May 20, 2020
Visa tips

Vietnam Visa on Arrival for French Passport Holders

If you are French citizen and want to stay more than 15 days, you can apply for Vietnam visa on arrival which allows to stay upto 3 months.

Here is how to apply Visa on arrival for French passport holders

  • You have to fill the online application form with your personal information such as your name, date of birth, passport number, airport, and date of arrival and departure.
  • Pay the processing fee of $6 with your credit or debit card or Western Union. See Vietnam visa fees for update.
  • Once you submit the application, you will receive a confirmation email.
  • Within a couple of days, you will receive the approval letter in your email. Print and take it with you.
  • Upon arrival, submit the approval letter, your passport, 2 passport size photograph (Photo Guide), and visa stamping fee to the immigration office to get your visa stamped on your passport.

Remember, visa on arrival is applicable for French passport holders to travel by air and not valid for those who travel by cruise and land border crossing. The approval letter is accepted only in the internal airports in Vietnam such as Phu Quoc, Noi Bai, Phu Bai, Cat Bi, Can Tho, Cam Ranh, Da Nang, Tan Son Nhat international airport. So, it is clear if you have traveled by land or cruise and want to stay more in Vietnam for more than 15 days, Visa on Arrival is not for you.


There are several ways you can get a visa to Vietnam, including apply through the Embassy, get approval letter through Visa on Arrival, and Vietnam e-visa for French. Although you can get a visa through these options, Vietnam e-visa for French seems to be an ideal option.

Whether you need visa or not depends on the length of your stay and the number of times you wish to enter Vietnam. Only a few countries are allowed to enter Vietnam without visa and French citizens is one of them.

Citizens of France won’t need a visa if staying for fewer than 15 days. Vietnam visa waiver program You should apply for a visa if intending to stay for more than 15 days Citizens of France are advised to find below for options to get a visa for Vietnam: 1.

Are you looking for location of Vietnam embassy in France 🇫🇷? Please see below for information of Vietnam embassy in France Address: 62 rue Boileau, 75016 Paris, France 🇫🇷 Telephone: 06 48 59 91 64 | 01 44 14 64 00 | 01 44 14 64 13 Email: Website: https://vnembassy-paris.

Vietnam Permanent Delegation to the UNESCO in Paris, France 🇫🇷 Address : 2, Le Verrier street, 75006 Paris, France 🇫🇷 Tel :  (33-1) 4432 0877 – Fax: (33-1) 4432 0879 Email : Website : https://vnmission-unesco.

Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Paris, France 🇫🇷 Address: 62 Rue Boileau – 75016 Paris, France 🇫🇷 Tel: +33-01-44146400 Fax: +33-01-45243948. Email: vnparis.

Vietnam e-visa for French
January 16, 2020

Vietnam is a beautiful country that attracts people from various parts of the world. So you are planning to visit Vietnam from France.

Do you hold a French Passport? Are you planning to visit Vietnam any time soon? Then here is a piece of good news.  The Vietnam e-visa for French citizens can ease the entire process of entering Vietnamese territory for you.