October 21, 2019
Visa tips

Officially apply 1 year Visa Tourist Visa for citizens of United States of America

Vietnam’s government is officially extended the validity of tourist visa for US citizens from three months to one year in a bid to attract more arrivals.

The successful conclusion of the arrangement underscores the commitment of the U.S. and Vietnam to improve the bilateral relationship by expanding existing trade and economic opportunities and developing people-to-people ties.

This law is effective on August 30, 2016. US citizens now can apply for a 1 year multiple entries visa for Vietnam.

It does not matter how long you plan to stay in Vietnam.  “All Visa applications of US citizens will be issued for 1 year multiple entries Visa.” Just 1 type of Visa is applied for citizens of America now, it is 1 year multiple entries visa. Other type of Visa, such as 1 month or 3 months visa is not valid anymore.

* Please note:

– Apply for US citizens only.

– Purpose of Visit is Tourist or Business

– Just 1 year multiple entries visa is available now for US citizens. Other types of Visa including: 1 month single and multiple entries, 3 months single and multiple entries, 6 months multiple entries is NO more valid 

– With 1 year multiple entries visa, for 1 visit, you can stay maximum for 3 months. After 3 months, you must exit and come back again with a new 3 months of staying, until the expiry date of your 1 year Visa.

– The stamping fee at the airport for US citizens is 135.00 USD.


From 01 Feb, 2019, Vietnam Immigration Department has added more 35 countries to the Vietnam e-visa program, including Hong Kong (China) and Macau (China). But until now the Vietnam e-visa system is just updated for old version of Hong Kong passport – passport number starts with letter “K”.

From 01 Feb, 2019, Citizens of Hong Kong can apply for Vietnam eVisa online. Below is everything you need to know about Vietnam eVisa for citizens of Hong Kong (China).

Vietnam government has decided to extend visa waivers program for visitors from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. This information was announced by the Minister, Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung announced at the meeting on 03 June, 2017.

It is great for us to inform that from December 15, 2016, all types of Vietnam visa will be available again for US citizens. As you know, from 01 September, 2016, just 1 type of Vietnam Visa is available for US citizens, that is 1 year multiple entries Visa.

Free Visa program for citizens of United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain with a stay in Vietnam does not exceed 15 days was extended for 1 more year by Vietnam Government. Effective 30 June, 2016, the Vietnamese Government issued Resolution No.