Vietnam Visa is required for most foreigners to enter and exit Vietnam at one of 3 international airports: Hanoi/ Ho Chi Minh city & Da Nang.  Travelers are advised to arrange Vietnam Visa before their departure by applying online for the Approval Letter first, receive the letter by email, then get Visa Stamped on their passports at Vietnam Airports upon arrival.

Following is Circular No.190/2012/TT-BTC dated November 09, 2012 of the Ministry of Finance (Vietnam Government) stipulating the regime on collection, remittance, management and use of fees at Vietnam international airports upon arrival.


Visa Approval Letter is a letter issued and confirmed by Vietnam Immigration Department.  By showing the approval letter at Vietnam Airports upon arrival, travelers can pick up Visa and get visa stamped on their passports. At the airport, the corresponding authority will verify the details on the approval letter based on your passport and travel documents. As long as you make sure you input the correct details when applying, you will surely be granted entry upon arrival in Vietnam with the approval letter.  Without the approval letter, travelers CAN NOT check in the international flights to Vietnam.

Application Guidelines for Vietnam Visa Approval Letters:

1. Steep 1, Provide your scan passport, type of visa, entry Vietnam airport and entry date to our email:

2. Make online secured payment by Credit Card for service fee from $10/person
3. Receive the approval letter via email (after 2 working days for normal processing & 1 day/ 4 hours/ 1 hour for super urgent processing).
4. Show your approval letter to check in your international flight and get Visa Stamped at Vietnam Airports upon arrival.
To get more details about the Legitimate Approval Letter, please refer to document explanation below:

Number 1:  Your Visa reference number in this list of Vietnam Immigration Department.  This number and all information provided by you will be transmitted to secure system of Customs Clearance at Vietnam Airports.

Number 2: Name of agent doing all paper work for you to submit your Visa Application to Vietnam Immigration Department for  processing your Visa Approval letter.

Number 3: Type of Visa (Single/Multiple) and time that you are permitted to stay in Vietnam (1 month or 3 months).

Number 4: Your information provided when filling in the online application form on the website.

Number 5: A copy of this document will be sent to Immigration Checking – Point for your Customs Clearance when you arrive in Vietnam Airports.

Number 6: Official Stamp of Vietnam Government and signature of Person in Charge from Vietnam Immigration Department for your Visa Confirmation.


At the ARRIVAL HALL inside the airports, there is a Landing Visa Counter (visa on arrival), in front of the check – in point counter, you have to prepare required documents to get visa stamp: your original passport ( valid for at least 6 months and left pages ), 2 ( 4×6 cm) passport photos, entry/ exit form and cash in USD/VND:

1 month & 3 months single: 25 USD

1 month and 3 months multiple: 50 USD

6 months multiple: 95 USD

1 year multiple (not guarantee): 135 USD.

Vietnam Customs Clearance Officers will arrange Visa Stamp at the arrival airport for clients enter Vietnam by plane. If you do NOT enter Vietnam by plane, you should contact the nearest Vietnam Embassy to get visa.

The most important thing is that you bring up the Vietnam Visa Approval Letter when you enter Vietnam. Without this letter you cannot aboard the airplane and get visa when you arrive Vietnam.

Normally, it takes around 15-30 minutes to get the visa stamped at Vietnam airports upon arrival. However, sometimes it may take longer than expected due to the large number of arrivals. To shorten your Customs Clearance time, you can use our Vietnam Visa Fast Tracking Service.
The Visa Counter at Vietnam airports are 24/7 open. So if you already have the approval letter, you can still pick up your visa at Vietnam airports at weekend.

Any request you need, please call our hotline 24/7:  +84 903 260 683


How To Apply

For those who would like to avoid the perhaps lengthening visa procedures with their local Vietnamese Embassies, the service of Vietnam Visa on arrival is available for help. It is legitimated and supported by the Vietnamese Immigration Department. We recommend you to choose Visa upon arrival, as picking up Visa at the Vietnam international airport is quite simple, easy, no additional charges and no fail.

Apply online for a visa in 4 easy steps:

STEP 1: Provide your scan passport, type of visa, entry Vietnam airport and entry date to our email:

STEP 2: Confirm and pay

We accept most major credit cards, debit cards (Visa/ Master and American Express Card) and PayPal.

STEP3: Receive and print the approval letter

After you submit your application and payment, we will start processing your visa. After 2 working days, we will send you an approval letter by email. Then you just need to print the PDF attachment file (color preferred, but not required) and prepare at least 2 passport photos (4cm x 6cm).

STEP 4: Get your visa stamp upon arrival at one of three Vietnam international airports

Upon arrival at Vietnam International airports: Hanoi/Da Nang or Ho Chi Minh city, travelers are required to fill in Entry/exit form ( available at the airports or download beforehand from website), present the your approval letter, passport, photos, and pay for the stamping fee to get Visa stamped on your passport.

For further assistance, you can contact us at our email or call our hotline: (+84) 903 260683

We guarantee to provide good services:

  • Prompt Support via email, or phone.
  • Guaranteed 48 hour processing.
  • Special fee from $10 (not include transfer bank fee)
  • Money back guarantee for declined applications.

Traveler also can apply through your local Vietnam Embassy for Vietnam Visa.

For further details, please check:  Vietnam Embassy Worldwide.


Service fee (paid online by Credit Cards: American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Dinner Club)

Full service fees need to be paid in advance to process the visa Approval Letter in 2 working days (normal service).

See table below:

Types of Visa Normal Processing (2 days)
Single entry 01 month 10$
03 months 15$
Multiple-entry 01 month 13$
03 months 28$

* Prices are quoted in USD and will be automatically converted into your local currencies by your bank at the time of applying.

* Please pay extra 5usd/ an approval letter for nationalities: Indian, Korean and Chinese.
* Receiving approval letter in Embassy, please pay extra 2usd/ an approval letter.


Following is Stamp fee updates for 2015 (Price per person):
1 month Single entry Visa: 25 USD
1 month Multiple entry Visa: 50USD

6 months multiple: 95 USD

1 year multiple (not guarantee): 135 USD.

Applicants pay Stamp fee directly at the airport (in Cash – Vietnam Dong or US Dollar)

If there is any question regarding to currencies or Visa Fees, please email us at:  or call our hotline: (+84) 903 260 683

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