Vietnam Visa for Malaysia Citizens

Last update: Jan 09, 2020

Do Malaysian Citizens Need a Visa to Vietnam?

Malaysian passport holders DO NOT need a visa for Vietnam for every stay of maximum 30 days. They only need a visa if they wish to stay in Vietnam for over 30 consecutive days.

Type of visaUp to 30 daysOver 30 days
Tourist visaNot requiredRequired
Business visaNot requiredRequired

To enter Vietnam, whether under visa exemption or not, their Malaysian citizens should have their Malaysia passport:

  • be valid for at least 6 months following arrival date in Vietnam;
  • have at least 2 blank pages.

How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Malaysian Citizens?

Malaysian Citizens and passport holders can choose from the following two methods to get a Vietnamese visa if their length of stay in Vietnam is longer than 30 days:

1. Get Visa at Local Vietnam Embassy

To get a Vietnam visa this way, the citizens of Malaysia need to:

  • Contact the nearest Vietnam embassy/consulate for required documents, visa procedure and visa fees. It can be the Vietnam embassy in Malaysia if you are there, or in the country of your residence in case you are outside Malaysia.
  • Prepare the documents as guided
  • Follow the procedure guided to get the visa issued by the embassy/consulate of Vietnam.

2. Get Vietnam Visa Upon Arrival (Recommended)

Getting a visa on arrival to Vietnam is the best way to get a visa for Vietnam for Malaysian citizens and passport holders traveling to Vietnam by air. The easiest way to get a visa for Vietnam for visitors from Malaysia (including Malaysian citizens and passport holders) who are traveling to Vietnam by air is to get Visa On Arrival (VOA).

With VOA, you apply online via by taking these steps:

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), attached with Vietnamese application form (also as Entry and Exit Form).
Get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

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Vietnam Visa on Arrival Fees for Malaysian Citizens

How much is a Vietnam visa on arrival for Malaysian citizens? Total cost of a visa on arrival for Malaysian citizens to Vietnam will be US $25 for a single entry visa or US $50 for a multiple entry visa valid for up to 3 months PLUS the visa approval letter fee. You can check the table below for details.

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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