Vietnamese visa is a kind of travel documents granted by Vietnamese competent authorities, providing permission to travel to and enter Vietnam.

An electronic visa (E-visa) is one of visa types issued to foreigners by Vietnamese Immigration Department via electronic system. Vietnam E-visa is valid for maximum of 30 days, single entry.

Outside Vietnam foreigners who want to enter Vietnam can personally apply for E-visa or through the inviting/guaranteeing agencies and organizations.

E-visa fee is paid via electronic payment gateway as prescribed by the Immigration Department. The fee will not be refunded if the application is refused.

List of countries that allowed E-visa issuing.

List of evisa port that allowed foreigners enter and exit Vietnam by E-visa.

Conditions for being granted e-visa:

  • Outside Vietnam foreigners;
  • Holding valid passport;
  • Not falling into the cases of suspension from entry prescribed in  Artical 21 of Law on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam.

To apply for an E-Visa for Vietnam you need:

A digital passport photo, in which you are strongly advised not to wear glasses, scarves, etc. Both ears must be shown. Review all the eVisa photo requirements here.

A digital scan of the passport photo page. It can be in color or black and white but the info should be readable.

A credit or debit card to pay for the visa fee.

E-visa holders in Vietnam may be considered to get new visa if being invited/guaranteed by authority/organization/individual in Vietnam in accordance with Law on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam.

Foreigners who entry Vietnam must comply with Vietnamese law.


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