Vietnam Visa for American Samoa citizens

Last update: Jul 10, 2022

All information you need to know about Vietnam visa for American Samoan citizens (those with valid American Samoa passports)

1. Do American Samoa Citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

Yes. American Samoa Citizens are REQUIRED to get a valid visa to enter Vietnam as a tourist or businessman, no matter how long they are staying in the country.

Type of visa Visa Requirement
Tourist visa Required
Business visa Required

In addition to a valid visa for Vietnam, travelers with American Samoa passports should meet the following Vietnam entry requirements:

  • American Samoa passport should be valid for at least 6 month following arrival date in Vietnam;
  • American Samoa passport has at least 2 blank pages.

2. How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for American Samoa Citizens?

How to get a Vietnam visa for a American Samoa citizen depends on the type of visa they wish to obtain. In this post, we will guide you through steps to get a tourist visa and a business visa to Vietnam for American Samoa citizens.

2.1 How to get a tourist visa for Vietnam for American Samoa citizens?

Before Covid, American Samoa citizens had 2 ways to obtain a tourist visa to Vietnam, consisting:

  • Getting an embassy visa,
  • Getting a visa on arrival.

However, the things have changed much after Covid, and in order to get a tourist visa for Vietnam now, the American Samoan travelers must have sponsorship from a tour company registered in Vietnam. Such a company will prepare paperwork and work with the Vietnam Immigration Department to get your Vietnam visa approval letter, and you will then get the visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport and join its tour.

In case you cannot find such a tour company, or wish to have a more convenient option, we have one for you – Vietnam tourist visa package.

Our Vietnam tourist visa package covers:

  • Vietnam visa approval letter for a tourist visa on arrival (also known as landing visa);
  • 2 nights at a 4* or 5* hotel in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city.

Important notes:

  • The package costs from US $450.
  • The Vietnam visa approval letter may be valid for up to 25 days, depending on your travel itinerary in Vietnam. So please let us know your expected length of stay in Vietnam.
  • Processing time for the visa approval letter is around 7 working days.
  • You are free to discover Vietnam after 2 days at the hotels.

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2.2 How to get a business visa for Vietnam for American Samoa citizens?

In order to apply for a business visa, you – as a citizen of American Samoa, are REQUIRED to have a sponsor company in Vietnam.

There are 02 steps that you and your employer in Vietnam need to follow to get a business visa to Vietnam as follows:

  • Step 1: Get a visa approval letter
    • In this step, your sponsor company will need to prepare the following documents:
      • Form NA2 which must be completed online here.
      • Form NA16
      • Certified business registration
    • And then, your sponsor company will submit these documents to the Vietnam Immigration Department which will process the application within 5 – 7 working days of receipt of full valid documents.
    • If the application is approved, your sponsor company will receive a business visa approval letter which allows you to get a business visa for Vietnam.
  • Step 2: Get business visa stamp
    • In this step, you will get a business visa stamped on your passport at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country before your departure for Vietnam.

In case you and your company need help with a business visa approval letter to Vietnam, we are always here to support you. You all will be assisted in every step from the start of your application until you successfully get the visa and land in Vietnam.

3. Vietnam Visa Fees for American Samoa citizens

Here are our Vietnam visa fees for American Samoa passport holders:

  • Vietnam tourist visa fees for American Samoa citizens: please contact us for details.
  • Vietnam business visa fees for American Samoa citizens:
Processing timeFees (USD/Pax)
5 – 7 working days US $270*
3 working days☎ +84.946.583.583

Note: This fee covers the visa approval letter assistance only, and does not include the stamping fee to be paid at the Vietnam embassy/airport for visa stamping.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please be informed that whether you need a visa for Vietnam or not does not depend on your residing country, but your nationality.

For example,

  • if you are an American Samoan, you are REQUIRED to have a valid visa for every trip to Vietnam.
  • if you are a UK citizen in American Samoa, you are EXEMPTED from Vietnam visa for up to 15 days in Vietnam.

You can check your Vietnam visa requirements here.

Yes. Since American Samoa citizens are required to apply for a Vietnam visa so as to visit Vietnam, so you need a visa for your trip to Vietnam. In you case, applying for a 5-years visa exemption for Vietnam is highly recommended.

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Fri Mar 05 2021, 10:18:06 (GMT+7)

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