How to apply for a visa on arrival

What you need to do

Get started by filling in the secure online form

Fill in the application form with the correct details of your name, passport number and arrival date, as well as and designate a payment method. We accept most major credit cards and debit cards. Have a question? Email us at: a prompt response.

Receive and print the approval letter

After you submit your application and payment, we will start processing your visa. After 3-5 working days (or shorter with urgent visa service), we will send you an approval letter (pre-approved visa letter) by email. You just need to print the PDF attachment file (color preferred, but not required) and prepare 2 passport sized photos (4cm x 6cm) to submit when entering Vietnam.

Get your visa stamp upon arrival at one of the Vietnam's airports

Upon arrival at Vietnam's airport in Hanoi (View Hanoi airport map), Danang, Nha Trang, Hai Phong or Ho Chi Minh Airport (View Tan Son Nhat airport map), expect to fill in a simple form, present your approval letter, passport, photos, and pay the stamping fee. You will receive the visa stamp into your passport issued by the Immigration Office (See our guide to visa procedure at Vietnam airports).

Frequently asked questions

In general, the earliest date you may apply for an approval letter is 12 months prior to the arrival date. For example, if you wish to travel in October 2019 you may apply from 1 October 2018. The visa will be valid from the date you choose on the form (01 October 2019), not from the date that you submit the application.

Sure, business visa is available through our service. Please see the Business Visa page for more information.

Please find the below for required information to process your visa on arrival and what are required at Vietnam airport.

1- To obtain an approval letter for the visa on arrival, you are required to submit the following information:

  • Full name as in passport
  • Gender
    Passport number (Must be a valid passport, temporary passports are not accepted)
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality

2 - When you arrive at Vietnam airport, please present:

  • Approval letter (hard copy)
  • 02 passport size photos
  • M3 entry/exit form
  • Stamping fee (by cash)

Contact sales if you have additional questions.

Contact support if you already submitted your visa application on our website.

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