Vietnam Visa Cost
Different Types of Visas Available for Tourists
• E-Visa valid for 30 days
• Visa on Arrival valid for 90 days
• Consular Visa valid for 12 months
See more about Vietnam Tourist Visa: Requirements & How to Apply
A Detailed Review of Vietnamese Visa
While e-visas are one of the most convenient modes of entering the country, the entire process can be a bit overwhelming for an average traveler. Although the process had been simplified in the past years, but you might come across numerous third-party vendors who claim to provide e-visa to the tourists for a fee. But in reality, they offer visa on arrival. Besides that, Visa on Arrival and Consular Visa are available to the visitors who want to stay in the country for a long term.
• United States of America
• European Union
• United Kingdom
2. Consular Visa
The consulate visa is available at the Vietnamese consulate for tourists planning to stay for a long time. To receive the entry permit, visitors need to fill up an online application (See also Vietnam Visa Application). Upon completing the form, and filling up all the requirements, the visa would be mailed to the visitor.
3. Visa on Arrival
Visa on arrival is popular among tourists, and several vendors offer services to help visitors. However, these vendors are not authorized to issue e-visa. The cost of the visa is subjected to change, and includes processing fees.
Chart of Vietnam Visa Cost and Other Information
|Type of Visa||Validity||Fee||Documents Required|
|E-Visa||30 days||US$25||Photo and scanned passport image|
|Visa on Arrival||Around 90 days||US$25 for stamping fee + Processing fee||Photo and scanned passport image|
|Consular Visa||12 months||Subjected to change||Application form, photo, passport|
Visa Extension Fee
The visas can be extended for additional three months via Vietnam Immigration Department offices located in major cities of Vietnam. The extensions might cost around US$30, and includes a processing fee.
Further Reading: Customs Regulations for Tourists Coming Vietnam
The custom formalities for travelers coming to this country through airways are usually a lot smoother than land entry. Also, the visitors should possess a legal passport with six months validity on arrival to the country. Visitors from several countries are eligible for Visa on arrival, while others need to arrange visa in advance to enter the country.
Some of the duty regulations include: