Travelers visiting Vietnam require to be in possession of a valid passport. Citizens of some countries can now apply for the Vietnam visa approval online and prior to their travel to the country. The application for the approval letter can only be made by travelers planning on entering the country by air at Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi or Da Nang airports. Travelers planning on entering the country by any other means would require to apply for the traditional visa.
The Vietnam visa on arrival is not a full visa, it is however procuring of the official letter of approval that is presented at the Visa on arrival counter on landing. Along with the approval letter, travelers require to provide the immigration officer with the stamping fee and two recent passport size photographs.
The original passport is not required for the processing of the Vietnam Visa on Arrival. On completion and submission of the online form through VisaBuzz, the request will be submitted and processed on behalf of the traveler. Once approved the approval letter will be emailed back to the client.
What is the visa on arrival?
The visa on arrival is a quick and cheaper way to get a visa for Vietnam. The visa on arrival can be obtained by travelers arriving into Vietnam via air. The application requires to be made online. Once the request is processed and approved, the traveler will be emailed the Visa Approval Letter. The approval letter would require to be carried along with the passport, passport photograph at the time of travel into the country. On arrival into Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh or Danang the visa will be issued by the immigration officers.
Is the visa on arrival legitimate?
Yes, the visa on arrival is legitimate. It is not only one of the approved ways to get the visa but also cheaper and faster.
How do I receive the approval letter?
The approval letter will be emailed to the applicant and to the email address provided when completing the request form. Please ensure to provide the correct email address that the approval letter requires to be emailed to.
Do I require to provide the exact date of travel into the country?
Yes, it is preferable that you do. You can enter the country any time from the date of entry indicated on the approval letter and not before that. The departure date permitted is the last date on which you can exit the country.
Is it possible to travel without the approval letter and get the visa at the airport on arrival?
No you cannot travel without the approval letter. Airlines will require to see the approval letter before boarding the aircraft. The approval letter is also a prerequisite to getting the visa on arrival at the airport.
What is the procedure at the airport on arrival?
On arriving at one of the three airports in Vietnam, you would require to complete a simple form. Please ensure to keep at hand the two photographs and the stamping fee.
What is the stamping fee?
The stamping fee is the fee you are required to pay at the Vietnamese airport in order to get the official visa stamped in your passport. The fee is required to be paid in cash only.
What do I do if I have questions?
If you have questions regarding your application, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.An expert will be available to help you.
VisaBuzz is not affiliated with the Government of Vietnam. VisaBuzz provides registration services that will save you time. VisaBuzz helps customers to process online requests by facilitating easy to complete forms and by sending the documents directly to the email provided.