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Vietnam eVisa for Citizens of Switzerland
iVisa | 5 min read | Updated on Jan 23, 2024

It's your time to take a trip to Vietnam and experience the wonders and history of this beautiful country. Do you have all the necessary documents for your trip? You should know that Swiss Citizens must have the Vietnam eVisa to travel to the country, a travel document that allows you to enter Vietnam and travel freely.

The Visa Vietnam Switzerland has been accessible again online since March 2022, once tourism was reopened for all travelers. However, this process can become a bit tedious when one does it independently.

With iVisa, that is not the case! We have a user-friendly process that is perfect for all users in whatever language you need. We also have a group of experts who will be able to advise you through the whole process.

If you want to know more about this travel document, keep reading this article.

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Everything you need to know about the Vietnam Visa and more.

Continue reading about the travel document application requirements, time processing, required documents, travel recommendations, and more .

What is the Switzerland Vietnam Visa, and how to obtain one?

A Vietnam visa is an electronic visa the country's government introduced in 2017. Travelers can obtain this document without having to go to a Vietnam embassy. This is not a business visa; if you need that type of document, you will need to talk to the immigration department at the embassy closest to you.

The Vietnam e-visa is valid for 30 days after arrival from the date of entry and is a Multiple Entry visa. You must apply for an extension at the nearest Vietnam embassy if you wish to stay longer in the country.

We recommend applying at least a few weeks before your trip to Vietnam. Just follow the iVisa application steps to get going.

It's easy to apply for a Vietnam tourist visa. First, fill in your personal details and choose the processing time that best suits your travel needs. Next, verify that the information you've entered is correct. Then pay the iVisa service fee. Finally, attach your documents and click the 'submit' button to get your visa.

Remember that this process is 100% online so that you can do it from any electronic device in the comfort of your own home.

Does everyone have to apply for this type of document?

The Vietnamese visa is available for citizens of 80 countries or more, and Swiss passport holders must apply for a visa. If you want to be sure, you can use our visa checker tool to determine if your nationality qualifies, and apply online.

Nevertheless, citizens of 25 countries can enter Vietnam without a visa as of January 2022. They only need to show their passports at border control to obtain a visa on arrival.

U.S. permanent residents can apply for a visa waiver certificate instead of obtaining a visa when traveling to Vietnam. They might need a visa approval letter.

All visitors traveling to Vietnam must have a visa. However, children under the age of 14 may be included in processing their parents' visas. All other visitors must apply for their own visas.

What documents do I need to apply for the Vietnamese Visa?

Swiss citizens need to present the following documents in order to apply for an e-visa and enter Vietnam:

  • Valid passport: You must have a Swiss passport with at least six months of validity when visiting Vietnam. Your passport must have at least two blank pages to apply for an entry and exit stamp.
  • Recent passport photo: You'll need to submit a passport photo to apply for a visa. You can use iVisa’s passport photo service if you don't have one.
  • Medical Insurance: You will need to purchase medical or travel insurance that includes coverage for COVID-19 and with a minimum coverage of 10,000 USD.
  • Vaccinations: When traveling to this country, you may need to present vaccination certificates against diseases such as hepatitis, yellow fever, and malaria.
  • Method of payment: To pay, you can use a credit or debit card.
  • Valid e-mail address: To receive the receipt and confirmation of the e-visa.

What is the cost of this travel document?

This travel document can be processed through 3 processes, which vary in price depending on your travel needs. These are as follows:

  • Standard Processing Time: 16 daysUSD $118.99.
  • Rush Processing Time: 14 daysUSD $197.99.
  • Super Rush Processing Time: 12 daysUSD $293.99.

What to visit in Vietnam while traveling around?

Visit Mui Ne, a place with exceptional beaches and dunes, perfect for travelers in search of adventure and warmth. Mui Ne, a fishing village in the south of Vietnam, is the ideal destination for those seeking an escape from the typical metropolis.

On the coast, you will find a number of beach resorts ranging from budget to luxury and offering a variety of activities to do on your visit.

Windsurfing, one of the most popular water sports, is enjoyed mainly from October to April when the weather is warm and perfect.

Other exciting activities include sandboarding down the giant sand dunes outside the city or taking a stroll through the enchanting Fairy Stream Canyon.

COVID-19 Requirements and Restrictions in Vietnam Jordan

Currently, no travel restrictions are in effect for Vietnam, and all destinations are open for travel. Before travel, it is also no longer necessary to present vaccine passports or COVID-19 vaccination certificates.

If you plan to visit Vietnam, keep an eye on the latest updates, because things can change quickly.

Where can I contact you?

To learn more about the Vietnam eVisa and the application process, please contact our customer service team or write to us at [email protected]. We are available 24/7.

Disclaimer
  • iVisa is NOT affiliated with any government agency. This site does not provide legal advice and we are not a law firm. None of our customer service representatives are lawyers and they also do not provide legal advice. We are a private, internet-based travel and immigration consultancy provider dedicated to helping individuals travel around the world. You may apply by yourself directly on the various government websites. The source of information: https://www.vietnam.gov.vn

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