In case you are traveling to Vietnam by air and wish to obtain a Vietnam visa on arrival at the airport, the most important document you must have beforehand is a visa approval letter (also known as pre-approval visa letter or visa on arrival approval letter).
So now, let’s go in details about this type of document.
What is the Vietnam visa approval letter?
“Vietnam Visa approval letter” is a document issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department (Vietnam Ministry of Public Security) via a local travel agency to the travelers. It functions as an official permission allowing its owner(s) to board the flight to Vietnam and get visa stamped onto the passport upon arrival at Vietnam airport.
What does a Vietnam visa approval letter look like?
An approval letter for Vietnam visa contains:
Statement on allowing its holder(s) to enter Vietnam and get visa stamped at Vietnam airport;
Details of those permitted to enter Vietnam with this letter, including full name, passport number, date of birth, nationality,
Permitted duration to stay in Vietnam.
Here is a sample of the visa approval letter for Vietnam:
How to get a visa approval letter for Vietnam?
The procedure to get a tourist or business visa approval letter is the same at Vietnam Visa Center. It is completed online without any document, even a sponsor letter from a Vietnam company.
To get it, you only need to:
complete the online application form with the following information:
Passport expiry date
make payment online with credit/debit cards or by bank transfer.
After that, we will process your visa approval letter application with the Vietnam Immigration Department and deliver the letter to your email.