E-Visa

Vietnam applies its new policy for e-visa effective from 1 February 2017.

E-Visa Tourist visa stamp

As of 1 February 2017, citizens from eligible countries are able to apply for their visa online, besides the traditional way of getting a visa through a Vietnamese embassy. This new change will be valid for 3 years from 1 February 2017 to 1 February 2021.

Eligible countries

Below is a list of nationalities who can apply online for an E-Visa:

NationalitiesNote
United Kingdom ** UK Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Spain ** Spain Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
France ** France Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Italy ** Italy Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Germany ** Germany Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Sweden* Sweden Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Norway* Norway Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Denmark* Denmark Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Finland* Finland Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Russia* Russia Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
Japan* Japanese Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
South Korea* South Korean Citizen can stay for 15 days without a visa
The Philippines* The Philippines Citizen can stay for 21 days without a visa
USA 
Argentina 
Armenia 
Ireland 
Poland 
Belarus 
Bulgaria 
Brunei 
Chile 
Colombia 
Czech Republic 
Cuba 
Timor Leste 
Azerbaijan 
Hungary 
Greece 
Kazakhstan 
Luxembourg 
Myanmar 
Mongolia 
Panama 
Peru 
Romania 
China** Not applicable for Chinese e-passport holders
Uruguay 
Venezuela 
Slovakia 

How to apply

  • You can visit Immigration Department website: https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/trang-chu-ttdt to read further information about e-visa and submit visa application form.
  • Required documents: Online application form, photos to submit online, scan of passport and application fee (payable online).
  • Processing time is 03 business days and application result will be sent to your email. You can also check the status of your visa application on the same website using the application number.
  • Those whose nationalities are not yet on the eligible list can still apply for a visa through local embassy/consulate or for a visa on arrival.
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