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What is Vietnam Electronic Visa (E-visa)?

Nov 29, 2019 4964 Views By Hoa Do

There are three main ways to get a visa to Vietnam for foreigners. They are Vietnam visa at Embassy, Vietnam visa on arrival and Vietnam electronic visa. This article, we will mention Vietnam electronic visa for travelers. This is a new type of visa for travelers to enter Vietnam by any international ports, any transportation means and get in online via email. 


1. What is Vietnam Electronic Visa? (E-Visa)

Vietnam E-visa is another online Vietnam Visa for foreigners to Vietnam. With this type of visa, you will receive a visa code on your letter via email and you don’t have to pay stamping fee upon arrival. 

This visa allows you to enter Vietnam at any international ports such as land ports, seaports or airports and this is one-month single entry visa for tourist or business purpose only. Therefore, it’s very useful for travelers who would like to enter Vietnam for a one-month single entry.

However, it is only a visa code, you will not have a visa sticker on your passport and you have to bring that letter with the visa code together with your passport during the time in Vietnam.

2. The list of countries can get Vietnam electronic visa

In the beginning, the Vietnam Immigration Department allows citizens of 40 countries can get Vietnam E-visa but now it's changed into 80 nationalities as below:

1 AND Andorra
2 ARG Argentina
3 ARM Armenia
4 AUS Australia
5 AUT Austria
6 AZE Azerbaijan
7 BLR Belarus
8 BEL Belgium
9 BIH Bosnia and Herzegovina
10 BRA Brazil
11 BRN Bruney
12 BGR Bulgaria
13 CAN Canada
14 CHL Chile
15 CHN China
  • Including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR passport holders
  • Not apply to Chinese e-passport holders
16 COL Colombia
17 HRV Croatia
18 CUB Cuba
19 CYP Cyprus
20 CZE Czech Republic
21 DNK Denmark
22 EST Estonia
23 FJI Fiji
24 FIN Finland
25 FRA France
26 GEO Georgia
27 DE Germany
28 GRC Greece
29 HUN Hungary
30 ISL Iceland
31 IND India
32 IRL Ireland
33 ITA Italy
34 JPN Japan
35 KAZ Kazakhstan
36 KOR Korea (South)
37 LVA Latvia
38 LIE Liechtenstein
39 LTU Lithuania
40 LUX Luxembourg
41 MKD Macedonia The former Yugoslav of
42 MLT Malta
43 MHL Marshall Islands
44 MEX Mexico
45 FSM Micronesia Federated States of
46 MDA Moldova
47 MCO Monaco
48 MNG Mongolia
49 MNE Montenegro
50 MMR Myanmar
51 NRU Nauru
52 NLD Netherland
53 NZL New Zealand
54 NOR Norway
55 PLW Palau
56 PAN Panama
57 PNG Papua New Guinea
58 PER Peru
59 PHL Philippines
60 POL Poland
61 PRT Portugal
62 QAT Qatar
63 ROU Romania
64 RUS Russia
65 WSM Samoa
66 SMR San Marino
67 SRB Serbia
68 SVK Slovakia
69 SVN Slovenia
70 SLB Solomon Islands
71 ESP Spain
72 SWE Sweden
73 CHE Switzerland
74 TLS Timor Leste
75 ARE United Arab Emirates
76 GBR United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
77 USA United States of America
78 URY Uruguay
79 VUT Vanuatu
80 VEN Venezuela

If you are in this list, you can get Vietnam E-Visa for 1-month single entry visa and tourist or business purpose. If you stay over 1 month and multiple entries, Vietnam visa on arrival is the best choice.

3. The fee of Vietnam Electronic Visa

There are two types of E-visa which you can apply for. They are one-month tourist visa for single entry with the fee is 35 USD and one-month Business visa for single entry with 45 USD. No stamping fee is paid at Ports of arrival.

4. How to apply Vietnam E-Visa?

In order to apply for Vietnam E-Visa, you have to complete 3 following steps:
  • Step 1: Fill out your visa requirements
  • Step 2: Upload your documents (4x6 cm in white background photo + Passport)
  • Step 3: Review and make the payment

After completing the online procedure, we will process your application and send the visa code into your email within 3 working days. Please print the E-visa out and bring it together when arriving in Vietnam. 

These are useful information regarding Vietnam Electronic Visa for foreigners that you can refer for your visa. For other details related to Vietnam Visa, please feel free to get in touch with us via email: [email protected] or call at hotline: (+84).899.33.12.12. We will assist you at our best!

Have a nice day!
Applyvietnamvisa.org Team
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