Until 30 June 2021, ‘British Citizen’ passport holders traveling for tourism or business can enter Vietnam for up to a maximum of 15 days (inclusive of dates of entry and exit) without a visa. If you have a different type of British nationality – for example ‘British national (overseas)’ you’ll need to get a visa before entering Vietnam.
For a visit more than 15 days, you must get a valid visa for your trip. There are 3 different methods to apply visa.
- Get e-visa online via official website of Vietnam Immigration authority.
- Obtain visa at Vietnamess embassy / consulate oversea
- Apply visa on arrival online, get visa stamp upon arrival at airport
E-visa online at https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/trang-chu-ttdt
With e-visa, it is an electronic visa granted for entry 01 time, 30 days stay. This type of visa is limited to certain entry/exit points which you must select at the time of application. If you change your entry/exit point once the visa is issued, you may be refused to enter the country.
Vietnamess embassy in UK
For securing Vietnam visa at embassy / consulate oversea, you need to check directly the Vietnamese embassy or consulate to which you are applying as the form and requirements can vary by embassy / consulate.
Here below is Vietnamess embassy in UK
Address: Victoria Road 12-14, London W8-5rd, United Kingdom
Phone: (+44) 20 7937 1912
Fax: (+44) 20 7565 3853
Visa on arrival
To apply visa on arrival, you just submit online and get visa approval letter before your travel, then get visa stamp on passport upon arrival airport in Vietnam. This method is the best choice for visitor traveling by air to Vietnam.
Type of visa on arrival
- 1 month single entry
- 1 month multiple entries
- 3 month single entry
- 3 month multiple entries
Your passport should be valid for a minimum of 6 months on the date you enter Vietnam.
Your passport must have at least 1 blank page for visa stamp / entry stamp.
Your passport must be in good condition as Immigration authority may refuse your entry due to your passport beeing damaged.