April 28, 2020

How do I receive my visa approval letter?

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 .PDF or .JPEG format.

After receive the visa approval letter, you should print a copy of it (black and white is OK) and bring it with you. You are not allowed to board the airplane if you dont have the visa approval letter & You are not allow to pick your visa on arrival if you dont have a copy of it.


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.

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.

Please be informed that a visa will be valid from the entry date to the exit date as printed on the visa approval letter. You can stay in Vietnam at any time between the entry date and the exit date.