May 1, 2020

Which countries are eligible for Vietnam e-visa?

Nationals who are eligible for Vietnam e-visa

Before applying for e-visa, the applicant should check the name of their country in the list below to make sure they are suitable for the e-visa to Vietnam.

Andorra France Monaco Sweden
Argentina Germany Myanmar Timor Leste
Armenia Georgia Montenegro Uruguay
Australia Hungary Nauru United Kingdom ***
Austria Greece New Zealand UAE
Azerbaijan Hong Kong ** (China) Netherland United States
Belgium Iceland Norway Venezuela
Belarus Ireland Palau Vanuatu
Bosnia India Peru
Herzegovina Italy Papua New Guinea
Bulgaria Japan Panama
Brunei Korea (South) Portugal
Brazil Kazakhstan Poland
China Mainland * Latvia Philippines
Canada Lithuania Qatar
Chile Liechtenstein Russia
Colombia Luxembourg Romania
Cuba Malta Samoa
Croatia Macedonia Serbia
Czech Republic Macau (China) San Marino
Cyprus Marshall Islands Slovakia
Denmark Micronesia Solomon Islands
Estonia Mexico Slovenia
Finland Moldova Spain
Fiji Mongolia Switzerland

Notes :

  • * Chinese e-Passport (passport with nine dash line map) are NOT accepted for applying Vietnam e-visa. Chinese e-Passport number is usually begins with letter “E”. Chinese e-Passport holders are advised to apply for visa at the embassy or apply for Visa On Arrival. Chinese Passports (Old type) with passport number begin with letter “G” are OK for applying Vietnam e-Visa.
  • ** Hong Kong’s new version passport (passport number begins with letter “H”) AND  Hong Kong Document of Identity for Visa Purposes (HKDI) [香港特別行政區簽證身份書] – passport number begins with letter “D” are NOT accepted for applying e-visa. We hope it will  be accepted soon. Now, you can apply for Visa On Arrival or apply for a visa at the  embassy.
  • *** British National oversea (BNO) passport  holders are NOT accepted for applying e-visa. You are advised to apply for Visa On Arrival or apply for a visa at the  embassy.
TAGS e-visa

Here is the official website from government  for applying an e-visa :

This article is about to provide some basic information for those wish to know about Vietnam e-visa In order to help make it easier for foreign visitors to come to Vietnam, the government has decided to launch the e-visa. With this visa, the Vietnam government is hoping to lure more foreign visitors into the country.

The standard processing time of the Vietnam e-visa is 3 to 5 business days. Sometimes, it’s earlier than that, but there are also times that the processing will be delayed especially if you’re applying during the peak travel season.

There’s no need to visit a Vietnam consulate or embassy for your e-visa application. Everything is done online and all it requires is for you to fill out the form.

When applying for the Vietnam e-visa, you will be asked to enter your personal information. This includes your complete name, date of birth, nationality, and some relevant details from your passport.

When they approve your e-visa application, they will inform you through email about the status of the visa. If it’s approved, they will ask you to click a link to download the visa.

There are 2 options to get your e-visa extended as below: Do It Yourself : Download Form NA5 for visa extension fill, sign then bring it to your embassy or consulate to ask for  sponsoring. Ask your hotel or host for the Temporary residence declaration.

The e-visa of Vietnam will let you stay in the country for a maximum of 30 days. It’s a single entry.