Regulations on Vietnam’s E-Visa for Vietnam in 2023

According to the regulations of Vietnam’s law, E-visa for Vietnam (Electronic Visa) is a series of visas issued through an electronic transaction system instead of being affixed to a passport or issued separately. The Vietnam Electronic Visa is valid for one entry, for a maximum of 30 days, and is applicable to foreign nationals entering Vietnam for purposes in accordance with the regulations of Vietnam’s law.

1. List of 80 countries whose citizens are granted e-visa for vietnam

Under the new normal conditions, starting from March 15th, 2022, the Government allows the suspension of the application of limited measures regarding visa issuance and returns to the pre-pandemic visa policies, including e-visa, unilateral visa exemption, and bilateral visa exemption. Among them, the policies on Vietnamese e-visas are reinstated and applied to 80 countries, including:

STT ICAO TÊN TÊN (TIẾNG ANH)
1. ARG Ác-hen-ti-na Argentina
2. ARM Ác-mê-ni-a Armenia
3. AZE A-déc-bai-gian Azerbaijan
4. IRL Ai-rơ-len Ireland
5. ISL Ai-xơ-len Iceland
6. AUT Áo Austria
7. POL Ba Lan Poland
8. BLR Bê-la-rút Belarus
9. BEL Bỉ Belgium
10. PRT Bồ Đào Nha Portugal
11. BIH Bô-xni-a Héc-dê-gô-vi-na Bosnia and Herzegovina
12. BRA Bra-xin Brazil
13. BRN Bru-nây Brunei Darussalam
14. BGR Bun-ga-ri Bulgaria
15. ARE Các tiểu vương quốc Ả rập thống nhất United Arab Emirates
16. KAZ Ca-dắc-xtan Kazakhstan
17. CAN Ca-na-đa Canada
18. QAT Ca-ta Qatar
19. D CH Liên bang Đức Germany
20. CHL Chi-lê Chile
21. COL Cô-lôm-bi-a Colombia
22. IND Cộng hòa Ấn Độ India
23. CZE Cộng hòa Séc Czech Republic
24. AND Công quốc An-đơ-ra Andorra
25. LIE Công quốc Lít-ten-xơ-tên Liechtenstein
26. MCO Công quốc Mô-na-cô Monaco
27. HRV Crô-a-ti-a Croatia
28. CUB Cu-ba Cuba
29. DNK Đan Mạch Denmark
30. CYP Đảo Síp Cyprus
31. TLS Đông Ti-mo Timor Leste
32. EST E-xtô-ni-a Estonia
33. GEO Gru-di-a Georgia
34. KOR Hàn Quốc Korea
35. USA Hoa Kỳ United States of America
36. HUN Hung-ga-ri Hungary
37. GRC Hy Lạp Greece
38. ITA I-ta-li-a Italy
39. LVA Lát-vi-a Latvia
40. RUS Liên bang Nga Russia
41. GBR Liên hiệp Vương quốc Anh và Bắc Ai len United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
42. LTU Lit-hua-ni-a Lithuania
43. LUX Luých-xem-bua Luxembourg
44. FSM Mai-crô-nê-xi-a Micronesia
45 MLT Man-ta Malta
46 MKD Ma-xê-đô-ni-a Macedonia
47. MEX Mê-xi-cô Mexico
48. MMR Mi-an-ma Myanmar
49. MDA Môn-đô-va Moldova
50. MNG Mông Cổ Mongolia
51. MNE Môn-tê-nê-grô Montenegro
52. NRU Na-u-ru Nauru
53. JPN Nhật Bản  Japan
54 NZL Niu Di-lân New Zealand
55. AUS Ô-xtơ-rây-lia Australia
56. PLW Pa-lau Palau
57. PAN Pa-na-ma Panama
58. PNG Pa-pua Niu Ghi-nê Papua New Guinea
59. PER Pê-ru Peru
60. FIN Phần Lan Finland
61. FRA Pháp France
62. FJI Phi-gi Fiji
63. PHL Phi-líp-pin Philippines
64. MHL Quần đảo Mác-san Marshall Islands
65. SLB Quần đảo Xa-lô-mông Salomon Islands
66. ROM Ru-ma-ni Romania
67. WSM Sa-moa Western Samoa
68. SMR San Ma-ri-nô San Marino
69. SRB Séc-bi Serbia
70. ESP Tây Ban Nha Spain
71. SWE Thụy Điển Sweden
72. CHE Thụy Sĩ Switzerland
73. CHN Trung Quốc

– Bao gồm công dân mang hộ chiếu Hồng Kông, hộ chiếu Ma Cao

– Không áp dụng với công dân mang hộ chiếu phổ thông điện tử Trung Quốc

China

– Including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR passport holders

– Not apply to Chinese e-passport holders

74. URY U-ru-goay Uruguay
75. VUT Va-nu-a-tu Vanuatu
76. VEN Vê-nê-du-e-la Venezuela
77. NLD Vương quốc Hà Lan Netherlands
78. NOR Vương quốc Na-uy Norway
79. SVK Xlô-va-ki-a Slovakia
80. SVN Xlô-ven-ni-a Slovenia

(List of countries granted Vietnam e-visa)

Therefore, the Government has specified that 08 airports, 16 land border gates, and 07 seaports are allowed to admit foreign visitors with e-visas, including:

  • 08 airports that allow foreign visitors to enter and exit with Vietnamese e-visas:

    • Noi Bai International Airport
    • Tan Son Nhat International Airport
    • Cam Ranh International Airport
    • Da Nang International Airport
    • Cat Bi International Airport
    • Can Tho International Airport
    • Phu Quoc International Airport
    • Phu Bai International Airport
  • 16 land border gates that allow foreign visitors to enter and exit with Vietnamese e-visas:
    • Mong Cai International Border Gate/Quang Ninh
    • Huu Nghi International Border Gate/Lang Son
    • Lao Cai International Border Gate/Lao Cai
    • Nam Can International Border Gate/Nghe An
    • Cau Treo International Border Gate/Ha Tinh
    • Cha Lo International Border Gate/Quang Binh
    • Lao Bao International Border Gate/Quang Tri
    • Bo Y International Border Gate/Kon Tum
    • Moc Bai International Border Gate/Tay Ninh
    • Xa Mat International Border Gate/Tay Ninh
    • Tinh Bien International Border Gate/An Giang
    • Song Tien International Border Gate/An Giang
    • Ha Tien International Border Gate/Kien Giang
  • 07 seaports that allow foreign visitors to enter and exit with Vietnamese e-visas:

    • Hon Gai Port/Quang Ninh
    • Hai Phong Port/Hai Phong
    • Nha Trang Port/Khanh Hoa
    • Da Nang Port/Da Nang
    • Quy Nhon Port/Binh Dinh
    • Vung Tau Port/Ba Ria – Vung Tau
    • Ho Chi Minh City Port/Ho Chi Minh City.

2. Procedures and documents for applying for e-visas for Vietnam for foreigners in Vietnam

The subjects applying for electronic visas for foreigners in Vietnam include: foreigners themselves or the agencies/organizations that guarantee them.

2.1.Procedure for granting e-visas for Vietnam upon the request of foreigners

  • Step 1: Foreigners requesting electronic visas should do the following:
    • Fill in the application form for electronic visas, and upload photos and passport information on the electronic visa issuance website.
    • Pay the visa fee into the designated account on the electronic visa issuance website after receiving the electronic dossier code from the immigration management agency.

The Vietnam e-visa for foreigners section on the Vietnam Immigration Portal(The Vietnam e-visa for foreigners section on the Vietnam Immigration Portal)

  • Step 2: The immigration management agency considers, processes, and replies to the visa request within 3 working days from the date of receipt of the complete visa application and payment of the visa fee.
  • Step 3: Foreigners are granted electronic visas and can check and print their visa results on the electronic visa issuance website using their electronic dossier code.

2.2. Procedure for granting e-visas for Vietnam upon the request of agencies/organizations

  • Step 1: The agencies/organizations guaranteeing foreigners apply for electronic visas for foreigners when meeting the following conditions:
    • Having an electronic account granted by the immigration management agency according to regulations in this section.
    • Having an electronic signature as regulated by the Law on Electronic Transactions.

(Enter the electronic account information of the guarantee agency or organization)

And after fulfilling all the conditions above, the organization shall carry out as follows:

  • Upload a scanned copy of the passport identification page and a portrait photo (front-facing without glasses) of each foreigner.
  • After completing the information input for each applicant, the system will issue an electronic visa application form for each foreigner.
  • Step 2: Use an electronic signature pen to sign the confirmation of the visa application information and pay the e-visa fee.
  • Step 3: The immigration authority will consider and respond to the organization’s request through the electronic visa application website within 3 working days from the date of receiving full visa application information and payment of visa fees.
  • Step 4: The organization can access the electronic visa application website using the electronic visa application form code to receive the immigration authority’s response and notify the foreigner.

The foreigner will use the electronic visa application form code provided by the organization to print the e-visa results on the electronic visa application website.

Above are the legal issues related to applying for Vietnam e-visas for foreigners. If you need more in-depth advice on this issue, please contact Quan Lieu Service to receive quick and efficient advice at the lowest cost! You can contact us via Hotline: 0966 222 840 or chat with our consultants on our website.

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