May 26, 2020
Visa tips

The processing time for Vietnam e-visa for tourist

The usual processing time for Vietnam e-visa for tourist takes anywhere between 24 hours to 72 hours. Only in rare scenarios it can take longer than that. Applicants are advised to forward their application at least a week before their arrival date to make sure that there’s enough time for the e-visa to get processed. Make sure that there are no complications or unnecessary delays in processing the application form by checking it closely and revising any mistakes that you might have made accidentally.

Applicants get the approved tourism e-visa, for entering Vietnam, in PDF format at the email address that was provided at the time of applying. A printed copy of the online application has to be shown at the Vietnamese border, including the relevant passport, which was used at the time of applying.


The online tourist visa that you can get for Vietnam is valid for only one entry into the country and you can stay for up to thirty days during this time.  The same tourist e-visa cannot be used for leaving and coming to the country one more time.

Here is the link of the official website of the government for Vietnam e-visa :

It takes anywhere around 24 to 72 hours to process the application. However, if there are errors in the application or if the form is incomplete, it might take longer.

So far, citizens of 81 countries (Country list for Vietnam e-visa) can apply for a Vietnam e-visa. e-Visa Vietnam allows visitors to stay in Vietnam for up to 30 days, with one entry (1 month single entry).

Children who have their own passport should submit a separate application for Vietnam e-visa. Accompanied children who is included in their father or mother’s passport should be in same visa application for Vietnam e-visa with their father or mother.

The reason that most of the people opt for the online mode of application for the Vietnam e-visa from China is the hassle free application process that it offers. Firstly, you don’t need to rush to the concerned embassy time and again along with the essential documents for submission.