Visa to enter Vietnam

Need a visa to enter Vietnam?
Yes, except citizens of a few countries is with visa exemption: most Asian countries, Korea, Japan & Scandinavians (Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland).

All other citizens are required to have a Vietnam visa before departure or a pre-approved entry visa supplied before arrival in Vietnam by your Vietnam Immigration Office.

How to apply for a visa to Vietnam?
There are 2 ways to get your visa to Vietnam:

  • Get your visa at the country you are living. Please contact the visa section at the Vietnam Embassies and Consulates in the country you are living.
    Documents: Passport of 6 months’ validity; visa application forms; and probably some others required by the embassy or consulate. Visa forms are available by getting directly at the Vietnamese embassy or consulate in your country or by sending there, a stamped, self-addressed envelope addressed.
    Fees: vary from embassy to embassy.
    Duration: It will take between 4 to 10 days depending on your country of origin.
  • Get your Vietnam visa on arrival.
    Just relax and we will do all here for you, TUN Travel – a travel company, as your sponsor, we will send you the letter of visa letter approval which is issued by Vietnam Immigration Office here, and when you enter Vietnam by air you will be given a stamp on your passport at the airports – it is all done, fast and easy.
    How long: Normally it takes 2 days to complete from when we receive your information.
    How much: This depends on number of people you are traveling together, please get this from our travel consultant when you are booking tours with us.
    How long of stay: 30 days to stay in Vietnam, you can extend once you are here.
    Document: Please send us a complete copy of your passport via email of Full name; Date of birth; Gender; Nationality; Passport numbers; Passport Expired date; Your arrival day to Vietnam.

Attention please:
(*) We can only obtain the visa for you once you are booking tours with us - set by Vietnam Immigration Department.
(*) Visa on arrival can only be arranged when you enter Vietnam by air (Hanoi, Danang, Saigon).

If I wish to extend my visit while I'm in Vietnam?
Sure, you can always extend your visit in Vietnam!

You are normally given a one-month single entry travel visa, which lasts about 30 days. You should need to make your plan at least 7 days before your visa is expired as it normally takes about 2 working days to get your visa extended, for another one month. For longer stay visas or extensions, it would take about 7 to 15 days to get. There are also 3-month tourist visas available at a reasonable cost. Ask your visa provide about this option then you do not have to worry about extending your visa when you here.

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