January 28, 2020
Vietnam e-visa

Vietnam E-visa Applications for Citizens of Qatar

Here’s the good news for citizens of Qatar who are visiting Vietnam soon. Getting a visa to the country is now so easy. You can apply for the visa online so there’s no need to go to the embassy. This will save you from the hassles of having to personally submit your visa application.

Qatar is among those countries that are eligible for the e-visa, a Vietnam visa that you can apply online. This visa would require you to fill out a form online. It will then be sent to the Vietnam Immigration Department to be processed. All you need to do is to wait for an email, which should take around 3 business days. Once your visa is approved, you’ll get a copy of the e-visa in a PDF form. Print this out and then bring it to your trip to the country.

Do Qatar Citizens Need Visa to Enter Vietnam?

Citizens of Qatar are required to have a visa for them to enter Vietnam. Aside from the e-visa, there are other ways that a Qatari citizen can acquire for a visa. They can go to a Vietnam embassy and apply from there or request for a Vietnam Visa on Arrival.

But if you want a convenient way to get a visa for your trip to Vietnam, you better apply for the e-visa. As mentioned, the visa can be obtained online. Plus, it will only take a few minutes of your time to complete the online application form. After you submit your application, you don’t need to do anything on your end. You just need to wait for 3 business days, and you’ll get an email to inform you of the status of your e-visa.

What is Vietnam Electronic Visa?

Introduced in February 2017, the Vietnam e-visa is an online version of the standard visa to Vietnam. It’s also called the electronic visa and the only way to get this visa is through the World Wide Web.

Country list for Vietnam e-visa

As a single-entry visa, the Vietnam e-visa will let you enter Vietnam once. You can use it at various points of entry all over the country. Aside from the airports, you can use it at the land borders and seaports. The visa will be valid for 30 days, which means you can only stay in the country for 30 days or one month.

List-of-port that accept for e-visa

You can choose to extend your e-visa’s validity, but you need to pay for a third-party agency to do this for you. If you need a visa for a much longer stay in Vietnam, you better choose the Vietnam Visa on Arrival.

How Much Will the Vietnam e-Visa Cost?

It’s $25 if you apply your e-visa through government  website (immigration.gov.vn), please note that government website run non-refundable policy, therefore you should make sure no error or mistake with your application.

If  you apply your e-visa through an agency, the cost of your Vietnam e-visa will depend on certain factors, such as your nationality and the processing time you have chosen. But the standard cost for a Vietnam e-visa for citizens of Qatar is higher than official website. It could cost more if you will choose to have the processing expedited. See Vietnam visa fee update.

For instance, if you need the visa urgently, you can request a rush processing of the visa but this will cost you more. With this option, you can get your e-visa approved in as fast as 24 hours! To avoid paying additional fees, it is better to apply for the e-visa as early as possible.

How to Apply for Vietnam E-Visa?

The process of applying for an e-visa for citizens of Qatar is so easy. As a matter of fact, it will only take a few minutes of your time. Here’s how to go about it.

  1. Get your computer, connect to the Internet, and go to the website of Vietnam Immigration to fill out the e-visa application form.
  2. Upload the requirements that will be asked from you, such as the scanned copy of your passport’s biographical page. You will also be asked to provide passport-sized photos. Photo Guide.
  3. Review the information entered before you proceed to the next step.
  4. Get your credit card or debit card and make a payment of the processing fee.

When you’re done with all the steps above, you’ll receive an email to confirm your visa application. In this email, you’ll also get a registration code. Take note of the code since you’ll use it to check your visa status at a later time.

You should receive an email after about 3 business days. In this email, there will be a link that you need to click to be taken to a page where you can check your e-visa status using the registration code. If your e-visa is approved, you will be able to download a copy of the visa, which you need to take with you on your trip to Vietnam.


Applying for a Vietnam e-Visa for citizens of Qatar should be easy. However, it is very important that you carefully review all the details you have entered on the application form to avoid delays.

Before you fill out the application form online, take the time to read some of the useful information about the e-visa, including the terms and conditions.