Visa Requirements for Vietnam
Instant Visa policy lookup for Vietnam
Visa Not Required
Passport holders of 26 countries can travel to Vietnam without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.
Passport holders for 88 countries can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Vietnam.
- eVisa30 daysDue to SARS-CoV-2, Vietnamese government was stopped issuing the travel visas to the ordinary passport holders of Chinese citizens, including Hong Kong and Macau SAR passport holders. The e-visa application has been resumed for application to Hong Kong and Macau Chinese passport holders from 8 February 2020.
Pre-arranged Visa Required
Prior to arrival at Vietnam, passport holders of 113 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Vietnam. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.
- Visa RequiredVisa not required for a maximum stay of 30 days at Phu Quoc (PQC) Airport
Visa not required for a maximum stay of 30 days at Hanoi (HAN) or Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) airports for those travelling to Phu Quoc (PQC) on the same day provided holding an onward connecting flight on the same day to Phu Quoc (PQC). They must clear immigration at Hanoi (HAN) or Ho Chi Minh (SGN) and transfer to domestic terminal for an onward connecting flight to Phu Quoc (PQC)
Visa not required for a maximum stay of 90 days within 180 days for holders of a Certificate of Visa Exemption issued to former citizens of Vietnam residing abroad
Visa on arrival at Hanoi (HAN) for holders of a confirmation from the Vietnamese Immigration (Ministry of Public Security) that a visa has been approved before departure
Visa on arrival at Hanoi (HAN), Ho Chi Minh City (SGN), Da Nang (DAD), or Nha Trang (CXR) airports for a maximum stay of 3 months for holders of a confirmation from the Consular Department (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) that a visa has been approved before departure
Obtainable online through travel agencies available at Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc or Da Nang airports. Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
Disagreements between Vietnam and 2 countries have imposed restrictions in traveling to Vietnam.
- Entry RefusedHolders of passports for public affairs do not require a visa.
Visa collection on arrival can be arranged online through travel agencies and are available at Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang, Nha Trang and Phu Quoc airports.
Due to SARS-CoV-2, Vietnamese government stops issuing the travel visa to the normal passport holders of Chinese citizens. The visa policy would be reviewed at mid-February 2020.
- Entry RefusedWas available to apply eVisa for maximum 30 days visit until 28 January 2020.
Due to SARS-CoV-2, Vietnamese government stops issuing the travel visas to the ordinary passport holders of Chinese citizens, including Macau and Hong Kong SAR passport holders. The visa policy would be reviewed at mid-February 2020.
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