Vietnam Visa for Bulgaria Citizens

Last update: Jan 14, 2020

Do Bulgarian Citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

Yes. As a Bulgarian citizenship holder, you need to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam for either tourism or business purpose. Your Bulgarian passport must be valid for at least six (6) months from the expected date of arrival in Vietnam and have at least 02 blank pages.

Type of visaVisa Requirement
Tourist visaRequired
Business visaRequired

How to get a Vietnam Visa for Bulgarian Citizens?

There are currently 02 options to get a visa to Vietnam for Bulgarian passport holders, consisting of: 

1. Apply at Local Vietnam Embassy

This way of visa application for Vietnam requires you to contact the nearest office of the Vietnam embassy/consulate for your visa application.

  • If you are in Bulgaria, you can contact the Vietnam embassy in Bulgaria
  • If you are in other countries with an embassy/consular office of Vietnam, contact them directly.

Normally, you will need to prepare the following documents for the visa application:

  • Original and signed passport;
  • Completed and signed visa application form;
  • Invitation letter (to apply for a business visa);
  • and others as required by the embassy.

2. Apply for Visa on arrival

Applying for a visa on arrival is the easiest and perhaps the best way to get a visa to Vietnam for Bulgarian citizens who are traveling to Vietnam, especially those living far from the embassy.  This kind of visa can be obtained through a simple online application prior to the trip, saving the travelers time and cost traveling to the embassy.

To obtain the Vietnam visa on arrival online and enter the country, the Bulgarians need to:

Fill out the secure online application form, and make payment of service fee;
Receive the visa approval letter by email, normally in 2 working days (for tourist visa) or 7 working days (for business visa);
Pay stamping fee at VOA counter at Vietnam airport to get visa stamped.

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How much is a Vietnam visa for Bulgarian Citizens?

The total Vietnam visa on arrival fee for Bulgarian passport holders is US$25 or US$50 for visa stamping at Vietnam airport (for a single entry visa or a multiple entry visa valid for up to 3 months respectively) PLUS (+) service fee for the visa letter. You can check details of this fee in the table below.

Showing price for:
Tourist visa
Business visa
Type of visa1 pax2 pax3+ paxStamping fee
1 month single entry$21$18.25$17.25 $25
3 months single entry$34$30.25$28.25 $25
1 month multiple entry$26$23.25$22.25 $50
3 months multiple entry$55$52.25$46.75 $50
Type of visa1 pax2 pax3+ paxStamping fee
1 month single entry$119$114$108 $25
3 months single entry$140$133$126 $25
1 month multiple entry$119$114$108 $50
3 months multiple entry$146$139$135 $50
6 months multiple entry$361$344$333 $95

Service Fee is quoted in US $/pax

The above fees apply to normal service of 2 working days processing. You need to pay extra:
  • US $10/pax for 1 working day processing;
  • US $25/pax for 4 working hours processing;
  • US $50/pax for 2 working hours processing.
The above fees apply to normal service of 7 working days processing. You need to pay extra:
  • US $30/pax for 3 working days processing;
  • US $50/pax for 2 working days processing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I will be in Vietnam in this September for 03 days to attend my friend’s wedding. Do I need to get a visa for Vietnam?

A: YES. The Bulgaria passport holder like you needs a valid visa for any visit to Vietnam no matter how long you are staying in the country.

Q: Hi. I’m Bulgaria passport holder and I will be traveling to Vietnam on a cruise which stops at one of the ports called Phu My Vietnam. I will be there for just 01 day. Do I need visa? If so, how can I get it?
A: Yes. As a Bulgarian, you need a valid visa to enter Vietnam no matter how many days you are staying in the country.
As you are traveling to Vietnam on cruise, you should contact the nearest Vietnam embassy/consulate to get your visa.

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