April 28, 2020

What is the “approval letter” for Vietnam Visa?

Approval letter (also called pre-approval letter) for visa on arrival is a document issued by the Immigration Department of Vietnam (Vietnam Ministry of Public Security). It functions as an official permission allowing its owner(s) to board the flight to Vietnam and get visa stamped into the passport upon arrival at international airports.

With this visa approval letter, you can use to get Vietnam Visa at one of the following international airports: Noi Bai international airport (Ha Noi city), Tan Son Nhat international airport (Ho Chi Minh City city), Cam Ranh international airport (Nha Trang city), Da Nang airport (Da Nang city), Cat Bi international airport (Hai Phong city), Lien Khuong international airport (Da Lat city) and Phu Quoc international airport (Phu Quoc islands)

How does the approval letter look like?


Here’s how to apply for a visa approval letter 1. First, fill out the details that are being asked from you on the visa application form.

A colored scan of the visa approval letter will be sent to your email after we get it from the Immigration Department of Vietnam, please make sure to provide us valid email addresses. Normally the scan of Visa Approval letter will be in .

Below is the sample of Vietnam Visa Approval letter.   To get this approval letter, you – the visa applicant is required to submit a Vietnam Visa application online with us.

You can pay for the approval letter after you submit your application. If you have problems with payment, email us at info@vietnamimmigration.

No, you cannot. In order to board the plane, you must show the approval letter to the airlines.

Please be kindly informed that you will get your visa approval letter via email (in no more than 2 days) after you finished your visa application and made your payment: Urgent service for Vietnam visa online: within less than 1 working day or even few hours. Normal service for Vietnam visa online : within 2 working days.

Please be informed that a visa will be valid from the entry date to the exit date as printed on the visa approval letter. You can stay in Vietnam at any time between the entry date and the exit date.