Vietnam, a well-known destination for Westerners in SE Asia, is quickly becoming a hotspot for Indian travelers.
In February 2017, Vietnam launched its e-Visa program, streamlining the visa application process. Now citizens of 46 countries, including India, can apply online and obtain their e-Visa electronically.
Here’s how Indians can get a Vietnam e-Visa!
Vietnam e-Visa: Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to apply for a Vietnam e-Visa?
You are required to have the following in order to submit your application:
- A Passport (valid for at least 30 days after your visa expiration date)
- A Credit/Debit card or PayPal Account
- Digital Passport Scan (main page)
- Digital ID/Passport Image
How long does it take to obtain an e-Visa?
It depends on which processing time you choose. There are three options:
- Standard Processing: 5 business days
- Rush Processing: 4 business days
- Super Rush Processing: 3 business days
How long is the Vietnam e-Visa valid for?
The Vietnam e-Visa is valid for 30 days after arrival and is a single entry visa.
Vietnam Visa for Indian Citizens Fees and Costs
The cost of a Vietnam e-Visa is 25 USD. Additionally, there is a service fee of 20 USD for standard processing. For rush processing and super rush processing the service fee is 30 USD and 60 USD, respectively.
Vietnam e-Visa Requirements
Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the intended date of arrival. Additionally, you must present a printed copy of your e-Visa upon entry.
Ports of entry that permit the use of an e-Visa
- Cat Bi International Airport (Hai Phong)
- Cam Ranh International Airport (Khanh Hoa)
- Can Tho International Airport
- Da Nang International Airport
- Noi Bai International Airport (Ha Noi)
- Phu Bai International Airport
- Phu Quoc International Airport
- Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)
- Bo Y Landport
- Cha Lo Landport
- Cau Treo Landport
- Huu Nghi Landport
- Ha Tien Landport
- Lao Bao Landport
- Lao Cai Landport
- Moc Bai Landport
- Moc Bai Landport
- Nam Can Landport
- Song Tien Landport
- Tinh Bien Landport
- Xa Mat Landport
- Da Nang Seaport
- Hon Gai Seaport
- Hai Phong Seaport
- Nha Trang Seaport
- Quy Nhon Seaport
- Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
- Vung Tau Seaport
Important information you need to consider before applying
The Vietnam e-Visa is a single entry visa.
The Vietnam e-Visa is valid for 30 days from the proposed date of entry indicated on the application.
e-Visa holders may remain in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for a maximum of 30 consecutive days upon entry.
Travelers who want to visit Vietnam must hold a passport valid for at least six months beyond the period of their intended stay.
Once the first 30 days of your visa have passed, a visa renewal is necessary. In accordance with national law, e-Visa holders in Vietnam may be issued a new visa if an authorized Vietnamese organization or individual requests a foreigner's entry, exit, transit through, and/or residence in Vietnam.
The applicant’s passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the intended travel period and must have at least two blank pages for the immigration and border control officer.
Minors with their own passport must complete a full e-Visa application. Minors aged 14 and under who are included on their parents' passport must be included on their parents e-Visa application.
Applicants are required to carry a copy of their e-Visa at all times during their stay.
Apply online for Vietnam e-Visa in 3 easy steps:
STEP 1: Fill out the online application form by providing: the airport of arrival, date of arrival, full name, passport number, date of birth, and your nationality. You are required to enter personal information that matches the information on your passport.
STEP 2: Pay the service fee and government fee online with your credit/debit card or PayPal. After submitting your order and payment, you will receive a confirmation email for your visa order. We will then process your Vietnam e-Visa and send it to you by email. You can receive the email within 3 business days with our super rush service.
STEP 3: Download the Vietnam e-Visa and print it out. You need to show the e-Visa on arrival.
Sample Vietnam Visa:
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