Vietnam Visa for Russians (Citizens of Russia)

Last update: Jun 30, 2022

A Detailed Guide about Vietnam Tourist and Business Visa for Russians- the citizens of Russia Federation!

Do Russians need a visa to Vietnam?

No, if you just stay in the country for no more than 15 days. Otherwise, a visa for Vietnam is required.

Check the current Vietnam visa requirements for Russian citizens below:

Type of visa Up to 15 days Over 15 days
Tourist visa Not required Required
Business visa Not required Required

Note:

  • You cannot extend your Vietnam visa waiver in Vietnam currently. As such, in case you wish to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 consecutive days, a valid Vietnam visa should be obtained beforehand.
  • The requirement on the 30-day interval between the stays with visa waivers has been removed. It means that Russian citizens can enter Vietnam visa-free for every trip of no more than 15 days.

How to Get Vietnam Visa for Russian citizens

How to get a Vietnam visa for Russia passport holders depends on the type of visa they get, i.e. tourist visa or business visa. You can find the detailed instructions below.

1. How to get a Vietnam tourist visa for Russian citizens

Before Covid, Russians may have up to 02 ways to get a tourist visa, consisting:

  • Get a tourist visa at Vietnam embassy/consulate,
  • Get a Vietnam visa online, including VISA ON ARRIVAL.

BUT, currently, the holders of popular Russia passports can get a 30 days single entry tourist visa ONLY which is issued in the form of a loose-leaf visa and must be obtained before departure for Vietnam (it is known as Vietnam e visa or electronic visa). The other types of tourist visas for Vietnam have not been resumed yet.

This type of tourist visa can be applied for online by the applicants themselves or through our service in 3 simple steps as follows:

1
You complete our secure online visa application form and make payment.
2
We will complete your Vietnam visa forms with the Vietnam Immigration Department and follow up your visa processing.
3
We will then download your visa when it is issued and send it to your registered email together with a detailed guide on requirements and regulations on Vietnam entry.
4
You will only need to download your visa and show it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer to complete the entry into Vietnam.

Our processing time is guaranteed in:

  • 3 – 7 working days,
  • 2 – 3 working days,
  • 1 working day, or
  • 4 working hours.

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2. How to get Vietnam business visa for Russian citizens

In order to apply for a business visa, you – as a citizen of Russia, are REQUIRED to have a sponsor company in Vietnam.

There are 02 steps that you and your employer in Vietnam need to follow to get a business visa to Vietnam as follows:

  • Step 1: Get a visa approval letter
    • In this step, your sponsor company will need to prepare the following documents:
      • Form NA2 which must be completed online here.
      • Form NA16
      • Certified business registration
    • And then, your sponsor company will submit these documents to the Vietnam Immigration Department which will process the application within 5 – 7 working days of receipt of full valid documents.
    • If the application is approved, your sponsor company will receive a business visa approval letter which allows you to get a business visa for Vietnam.
  • Step 2: Get business visa stamp
    • In this step, you will get a business visa stamped on your passport at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country before your departure for Vietnam.

In case you and your company need help with a business visa approval letter to Vietnam, we are always here to support you. You all will be assisted in every step from the start of your application until you successfully get the visa and land in Vietnam.

Vietnam Visa Fees for Russian citizens

Here are our Vietnam visa fees for Russian passport holders:

  • Vietnam tourist visa fees for Russian citizens (applicable to 30-days single entry e-visa) vary, depending on your processing time: normal or urgent, and your arrival checkpoints, as follows:
Processing time Fees (USD/pax) 
 1 – 2 pax3 – 4 paxFrom 5 pax
3- 7 working days$55$54$53
2 – 3 working days$75$73$72
1 working day +84.946.583.583 
4 working hours +84.946.583.583 
Weekend/Holidays +84.946.583.583 

Note: This is full-package fee for a 30-day tourist visa, including the Government fee and service fee

  • Vietnam business visa fees for Russian passport holders:
Processing timeFees (USD/Pax)
5 – 7 working days US $270*
3 working days☎ +84.946.583.583

Note: This fee covers the visa approval letter assistance only, and does not include the stamping fee to be paid at the Vietnam embassy/airport for visa stamping.

Frequently Asked Questions

No. A Vietnam tourist visa on arrival is currently not available. As a Russian citizen, you can apply for a 30-day Vietnam evisa if you want to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 consecutive days.

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