How to apply for the new e-visa Vietnam

Vietnam e-visa is a 3-step online process for applying for a valid visa to Vietnam. Payment and delivery of Vietnam e-visa is completely done online, and usually takes 3 working days (except Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays in Vietnam).

Vietnam e-visa official website

The Public Service Portal – Ministry of Public Security is the official website for Vietnam evisa.
As an individual foreigner, you will connect here.

Vietnam e-Visa Requirements

To apply for an e-visa for Vietnam, please check that:
  • ♦ Your passport is valid for at least 6 months following arrival date and has at least 02 blank pages;
  • ♦ You have a soft copy of a passport-size photo;
  • ♦ You have soft copies of your passport personal data page which must be full and clear;
  • ♦ You have an exact entry port;
  • ♦ You have a credit/debit card to make payment online for e-visa fee, (American Express card is not accepted).

Vietnam e-Visa processing time

Usually, the process time to receive the e-visa letter takes 03 working days ; however, it is advisable to apply 1-2 weeks before departure.

Vietnam e-Visa fees

An e-visa for Vietnam costs 25 USD for a single entry or 50 USD for a multiple entry. Please note that this fee is not refunded if your application is refused or if your visa letter contains any wrong details which have been provided by you in the application form.

Steps to apply for e-Visa Vietnam

Here is the full process of how to get an e-visa for Vietnam.
Step 1:  Access to the Vietnam e-visa online official website. Select English on the right top, then press the Submit application button.
Complete your Vietnam e-Visa application form online with the required information. Please double check, especially your name/middle name/forename
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Step 2: Pay the e-visa fee online (secured payment)
Step 3: Check status and download your e-visa Vietnam after around 3 working days.

Check & download Vietnam e-Visa

Go to one of following 2 links and enter required information to check your eVisa application status:
See the Application status. If it is Granted visa, you can see your e-visa by cliking on the Green arrow next to print visa.
Click on Download icon to download your evisa.

Vietnam e-Visa extension

You cannot extend a Vietnam e-visa. In case you wish to remain in Vietnam after your e-visa expiry date, you are highly recommended to leave Vietnam for a neighbor country and then come back with a new e-visa (visa run).

Read more on New law for visa for Vietnam

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