Vietnam’s E-visa is valid for up to 30 days, takes three working days to process from receipt of documents and payment, and costs 25 USD. You can enter Vietnam on an e-Visa at any of the country’s eight international airports, including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Danang, as well as 14 land crossings and seven seaports.
Foreigners and overseas Vietnamese, who hold valid permanent or temporary residence cards, visas, and visa exemption certificates, can enter Vietnam in accordance with the Law on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through, and residence in Vietnam without having to obtain prior approval from relevant Ministries, sectors, and local authorities or undergoing pre-clearance procedures at the Immigration Department. ( In accordance with directions stated by Permanent Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh in the Government Office’s Document no. 450/VPCP-QHQT dated January, 18th, 2022 ) until further notice. For further information, please check at Vietnam Immigration Department Website.
What is Vietnam’s e-Visa? Vietnam’s e-Visa is one of several visa types offered by the Vietnam Immigration Department to foreigners entering the country. The e-Visa is valid for 30 days, and single entry only. The e-Visa costs 25 USD for card payments. It requires three full working days to process. As of February 2019, Vietnam’s e-Visa is available to nationals of 80 countries.
How to Apply for Vietnam’s e-Visa: Step 1: Prepare the required materials: One 4×6 passport photo in .jpg format with a white background, without glasses One photo in .jpg format of your passport data page Passport valid for at least six months Your temporary address in Vietnam and points of entry and exit Debit or credit card for payment Step 2: Click this link or access www.immigration.gov.vn and go to ‘E-visa Issuance’ then click on the link for ‘Outside Vietnam foreigners‘.
Step 3: Upload your .jpg images (passport data page and passport photo) and fill out the required fields on the form completely. Submit your form.
Step 4: Pay the e-Visa fee of 25 USD. Copy down the document code provided.
Step 5: Within three working days you should receive news of your e-Visa application via email. If not, you can also run a search for your e-Visa at this link.
Step 6: Use your document code to locate your e-Visa online. Download and print the e-Visa in two copies for extra safety.
Where to Download Your Vietnam e-Visa After applying for your e-Visa online, you’ll need to wait three working days for your visa to be released. After three days, you may search for your visa at this link.
Enter your registration code, email, and date of birth to gain access to your visa. Download the .pdf file and print your e-Visa in two copies for safety when traveling. If three working days have passed and your visa is still unavailable, email Vietnam’s e-Visa Support at this page.
How to Use Your E-Visa in Vietnam Your e-Visa is valid for entry at any of 33 international checkpoints within the country, including eight international airports. For the full list of airports, seaports, and border crossings where the e-Visa is accepted, please click here.
Upon arrival in Vietnam, submit your passport and your printed e-Visa at the immigration counter.