Vietnam Visa for Finland Citizens

Last update: Jul 09, 2020

Do Finland Citizens Need a Visa to Vietnam?

Updated: According to the new law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam, the Finland citizens DO NOT need a visa to visit Vietnam for up to 15 days each stay.

However, due to COVID 19, Vietnam’s borders remain shut to all foreign tourists, including Finland passport holders. We will keep you updated on any news.

The table below shows a summary of the current Vietnam visa requirements for Finnish citizens:

Type of visaUp to 15 daysOver 15 days
Tourist visaNot requiredRequired
Business visaNot requiredRequired

Additionally, they need to ensure:

  • Their Finland passport has at least 6 months validity beyond their date of entering Vietnam
  • Their Finland passport has 2 blank pages.

How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Finland Citizens

There are 02 ways to get a Vietnam visa for Finland citizens or passport holders.

1. Apply at Local Vietnam Embassy

In this way, the Finland citizens are required to contact the local Vietnam embassy/consulate in Finland or in the country they are residing (if they are outside Finland) to get a visa stamp on your passport before departure to Vietnam.

The applicants in this way will need to visit the embassy at least twice, one for submitting the documents and one for picking up the visa and passport. In case they wish to avoid those travel, they are highly recommended the second option below.

2. Apply Vietnam Visa Online (Recommended)

This is called Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA). It is the easiest way for visitors from Finland (including Finland citizens and passport holders) who travel to Vietnam by Air to get a Vietnam visa.

With VOA, you apply online via website: by:

Filling out the secure online application form;
Receiving the visa approval letter by email.
Normally in 2 working days (for tourist visa) or 7 working days (for business visa), attached with Vietnamese application form (also as Entry and Exit Form).
Getting visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

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How much is a Vietnam visa for Finland citizens?

The Vietnam visa fees for Finland citizens depend on the way they choose to apply for the Vietnamese visa.

  • For visa applied at the embassy, the visa fee varies by the embassy. As such, you should contact them for details.
  • For visa applied online (Visa on arrival), the fee is US$25 or US$59 for visa stamping at Vietnam airport (for a single entry visa or a multiple entry visa valid for up to 3 months) PLUS (+) the service fee for visa approval letter which is from US$17.25. Check the table below for exactly how much the Vietnamese visa on arrival costs you.

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.

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

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