Vietnam Visa for New Zealand Citizens

Last update: Mar 30, 2022

Do New Zealander Citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

All New Zealander Citizens are REQUIRED to get a valid visa to enter Vietnam for either tourism or business purpose. The table below summarizes the Vietnam visa requirements for New Zealanders.

Type of visa Visa Requirement
Tourist visa Required
Business visa Required

In addition, to visit Vietnam, travelers with New Zealand passports should meet the entry requirements:

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

How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for New Zealander Citizens?

New Zealander Citizens and passport holders can choose one of the following two methods to apply for a Vietnam visa:

1. Apply at Local Vietnam Embassy

  • There is one office of the Vietnam embassy in New Zealand, so in case you are in your country, please contact them for the visa application.
  • In case you are outside Nepal, you also can contact the embassy in your resident country to apply for your visa to Vietnam.

Normally, you will go through this procedure to get Vietnam visa for New Zealanders at Vietnam embassy/consulate:

  • 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.

But in case you are traveling to Vietnam by air, no matter where you depart from, we highly recommend the second option below.

2. Apply Vietnam Visa Online (Recommended)

The easiest way to get a visa for Vietnam for New Zealander Citizens who are traveling to Vietnam by air is to apply online for Visa on Arrival (VOA).

With VOA, you apply online via website: by:

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.

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How much is a Vietnam visa for New Zealand Citizens?

The Vietnam visa fees for New Zealand citizens vary depending on the way they choose to obtain a 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 $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 visa 1 pax 2 pax 3+ pax Stamping 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: We are New Zealand passport holders but we will be traveling to Hanoi Airport from Brisbane, Australia. Can we collect our Vietnam visa on arrival at Vietnam airport? Do I need to provide you with any physical document or proof to get our visa letter?

A: Yes, you can get visa on arrival no matter where you are departing for Vietnam. To get the visa letter, you do not need to provide us with any document. You only need to complete this online visa form.

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

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