May 20, 2020
Visa tips

Steps to Obtain Vietnam E-visa for Tourists

Vietnam e-visa is available only for the citizens of 81 countries depending on the country they are travelling from. This allows eligible travellers to enjoy a short stay in Vietnam for 30 days with a single entry for tourist purpose. All it requires is a simple online application form that takes a very few minutes to complete.

Documents required               

In order to apply for Vietnam e-visa for tourist purpose, it’s mandatory for the traveller to meet the e-visa requirements. These requirements include having a passport with at least 180 days validity and two blank pages, passport size photographs (Photo Guide), a scanned copy of passport page (Sample for passport’s bio page), a valid email address and credit card or debit card to pay for e-visa fee.

Frequently Ask About Vietnam e-Visa


To understand what a Vietnam e-visa is, take a look at its features below: The E-visa is a single-entry visa. It will allow you to stay in the country for a maximum of 30 days.

Compared to other types of visas to Vietnam, the Vietnam e-visa is the easiest to apply. In fact, you don’t need to bring anything on your trip to the country.

The Vietnam e-visa is the fastest way of obtaining a visa to Vietnam nowadays. Visitors who plan on visiting Vietnam soon should consider getting this visa in order not to go through the hassles of applying from an embassy.

After you submit your e-visa online, wait for 3-5 business days and you will receive an email for the status of your visa. If after 5 business days, you still have not received an email, get in touch with the Vietnam Immigration Dept.

The Vietnam e-visa is an electronic travel authorization that foreign visitors will present at the passport control in order for the passport to be stamped. Since it’s an electronic document, you will have to apply for it online.

No, you can only enter in Vietnam within the date specified on your e-visa. If you come earlier than that, you will be denied entry to the country.

You need to contact Vietnam immigration immediately as soon as you have noticed a mistake on your e-visa application. That way, they can rectify your visa and avoid any issues when entering the country.

Each individual traveler should have his or her own e-visa copy when entering Vietnam. Therefore, you cannot apply for multiple travelers in one e-visa application.

Visitors who are holding an e-visa can stay in Vietnam for a maximum of 30 days or one month. Take note that this is a single-entry visa, which means you can use it to enter the country only once.