Procedures for applying for a Vietnam e-visa.

Currently, Vietnam applies e-visa for citizens of 80 countries to Vietnam, regardless of the purpose of entry, tourism, visiting relatives or business cooperation, work, ….


2. Conditions for applying for Vietnam e-visa:

Foreigners who have passports and do not fall into the category of foreigners who are not allowed to enter the country specified in Article 21 of the Law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam.

– Foreigners who are citizens of countries and territories on the list of granted electronic visas according to the Government’s Resolution.

3. Procedure to apply for Vietnam e-visa

Step 1: You need to access to the website for foreigners to self-register for e-visa online:

Step 2: You tick the box Confirmation of reading carefully instructions and having completed application và press Next.

In this section, you need to upload your passport photo and profile page. Then fill in the required information completely and correctly (the part marked *) 

Step 3: After filling out the visa form information, you can press Review application form to check the information again. Please make sure that the information is correct because after paying the valid visa fee you will not be able to change any information and will have to apply for a new entry visa. Pay the visa fee to the account specified on the e-visa Information Page or the National Public Service Portal or the Public Service Portal of the Ministry of Public Security after receiving the electronic file code from the immigration authority. Application submission time: 24 hours/07 days. Time to receive documents: From Monday to Saturday every week (except Tet and public holidays).

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4. Processing time for Vietnam e-visa application

Normally you will receive your Vietnam e-visa in about 3 working days. However, visa processing times may vary depending on the number of applicants or on public holidays. Therefore, foreigners should submit an application 1-2 weeks before coming to Vietnam.

5. How much is the Vietnam e-visa application fee?

25 USD (E-visa valid for one time: 25 USD /e-visa)

50 USD (E-visa is valid for multiple times : 50 USD /e-visa)

This fee is non-refundable if your application is refused or your visa contains incorrect information provided by you in the application form.

6. Profile composition

Information on applying for an electronic visa (on the electronic visa information page or the National Public Service Portal or the Public Service Portal of the Ministry of Public Security) according to form NA1a issued together with Circular No. 22/2023/ TT-BCA dated June 30, 2023 of the Ministry of Public Security.

+ Newly taken photo of the e-visa applicant, photo size 4 x 6cm, jpeg format, size ≤ 2 MB, face looking straight ahead, no hat, no glasses, polite clothes, background image White background

+ Photo of passport identity page is uploaded to the electronic visa information page according to regulations.

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