November 13, 2019
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How to apply for the Vietnam Visa on Arrival?

Please note that in order to get the Visa on Arrival, applicants must have the visa approval letter from the Immigration Department of Vietnam, which will allow you to pick up your visa on arrival. The Visa on Arrival is only valid for those who travel to Vietnam by air.

Steps to apply for the Visa on Arrival

Step 1: Fill out the online form

In order to get the visa on arrival, you must fill out an online form where you provide your personal information such as full name, date of birth, passport number, nationality, entry and exit date for Vietnam, etc.

Step 2: Review your application thoroughly and continue to payment

Please make sure that you double check your application in order to ensure that all information is correct. Any change after the payment will be charged.

You can pay with your credit or debit card via PayPal or Western Union. PayPal is the best option though in case you wish to get a refund. We offer a guarantee to get your money back if you are not satisfied with us.

Step 3: Receive your visa approval letter via email

After about 2 business days, you will:

  • Receive the visa approval letter via email (attached with entry and exit form)
  • Please print out a hard copy of the visa approval letter and the Vietnamese visa application form (form NA1).
  • Make sure to fill, sign and attach your current photo on the Vietnamese visa application form (form NA1) in advance in order to save time.
  • Please prepare cash in USD or VND so you can pay for the stamping fee when you pick up your visa ($25 for 1 month or 3 months single entry visa; $50 for 1 month or 3 months multiple entries, $95 for 6 months multiple entries and $135 for 1 year multiple entries visa).

Bring all necessary documents to the immigration officer at the visa issuing office in the airport in order to get your visa.

Step 4: Get your visa stamped upon arrival

Once you arrive in one of the international airports in Vietnam, you will see a sign saying “Vietnam Landing Visa Office” or “Visa for Arrival” in front of the passport control. Go there and show your passport + your visa approval letter + the filled and signed entry exit form (form NA1). Wait to be called to pay for the visa stamping fee. After the payment, you will get your passport back with the visa stamped.

International airports that accepts the Vietnam visa on arrival:

As of today, there are 7 international airports in Vietnam that accepts this type of visa. Below you will find the 7 international airports.

  1. Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi city
  2. Cat Bi International Airport in Hai Phong city
  3. Da Nang International Airport in Da Nang city
  4. Cam Ranh International Airport in Nha Trang city
  5. Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh city (also called Saigon)
  6. Lien Khuong International Airport in Da Lat city
  7. Phu Quoc International Airport in Phu Quoc Island

Please remember to check your visa information carefully to ensure that everything is correct before exiting the counter. Ask the officers to correct it immediately if you found any errors or mistakes that was made by the officers. You will have no chance to correct it after you exit this place. If everything is good, you are free to go to start exploring Vietnam.

Have a good trip.


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There are now 35 more countries that’s been added to the Vietnam e-Visa program. This includes Hong Kong (China) and Macau (China).

Are you going to Vietnam via then Moc Bai land border, but you’re not sure how to apply for a Vietnam visa? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we will give you a detailed description in how you can obtain a visa.

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The average waiting time to get your ‘Visa on Arrival’ usually depends on the number of arrivals. There may be some airports that are very busy during peak hours for example, and others less.

Don’t worry if you may have to correct your Vietnam visa application or reschedule your trip to Vietnam. Now, the Vietnam Visa Applicant who wishes to correct their visa information can contact us via email and to ask for corrections or changes.

For normal processing order we will send visa approval letter via email within 1 – 2 working days. For rush service, we will work within the expected time to get visa letter via email.

Disclaimers: This is a commercial / private website for consulting and supporting to get visa for Vietnam, NOT an official website of the government.