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Visa on Arrival Vietnam– 100% online application

What is  visa on arrival Vietnam?
Related to entry, exit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam, the Standing Committee of Vietnam National Assembly issued a National Ordinance No. 24/2000/PL-UBTVQH10 on the 28 April, 2000. The Ordinance includes 07 chapters and 26 articles stating specifically who is responsible for what in term of Vietnam visa issuance, and who and how long can get a visa for Vietnam. The 26 articles explains for a potential Vietnam visa applicant know why a travel agency can assist you to get Vietnam visa approval letter by applying for Vietnam visa on arrival.

To help visitors to Vietnam save their time and money on getting a Vietnam visaVietnam Visa on Arrival or Vietnam visa on arrival online has been put into use for years.  Vietnam visa on arrival  is legitimate and posted in Vietnam immigration laws at the official website of Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs - so it is endorsed by the Vietnamese Government. The name of this visa type itself answers the question “Where to get Vietnam visa?”, since “Vietnam Visa on arrival” means “The Vietnam visa picked up upon arrival at the airport in Vietnam”.

Vietnam visa on arrival is valid and getting more and more widely used these days thanks to its favorability, please see details as follows:

-        Secure and  Convenient Vietnam visa application (applicants can easily submit their visa application online within couple of  minutes)

-        Money and time saving: no postal fee, no time and fee for embassy transportation

-        Safe and secured  Vietnam visa approval letter granted by Vietnam Immigration Department

-        Quick online payment at low Vietnam visa on arrival fee with all major cards type through the most reliable International Money-Transfer Network as One Pay or PayPal

Why should you apply for  visa on arrival Vietnam at ? 

Applying for Vietnam visa on arrival is now much easier and more favorable for travelers to Vietnam, particularly frequent ones, because it is:

  • Faster: Processing time is only 1 or 2 working days  for the visa to be completed (and only half a day for rush visa)
  • Hassle-free: 100% online application, no passport send-off
  • Cheaper: The Vietnam visa costs (or Vietnam visa fees) are much lower

  • Accessible: Ideal choice for those far from Vietnam Embassy / Consulate

Requirements for a valid  visa on arrival Vietnam:

Please be reminded that there are conditions for  Vietnam visa on arrival to take effect, or in other words, for the visa applicants to get their Vietnam visas stamped into passport upon arrival in Vietnam without any mistake:

  • Vietnam visa applicants must obtain Vietnam visa approval letter (or visa pre-approved letter) in advance byapplying for Vietnam visa online.
  • The information in the Vietnam visa approval letter must be exactly the same as in the passport.
  • The passport must be of at least 6-month validity.
  • The photos of the Vietnam visa applicants must look the same as themselves.
  • Vietnam visa applications can be only picked up visa for Vietnam at one of the three international airports in Vietnam, which are Noi Bai airport (Hanoi), Danang airport (Danang), and Tan Son Nhat airport (Hochiminh City).
  • The previous condition also means that Vietnamese visa applicants have to travel by AIR to Vietnam.

Procedures for getting Vietnam visa stamped with visa on arrival Vietnam upon entry at airport:

Before getting on board:

Good news is that the application for  Vietnam Visa on arrival is done 100% online. What you need is a computer/ laptop or just a mobile phone connected to the Internet. Then you apply online for your Vietnam visa on arrival within only a couple of minutes, and will receive your Vietnam visa approval letter after 2 working days (normal processing) or 1 (urgent processing) or in super urgent case, you are recommend to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival in 4 working hours, 1 working hour or just even on non-working time (at the weekend, lunch time or Vietnamese holiday) from your payment confirmation via email.

Upon entry in Vietnam:

On arrival in Vietnam, the visa applicants will obtain their visa for Vietnam by:

  • Filling out the Vietnam entry / exit form at arrival airport in Vietnam
  • Submitting Passport + 2 passport-sized Photos + Vietnam visa approval letter + and Pay the stamping fee ($25 for Vietnam single entry visa, $50 for 1 month multiple entry and 3 month multiple entry visa) directly to the Vietnam Immigration Officers.
  • Get their Vietnam visa stamped into passport by the Immigration Officers at the Immigration Desk
  • That is it! Welcome to Vietnam and have a good time!

With visa on arrival Vietnam, it's obvious that getting Vietnam visa is no longer hard at all! Hence, welcome to Vietnam and try getting Vietnam visa on arrival to see the difference!

For any further Vietnam visa information or guide, please refer to our FAQs first, or feel free to call us at our hotline +84.903.278.853, or email us at

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