Vietnam evisa, good for 30 days travel with single entry

Vietnam evisa (electronic visa) is one of several visa forms offered by the Vietnam Immigration Department. It was first introduced in February 2017 and is serving the travel needs of citizens of 80 countries now.

Together with Vietnam visa on arrival and traditional visa applying at the Vietnam Embassy, Vietnam e-visa is another way for the citizens of 80 countries getting entry permit into Vietnam. It is a simple, entirely online process which can be done within 3 - 5 woking days. The 30 days validity of an e-visa would not be too long but it could satisfy the tourists who choose Vietnam as an destination after a long pandemic.

We would list everything that a tourist needs to know about Vietnam e-visa.

What is a Vietnam evisa?

Vietnam evisa (electronic visa) has been officially launched in February 2017 by the Vietnam Immigration Department. This is the most suitable type of visa for those who wish to travel Vietnam for short term (less than 30 days with single entry). The evisa Vietnam is available for the citizesn of 80 countries, applicable for air entry, land border crossing or travelling by a cruise ship.

Vietnam evisa is issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department after 3 - 5 working days process. The processing fee for an evisa is 25 USD which is not refundable in case the visa not approved. It is complete visa granted to the tourists before they travel to Vietnam. Except the processing fee 25 USD, they don't have to pay anymore extra fee.

Why choose e-visa Vietnam?

  • Simple process: You just need to prepare a passport front page photo and a recent taken portrait along with a valid credit card that is enabled to conduct online payment, a wifi connected computer or smart phone. That is all for a 30 days single entry evisa application
  • Save your time: 3 - 5 working days after submitting a sucessfull evisa application you will receive an email notifying you of evisa result. Sometimes it takes longer but you can always track the process through a link given by the Vietnam Immigration Deparmtent. In case the evisa can not complete on time, you may contact the hotline for the help or apply urgent/emergency evisa at the last minutes to save your trip (learn more about urgent evisa for Vietnam).
  • Save your money: Vietnam evisa would cost 25 USD only and no stamping fee at the entry ports is required.

What you need for a Vietnam evisa application?

Before making an application for Vietnam evisa, make sure your nationality is eligible for evisa:

Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR passport holders, not applicable to Chinese e-passport holders), Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (South), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Salomons Islands, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Timor Leste, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, and Western Samoa.

Requirements for Vietnam evisa:
  • A passport with six (6) months validity at least;
  • A photo of your passport data page ;
  • A recent taken portrait (4x6, white background, without glasses) stored in JPG or PNG format with a size of 2MB maximum;
  • A valid credit or debit card that is enabled to conduct online payment;
  • An working email to receive an application code and a link for tracking your visa process;
  • A temporary address (intended hotel or relatives address) within Vietnam;
  • Your entry/exit dates and entry/exit points.

Steps to apply for Vietnam evisa and download

  • Go online our "official visa website" to fill out the form and get the visa in 4 working hours (it is good for those who need to enter Vietnam urgently) or select the "Vietnam visa portal" to get a visa within 3 - 15 working days (it is good for those who are not in too much of a hurry);
  • Upload the passport data photo and portrait at right position;
  • Complete application form with required information;
  • Review the visa application and make payment;
  • Receive your visa application code and a link to track your visa application via email
  • After 3 - 5 working days, a notification of visa result will send to your email. You open a link to track your visa application in the last step, enter the application code, email and date of birth to download the evisa in PDF format.

The common mistakes may happen to evisa

You must fill in the information correctly and review the form again before submission. If you entered information incorrectly your e-visa will be issued with unmatching information and those may make your boarding declined at departure ports. The common mistakes may happen to Vietnam e-visa application are listed below:

  • Upload a passport photo and portrait files by mistake;
  • The photos are too blur or some parts of photo are hidden;
  • Input data that does not match the information on the passport details;
  • The entered data contains spelling mistake or wrong number (passport number, date of birth...);
  • Select the entry ports incorrectly (some people select Ho Chi Minh City Seaport instead of Ho Chi Minh City Airport);
  • The parents share a visa with their children even they have their own passport;
  • Make an e-visa application when the departure time is coming closely and the visa finally doesn't complete on time.

If you make one of these mitakes, your visa application may take longer time to edit and re-submit, or even being refused. It is a huge problem if you could not get on the plane as the evisa contains errors/ mistakes; or the visa application keeps showing "in processing" status. In this case, you may need our help to clear the pending status or arrange an urgent evisa within 1 working day or 4 working hours to save your trip at the last minutes.

Please contact us by telephone/whatsapp +84-912-685-141 or email, we will make everything works out for you.

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