If you are planning a trip to Vietnam anytime soon, you should know that you have the option of applying for a Vietnam e-Visa using an online service, like the one that iVisa offers. This is a convenient way of getting a travel permission to enter to the Vietnamese border, and applying for this permission is one of the easiest things you will ever do.
The good thing about this e-Visa is that you are not required to take a trip to the Vietnamese embassy in your country; it takes very little time, and the cost is not as high as you may expect. We will inform you about the price and other requirements in this article.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Vietnam e-Visa?
The Vietnamese e-Visa is an electronic document that foreigners citizens need to enter this country. This e-Visa is issued by the Vietnamese Immigration Department, and it was created to simplify the Visa Process to travelers.
How can I check if I need this e-Visa?
Before reading the requirements needed and also how much this e-Visa costs, you need to check if you have to apply for this e-Visa first. You can check that by using iVisa's Checker here. Simply write your name in the drop-down menu and write Vietnam as the country you're going to. This way, you'll know immediately if you have to apply or not. In case you need another type of visa, you'll also be informed.
What are the requirements?
Before thinking of applying for the e-Visa, you need to put together a few documents.
This is the basic list with all the required documents you need to have before applying:
Applicant Photo Passport Personal Details Scan Last Page of Passport (if applicable) Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. (if applicable)
You also need the following when applying, especially if you use iVisa's service:
- Valid Passport - First of all, you need a valid passport. However, make sure that the passport you currently have will keep its validity six months from your date of arrival in Vietnam.
- Means of Payment - You also need a mean of payment. The most common is the credit or debit card, but you can use a Paypal account as well if you prefer.
Once you have all these, you can go on and fill in the application. Along with the basic information, you will need to answer a personal questionnaire too. The entire process should not last more than 20 minutes. If by any chance, you need some help with the application, there is a 24/7 assistance service that is ready to take your call and help you with whatever questions you may have.
How much does the Vietnam e-Visa cost?
In case you decide to apply for a VOA, this document is totally free, but you'll have to pay for iVisa's service. Remember that you can also have it on your own, but it can be a tricky process and also take longer than usual if you do it all by yourself.
The Vietnam e-Visa has a cost of USD 25.00, but it is not the total price, since you also have to pay iVisa's fee.
What are the processing times and fees?
As mentioned above, the Vietnam e-Visa cost is not very high, but you have to add iVisa's fee when paying for this document online. The total price depends on the processing time you choose when you fill in the application. There are three options:
Standard processing – The standard processing will take 5 Business Days. It is a long time comparing to other documents like arrival letters, but it is a more complicated process, which is why iVisa cannot guarantee a shorter amount of time. The price for this processing is USD 50.00 (or the equivalent of your country’s currency.)
Rush processing – The Rush processing will shorten the waiting time. You will receive the requested document in 4 Business Days for USD 70.00. It is up to you if that one day is worth the extra money or not.
Super Rush processing – This option is meant for people who are in a rush. The e-Visa will be ready in 3 Business Days, but your bill will get a 60$ increase, which means that your total price is going to be USD 115.00.
Keep in mind that the prices showed are just an average, and it was made by taking the US nationality as an example. This price can vary according to your nationality too.
How long is the Vietnam e-Visa valid for?
The Vietnam e-Visa is valid for 30 days in Total.
How can I apply for the Vietnam e-Visa?
It's very easy to complete the application for this e-Visa. It only has three steps:
With the first step you need to fill in the online application form by offering the following info: the airport of arrival, date of arrival, full name, passport number, date of birth, and your nationality too.
With the second step, you have to pay the service fee and government fee online with your preferred method. After that, you will get an email for your visa order. That's when iVisa processes your Vietnam e-Visa and send it to you by email once approved.
The third and final step is simply to download the Vietnamese e-Visa and print it out. Don't forget to show this document once you arrive in Vietnam.
Click here if you're ready to start the process. After you are done with this application form, you submit it and just wait for your e-Visa to arrive.
In case you require some help or assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a support service that you can call 24/7, including holidays.
How Will I Know if the Process Is Secure and I'll get my e-Visa?
In iVisa, we have decided to use state-of-the-art methods for safeguarding our client's information. We understand that there would be no faster way to ruin a vacation than to find out that a web purchase had compromised your financial or personal information.
That's why we insist that using iVisa to obtain this document is one of the most convenient ways to travel at your disposal. You do not have to go anywhere, you can save yourself some trouble by not standing in line at the consulate, and the process is highly efficient.
iVisa has thousands of satisfied customers from multiple locations, and the company is working relentlessly to improve the service. Surely you can agree that an online service beats going to the embassy, which is why more and more people choose to use it.
I need more info about the Vietnam e-Visa, where can I read more?
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