May 23, 2020
Visa tips

Where To Get a Copy of Your Vietnam e-Visa

To apply for the e-visa, you just need to fill out the form online. Make a payment and wait for a confirmation. After this, wait for up to 3 business days and the e-visa will be sent to your email. It’s also possible to obtain a copy directly from the website of the Vietnam Immigration Department. Just type-in the registration code that will be given to you and you will be able to download your e-visa. Save a copy on your mobile phone or laptop and print a copy to bring on your trip.

If after three business days, you still have not received an email about your visa, get in touch with the Vietnam Immigration Dept. Make a follow-up of your visa and find out what’s causing the delay. Although Vietnam e-visa will take only a few days to be processed, there are instances where the processing could be delayed. If possible, apply for your visa at least one week before your trip.

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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.

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.

The normal processing time of the Vietnam e-visa is 3 business days. But as mentioned above, there are instances when the processing of the e-visa could be delayed.