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Vietnam visa type

What is Vietnam Evisa, Visa on arrival, Embassy visa? What is the difference between them? Which one is better? How do you know which one you need? These are only a few of the questions that can come to your mind when traveling to Vietnam. Perhaps you are trying to figure out if you need an Embassy visa or if a visa on arrival would be better instead. We’re going to clarify the biggest difference among them and share the pros and cons of each one.

At the moment, there are 2 types of visas for foreign visitors who wish to travel to Vietnam:

  1.  Evisa
  2.  Embassy visa

The following table will help you find out which is the best visa for you?


   EVisa  Embassy visa
ENTRY TYPE Single & multiple Single & multiple
Airports, seaports & land-crossing ports
Airports, seaports & land-crossing ports
LENGTH OF STAY 1 month, 3 months
1 month, 3 months
HOW TO APPLY? - Fill in the application at Govietnamvisa
- Get the Evisa by email
- Use the Evisa to get a visa stamp at Landing visa area.
- Pepare application form with signature, photo attached, original passport
- Drive to the Embassy to submit your documents
- Turn back after around 5-7 working days to take your passport with a visa stamp.
WHO’S ELIGIBLE? All citizen of all countries All citizen of all countries
 INVOLVING FEES? Enquires to pay fees for the Evisa Pay fee for the approval code (in the paper) when you apply online and visa stamp at Embassy.
Processing time Normally 05 working days for tourist Evisa or even faster (2-4 working hours) upon request
Normally 05 working days to know whether the visa application is approved or not

Above is a brief comparison between evisa and visa on arrival for Vietnam, helping you easily find the best way for you.

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Should you need any further information about Vietnam visa or Vietnam vacations, feel free to contact us at +84.903.278.853 (available 24/7). Or email us at visa@govietnamvisa.com, our Customer-Care Consultants will respond within 2 hours during working time and 24 hours outside working time (GMT+7)