with 4x6cm and white background. Also keep the Vietnam visa fee ready – USD25 for single entry and USD50 for a multiple entry visa.

Documents to show to the Immigration officer at the Vietnam arrival airport

You need to have the following documents ready on arriving at Vietnam to get the visa stamped by the officers –

  1. Visa approval Letter
  2. Passport sized photograph. Photo Guide.
  3. Entry and exit form.
  4. Visa processing Fee

Get in touch with a genuine visa agency that will work on your behalf to get your Vietnamese visa. But, make sure that the agency that you choose offers a 100% refund if in case your visa gets declined by the government.