The following countries have concluded agreements on the exemption of visa requirements for holders of ordinary passports with Vietnam for 14 to 30 days.
Visa exemption stamp
A Vietnam visa is required for all nationalities except those are eligible for a visa exemption. With the visa exemption program, visitors can enter Vietnam with just their passport and a return ticket. If these visitors wish to stay longer than the stated period, they can apply for a visa at a local Vietnamese embassy or consulate; or apply online for a visa-on-arrival.
Nationals of the 20 following visa waiver countries can enter Vietnam without a visa as long as the purpose of their visit is tourism or temporary visit:
|United Kingdom *||15 days|
|Spain *||15 days|
|France *||15 days|
|Italy *||15 days|
|Germany *||15 days|
|South Korea||15 days|
|The Philippines||21 days|
- * Countries marked with Asterisk are granted visa exemption from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2022 only.
- *** Vietnamese Overseas are eligible for a 5 year visa exemption. Read Visa Exemption for Vietnamese Americans for example.
Vietnam applies its new policy for e-visa effective from 1 February 2017.
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In this page, you will find the detailed guide to fill out a Vietnam visa application forms and entry/exit form.