What is Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA) ?

Posted by Vietnam-Evisa.Org on Oct 23, 2013

VOA: Visa on arrival

Visa on Arrival (VOA) is a type of Visa that you get when arriving at the Vietnam International airports. When applying for VOA, you will get a Visa Approval letter which is used for boarding the plane and getting Visa Stamp and Visa Sticker at the Vietnam airports.


The valid time of VOA:

For Tourist VOA: based on your return ticket, and your stay must be less than 20 days. 

For Business VOA: 3 months multiple entries. The requirements for Business VOA are listed below:

  1. A sponsor company in Vietnam (the company you will work for after entering Vietnam) that is willing to sponsor your visa and travel. It must be a real company, not a service one, as you may encounter certain hardships if using a service/ghost one.
  2. Your passport: must be valid for at least 6 months from your date of entry into Vietnam and have at least 02 blank pages.
  3. Certified copy of Business registration of the sponsor company
  4. Form NA2 
  5. Form NA16 
  6. Other documents as required.

This process will take around 7 - 12 working days since receipt of full documents.


Best Regards

Vietnam Evisa Organization

Hotline: + 84.909.343.525

Tollfree: +1-800-642-1567

Email: visa@vietnam-evisa.org

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    Donna Hatlen
    United States of America

    visa for Vietnam

    Dec 31, 2023
    My husband and I will be traveling on a cruise ship leaving out of Hong Kong in March of '24 that will be stopping at several Vietnamese ports. Will we need a visa for this? If so, can we apply for an E-visa?
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Jan 02, 2024

    Dear Donna Hatlen,


    Thank you for your attention to our website.

    In this case, you need Visa to visit Vietnam  on a cruise ship.

    For international cruise ships with journeys through many Vietnamese seaports, passengers complete entry procedures at the first seaport border gate; Carry out exit procedures at the final seaport border gate; and only carry out procedures of comparing the passenger list when boarding and disembarking the ship at other seaports during the journey.

    But you should apply for the multiple-entry E-Visa for assurance.

    You can apply for the E-Visa with us at this link https://www.vietnam-evisa.org/apply-visa.html

    If you have any other questions, or requests, please feel free to contact us via visa@vietnam-evisa.org.


    Best regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)



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    Visa for January 2nd

    Dec 30, 2023
    We need a visa for 4 travelers by January 2nd. in the morning (before 10 a.m.) France time. Considering the Holiday on January 1st, is this feasible?

    THank you,
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Jan 02, 2024

    Dear Mélanie,

    Thank you for your attention to our website.

    We regret to inform you that we cannot help you get the Visa before 10 a.m (France time).

    The fastest time that we can help you get the Visa is at 18:00 PM UTC+7 today, if you contact us before 12:00 PM UTC+7.

    Please send us your entry information via visa@vietnam-evisa.org for assistance.

    Best regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)

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    Vinh Nguyen
    United States of America

    Arrival 12/26

    Dec 21, 2023
    Hello I will land at Tan Son Nhat on 12/26. Will you be able to help me to get a visa on that day?
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Dec 22, 2023

    Dear Mr. Vinh Nguyen,

    Thank you for your attention to our service.

    We have found the you applied with us yesterday.

    We will send you an E-visa letter on Dec 22 2023 at 18 00 PM GMT+7.

    Best regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)


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    Fast visa

    Jun 03, 2023
    Hello , we need a E visa for tomorrow, is this possible ? Leaving Sydney at 3pm
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Jun 03, 2023

    Dear Caitlin,

    Kindly send us your flight information via visa@vietnam-evisa.org.

    We will check and confirm that we can help you get the Visa for tomorrow or not.

    Best Regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)

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    Viney Handa


    May 01, 2023
    Respected Sir
    Can Indians travelling to Vietnam apply for visa on arrival as per procedure
    Please explain the procedure
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    May 06, 2023

    Dear Viney Handa,


    Thanks for your attention on our website.

    We would like to inform you that Indian passport holders can apply for the E-Visa to enter Vietnam. It is the best choice for you to get Visa to enter Vietnam at the moment.

    The E-Visa has validity period of 30 days single entry.

    The E-Visa fee is 79 USD/pax (you dont need to pay any extra fee at the airport).

    If you want to apply for the E-Visa, please go to this link https://www.vietnam-evisa.org/apply-visa.html

    After receiving your application and payment, we will process your E-Visa in 3 working days under Normal processing time.

    Then we will send you the E-Visa via email for you.

    You just need to print it out or show it on phone to board the plane and enter Vietnam.


    Best Regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)