April 28, 2020

How Long Is the Vietnam E-visa Valid for?

The e-visa of Vietnam will let you stay in the country for a maximum of 30 days. It’s a single entry. If you plan to stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days, you are advised to choose visa on arrival for getting 3-month or 6-month visa.

If you already in Vietnam with an e-visa for 30 days and you want to stay more, see How To Get My E-visa Extended?


The standard processing time of the Vietnam e-visa is 3 to 5 business days. Sometimes, it’s earlier than that, but there are also times that the processing will be delayed especially if you’re applying during the peak travel season.

There’s no need to visit a Vietnam consulate or embassy for your e-visa application. Everything is done online and all it requires is for you to fill out the form.

When applying for the Vietnam e-visa, you will be asked to enter your personal information. This includes your complete name, date of birth, nationality, and some relevant details from your passport.

When they approve your e-visa application, they will inform you through email about the status of the visa. If it’s approved, they will ask you to click a link to download the visa.

There are 2 options to get your e-visa extended as below: Do It Yourself : Download Form NA5 for visa extension fill, sign then bring it to your embassy or consulate to ask for  sponsoring. Ask your hotel or host for the Temporary residence declaration.

Citizens of selected countries that are eligible for Vietnam e-visa. Country list for Vietnam e-visa.