May 26, 2020
Visa tips

What are the Requirements for Vietnam e-Visa for Children?

When applying for a Vietnam e-visa for your kids, there are certain requirements that you need to comply with. You need to prepare these requirements ahead before applying for the e-Visa online. Here are the requirements:

  • Valid passport with 6 months validity from the date of arrival to Vietnam.
  • Completely filled out application form that has all the required details.
  • Valid email address where the e-Visa will be sent.
  • A debit card or credit card for the payment of the processing fee.

Since the e-Visa is an electronic document, it will be sent to you through email. Therefore, you should provide a valid email address for this visa to be sent. You can use the same email address that you have used for your own e-Visa. Make sure you print both visas so you can carry the documents with you on your trip.


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.

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.

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.

According to the travel policies and rules laid down by the state, everyone who is entering the borders of the country needs a valid visa and all the documents necessary to validate their identity. Children are required visa to get into Vietnam and they should go with their parent or guardian .