Vietnam Visa for Portugal Citizens

Last update: Jan 13, 2020

Do Portuguese Citizens Need a Visa to Vietnam?

Portuguese citizens are REQUIRED to get a valid visa to enter Vietnam for either tourism or business purpose.

Type of visaVisa Requirement
Tourist visaRequired
Business visaRequired

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

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

Note: Visitors from Portugal traveling to Vietnam by air are recommended to apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival since there is no Vietnam embassy in this country.

How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Portuguese Citizens?

Portuguese 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 no embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Portugal up to now. So, to get visa this way, you are highly recommended contacting:

  • Vietnam embassy or consulate in Portugal’s nearby country if you are in Portugal (you can get their list here), or
  • Vietnam embassy or consulate in the country of your residence if you are currently in a country with one of such offices.

The common procedure to get a Vietnam embassy visa for Portugal passport holders is:

  • Contact the embassy for instructions;
  • Prepare the documents as required by the embassy;
  • Follow the procedure guided by the embassy to submit the documents and pick up the visa if issued.

2. Apply Vietnam Visa Online (Recommended)

This way of getting the visa for Vietnam is called Vietnam visa on arrival. It is the best way to get a visa to Vietnam for Portugueses traveling to Vietnam by air.

With VOA, the applicants will easily get their Vietnamese visas 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);
Paying the stamping fee in cash and getting visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

How much is a Vietnam visa for Portuguese citizens?

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

  • The embassy visa fees vary by the embassy;
  • The visa on arrival fee 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 the 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 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. All Portuguese passport holders can get a tourist visa on arrival for Vietnam provided that they are traveling to Vietnam by air.

Q: I’m a Portuguese. I have just renewed my passport. Can I visit Vietnam with both old and new passports without applying for a new Vietnam visa? I get a new passport, but I have a valid Vietnam tourist visa in the old one.

A: Yes, you can. You can travel to Vietnam with both passport and show both to the Immigration Officer at VOA counter at Vietnam airport to get your visa moved to your new passport, or contact us for assistance if want us assist you through this process.

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