May 13, 2020
Visa tips

Vietnam e-Visa Requirements and Procedures

Those who need to apply for a Vietnam e-visa should prepare the requirements in advance. First, you need to have your passport, of course. But make sure your passport remains valid for 180 days from your arrival to Vietnam. You will also be asked to upload a scanned copy of the bio page so make sure you have that (Sample for passport’s bio page). Also, you’ll have to submit a digital copies of your passport-sized photo (Photo guide).

It’s also important to have a valid email address since the e-visa will be sent through email. Take note that you’ll be charged for the processing fee. So you need to have a credit card or debit card to pay for this. It’s also possible to pay using PayPal.

The e-visa will be processed for about 3 – 5 business days. You can have it earlier but you’ll pay for additional fees. To avoid any issues, it is advisable to apply for the e-visa at least two weeks before your trip. Once the e-visa is approved, simply upload it and save it on your device. Print it out and bring it to your trip to Ho Chi Minh.

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What’s great about the Vietnam e-visa is that you’ll be able to use it at the various airports of Vietnam, including Long Thanh airport. In fact, it can also be used through land borders and seaports.

To guide you into the whole process of applying for the visa, here are the steps: Go to the Vietnam Immigration’s website and choose the option to apply for the Vietnam e-visa. You’ll be prompted to fill out the application form.

The biggest advantage of getting a Vietnam e-Visa is that the entire process of application is done online, which is very convenient. You just need to fill out an online application form and make a payment with your card.

For making e-visa application online, please make sure your passport still valid for at least 6 months with 2 blank pages. Following documents are required: 👉 a scanned copy of your passport’s bio page (Sample for passport’s bio page) 👉 a digital photo of your face (Photo guide).

Vietnam e-visa is issued by Vietnam Immigration Department. It contains your personal information (Name, DOB, Nationality, Passport number) with travel plan (estimated entry and exit date, port of entry  and exit).

Once you have your e-visa available, you’ll receive an email to inform you of this. Click on the link from your email and follow the instructions on how to download the e-visa.

This article is about to provide guidelines on how to make e-visa application online through government website and commercial website. Before making Vietnam E-Visa Application, you are advised to have a scanned copy of your passport’s bio page (Sample for passport’s bio page) and a digital photo of your face (Photo guide).

Here is the official website from government  for applying an e-visa :