Vietnam Visas


Automatic Visa Extension to 31 July 2020 for Foreigners on Covid-19 Pandemic

Automatic Visa Extension to 31 July 2020 for Foreigners on Covid-19 Pandemic

Announcement by Vietnam Immigration regarding the granting of permission for foreigners to remain in Vietnam dated 30 June 2020  Tourists who have come on DL visa, e-visa or visa waiver from 01 March 2020 are now “automatically extended residence permits” to 31 July 2020 and may exit Vietnam during the above period without having to carry out procedures for extending visa. (meaning if you leave Vietnam after your expiry...

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Change about Vietnam tourist visa from 01 July 2020

Change about Vietnam Tourist Visa (DL) from 01 July 2020

According to Law No.51/2019/QH14, point a Clause 1 Article 13 provides the following: “The duration of temporary residence is equal to the duration of the visa; in case the visa has a DL category for a period of over 30 days and considered for extension of temporary residence as prescribed in Article 35 of this law.” The law clearly states that foreigners who enter Vietnam...

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Changes to Visa Types for Foreign Investors from 01 July 2020

From 01 July 2020, Vietnamese authorities will implement new visa types for foreign investors into Vietnam, based on the value of the investment capital according to Law no. 51/2019/QH14. In addition, the new Law clarifies the visa status for foreign individuals, depending on their purpose in Vietnam, issuing specific types of visas such as LV1, LV2, DN1, and DN2. The new law also mentions to Electronic...

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Changes to visa purpose from 01 July 2020

Changes to Visa Purposes from 01 July 2020

There is a notable change related to visa purposes according to Law no. 51/2019/QH14 – amendments to a number of articles of Law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam. In order to facilitate situations where foreign individuals enter Vietnam for the purpose of sightseeing/tourism, and then seek a visa conversion for other purposes, the Government supplemented Article 7, allowing the change of...

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Vietnam to grant E-visa to citizens from 80 countries from 01 July 2020

Vietnam to grant e-visa to citizens from 80 countries from July 1, 2020

The Government has issued e-visa to citizens from 80 countries since July 1, 2020, according to its latest Resolution No. 79/NQ-CP. No. ICAO COUNTRY 1. ARG Argentina 2. ARM Armenia 3. AZE Azerbaijan 4. IRL Ireland 5. ISL Iceland 6. AUT Austria 7. POL Poland 8. BLR Belarus 9. BEL Belgium 10. PRT Portugal 11. BIH Bosnia and Herzegovina 12. BRA Brazil 13. BRN Brunei...

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Vietnam Visa - Pros & Cons of E-Visa, Visa On Arrival, Visa at Embassy

What are pros and cons of Visa on Arrival, E-Visa, and Visa at Embassy?

On 25 January 2017, Vietnam Government has issued Decree No. 07/2017/ND-CP stipulating the order, procedures of E-visas issued for foreigners to Vietnam. At present, there are 3 types of visa for tourists who are traveling to Vietnam: Vietnam visa at Embassy, Visa on Arrival, and E-Visa. What are pros and cons of each type of visa? Vietnam-legal.com would like to give the advantages and disadvantages of...

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Visa exemption for 5 European countries

Vietnam Continues Visa Exemptions For Five European Countries

Viet Nam will renew visa exemptions for a three-year period for the citizens of five Western European countries, including the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy from the first day of July 2018 for a three-year period. The decision was approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the regular Government meeting on May 3. The information was revealed by the Minister, Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung at the...

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List of ports that allow foreigners to enter Vietnam with E-Visa

List of Ports Allow Foreigners to Enter Vietnam with E-Visa

On 25 January 2017, Vietnam Government has issued Decree No. 07/2017/ND-CP stipulating the order, procedures of E-visas issued for foreigners to Vietnam. From February 1, 2017, you can enter and exit Vietnam with the e-visa (30-days, single entry). With this new e-visa you can enter or exit in the various border crossings: International airports, Seaports, or landports between Vietnam and China or Laos or Cambodia. Besides the list...

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Evisa Vietnam for foreigners

List of countries whose citizens are eligible to apply for e-visas to Vietnam

Citizens of 40 countries will be able to apply for 30-day, single-entry e-visas starting February 1. 1. Azerbaijan 2. Argentina 3. Armenia 4. Ireland 5. Poland 6. Belarus 7. Bulgaria 8. Brunei 9. South Korea 10. Germany 11. Chile 12. Colombia 13. Czech Republic 14. Cuba 15. Denmark 16. Timor Leste 17. United States of America 18. Hungary 19. Greece 20. Italy 21. Kazakhstan 22....

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Vietnam Government to Launch E-Visas In 2017

Vietnam Government to Launch E-Visas In 2017

Vietnam will pilot granting electronic visas for foreign tourists in 2017 and 2018, announced the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism(VNAT) at a press conference in Hanoi on November 4.  Accordingly, procedures for applying and payment will be done online. It will take 3 days to process application for an e-visa valid for 30 days. The visa does not require letters of guarantee or invitation. VNAT...

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