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Apply online for the Vietnam eVisa with us!

Last updated: January 2024

Embarking on an adventure to Vietnam? Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, Vietnam is a tapestry of vibrant culture, breathtaking landscapes, delicious cuisine, and warm hospitality.

Whether you're exploring for a few days or lingering longer, Vietnam promises an array of exhilarating activities and experiences. To streamline your journey, get your Vietnam eVisa online with the help of iVisa!

In this guide, we'll provide comprehensive details about the Vietnam eVisa requirements, application procedures, visa fees, and processing times. Dive in to discover everything you need to secure your Vietnam eVisa effortlessly and plan an unforgettable journey!

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What is the Vietnam eVisa?

The Vietnam eVisa (also called an e-visa) is an electronic visa that allows foreign travelers to enter and stay in Vietnam for a specific period.

The eVisa is a convenient and time-saving option for travelers compared to traditional visa applications. It’s done 100% online from the comfort of home, without visiting a Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate near you.

Entry points for Vietnam eVisa holders

The Vietnam eVisa is now available for those traveling by air or over land, and cruise passengers. However, the Vietnam Immigration Department determined specific entry points for foreign citizens.

You must enter the country via the one provided on your Vietnam eVisa, check them below.

International airports:

  • Cat Bi Int Airport (Hai Phong)

  • Cam Ranh Int Airport (Khanh Hoa)

  • Can Tho International Airport

  • Da Nang International Airport

  • Noi Bai Int Airport (Hanoi)

  • Phu Bai Int Airport

  • Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)

Land borders:

  • Bo Y Landport

  • Cha Lo Landport

  • Cau Treo Landport

  • Huu Nghi Landport

  • Ha Tien Landport

  • Lao Bao Landport

  • Lao Cai Landport

  • La Lay Landport

  • Moc Bai Landport

  • Mong Cai Landport

  • Nam Can Landport

  • Na Meo Landport

  • Song Tien Landport

  • Tinh Bien Landport

  • Tay Trang Landport

  • Xa Mat Landport


  • Chan May Seaport

  • Da Nang Seaport

  • Duong Dong Seaport

  • Hon Gai Seaport

  • Hai Phong Seaport

  • Nha Trang Seaport

  • Quy Nhon Seaport

  • Ho Chi Minh City Seaport

  • Vung Tau Seaport

What can I do with the Vietnam eVisa?

The Vietnam eVisa allows you to enter Vietnam for tourism, business, and transit purposes.

What can’t I do with the Vietnam eVisa?

It's important to note that this visa doesn't allow you to work, live, and/or study in the country.

Eligibility requirements for getting the Vietnam eVisa

For travelers seeking to visit Vietnam, the eVisa is a convenient option. Here are the general eligibility criteria for getting a Vietnam eVisa:

  • Purpose of visit: The eVisa is typically issued for tourism, business, visiting relatives, or other short-term stays. Make sure your purpose of visit aligns with the allowed activities on an eVisa.

  • Passport validity: Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your arrival date in Vietnam. It should also have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.

  • Previous visits: Ensure you haven’t violated any immigration or criminal laws during your previous Vietnam stay. A clean record is essential for approval.

Who can apply for the Vietnam eVisa?

The Vietnam eVisa is available to citizens from 80 countries. Check if your nationality is among these using our handy Visa Checker Tool.

Who is exempt from the Vietnam eVisa requirement?

You don’t need a Vietnam eVisa if you’re from one of the countries with visa exemption:

  • Belarus

  • Indonesia

  • Philippines

  • Brunei

  • Italy

  • Russia

  • Cambodia

  • Japan

  • Singapore

  • South Korea

  • Denmark

  • Laos

  • Spain

  • Finland

  • Malaysia

  • Sweden

  • France

  • Myanmar

  • Thailand

  • Germany

  • Norway

  • United Kingdom

  • Chinese e-passport holders can apply for an eVisa or a Vietnam Visa on Arrival.

Please note: This info may change at any moment. For the most up-to-date details about eligibility, use our Visa Checker Tool and apply instantly online!

Do children/minors need the Vietnam eVisa?

Children under 14 years of age listed on their parents' passports may apply jointly with them. However, all other minors require an individual visa to enter Vietnam.

Conveniently, when applying through iVisa as a family, simply select "Add Another Person" during the application process.

How long can I stay in Vietnam with the eVisa?

We offer two types of Vietnam eVisas:

  • Single-entry Vietnam eVisa: Valid for one entry into Vietnam and stays up to 90 days Per Entry.

  • Multiple-entry Vietnam eVisa: Valid for multiple entries into Vietnam and stays up to 90 days after arrival. You can enter and leave the country as often as you wish within the 90-day validity.

If you require a long-term Vietnamese visa or work permit, check the Vietnamese government website for more information on how to apply.

Vietnam eVisa requirements and documentation

To apply online for the Vietnam eVisa, make sure you meet the following application requirements:

  • Your valid passport: Make sure it is valid for 6 months from your intended arrival date and has two blank pages for entry and exit stamps.

  • Two recent passport photos. Check the requirements below.

  • Valid email address: To receive your eVisa confirmation.

  • Payment method: PayPal, Venmo, Amazon Pay, or credit or debit card to pay the visa fees securely online.

Photo requirements

The applicant's passport photos must meet the following requirements:

  • The photo size should be 4×6 cm (Vietnamese photography standard size) or 2×2 inches.

  • It must be taken within the last six months.

  • It must capture your entire face, viewed directly against a bright, solid background.

  • Hats or head scarves can only be worn for religious purposes.

  • Black or over-the-counter glasses with tinted lenses aren't accepted unless requested for medical reasons.

  • Don't smile or laugh in the photo. Keep a neutral facial expression.

How to apply for the Vietnam eVisa online

To get the Vietnam eVisa online with us, just follow these simple steps below:

  • Step 1: Fill out your personal and travel details on the simplified visa application form on our website or the iVisa app. Review all your information carefully before continuing.

  • Step 2: Then, select your preferred processing time and pay the visa fees securely online with a credit/debit card, PayPal, or other accepted payment method.

  • Step 3: Upload any required documents and await approval!

The eVisa is linked electronically to your passport. However, we recommend keeping an electronic and printed copy of the Vietnam eVisa confirmation on hand to show on arrival, if requested.

Vietnam eVisa costs and processing times

There is a USD $25.00 government fee for the single-entry Vietnam eVisa and a US$50 government fee for the multiple-entry Vietnam eVisa. We include this e-visa fee in our total price so you can conveniently pay the total in one go.

We offer three processing times:

  • Standard: If you booked your trip a while in advance, use this affordable option for processing your eVisa application.

  • Rush: If you require your visa a bit faster than the standard option, go for our Rush service for a small extra fee.

  • Super Rush: If you are in urgent need of your eVisa, this is the quickest way to get one, for an additional service fee.

Do I require the Vietnam eVisa for transit?

No, travelers not planning to leave the airport and not staying more than 24 hours don't need to apply for a Vietnam eVisa.

If you’re staying longer or leaving the airport, you must have a tourist visa if you’re from an eligible country.

Entry requirements or restrictions to visit and exit Vietnam

The travel restrictions related to COVID-19 have been lifted for international travelers.

Another thing to look out for when entering Vietnam is making sure your passport gets stamped, as some travelers mentioned, this is sometimes forgotten and can cause issues upon departure.

While not mandatory, it’s always wise to have travel/medical insurance that covers emergencies in Vietnam.

Need more info about traveling to Vietnam?

In case you have any questions about the Vietnam eVisa online application or any other travel document, reach out to our outstanding customer support team online or you can contact us on WhatsApp.

They are available to assist you in case you run into any difficulties.

Required Documents to Apply

  • Applicant's Photo
  • Passport page
  • Last Page of Passport

Important Instructions

  • We offer the Single Entry and Multiple Entry Vietnam eVisa.

  • The Single Entry e-Visa is valid for 30 days in Total from the proposed date of entry indicated during the application.

  • With this eVisa you can remain in the country for up to 30 days in Total.

  • The Multiple Entry e-Visa is valid for 90 days in Total from the proposed date of entry indicated during the application.

  • With this eVisa you can remain in the country for up to 90 days in Total.

  • After the eVisa validity has passed e-Visa holders in Vietnam may be considered for a new visa if they are invited/sponsored by an authority, organization or individual in Vietnam, in accordance with the law on foreigners' entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam.

  • The applicant’s passport needs to be at least 6 months valid after arrival in Vietnam and with at least two blank pages for a stamp/sticker from the immigration/border control officer.

  • Minors with their own passport must complete a full e-Visa application. Minors aged 14 and under included on their parents’ passports will have to 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.

  • iVisa is a legitimate company, accredited and recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). For more information, see the FAQs below.


No worries. Contact our customer team as soon as possible and they will be happy to help you resolve the problem. Our visa experts are available 24/7.

iVisa reviews your documents and assists you during the entire application process to avoid rejections. But if the Vietnam government rejects or cancels your application, you are eligible for a full refund of the iVisa processing fee related to the number of rejected applicants. Otherwise, we do not refund the government fees.

You may consider re-applying for the Vietnam eVisa, depending on the reasons for cancellation or rejection.

You pay the service and government fees to have the e-Visa issued. Once you have an approved visa, you won’t be refunded if you do not use it.
You need to enter Vietnam during your eVisa validity. You cannot enter the country before or after the period specified in your e-Visa.
You can’t apply for a Vietnam eVisa with an expired passport. The visa expiry date must be at least 30 days before your passport expiry date, according to Vietnam Law.
At iVisa, we understand that your time is valuable, and we strive to provide you with the fastest service possible. Our processing times are estimated based on the average duration it takes governments to process visa applications. These estimated times begin from the moment we receive all the correct information for your application until you receive your visa. While we work diligently to expedite the process, it’s important to note that we are reliant on the processing times set by the government authorities.
  • iVisa is NOT affiliated with any government agency. This app 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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