Vietnam Visa for China Citizens

Last update: Jan 13, 2023

All about Vietnam visa for Chinese citizens (those with a valid China passport holder)

Do Chinese citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

Yes. All Chinese citizens are REQUIRED to have a valid visa for any trip to Vietnam, regardless of its purpose and its length of stay.

Type of visa Visa Requirement
Tourist visa Required
Business visa Required

To visit Vietnam, in addition to the Vietnam visa requirements, travelers with China passports should meet the entry requirements:

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

Is there e-visa/visa on arrival for Chinese visiting Vietnam?

As a Chinese citizen, please keep in mind that:

  • Vietnam evisa is only available if your China passport is not an electronic one whose number starts with E.
  • Vietnam visa on arrival is not available now.

How to Get Vietnam Visa for Chinese citizens

How to get a Vietnam visa for China passport holders depends on the type of visa they get, i.e. tourist visa or business visa. You can find the detailed instructions below.

1. How to get a Vietnam tourist visa for Chinese

Regarding a tourist visa for Vietnam,

  • the Chinese citizens whose China passport is not electronic one can apply for a Vietnam e-visa,
  • the Chinese citizens holding a China e-passport will need to have a tour company sponsor their visa.

1.1 Tourist visa for Chinese citizens whose passport number does not start with “E”

As mentioned above, a Chinese citizen whose passport number does not start with “E” letter can apply for an e-visa for Vietnam online by the applicants themselves or through our service in 3 simple steps as follows:

You complete our secure online visa application form and make payment.
We will complete your Vietnam visa forms with the Vietnam Immigration Department and follow up your visa processing.
We will then download your visa when it is issued and send it to your registered email together with a detailed guide on requirements and regulations on Vietnam entry.
You will only need to download your visa and show it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer to complete the entry into Vietnam.

Our processing time is guaranteed in:

  • 5 – 7 working days,
  • 3 working days
  • 2 working days,
  • 1 working day, or
  • 4 working hours.

It’s easy to follow, right?  Please contact us at our hotline +84.946.583.583 or our email for assistance!

1.2 Tourist visa for a Chinese citizen whose passport starts with “E”

As mentioned above, a Chinese citizen whose passport starts with “E” letter MUST have sponsorship from a tour company in Vietnam to get a tourist visa for Vietnam.

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) 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;

◾ 2 nights at a 3* or 4* hotel in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city.

Here are the fees:

Processing time Fee (USD/pax)
7 – 10 working days 320
3 working days 370
2 working days 390

Note:  This fee does not include US $25 stamping fee to be paid in cash at Vietnam airport to get visa stamped.

👉Are you ready for a leisure trip to Vietnam?

2. How to get a Vietnam business visa for Chinese citizens

In order to apply for a business visa, you – as a Chinese citizen (passport holder), are REQUIRED to have a sponsor company in Vietnam (the company you will work for after entering 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 will be assisted in every step from the start of your application until you successfully get the visa and land in Vietnam.

What if my wife is Vietnamese?

In case you have a legal marriage certificate, you are eligible for a Vietnam 5-year visa exemption certificate.

Why apply with us?

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

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