Vietnam visa on arrival for Tourist and Business


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Monday, October 1, 2012

Vietnam Visa - Things you should know

Most visitors still need to apply for a Vietnamese visa in advance to enter the country. Vietnam visa is inexpensive in comparision to any other countries' visa fees ranging from US$45 - 85 if application is sent directly to the Embassy or US$25-55 if your visa has been pre-approved. A fairly convenient visa on arrival process has recently been introduced, but this requires a pre-arranged application to Hanoi Immigration Department and is generally helpful to nationals of countries without Vietnamese embassies. 

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Read who need visa for the visa exemption information. 

Who need Visa to Vietnam? 
Only citizens of certain countries can visit Vietnam without an entry visa (valid for visit within 30 days). Those countries include: most Asean countries, Korea, Japan & Scandinavians (2005). All other citizens are required to get an entry visa before departure (visa issued prior to departure by Vietnamese consulates or embassies) or a pre-approved entry visa (visa is issued on arrival at Vietnam’s International Airports) supplied before arrival in Vietnam. 

- No visa required for travel less than 30 days: Citizens of Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Laos. 
- No visa required for travel less than 15 days: Citizens of Japan and South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland. 
- No visa required for travel less than 90 days or several visits within 6 months: Citizens of France holding valid diplomatic or official passports 

- No visa required for travel less than 60 days: Citizens of [updating] holding valid diplomatic or official passports. 
- No visa required for travel less than 60 days: APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Holders from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies 
- Special Phu Quoc Exception: Foreigners and Vietnamese nationals bearing foreign passports who enter Vietnam through an international border gate and then travel to Phu Quoc Island and stay in Phu Quoc less than 15 days will also be exempt from visa application. Passports must be valid for at least 45 days. After arriving in Phu Quoc Island, if visitors want to travel other localities or stay in the island for more than 15 days, the immigration department will be responsible for issuing visas right on the spot.
- No visa required for Japanese citizens who hold valid diplomatic or official passports 
When entering Vietnam to implement diplomatic or Government’s official tasks without concerning about the time of stay. For those who entering Vietnam not for the diplomatic tasks but hold valid diplomatic or official passports can be exempted from entry visa and permitted to stay within 90 days.using an international or local mobile phone. 
The cheapest way to make international phone calls is at any of the various Internet cafes around Vietnam, although the quality varies. Two options to save money when calling from a land line (for example, in your hotel) are to either dial 171 or 178 (and then 00) before the country code or to buy a prepaid 1719 phone cards from the post office (prices between 30,000 VND to 500,000 VND). 

Overseas Vietnamese visa exemption begins next month 

The certificate will be valid five years. 
To obtain the certificates, overseas Vietnamese are required to submit one of the three following documents at an official representative office in their country of residence: 
• a document (such as a birth certificate) from a Vietnamese agency that proves they are ethnically Vietnamese; 
• a guarantee by an overseas Vietnamese association based in the country in which they reside or by a Vietnamese citizen; or 
• a document from an authorized foreign agency certifying that they are ethnically Vietnamese. 
Husbands, wives and children of Vietnamese people living abroad will also need to submit documents that prove their relationship to the Vietnamese member of their immediate family. 
Expecting a rush on representative offices abroad, the government’s Committee for Overseas Vietnamese has sent 200,000 visa exemption certificates to Vietnamese embassies overseas. 
The move to exempt visas for overseas Vietnamese was announced by President Nguyen Minh Triet during his visit to the US in June. 
According to the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, there are currently close to three million overseas Vietnamese, most of whom have settled in the US, France, Australia and Canada. Around 500,000 overseas Vietnamese visit Vietnam each year. 

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

FAQ : Vietnam Visa Types

Q: How does Vietnam Visa on arrival work? What does it look like?

A: Vietnam Visa on arrival should be applied for those who enter by air as this visa type is to pick up upon arrival at Vietnam airports. Before picking up your visa, you are required obtain a Vietnam Visa approval letter which is issued by Vietnam Immigration Department. You can source this approval letter easily through such reliable organizations as E Vietnam Visa. A sample of the letter can be found here.
The steps of obtaining Vietnam Visa On arrival are as follows:
- Submit Vietnam Visa Application at
- After 1 or 2 working days, receive the scanned Vietnam Visa approval letter by Vietnam Immigration Department.
- Use the Visa approval letter to get on board and stamp Vietnam Visa on arrival airport in Vietnam

Q: Why Vietnam Visa On Arrival?

A: Being greatly beneficial to users, Vietnam Visa On arrival has been chosen by a creasing number of travelers. Some advantages of Vietnam visa on arrival can be listed as below:
-        Convenient online application (you can submit your visa application online)
-        Money and time saving: no embassy visiting and no transportation fee and time
-        Safe and secured with unique code granted by Vietnam Immigration Department
-        Online payment with all major cards type with One Pay or PayPal

How long can I stay in Vietnam on a tourist visa?

Vietnam tourist visa, which is categorized as Vietnam C1 visa, is normally valid for 15 days to 30 days. However, C1 visa can be extended for one month or three months more.

Therefore, one foreigner can stay for a long time with a tourist visa to Vietnam. Please do note that the extension fee of Vietnam visa (C1 visa extension) is subjected to be higher than a new visa getting when you are outside the country. Thus, in case you exit Vietnam by any chance, we often advise our clients to apply for a new visa (to be picked up at the Embassy of Vietnam or at Vietnam airport).

Although B3 Vietnam visa (Vietnam business visa) is literally for business purpose, we often recommend this type of visa for those who enter Vietnam with tourist, visit, or other purpose but stay in Vietnam more than 1 month as this visa type can be valid for 3 month. With this visa type, during the time they reside in Vietnam, they will not be bothered with visa extension matter, and they can save money as well.
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Monday, September 24, 2012

How many kinds of Vietnam visa are there?

There are two ways of classification.
First, in terms of traveling purpose, there are four kinds of Vietnam entry visa: Tourist Visa, Business Visa, Visa extension and Re-entry Visa.
The other way is to classify upon the method to get the visa, according to which, there are two kinds: Visa on Arrival and normal Entry Visa.

What is the difference between single entry visa and multiple entry visa?

- For single entry visa: You can enter and exit Vietnam 1 time.
- For multiple entry visa: You can enter and exit Vietnam more than 1 time.
For example: You can apply for this type of visa in case you would like to enter Cambodia, Laos or any other country from Vietnam and then re-enter without having to apply for another single visa.

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Who are exempted Vietnam Visa?

- Thailand passport holders (valid for 30 days)
 - Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Lao, Philippines and Brunei passport holders (valid for 21 days)
 - Korea, Japan, Russian & Scandinavians (Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland passport holders) (valid for 15 days)
 - French diplomatic or official passport holders (90 days or several visits within 6 months)
 - Chile diplomatic or official passport holders (less than 60 days)
 - APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Holders from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies (less than 60 days)
 - Vietnam Visa exemption for visiting Phu Quoc Island: applied for foreigners and Vietnamese Nationals who hold foreign passport (15 days)
 - Vietnamese oversea holding visa exemption certificate (less than 90 days).

Note: in order to get your visa exemption certificate, you should contact your nearest Vietnam Embassy/Consulate to get the letter. In case, you would like to avoid the hassle of getting this certificate, you can use your other passport (foreign passport) to apply for Vietnam Visa Fee with our Visa Application Service.


Sunday, September 23, 2012

FAQ : Where can I get Vietnam visa?

Q:  Where can I get Vietnam visa?

A: Getting visa to Vietnam is quite simple and easy now, that is picking up Vietnam visa at Vietnam airport.
After receiving the approval letter from us, you should print it out.
Upon arrival at Vietnam’s airport, go to visa on arrival desk, show the approval letter and fill in a simple form VietNam Visa . Please remember to bring at least 2 photos of passport regulation size (04*06cm), 25 USD for stamp fees per person (1 month single) and 15 minutes waiting time. Then you got it.

Q: I am a Vietnamese, currently living overseas with a foreign nationality; can I get a Vietnam visa?

A: For Vietnamese overseas, we kindly advise as follows:

- First: Vietnamese overseas (Viet kieu) are offered Vietnam visa exemption to enter Vietnam. Please directly contact the Vietnam Embassy/ Consulate in your area for "visa exemption letter". Please click here for more details

- Second: if you would like to avoid hassle when chasing down embassy, and save your time, please apply for Vietnam visa at TUN Travel Service, for special discounted service fee for Vietnamese persons living overseas.