Vietnam Business Visa Processing

Posted by Vietnam-Evisa.Org on Nov 06, 2013

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 Vietnamese visa entry is required first thing for all foreigner who want to visit Vietnam for tourism, business or visiting relative purpose. Below information may be useful for those who wishing to apply Vietnam visa entry by yourselves or by "Visa On Arrival" service.

Vietnam Visa On Arrival


 There are two ways to apply Vietnam visa by applicants

  1.1 Steps to apply:

Step 1: Contact with their Vietnamese sponsor(s)/Business partner(s) and request them to arrange the visa authorization for the applicant from the Immigration Department, Ministry of Public Security. To this end, the applicant should advise their Vietnamese sponsor(s)/Business partner(s) of the following information:

- Full name

- Date and place of birth

- Nationality (previous and present)

- Passport number and type, dates of issue and expiry of the passport

- Proposed dates of entry into and exit from Vietnam

- Type of visa requires (single/double/multiple)

- The Vietnamese mission from where the applicant would collect the visa.

Step 2: Obtain the confirmation from the Vietnamese sponsor(s)/Business partner(s) about the visa authorization.

Step 3: Complete the application form with dully-pasted passport-size photo.

Step 4: Send the completed application form to the Embassy with the following documents:

- A valid and original passport

- A self-addressed prepaid envelope for the applicant applying by post

Step 5: Pay the visa fee

1.2  Visa Processing:

-  Upon receipt of the application, it takes the applicant THREE WORKING DAYS by normal services for your passport (s) with the visa to be ready  for collection at the Embassy or for return by post in the return envelope you provided. An EXPRESS SERVICE is available and incurs extra cost.

-   If you need Express Service, please contact the Embassy for further information from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm.


- The DELIVERY TIME is not included in the processing time when the applicants use visa application by post. It depends on the Post

-  Once you have received your passport(s) with visa(s), please check carefully all the details. Should there be any discrepancies or errors, such as the dates of arrival/departure, the types of visas, please notify the Embassy immediately. If the errors are the consequences of the inaccuracy of the information you provided in the Application Form, the Embassy will not be responsible for them, and any additional costs that incur from remedy of the errors will be born solely by you. After the visa(s) have been stamped on your passport(s), if you want to change the dates of arrival/ the types of visas, you need to pay the extra fee. Please note that all payments are non-refundable, even if you want to cancel the visa(s) which have already been issued.

-  Visa application for children should follow the same procedures if the children hold their own passports. Children are under 14 years of age are not required to sign the Application Form. Their parents can sign on their behalf.

 For further query, please have your question(s) ready, brief and focused before contacting the Embassy. The Visa Section telephone line is open from 9.30 AM to 5 PM Monday to Friday except the public holidays. You can also contact the Embassy by email or fax.


This better way to get Vietnam visa application for those who don’t want to waste time or have no free time to apply in person. It’s also very useful for the business organization or the company to apply Vietnam visa for their employees.

 2.1 Steps to apply:

-  Step 1: Fill out the online application form. Click here

 Step 2: Confirm personal information and pay the service fee.

-  Step 3: Get approval letter and print it for getting visa stamped at the arrival airport.

-  Step 4: Meet our Immigration Officer Representative to get your visa stamped. Please remember to prepare your passport, visa approval letter, 2 photos in passport size, the exit and entry form and the stamping fee.


- The online service fees is not include the stamped fee to get Vietnam visa which is required directly by Immigration Office at the arrival airport.

- Your payment will BE REFUNDED if you don’t want to use this service any more or we are unable to get the type visa you need. Its time depends on the money transferring service.

 2.2 Visa processing:

The visa processing by online service depends on the processing time option you chose. There are 3 options: Normal Visa, Urgent Visa and Emergency Visa.

- Normal Visa: visa request is processed within 24 to 48 hours.

- Urgent Visa: visa request is processed within 4 to 8 hours.

- Emergency Visa: visa request is processed within 30 minutes to 4 hours. Remember call our hotline (+84) 909.343.525 to get confirmation.  

Have a nice day!

By Vietnam Visa Team

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    Richard Ang

    Business or Tourist Visa (3 months mulitple entry)

    Jan 08, 2019

    I will be traveling to Ho Chi Minh for business in a next weeks time. I will be there for ten days. Would I need to show proof on an invitation letter from my supplier? Or can I apply for Tourist VISA? Your help is greatly appreciated.
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Jan 08, 2019

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    You should apply business visa in this case. We can help to process this visa. It takes 3 - 4 days to process. 


    Anna Lily (Ms.)

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    United States of America

    Business visa

    Nov 30, 2017

    I will be traveling to Ho Chi Minh for business in a few weeks time. I will only be there for six days. Is it possible that I can recieve the visa upon arrival though I will be traveling for business? Would I need to show proof on an invitation letter from my supplier if I opt for the visa upon arrival? Your help is greatly appreciated.

    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Nov 30, 2017

    Dear Amy,

    We would like to inform that the US passport holders can apply for a visa on arrival to Vietnam with business purpose. There is no document required, and the procedure is quite fast and easy. You only need to fill in the form then make online payment. After 2 working days, we will send you the approval letter via email. You should print it out to board the plane and to get the visa stamp at the Vietnam int’l airport.

    Link to apply: 

    Should you have any further inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at or call us at (+84) 909 343 525

    Best regards,


    Hannah Yan (Ms.)