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E- visa


What is Evisa for Vietnam?

Vietnam evisa or Vietnam electronic visa (symbolized as EV) has been introduced by the Vietnam Immigration Department since February 2, 2017. This kind of Vietnamese visa is applied and issued online.

An e-visa for Vietnam is valid for 30 days only with a single entry only.

After 2 years of suspension due to Covid-19, Vietnam evisa has been resumed since March 15, 2022, and follows the same regulations as before Covid-19.

Vietnam evisa countries

E visa Vietnam is now available for citizens of the 80 countries who wish to stay in Vietnam for no more than 30 days.

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

👉 Download List of Vietnam e-visa countries

(March 17, 2022 – Source: Vietnam Immigration Department)


  • Those who are not included in this list should wait for further updates for a tourist visa to Vietnam.
  • Those who wish to stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days should do a visa run, as neither e-visa extension nor visa on arrival is available at the moment.

Applicable Ports of Entry for Vietnam E visa online

Holders of Vietnamese e-visas are allowed to enter the country through one of the following 33 ports:

Airports Landports Seaports
Cat Bi Int Airport (Hai Phong) Bo Y Landport Chan May Seaport
Cam Ranh Int Airport (Khanh Hoa) Cha Lo Landport Da Nang Seaport
Can Tho International Airport Cau Treo Landport Duong Dong Seaport
Da Nang International Airport Huu Nghi Landport Hon Gai Seaport
Noi Bai Int Airport (Hanoi) Ha Tien Landport Hai Phong Seaport
Phu Bai Int Airport Lao Bao Landport Nha Trang Seaport
Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) Lao Cai Landport Quy Nhon Seaport
La Lay Landport Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
Moc Bai Landport Vung Tau Seaport
Mong Cai Landport
Nam Can Landport
Na Meo Landport
Song Tien Landport
Tinh Bien Landport
Tay Trang Landport
Tay Trang Landport

👉 Download List of Vietnam evisa ports


  • Your entry checkpoint should be exact to avoid any issues that you may face when boarding your flight and entering Vietnam.

E-visa Requirements

If you are eligible for a Vietnam e visa, please make sure the following to get the e-visa:

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months following arrival date and having at least 02 blank pages;
  • 01 passport size photo (see Vietnam visa photo requirements)
  • Soft copies of passport personal data page and soft photo
  • Credit cards to make payment online for e-visa fee, (American Express card is not accepted).

How to Get Vietnam Evisa

Here comes the full process of how to get an e-visa for Vietnam.

  1. Access to the Vietnam e-visa online official website https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn > select E-visa > select For foreigners.
Start your Vietnam evisa online application here
                          Start your Vietnam evisa online application here
  • Read the instruction and check the box “Confirmation of reading carefully instructions and having completed application” and click “Next.”
Guide to get Vietnam evisa online
                               Guide to get Vietnam evisa online
  • Upload your photo and passport personal data page as instructed.
Upload photos for Vietnam electronic visa application
                                Upload photos for Vietnam electronic visa application
  • And then fill out the form with the required information, including:
    • Full name;
    • Sex;
    • Date of birth;
    • Current nationality;
    • Religion;
    • Passport Number;
    • Type of passport;
    • Expiry date;
    • Intended length of stay;
    • Intended temporary residential address in Vietnam;
    • Date of entry;
    • Entry gate;
    • Exit date;
    • Contact details: Email, phone.
Vietnam e-visa application form
                                               Vietnam e-visa application form
  • Verify your information, and then you will get a verification code. Make sure you note it somewhere as you’ll need it later on.
  • Pay for e-visa fee (USD25) via an online platform.
  • Access to this website again a few days later, visit the e-visa search menu and enter your registration code, email, and date of birth to check your e-visa application processing.
  • Get a link to download and print the one-page e-visa letter for Vietnam in case your application is approved.
  • Show to letter/visa code at the entry point to enter Vietnam to get into Vietnam.
Sample of Vietnam e visa
                                       Sample of Vietnam e visa

Vietnam Evisa Fees & Processing time

An e-visa for Vietnam costs you 25 USD (per person). This fee is not refunded if your application is refused or your visa letter contains any wrong details since you provide incorrect details in the application form.

It normally takes 03 working days to receive the e-visa letter; however, the processing time may be affected by a large number of applicants or public holidays. As such, you should consider applying for this kind of visa 1-2 weeks before departure.

In case you need to get it faster, in 1 or 2 working days, we are here to help.

Vietnam Evisa Extension

You cannot extend a Vietnam e-visa now. In case you wish to remain in Vietnam after your e-visa expiry date, you are highly recommended to leave Vietnam for a neighboring country and then come back with a new evisa. This way is known as the Vietnam visa run.

► Check your detailed guidance for visa run Vietnam here.

Vietnam Evisa summary

  • Vietnam e-visa is valid for 1 month in a single entry;
  • E-visa cost is non-refundable, so ensure your application contains full information or contains no wrong details;
  • Your port of entry granted on your e-visa is fixed, and you cannot change it after submitting your Vietnamese e-visa application or after your visa is issued. In case you change your port of entry, a new visa should be applied;
  • No group application is accepted. Each application is for 1 applicant only.
  • In case you want to visit Vietnam as a tourist but you are not eligible for an e-visa for Vietnam, please reschedule your travel until a tourist visa to be issued by the Vietnam embassy or on arrival is available again.
  • Previously, e-visa could be extended in Vietnam, but its extension has been currently suspended until further notice.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it necessary to complete all details in the Vietnam e-visa application form?
No. You are not required to do so. You are required to complete all fields marked with a red asterisk. The other fields can be ignored. All the information we list above in the How to get an e-visa for Vietnam section is required.
Can I get an evisa for Vietnam if I am not sure where I will enter Vietnam?
No. When applying online for Vietnamese evisa, you are required to provide your port of entry. This port is fixed on the visa letter, and you are allowed to enter that port only.

In case you change your port of entry, you must apply for another visa.

Where you are not sure about the port of entry, and you are traveling to Vietnam by air, we highly recommend you apply for a visa on arrival for Vietnam as you can change the airport of arrival.
Where can I enter Vietnam with e-visa?
An e-visa for Vietnam works at 33 ports of entry. You can see their list above, in the Applicable ports of entry section.
How far in advance should I apply for Vietnamese evisa?
It normally takes 3 working days for the Vietnam Immigration Department to process your application for Vietnam e-visa.

However, the processing time may be longer due to the large number of applicants or public holidays. As such, we highly recommend you to start your application for e-visa to Vietnam 1-2 weeks before departure.
How to find registration code for Evisa to Vietnam?
After completing the form, you will verify your information and in this step you will receive your registration code. Please remember that this code is not sent to your email.

You should take a screenshot of your registration code and save it somewhere in your device as it is very important. Without it, you cannot check your visa status and download the visa letter.
Can I apply for multiple applicants at a time?
No, that is not possible. You can only apply for one applicant at a time.
How can I apply to stay in Vietnam for longer than my e-Visa permits?
After entering Vietnam by e-Visa, you can request an agency/organization/individual in Vietnam to guarantee your stay and apply on your behalf for a new visa at the Vietnam Immigration Department.
What if my name is too long or includes special characters?
In this case, you need to write your full name as it appears in the ICAO line of your passport data page.
Do I need to enter Vietnam on the exact date specified in my e-Visa application?
Please be informed that your Vietnam e-visa validity starts from the date specified in your approved e-Visa document. You can enter Vietnam on any date within this validity.
Can I enter Vietnam before or after my e-visa validity?
No. You cannot enter Vietnam before or after your e-visa validity dates.
Vietnam evisa wrong date change
Q. Hi, I’ve got my Vietnam evisa, but its arrival date is wrong. Can I get it changed or do I have to apply for a new one?

A. Hi. In case you want to change your arrival date, we can help. Please let us know via our email info@vietnamvisacenter.vn or Hotline/Zalo/WhatsApp/Viber No. +84.356.396.392
Vietnam port of entry different from evisa a problem
Q. I’ve got my evisa for entering via Tan Son Nhat Airport (HCMC), but my trip changed and I will enter via Noi Bai (Hanoi). Can I get my port changed?

A. Hi. In case you want to change your evisa port of entry, we can help. Please let us know via our email info@vietnamvisacenter.vn or Hotline/Zalo/WhatsApp/Viber No. +84.356.396.392

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