October 21, 2019
Visa tips

I am a Vietnamese. Now I am living overseas with a foreign nationality, how can I get a Vietnam visa?

For overseas Vietnamese, we would like to advise you to choose one of the following two ways:

  1. Take visa exemption by visiting Vietnam Embassy or Vietnam Consulate. Vietnamese overseas (Viet kieu) are offered Vietnam visa exemption to enter Vietnam. Please directly contact or come in person to the Vietnam Embassy/ Consulate in your area for “visa exemption certificate” then you can enter Vietnam for 90 visa-free days in 5 years.
  2. If you travel to Vietnam by air and don’t want to spend your valuable time as well as transportation expenses of chasing down embassy, you are highly advised to apply for visa on arrival at our website.

It’s very simple and easy for you to apply for a visa online at our website, please follow the steps below:

– Fill out your visa application form at our website: https://www.vietnamimmigration.org

– Make payment (service fee) as per instructions.

– Receive your visa approval letter within 1 working day (urgent service), or 2-3 working days (normal service) via our email info@vietnamimmigration.org

– Print the approval letter out and bring it together with your passport-sized photos, your passport as well as stamping fee to any Vietnam international airport and get your visa stamped onto your passport at the Immigration office. (Please note that the stamping fee is based on the rate regulated by the Government and you must pay this fee in cash to the Immigration officer).


Overview about Vietnam visa policy Vietnam visa policy has been improved in the past few years to promote the development of tourism industry. The number of international tourists to Vietnam is growing steadily.

From 1 Jan, 2015, the new law on Entry, exit, transit, and residence of foreigners in Vietnam will be taken effect. Following this new law, Vietnam Immigration law will have some changes.

Upon arrival at the Vietnam airport, you will come to the Visa Landing office to obtain the Visa sticker to place into your passport. After that, you will come to the Customs Counter to check-in.

Applying for a Vietnam visa on arrival is so easy and convenient for applicants. Once obtaining a pre-approved letter, a tourist or businessman can get his or her visa at a Vietnam international airport.

One of the most important lessons travelers learn is that they should work only with trustworthy individuals and companies. Whether it is booking a hotel room, finding a great rental car or securing travel documents, travelers need to be careful.

Belonging to the lists of four most common types of Vietnam visa on arrival, three month multiple entry visa brings lots of advantages for tourists in need of entering Vietnam by air. With this kind of visa in hand, tourists can enter and exit Vietnam as much as they want during their visa validity.