April 28, 2020

What if my passport has expired?

To apply for a visa to Vietnam, your passport must valid for at least 6 month from the date of entry and the passport must remain at least 2 blank page for visa and immigration stamps.

If your passport is about to expire or no blank page remains, you are advised to renew your passport before making visa application.

In case of renewing your passport after getting the visa approval letter, should you make new visa application to get new visa approval letter for matching the information (new passport number, new passport expiry date) in your new passport.


General information about Vietnam Visa On Arrival     What documents are required to get visa on arrival ?     What ports are accepting for visa on arrival ?     About the photos, entry and exit date, modification, …..

Citizens of ALL COUNTRIES in the worlds are eligible to apply for Visa On Arrival Vietnam. Unlike Visa On Arrival of some countries, Visa On Arrival Vietnam required applicant obtain a visa approval letter (also called pre-approval letter) before flying to Vietnam to pick up their visa upon arrival at the airports.

The landing visa counter at international airports of Vietnam open 24/7 for your visa on arrival. Please remember to print a copy of your approval letter and bring it with you for your trip to Vietnam.

In most cases, a passport scan is not required. However, sometimes the Immigration Officers need to verify the information you provide, you are required to send them a scan copy of your passport.

For getting visa on arrival, aside with the visa approval letter, you are required to fill, sign and attached a recently taken photo of your face on the form NA1. See Photo guide.