Vietnam Visa for Hong Kong Citizens

Last update: Jan 30, 2020

Do Hong Kong Citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

Yes. All Hong Kong Citizens are REQUIRED to get a valid visa to enter Vietnam for either tourism or business purpose and regardless of how many days they wish to stay in the country.

Type of visa Visa Requirement
Tourist visa Required
Business visa Required

To visit Vietnam, travelers with Hong Kong passports should meet the entry requirements:

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

How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Hong Kong Citizens?

Hong Kong citizens and passport holders can choose one of the following two methods to apply for a Vietnam visa:

1. Get Vietnam embassy visa

Contact the local Vietnam embassy/consulate in Hong Kong (if you are residing in Hong Kong), or in nearby countries (if you are not residing in Hong Kong currently) to get visa stamp on your passport before departure to Vietnam.

Here come the common procedure to get the Vietnam embassy visa:

  • Prepare the documents for visa application, including but not limited to:
    • Vietnam visa application form
    • Original passport
    • Portrait photos
    • Invitation letter for business visa application
  • Visit the embassy to submit the documents and pay the visa fees
  • Come back to the embassy on the appointed date to get the visa and passport.

2. Get Vietnam Visa on Arrival (Recommended)

Applying online for Vietnam visa on arrival is the best way to get a visa to Vietnam for Hong Kong citizens who are traveling to Vietnam via any of the following 8 international airports:

  1. Noi Bai in Hanoi
  2. Cat Bi in Hai Phong
  3. Da Nang in Da Nang
  4. Cam Ranh in Khanh Hoa
  5. Lien Khuong in Da Lat
  6. Tan Son Nhat in HCMC
  7. Can Tho in Can Tho, and
  8. Phu Quoc in Phu Quoc island

With VOA, the Hong Kong citizens only need to complete 3 steps below.

Filling out the secure online application form, and make payment of service fee;
Receiving the visa approval letter by email, normally in 2 working days (for tourist visa) or 7 working days (for business visa);
Getting visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport and pay for stamping fee there.

Updated January 30, 2020: Vietnam visa on arrival service is currently not AVAILABLE for Hong Kong citizens. For the best convenience, you are advised to contact the Vietnam embassy/consulate. Otherwise, send your request here for further guidance.

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How much is a Vietnam visa for Hong Kong Citizens?

The Vietnam visa fees for Hong Kong citizens vary depending on the way they choose to obtain the visa for Vietnam.

  • The fees for visa applied at Vietnam embassy vary by the embassy;
  • The fee for visa on arrival is US$25 or US$50 for visa stamping for a single entry visa or a multiple entry visa valid for up to 3 months respectively, PLUS the service fee for visa approval letter. Check the table below for the exact amount of your Vietnam visa cost.

Showing price for:
Tourist visa
Business visa
Type of visa 1 pax 2 pax 3+ pax Stamping fee
1 month single entry $21 $18.25 $17.25 $25
3 months single entry $70 $66.5 $63 $25
1 month multiple entry $26 $23.25 $22.25 $50
3 months multiple entry $85 $80.75 $77 $50
Type of visa 1 pax 2 pax 3+ pax Stamping fee
1 month single entry $131 $126 $122 $25
3 months single entry $174 $166 $163 $25
1 month multiple entry $167 $160 $155 $50
3 months multiple entry $203 $194 $190 $50
6 months multiple entry $430 $409 $401 $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

Hi. You can get a visa on arrival to Vietnam if you travel by air. However, if you visit Vietnam by land or cruise, please apply visa at local Vietnam embassy.

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