Vietnam Visa for Sweden Citizens

Last update: Jul 09, 2020

Do Swedish Citizens Need a Visa to Vietnam?

According to the new law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam, the Swedish citizens DO NOT need a visa to visit Vietnam for up to 15 days each stay.

However, due to COVID 19, Vietnam’s borders remain shut to all foreign tourists, including Sweden passport holders. We will keep you updated on any news.

The table below shows a summary of the current Vietnam visa requirements for Swedish citizens:

Type of visaVisa Requirement
Tourist visaRequired
Business visaRequired

Additionally, they need to ensure:

  • Their Sweden passport has at least 6 months validity beyond their date of entering Vietnam
  • Their Sweden passport has 2 blank pages.

How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Swedish Citizens?

Swedish citizens and passport holders can choose one of the following two methods to apply for a Vietnam visa:

1. Apply at Local Vietnam Embassy

Contact the local Vietnam embassy/consulate in Sweden (if you are residing in Sweden), or in nearby countries (if you are not residing in Sweden currently) to get visa stamp on your passport before departure to Vietnam.

2. Apply Vietnam Visa Online (Recommended)

This is called Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA). Travelers from Sweden (including Swedish citizens and passport holders) can apply for visa on arrival if they travel to Vietnam by Air.

With VOA, you apply online via website: by:

Filling out the secure online application form;
Receiving 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).
Getting visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

Recommended reading:

Vietnam Visa Fees for Swedish Citizens

This section shows you “How much is a Vietnam visa for Swedish citizens?” It is from US $42.25 if you apply for a visa on arrival to Vietnam. 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, they can if they are traveling to Vietnam by air.

To get visa on arrival, the Swedish passport holders only need to:

  1. Submit online application form for visa approval letter;
  2. Get the letter via email; and
  3. Get visa stamped upon arrival at any of Vietnam international airports.

Why apply with us?

Contact us!

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

Ready to Apply?

Start your Vietnam visa on arrival application today through our secure simple online form which takes you less than 5 minutes!

Apply online