May 23, 2020
Visa tips

What Do I Need To Prepare When Applying for Vietnam E-visa?

The process of applying for the Vietnam e-visa is so easy. In fact, you can do it right in the comfort of your home, for as long as you’re connected to the Internet. Just make sure you prepare the following requirements:

  • Original passport – your passport should have at least six months of validity from your date of entry to the country.
  • Biographical page of your passport – you will be asked to submit a scanned copy of your passport’s biographical page so have this ready. Sample for passport’s bio page.
  • Credit card or debit card – you’ll be asked to pay for a visa-processing fee online. You can use your credit card or debit card. If you have a PayPal account, you can also use this for payment.
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So after you have printed a copy of your e-Visa, all you need to do is to fly to Vietnam. As you arrive at the airport, present your e-visa copy along with your passport to the immigration officer.

To apply for the e-visa, you just need to fill out the form online. Make a payment and wait for a confirmation.

Canadian travelers to Vietnam will be able to use the e-Visa in various ports of entry in the country. Unlike the visa on arrival that you can only use at Vietnam airports, the e-Visa can also be used in some land borders and seaports.

As mentioned, you’ll be asked to pay for the e-visa processing fees when you apply online. You can pay with your debit or credit card.

If you are still not yet convinced why the Vietnam e-visa is a better option, then here are more reasons: No need to queue at the airport when waiting for your visa stamp. No need to pay for stamping fee on arrival like visa on arrival.

There are several other types of Vietnam visa that a visitor can apply for.  If you prefer the traditional method of visiting a Vietnam embassy and get a visa stamped in your passport, you can go ahead and do so.

One of the biggest benefits is, via e-visa, you can visit Vietnam via sea, land, and air. Whereas, the visa on arrival option doesn’t have this feature.

Applying for a Vietnam e-visa is so easy. However, it’s very important that you do it very carefully.