How to get a visa to Vietnam

10/10/2013

A valid passport and a visa are required for all foreigners visiting Vietnam. Vietnam Visas are issued by Vietnamese embassies and consulates or Vietnam Department of Immigration. Some overseas offices of Vietnam Tourism and Vietnam Airlines are able to issue tourist visas.
 
Nationality Visa Required Entry Requirements
Australia YES Passport and entry visa
Canada YES Passport and entry visa
Germany  YES Passport and entry visa
France YES Passport and entry visa
Sweden, Denmark, Finland NO Passport and return ticket
UK YES Passport and entry visa
US YES Passport and entry visa
 
For a tourist visa, you will need to submit:
1) Entry permit form (which can vary from one Vietnamese embassies or consulate abroad to another).
2) Two photos (usually 4cm x 6cm or 3 cm x 4 cm)
3) Your original passport
4) Visa fee.
 
The form and the fee can vary by country, so please check directly with the Vietnamese embassy or consulate to which you are applying.