VIETNAM E-VISA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

VIETNAM E-VISA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

October 18, 2023 0 By Vietnam Embassy UAE

VIETNAM E-VISA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

General Information

What is an E-visa?

An E-visa, or electronic visa, is an online visa application process for entering Vietnam. It is a convenient and streamlined alternative to traditional visa applications, which can be time-consuming and require in-person visits to embassies or consulates.

Who is eligible for an E-visa?

Citizens of most countries are eligible to apply for an E-visa for Vietnam. However, there are a few exceptions, so it is always best to check the eligibility requirements before applying.

How long does it take to obtain an E-visa?

The processing time for an E-visa is typically 3 working days (excluding weekends and public holidays). In some cases, applications may be processed faster.

How long is an E-visa valid for?

The validity of an E-visa depends on the type of visa applied for. Single-entry E-visas are valid for 30 days, while multiple-entry E-visas are valid for 90 days.

What is the minimum passport expiry date required to apply for an E-visa?

Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of your intended arrival in Vietnam.

Where can I get an E-visa?

You can apply for an E-visa online through the official website of the Vietnam Immigration Department.

Requirements and Documents

What are the entry requirements and documents to apply for the Vietnam E-visa?

To apply for an E-visa, you will need the following documents:

  • A valid passport with at least 6 months remaining validity
  • A recent passport-sized photo
  • A credit or debit card for payment

How can I make a payment for my E-visa?

Payment for E-visa applications can be made using a credit or debit card through the secure online payment gateway.

VIETNAM E-VISA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the accepted methods of payment for E-visa?

E-visa payments can be made using Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and JCB credit or debit cards.

Processing and Application

How long does it take to process an E-visa application?

The processing time for an E-visa is typically 3 working days (excluding weekends and public holidays). In some cases, applications may be processed faster.

How can I check the status of my E-visa application?

You can check the status of your E-visa application by entering your application number on the official website of the Vietnam Immigration Department: https://www.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/

What if my E-visa application is refused?

If your E-visa application is refused, you will be notified by email and you will be refunded the processing fee.

What if I need to make changes to my E-visa?

If you need to make changes to your E-visa after it has been issued, you will need to contact the Vietnam Immigration Department directly.

Arrival and Departure

Which entry & exit checkpoints allow E-visa holders to enter and exit Vietnam?

E-visa holders can enter and exit Vietnam through any of the 33 international checkpoints.

What do I need to do upon arrival in Vietnam with an E-visa?

Upon arrival in Vietnam, you will need to present your E-visa, passport, and a copy of your return ticket to the immigration officer at the checkpoint.

What do I need to do upon departure from Vietnam with an E-visa?

Upon departure from Vietnam, you will need to present your E-visa and passport to the immigration officer at the checkpoint.

Additional Information

Can I apply for an E-visa extension?

Yes, you can apply for an E-visa extension if you need to stay in Vietnam longer than the validity period of your E-visa. You can apply for an extension at the Vietnam Immigration Department in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.

What happens if I lose my E-visa?

If you lose your E-visa, you can apply for a replacement copy at the Vietnam Immigration Department in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.

Can I enter Vietnam multiple times with an E-visa?

Yes, you can enter Vietnam multiple times with a multiple-entry E-visa. However, the total duration of your stay in Vietnam cannot exceed 90 days within the validity period of your E-visa.