Vietnam E-Visa or Visa On Arrival Approval Letter?

You may have a question: Choose e-visa, or choose visa on arrival approval letter? Please check it out here.

What is Vietnam E-Visa?
Vietnamese visa is a kind of travel documents granted by Vietnamese competent authorities, providing permission to travel to and enter Vietnam. An electronic visa (E-visa) is one of visa types issued to foreigners by Vietnamese Immigration Department via electronic system. Vietnam E-visa is valid for maximum of 30 days, single entry.
Outside Vietnam foreigners who want to enter Vietnam can personally apply for E-visa or through the inviting/guaranteeing agencies and organizations. E-visa fee is paid via electronic payment gateway as prescribed by the Immigration Department. The fee will not be refunded if the application is refused.
List of Countries that allowed E-visa issuing:
No. ICAO Nation
1 AND Andorra
2 ARG Argentina
3 ARM Armenia
4 AUS Australia
5 AUT Austria
6 AZE Azerbaijan
7 BLR Belarus
8 BEL Belgium
9 BIH Bosnia and Herzegovina
10 BRA Brazil
11 BRN Bruney
12 BGR Bulgaria
13 CAN Canada
14 CHL Chile
15 CHN China
- Including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR passport holders
- Not apply to Chinese e-passport holders
16 COL Colombia
17 HRV Croatia
18 CUB Cuba
19 CYP Cyprus
20 CZE Czech Republic
21 DNK Denmark
22 EST Estonia
23 FJI Fiji
24 FIN Finland
25 FRA France
26 GEO Georgia
27 D Germany
28 GRC Greece
29 HUN Hungary
30 ISL Iceland
31 IND India
32 IRL Ireland
33 ITA Italy
34 JPN Japan
35 KAZ Kazakhstan
36 KOR Korea (South)
37 LVA Latvia
38 LIE Liechtenstein
39 LTU Lithuania
40 LUX Luxembourg
41 MKD Macedonia The former Yugoslav of
42 MLT Malta
43 MHL Marshall Islands
44 MEX Mexico
45 FSM Micronesia Federated States of
46 MDA Moldova
47 MCO Monaco
48 MNG Mongolia
49 MNE Montenegro
50 MMR Myanmar
51 NRU Nauru
52 NLD Netherland
53 NZL New Zealand
54 NOR Norway
55 PLW Palau
56 PAN Panama
57 PNG Papua New Guinea
58 PER Peru
59 PHL Philippines
60 POL Poland
61 PRT Portugal
62 QAT Qatar
63 ROU Romania
64 RUS Russia
65 WSM Samoa
66 SMR San Marino
67 SRB Serbia
68 SVK Slovakia
69 SVN Slovenia
70 SLB Solomon Islands
71 ESP Spain
72 SWE Sweden
73 CHE Switzerland
74 TLS Timor Leste
75 ARE United Arab Emirates
76 GBR United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
77 USA United States of America
78 URY Uruguay
79 VUT Vanuatu
80 VEN Venezuela
List of Ports that allowed foreigners enter and exit Vietnam by E-visa:
International airport
1 SBQT Cát Bi Cat Bi Int Airport (Hai Phong)
2 SBQT Cam Ranh Cam Ranh Int Airport (Khanh Hoa)
3 SBQT Cần Thơ Can Tho International Airport
4 SBQT Đà Nẵng Da Nang International Airport
5 SBQT Nội Bài Noi Bai Int Airport (Ha Noi)
6 Sân bay Phú Bài Phu Bai Int Airport
7 SBQT Phú Quốc Phu Quoc International Airport
8 SBQT Tân Sơn Nhất Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)
9 Cửa khẩu Bờ Y Bo Y Landport
10 Cửa khẩu Cha Lo Cha Lo Landport
11 Cầu Treo Cau Treo Landport
12 Hữu Nghị Huu Nghi Landport
13 Hà Tiên Ha Tien Landport
14 Lao Bảo Lao Bao Landport
15 Lào Cai Lao Cai Landport
16 CK La Lay La Lay Landport
17 Mộc Bài Moc Bai Landport
18 Móng Cái Mong Cai Landport
19 Cửa khẩu Nậm Cắn Nam Can Landport
20 Cửa khẩu Na Mèo Na Meo Landport
21 Sông Tiền Song Tien Landport
22 CK Tịnh Biên Tinh Bien Landport
23 Cửa khẩu Tây Trang Tay Trang Landport
24 CK Xa Mat Xa Mat Landport
25 Cảng Chân Mây Chan May Seaport
26 Cửa khẩu Cảng Đà Nẵng Da Nang Seaport
27 Cảng Dương Đông Duong Dong Seaport
28 Cảng Hòn Gai Hon Gai Seaport
29 Cảng Hải Phòng Hai Phong Seaport
30 Cảng Nha Trang Nha Trang Seaport
31 Cảng Quy Nhơn Quy Nhon Seaport
32 Cảng TP.Hồ Chí Minh Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
33 Cảng Vũng Tàu Vung Tau Seaport
Conditions for being granted e-visa:
Outside Vietnam foreigners;
Holding valid passport;
Not falling into the cases of suspension from entry prescribed in Article 21 of Law on foreigners' entry into, exit from, transit through, residence in Vietnam.
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For inviting, guaranteeing authority/organization, click here:
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What is Vietnam Visa On Arrival Approval Letter (VOA)?

Vietnam Visa On Arrival Approval Letter (VOA) upon arrival is document issued by the Immigration Department of Vietnam which alllowing foreigners to enter Vietnam.
Foreigners can use VOA to get Vietnam Visa page sticked into passport at:
- Vietnamese Embassy / Consulate abroad;
- International border gates in Vietnam upon arrival (for example: Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai, Da Nang airports ...)
Depending on purpose of entry into Vietnam, foreigners will be granted different categories of visa such as:
- Visa DN is issued to people who come to work with companies in Vietnam;
- Visa HN is issued to people who come to attend conventions or conferences;
- Visa DL is issued to tourists;
- Visa VR is issued to people who come to visit their relatives or for have other purposes;
- ...

Depending on the duration staying in Vietnam, as well as single entry or multiple entry, foreigners will be granted different validity of visa such as:
- One month single entry
- One month multiple entry
- Three month single entry
- Three month multiple entry
- ...

How to apply VOA?
There are lots of agencies to process VOA. Tiim® Travel is a reliable travel company offering Vietnam Visa Services, 
Tiim® Travel will help you to get VOA.

Which should choose: E-Visa or VOA?

Your nationality?
- If you are eligible for evisa: Should go with e-visa.
- If you are not: Must go with VOA.

How long you stay in Vietnam?
- Within 30 days: Should go with e-visa.
- More than 30 days: Must go with VOA.

How many entrances you need?
- Single entry: 
Should go with e-visa.
- Multiple entry: 
Must go with VOA.

What is purpose of visa?
- Tourist: 
Should go with e-visa.
- Others: 
Must go with VOA.

You like to apply by yourself, or book a service?
- You like to apply by yourself, fullfill information by yourself: 
Should go with e-visa.
- You like to book a service: 
Must go with VOA.

You want to save cost?
- Pay least: 
Should go with e-visa.
- Pay more for service: 
Must go with VOA.

Tiim® Travel is a reliable travel company offering Vietnam Visa Services, Tiim® Travel will help you to get VOA.
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Posted at 2020 Jul 02 09:02

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