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Showing posts with label Visa on Arrival. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Visa on Arrival. Show all posts

Thursday, January 3, 2013

How to get a pre-approved Vietnam visa for US citizens?

Pre-approved visa viet nam or Visa approval letter is an official legal document, issued by Immigration Department of Vietnam. When travelers have this letter on hand, the Immigration officer at Vietnam airport will stamp visa onto your passport on their arrival at Vietnam airport.

For US citizens who want to visit Vietnam, the only way to get pre-approved Vietnam visa is applying online via an authorized agent like

To have a quick procedure for applying online, you should submit your visa application at this link, and then follow the automatic instruction of our system. After 3 working days for the visa request processing, you will receive your visa approval letter.

According to the new regulation of Vietnam Immigration Department US passport holders must pay the approval fee, including guarantee fee. In case they have no Vietnam company to make guarantee for their stay in Vietnam. The total fee is USD 190 (one month - single entry visa) and USD 240 (one month-multiple entry visa, three month - single/multiple entry visa)

When US citizens have a Vietnam company to guarantee you, you are not required to make an extra payment for the guarantee fee. Your total fee is USD 140 (one month - single entry visa and USD 180 (one month-multiple entry visa, three month - single/multiple entry visa)

Once a pre-approved visa is issued for US citizens, please implement the following step print it out, bring along with you to get on board, and show it to Immigration officer to get visa stamped at Vietnam airport

You can print this pre-approved Vietnam visa, an electronic approval letter, at everywhere you are.
For further information regarding pre-approved Visa Viet Nam for US citizens, please do not hesitate to contact us or (84)943 25 25 52 for specific advice

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. 

application vietnam visa to travel vietnam
 Application to travel vietnam 

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

Monday, September 24, 2012

Infomation about Visa on Arrival

What is "Visa on Arrival"?

It is one of the two kinds of Visa, which is stamped onto your passport upon arrival at any of International Airports. This is the quickest and cheapest way to get your visa. You have just to fill in our "secure online form", pay the service fee, get your "Visa approval letter" within 2-3 working days and pick up your Visa at your arrival airport.


What is “Visa Approval Code”?

Vietnam Embassy Visa means Visa Approval Code. The code to be given to Vietnam visa applicants for them to base on it to get the Vietnam visa stamped onto their passport at the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in their country. This means those applicants will get their visa before traveling to Vietnam.

What is the "Visa Approval Letter"?

"Visa approval letter" is the letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department (Vietnam Government) that allows you to enter and exit the Vietnam’s Airports for a given period. With the approval letter you can get your visa at any Vietnam international airports upon your arrival.

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