February 9, 2024

Visa Exemption Agreement Between Vietnam – Afghanistan

According to the Agreement between Vietnam and Afghanistan for visa and passport exemption (signed Dec. 28, 1987, effective Feb. 26, 1988) saying:

1. Citizens of each Contracting Party who hold either one of the two following national passports will be exempt from visas of the Other

  • For the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: Diplomatic passport and Service passport
  • For the Republic of Afghanistan: Diplomatic Passport and Service Passport.

2. For citizens of each Contracting Party who hold other kinds of national passports to enter, exit, and transit the territory of the Other, the appropriate visas will be required.

It means that:

  • Afghan citizens who hold diplomatic and official passports can stay in Vietnam for up to 30 days without a visa.)
  • Afghan citizens who hold ordinary passports must apply for visas.

The original official agreement between Vietnam and Afghanistan is as follows:

Vietnam VOA open

On the afternoon of November 1, 2023, Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong and Mongolian President Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh engaged in bilateral talks and witnessed the signing of the visa exemption agreement. This agreement encompasses diplomatic, official, and ordinary passports, facilitating hassle-free travel for individuals from both countries.

The relationship between Vietnam and Mongolia has taken a significant step forward with the recent signing of an Agreement on Visa Exemption for the citizens of both countries. This historic development is expected to boost trade cooperation, tourism, and people-to-people exchanges between the two nations.

If you’re an Afghan citizen planning to visit Vietnam, you’ll need to apply for an e-visa before your trip. Applying for a Vietnam e-visa is a straightforward process that can be done online.

Planning a trip to Vietnam? As an Afghan citizen, it’s important to be aware of the e-visa fees and application process. In this article, we will provide you with all the necessary information regarding Vietnam e-visa fees for Afghans.

Traveling to Vietnam has become easier than ever for Afghanistan passport holders with the introduction of the Vietnam e-visa. Gone are the days when you had to visit the Vietnamese embassy or consulate to apply for a visa.

In a groundbreaking move, Vietnam has recently announced the opening of its e-visa scheme to citizens of all countries and territories, including Afghanistan. This exciting development means that citizens of Afghanistan can now apply for a Vietnam e-visa, eliminating the need to queue at the Vietnamese embassy or consulate and streamlining the visa application process.

Vietnam Extends Visa-Free Stays to 45 Days for Visitors from Select Countries

Vietnam has recently announced the approval of the revised Vietnam Immigration Law, which allows citizens of countries subject to Vietnam’s unilateral visa exemption to stay in the country for up to 45 days without needing a visa. This new policy will come into effect on August 15, 2023.