Vietnam visa for Singapore Citizens

Last update: Nov 03, 2020

Do Singaporean Citizens Need a Visa to Vietnam?

Singapore 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 Singaporean passports should:

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

How to Apply Vietnam Visa for Singaporean Citizens?

Singaporean citizens and passport holders have two methods to get a Vietnamese visa to choose from if their length of stay is longer than 30 days:

1. Get Visa at Local Vietnam Embassy

Contact the local Vietnam embassy/consulate in Singapore (if you are residing in Singapore), or in nearby countries (if you are not residing in Singapore currently) to get visa stamped on your passport prior to going to Vietnam.

The applicants in this way will need to prepare the required document as guided by the embassy and then visit the embassy at least twice, one for submitting the documents and one for picking up the visa and passport. In case they wish to avoid those travel, they are highly recommended the second option below.

2. Get Vietnam Visa Upon Arrival (Recommended)

Vietnam visa on arrival is the best way to get a visa to Vietnam for Singaporean citizens and passport holders traveling to Vietnam by air as it requires no contact with the embassy of Vietnam.

VOA to Vietnam can be obtained via with 3 steps below:

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.

How much is a Vietnam visa for Singaporean citizens?

The Vietnam visa fees for Irish 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 fees for visa on arrival is from US$25 for visa stamping for a single entry visa, PLUS the service fee for visa approval letter. Check the table below for the exactly how much you need to pay for your Vietnamese visas(s).

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

Q. I am a Singaporean and I would have a stop in Hanoi for 20 hours during my flight from Singapore to Japan. May I know if I need a visa for Vietnam for my 18-hour stopover if I wish to leave Hanoi Airport for a day trip then return back to Hanoi airport to depart for Japan?

A. NO.

In this case you do not need a visa for Vietnam as Singaporean passport holders are exempted from Vietnam visa for 30 day stay. Therefore, you can exit the airport for a day trip without any problem.

Q. Is 3-month visa on arrival is available for Singaporeans visiting Vietnam on a business trip?

A. Yes. At the moment, we can assist Singaporean citizens to get 3 months single/multiple entry business visa on arrival. To apply, you only need to complete this online application form for visa approval letter. And finally you will get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

However, to use this kind of visa for Vietnam, please make sure that you are traveling to Vietnam by air.

Q. I want to get a Vietnam visa on arrival for Singaporean. What document should I provide you?

A. NO document is required for applying online for visa on arrival approval letter for Singaporean passport holders with us. To get it, you only need to provide us with the following information:

  • Full name (exactly as on passport);
  • Passport number;
  • Passport expiry date;
  • Date of birth;
  • Gender.

Q. Hi. I’m Singaporean and I have a 5 weeks trip to Vietnam from Phnom Penh, Cambodia by bus. Can I get your Vietnam visa on arrival?

A. No.

Please be kindly informed that visa on arrival only works if you are traveling to Vietnam by air. In this case, as you are traveling to Vietnam by bus, please contact Vietnam embassy in Singapore or elsewhere which is convenient for you to get your visa for Vietnam.

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

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