Guide to looking up Vietnam entry approval letter

After submitting your application for an entry approval letter, there are several ways to check the status of your application and track the approval process.

Currently, the Vietnamese government has removed almost all restrictions on foreign nationals entering Vietnam, making the entry approval process much simpler.

So how do you look up an entry approval letter? 

This is a common concern for most foreign nationals who are applying for an entry approval letter to enter Vietnam. In this article, Quan Lieu Service will answer your questions and provide guidance on how to easily and comprehensively look up and track your entry approval letter.


A Vietnam entry approval letter, also known as a Vietnam entry permit or a letter of approval issued by the Immigration Department of the Ministry of Public Security, permits individuals named in the letter to enter Vietnam. This document is also known as an entry approval letter.

Currently, foreign nationals often enter Vietnam for various purposes such as tourism, investment, and work. However, regardless of the purpose, foreign nationals must first apply for an entry approval letter before applying for a visa to enter Vietnam. Therefore, only after obtaining an entry approval letter can foreign nationals easily apply for a visa and complete the entry process into Vietnam.

From this, it can be seen that the entry and exit document is essential and mandatory for foreign nationals wishing to enter Vietnam.


There are several ways to check the status of your entry approval letter, such as contacting the Immigration Department directly or the service provider that you previously registered with. However, these methods can be difficult if you are not proficient in Vietnamese.

Therefore, a simpler way to check your entry approval letter is to look it up online through the electronic transaction portal for inviting and guaranteeing foreigners to enter Vietnam. The NA2 form will help you update the status of your application for an entry approval letter for foreigners. To check your entry approval letter through the NA2 form after submitting your application, you will need to follow these steps:

Step 1: Access the entry approval letter lookup website at the following link:

Step 2: Enter the company information you want to search on the NA2 form

You need to enter accurate information including:

Document number: The number below the barcode is in the top left corner of the NA2 online form.
Phone number: The phone number in the company information section for guarantee.
– Captcha code

Finally, click search. You will know the status of your application whether it is being processed or has been completed.

Normally, the processing time for an entry application is 5-7 working days. Therefore, you can perform this search on the 5th to 7th day to see if your application has been processed or not.

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