June 24, 2019
USA

As A US Citizen, Which Documents I Need To Submit When Applying Vietnam Visa?

I’m an American citizen. Which document should I need to prepare to apply for Vietnam visa?

In order to enter Vietnam, there are 3 types of visa with its own different functions, you can consider to choose the suitable one. As below, there will be some documents that you need to prepare to apply for it:

Electronic visa (E-visa)

This is a type of online visa. America is one of 80 countries which are allowed to be able to apply for it. With E-visa, you can enter Vietnam with tourism or business purpose and stay here for not more than 30 days with single entry.

There are some simple steps that you may need to know:

Step 1: Complete the online visa application via website of tourism agencies by providing some personal information. At this time, you also need to submit your passport photo and your digital photo.

Step 2: Do the online payment

Step 3: Receive E-visa via email after 48 working hours. Then, you just need to print it out and show it at the immigration to enter Vietnam.

Therefore, if you are going to visit Vietnam with E-visa, you just need to get it via email and print it out before entering.

Apply Evisa online, click here.

Visa On Arrival

With Visa On Arrival, you can stay in Vietnam from 1 month to 12 months with single or multiple entry. American citizens are eligible to apply for it.

You just need to follow some simple steps as below:

Step 1: Complete the online application form via website to get the approval letter by filling in some required information.

Step 2: Do the online payment (the price depends on the type of visa that you choose).

Step 3: Receive the approval letter after 48 working hours. Then, you need to print out the approval letter which is one of compulsory documents.

For Visa On Arrival, you need to get the visa stamp at Vietnam airport. Therefore, you need to prepare some documents before boarding the airplane:

  • The approval letter (print it out)
  • The visa application form (print it out). You can download this form via website and complete it in advance or you can also get it at the airport and complete it right after.
  • Your passport must be original
  • 2 photos in the size of 4×6 (one is used for the visa application form, one for backup case)
  • Visa stamp fee (25 USD)

After arrival, you will be needing to look for the Visa On Arrival counter to apply for every required documents. Then following the guideline and get the visa stamp.

Apply Visa approval letter online, click here.

Visa at the Vietnam embassy or consulate

Required documents:

  • Your passport has at least 2 blank pages and is still valid at least 30 days from the day you enter Vietnam
  • The visa application form
  • 2 photos in the size of 4×6
  • Round-trip ticket
  • Finance

This type of visa is issued in the traditional way. The way to make is a little more complicated, you need to prepare some required documents and then going to the Vietnam embassy or consulate in your country. From here, you will follow the guideline and get Vietnam visa before boarding the airplane.

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