What is Vietnam evisa ? What are the differences between Vietnam evisa and visa on arrival? We will details below for you then you can dicide which one is better for your trip to Vietnam
Vietnamese visa is a kind of travel documents granted by Vietnamese competent authorities, providing permission to travel to and enter Vietnam.
An electronic visa (E-visa) is one of visa types issued to foreigners by Vietnamese Immigration Department via electronic system. Vietnam E-visa is valid for maximum of 30 days, single entry.
Outside Vietnam foreigners who want to enter Vietnam can personally apply for E-visa or through the inviting/guaranteeing agencies and organizations.
E-visa fee is paid via electronic payment gateway as prescribed by the Immigration Department. The fee will not be refunded if the application is refused.
List of Countries that allowed E-visa issuing.
List of Ports that allowed foreigners enter and exit Vietnam by E-visa.
Conditions for being granted e-visa:
- Outside Vietnam foreigners;
- Holding valid passport;
- Not falling into the cases of suspension from entry prescribed in Article 21 of Law on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam.
- For outside Vietnam foreigners, click here,
- For inviting, guaranteeing authority/organization, click here,
- For airlines, click here.
E-visa holders in Vietnam may be considered to get new visa if being invited/guaranteed by authority/organization/individual in Vietnam in accordance with Law on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam.
Foreigners who entry Vietnam must comply with Vietnamese law.
Inviting/guaranteeing foreigners in accordance with section 1, Article 16, Law on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam; can be applied through electronic system (click here).
Notice: Foreigners falling into the cases prescribed in Clauses 1, 2, 3 and 4, Article 8 of the Law on foreigners’ entry into, exit from, transit through and residence in Vietnam, shall not apply for e-visa on this Website. They should send visa applications via the inviting or guaranteeing agencies and organizations to the competent agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Vietnam evisa with a validity of 30 days of stay and for only one single entry while visa on arrival, you can apply for multiple entries for a duration of stay from 15 days to 6 months, even 1 year. You are recommended to apply visa on arrival if you travel a lot between Vietnam and neighbor countries. Some of our travelers visit Vietnam for 2 weeks then 1 with in Cambodia, they start and end their trip by Vietnam then Visa on arrival with multiple entries is suitable for them.
Vietnam evisa is NOT for business purpose. This type of visa is only for vacation. If you plan to do a business or invest in Vietnam, you are recommended to apply a Visa on arrival.
Vietnam evisa can be applied at any international border gates while visa on arrival is applicable for only travelers by air who will get visa stamps on thier passports at airport when they land.
Vietnam evisa take 3 working days to process while visa on arrival is processed very quick, 1 or 2 working days, in some case, in just 30 minutes or even at weekend.
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