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Vietnam electronic visa for arriving by land crossing or borders.

Since February 1st 2017, the Government of Vietnam has implemented the e-Visa. The new online process simplifies the procedures to enter Vietnam by allowing travellers to apply directly online for a visa. Hence, there is no more need to apply for an “approval letter”, which require to queue, process and pay an additional stamp for “visa on arrival” once arrived to Vietnam.

What's Vietnam e-Visa?

1. Definition of E-Visa

The Electronic Visa (E-Visa) is a type of visa issued by the Immigration Department through an electronic transaction system to foreigners. Under this arrangement, the E-Visa is valid for single or multiple entries, meaning that it grants foreigners permission to enter and exit Vietnam single or multiple entries within the validity period of the visa, and it will not be altered for change of purpose.

2. Validity of E-Visa

Since August 15, 2023, the Vietnam E-visa has granted to foreigner entering Vietnam will be extended to a validity period of no more than 90 days. This implies that the E-visa will authorize single or multiple entries within the 90-day timeframe. The validity of the E-Visa will start from the entry date specified on the E-Visa.

Which nationalities are eligible to enter Vietnam using an electronic visa?

From August 15, 2023, according to Resolution No. 127/NQ-CP, e-visas is issued to citizens of all countries and territories. Besides, Vietnam also added a number of border gates to accept foreigners entering by E-visa.

Ports of Entry

e-Visas will be accepted at all of international airports in Vietnam, including the major hubs of Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Can Tho City, and Phu Quoc Island. Here is a complete list of eligible port of entry:

Airports

  1. Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)
  2. Noi Bai International Airport (Ha Noi)
  3. Da Nang International Airport
  4. Cam Ranh International Airport (Khanh Hoa)
  5. Can Tho International Airport
  6. Phu Bai International Airport
  7. Phu Quoc International Airport
  8. Cat Bi International Airport (Hai Phong)
  9. Van Don International Airport (Quang Ninh)
  10. Lien Khuong Airport (in Central Highlands province of Lam Dong).

Landports

  1. Nam Can Landport
  2. Song Tien Landport
  3. Tinh Bien Landport
  4. Xa Mat Landport
  5. Mong Cai Landport
  6. Moc Bai Landport
  7. Lao Bao Landport
  8. Ha Tien Landport
  9. Huu Nghi Landport
  10. Cau Treo Landport
  11. Cha Lo Landport
  12. Bo Y Landport
  13. Lao Cai Landport
  14. La Lay Landport
  15. Na Meo Landport
  16. Tay Trang Landport

Seaports

  1. Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
  2. Quy Nhon Seaport
  3. Nha Trang Seaport
  4. Hai Phong Seaport
  5. Hon Gai Seaport (Quang Ninh)
  6. Da Nang Seaport
  7. Vung Tau Seaport
  8. Chan May Seaport (Thua Thien Hue)
  9. Duong Dong Seaport (Phu Quoc island)
  10. Cam Pha Seaport (Quang Ninh)
  11. Nghi Son Seaport (Thanh Hoa)
  12. Vung Ang Seaport (Ha Tinh)
  13. Dung Quat Seaport (Quang Ngai)

Entry Requirements

  • Outside Vietnam foreigners
  • Hold a valid passport (be valid for at least 06 month after arrival to Vietnam and it must have at least two blank pages)
  • Not falling into the cases of suspension from entry prescribed in Article 21 of Law on foreigners' entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam.
  • A scanned color copy of the of the biographical page of the applicant’s current passport.
  • Minors with their own passport must complete a full e-Visa application. Minors aged 14 and under included on their parent’s passport will have to be included on their parents e-Visa application.
  • Applicants are required to carry a copy of their e-Visa at all times during their stay.

Vietnam Visa Exemptions

Vietnam currently has a visa waiver program, apart from tourists visa exemptions for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). Vietnam also offers a 45-day visa exemptions for visitors from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Sweden.

Eligible Countries and Territories

Citizens from the following countries are eligible to apply online for an e-Visa.

Afghanistan Croatia Ireland Myanmar South Africa
Albania Cuba Israel Namibia South Korea
Algeria Cyprus Italy Nauru Spain
Andorra Czech Republic Jamaica Nepal Sri Lanka
Angola Denmark Japan Netherlands Sudan
Antigua and Barbuda Djibouti Jordan New Zealand Suriname
Argentina Dominica Kazakhstan Nicaragua Sweden
Armenia Dominican Republic Kenya Nigeria Switzerland
Australia Ecuador Kiribati North Korea Syria
Austria Egypt Kosovo Norway Taiwan
Azerbaijan El Salvador Kuwait Oman Tajikistan
Bahamas Equatorial Guinea Kyrgyzstan Pakistan Tanzania
Bahrain Eritrea Laos Palau Thailand
Bangladesh Estonia Latvia Palestine Timor-Leste
Barbados Eswatini Lebanon Panama Togo
Belarus Ethiopia Lesotho Papua New Guinea Tonga
Belgium Fiji Liberia Paraguay Trinidad and Tobago
Belize Finland Libya Peru Tunisia
Benin France Liechtenstein Philippines Turkey
Bermuda Gabon Lithuania Poland Turkmenistan
Bhutan Gambia Luxembourg Portugal Tuvalu
Bolivia Georgia Macau Qatar Uganda
Bosnia and Herzegovina Germany Macedonia Romania Ukraine
Botswana Ghana Madagascar Russia United Arab Emirates
Brazil Gibraltar Malawi Rwanda United Kingdom
Brunei Greece Malaysia Saint Kitts and Nevis United States of America
Bulgaria Greenland Maldives Saint Lucia Uruguay
Burkina Faso Grenada Mali Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Uzbekistan
Burundi Guatemala Malta Samoa Vanuatu
Cambodia Guinea Marshall Islands San Marino Vatican City
Cameroon Guinea-Bissau Mauritania Sao Tome and Principe Venezuela
Canada Guyana Mauritius Saudi Arabia Virgin Islands, U.S
Cape Verde Haiti Mexico Senegal Western Sahara
Central African Republic Honduras Micronesia Serbia Yemen
Chad Hong Kong Moldova Seychelles Yugoslavia
China Hungary Monaco Sierra Leone Zambia
Colombia Iceland Mongolia Singapore Zimbabwe
Comoros India Montenegro Slovakia
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Indonesia Montserrat Slovenia
Costa Rica Iran Morocco Solomon Islands
Cote d'Ivoire Iraq Mozambique Somalia

How to Apply?

  • Step 1: Full fill the requirement information.
  • Step 2: Pay the visa fee and get visa code in maximum 3 days.
  • Step 3: The visa code will be sent to your email.

Notes : If there is any missing or incorrect/unidentified information, your application will not be accepted.

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    neil johnson
    New Zealand

    e-visa

    Apr 12, 2024
    There is no port of entry on the e-visa, we fly auckland to hanoi so I put hanoi as port of entry on the application form. we stop first in ho chi minh and then fly to hanoi. Will it be a problem ? There is no port of entry on the e-visa we have received, but it does say hanoi on our dash board.
    Many thanks,
    Neil.
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Apr 13, 2024

    Dear neil johnson,

    Thank you for reaching us.

    We would like to inform you that with the same E-Visa, you can enter Vietnam via any international airport. The E-Visa is valid for all Vietnam international airports,

    Therefore, There is no problem when you enter Ho Chi Minh first.

    Best regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)

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    KYAW MYINT NAING
    Myanmar

    Should I apply E-Visa in Vietnam?

    Mar 30, 2024

    Dear officer,
    My name is KYAW MYINT NAING with passport number MH******.I'm originally from Myanmar.I arrived to Ho Chi Minh City on February 27, 2024 for my visa interview in US Consulate General. I got my US visa approved on March 7, 2024 and I left my passport with US consulate for processing my Visa application. I think that I was allowed to stay in Vietnam until 22 March according to my permitted date by the Vietnam Immigration but my passport is still with US Consulate. And I don't want to stay in Vietnam illegally. So, could you please instruct me what do I do? I'm really sorry for lately information.
    Sincerely,
    KYAW MYINT NAING
    Residing Address-
    Saigon Charm Hotel
    154, Ly Tu Trong St, District 1, HCMC

    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Apr 01, 2024

    Dear KYAW MYINT NAING,

    Thank you for reaching us.

    We would like to inform you that we are the private agent processing Vietnam Visa.

    In this case, we cannot help.

    You should go to the Vietnam Immigration department to ask for the extension.

    Vietnam Immigration Department in Ho Chi Minh City: 333-335-337, Nguyen Trai Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

    The new E-Visa cannot be applied while the applicants are currently in Vietnam.

    Best regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)

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    Sarath Babu
    India

    No SURNAME

    Sep 05, 2023
    Hello

    Hello

    While filling the Vietnamese e visa application I noticed that there were two fields asking for my SURNAME and GIVEN NAME and as per my passport details I do not have a SURNAME.
    In this instance could you advice me on how to fill the SURNAME and GIVEN name Field (since I cannot leave the field as blank)?

    Note: My given name as per my passport is SARATH BABU

    Warm Regards
    Sarath Babu
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Sep 05, 2023

    Dear Sarath Babu,

    Thank you fro your attention to our website.

    Please put the order of your name according to the ICAO line on your passport.

    In case you still dont know how to write it in order, you can apply with us at this link https://www.vietnam-evisa.org/apply-visa.html

    When you apply with us, you just need put your name on the field "Full name", then we will help you get the Visa with the correct order of your name.

    Best Regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)

     

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    Randy Young
    United States of America

    wrong entry point one visa

    May 04, 2023
    One of my friends accidentally put Ho Chi Min seaport instead of Ho Chi Min airport. We leave in 4 days. What should we do? Thanks.
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    May 06, 2023

    Dear Randy Young,

    Thanks for your attention to our website.

    Kindly advise us the application number if you applied with us.

    In this case, your friend needs to apply for the new E-Visa which has the correct port that he/she will enter via.

    If he/she needs the E-Visa urgently, you can apply with us at this link https://www.vietnam-evisa.org/apply-visa.html

    Best Regards,

    Heidi Phan (Ms.)

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    Joseph L
    England

    2nd e-visa

    Apr 07, 2023
    Hello, I currently have a e-visa being processed for approval however my plans have suddenly changed and I may not be entering Vietnam in within the dates on the application. Can I apply for a second e -visa with different dates and use that one instead? Thank you
    Vietnam Evisa Support
    Apr 10, 2023

    Dear Joseph L,

    Thanks for your attention on our website.
    The validity period of your e-Visa begins from the date specified in your approved e-Visa document. You can enter Vietnam on any date within this validity period. But you must leave by the Exit date specified on your E-Visa
    You cannot enter Vietnam before or after the validity period specified in your e-Visa. if you want to enter Vietnam before or after the validity period, you have to apply for the new E-Visa.

    Or you can enter Vietnam for 15 days on Visa exemption with your valid UK passport.


    Best Regards,
    Heidi Phan