Visa on arrival vs visa at embassy


Holders of Vietnam Visa on Arrival are allowed to enter Vietnam through any of the 5 international airports in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa and Hai Phong.

visa on arrival
visa at embassy
How to apply


Offline at Embassy

Applicable transportation


Airplane, car, train, boat,...

Required documents

Secured online form

Original passport + 01 passport size photos + completed application form + money + 1 envelope with stamp and your address
Processing time
From 1 working hour to 2 working days depending on type of service

Varied depends on Embassy


Service fee + Stamping fee

Visa stamping fee + Other current fees (such as visa approval arrangement fee, processing fee, shipping, handling and expedited services, etc )
Other features
Tracking visa process online on our system
Get visa stamped at Vietnam airport upon arrival
Tracking visa process by calling to Vietnam Embassy
Get visa stamped at Vietnam Embassy
  • No need to send your original passport away
  • Simple online process
  • No dealing with immigration Department. We deal with them on your behalf Exceptionally convenient for those who are currently staying far away from Vietnam Embassy
  • Having all fees clearly published
  • Dedicated live support
  • Have visa stamp on your passport before departing to Vietnam
  • Applicable for all means of transport
  • Pay all fees at the same time at Vietnam Embassy
  • Stand in line at Vietnam airport to wait for your visa
  • Granted on the same letter with other people
  • Can’t apply for visa letter at Vietnam Immigration Department by yourself.
  • You have to apply through an authorized agency in Vietnam.
  • Send your original passport together with some other documents
  • Directly go to Vietnam Embassy
  • Deal directly with Vietnam Embassy
  • Various visa fees and procedures at different Vietnam embassies