Get Vietnam Tourist Visas in Advance
The Vietnamese tourist visa allows you to travel in Vietnam as a tourist for up to 30 days. The visa is required for most foreigners wishing to visit Vietnam. You can apply for a visa to Vietnam no earlier than 6 month prior to date of departure.
Your Vietnam visa will initially be valid for one month, but it can be extended by an extra month if required. The Vietnam Tourist Visa does not permit you to work in Vietnam and you must return to your country of residence when the visa expires.
We do not recommend embarking on any trips without a visa or relying on getting a visa on arrival.
Tourist Visa Required Documents
- Passport - which must be valid for at least one month longer than your Vietnam Visa validity.
- Completed and singed Visa Application Form (we will send it you after you submit a web registration).
- One passport photo taken not more than one year ago, affixed to the application form.
- Vietnamese Visa fee.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does the visa cost?
The fees for Vietnam Visa processing (including all embassy fees) are as follows:
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Please note: In case you choose to apply for Express service or Next Day service, please send us copies of all your documents by email to email@example.com before you send them on the post to us.
Standard service in Ireland is 2 weeks, express is 1 week. In the UK - standard service is 6 working days, express is 3 working days. In Australia - standard service is 3 working days, express service is 1 working day.
*Please note, Embassy fee is set by the Embassies themselves and Visa First has no control over it. Usually, the Embassy fee varies according to embassy, applicant’s nationality, type and duration of visa. The prices given here consist of Visa First handling fee and embassy fee. They are for one person, inclusive of VAT and are an estimate only. Please note that, additional fees may apply. These are dependant on the way you want to receive your passport, exchange rate changes, changes in the Embassy fees etc. In the event that in your case an additional fee is due we will contact you to organize the payment in the most convenient way for you.
What do I need to apply for my Vietnamese Tourist Visa?
- Your original passport - valid for at least 6 months
- The completed and signed Vietnamese Visa application form
- Visa processing fee
- One recent passport-sized photograph
- Stamped, self-addressed special delivery envelope
- Copy of your travel itinerary
- Copy of your travel reservation(s)
How long can I stay in Vietnam on a tourist visa?
How long does my passport need to be valid for?
How long does it take to organize?
- In Ireland - standard service is 2 weeks, express is 1 week.
- In the UK - standard service is 6 working days, express is 3 working days.
- In Australia - standard service is 3 working days, express service is 1 working day.
How will I receive my passport back?
Can Africans apply for Vietnamese visa through Visa First?
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