How to obtain Vietnam tourist visa in 2014
If you have plan to visit Vietnam for tourism this year, don't forget check Vietnam visa requirements to find out if you need a Vietnam tourist visa or not. In case you are not lucky enought to be granted free-visa entry to Vietnam, read the information below to learn about how to get a Vietnam tourist visa in 2014.
Toursit visa Vietnam is often valid from 15-30 days and be issued for single or multiple entry. To apply for visa Vietnam for tourism acitivities, the applicants can try one of 2 ways below:
1. Obtain tourist visa at Vietnam Embassy
Please remember to submit the following documents to apply at Vietnam Embassy:
An application form (available at embassy)
An valid passport with blank pages left
2 passport-sized photos
Vietnam visa fee in cash
The visa fee and required time to process your Vietnam visa application is different among the embassies. Therefore, you should visit the website of Vietnam Embassy where you are going to apply to get the specific price.
2. Obtain tourist visa on arrival
This is a kind of visa that is available for foreginers who take flight to Vietnam. Those who enter Vietnam by sea or land are not eligible to collect visa upon arrival. The procedure of a Vietnam visa on arrival comprises 4 easy steps:
Fill out online application form
Pay visa service fee to get visa approval letter
Receive visa on arrival issued by Vietnam Immigration Department
Get visa stamp at one of 3 airports in Vietnam (Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh)
The visa approval letter is normally processed within 2 working days. The time can be shortened into a few hours in case of emergency.
Renew your passport before applying Vietnamese visa if it is about to expire in less than 6 months.