Do passport holders need VISA to Vietnam?

A Vietnam tourist visa is not required for UK citizens for their stay of up to 15 days in Vietnam. This policy is valid until June 30, 2018.

Good to go if the term of your stay in Vietnam is just 15 days at maximum. Before you go, please:

01. Check your passport

All travelers are highly recommended to travel with a passport valid for at least 6 months following their planned departure from Vietnam and having at least 2 free pages for immigration stamps upon arrival in and departure from Vietnam.

02. Check your arrival date

To get Vietnam visa exemption, all UK travelers need to have their arrival date not falling within 30 days from exit date of their last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption, so please check your arrival date to ensure this condition is met.

03. Confirm if transit visa is required for any connection

You are highly recommended to check with your airlines/carrier for the requirement to obtain a valid visa for any country you pass through in your route to our Vietnam.

If your arrival date falls within 30 days from exit date of your last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption, or for any reason you wish to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 days, please apply for a tourist visa before you go.

Notes: If you are an BNO passport holder, you are not exempted from Vietnam visa. For more details, please check out way to get Vietnam visa on arrival.

A Vietnam tourist visa is required for holders of UK passport visiting Vietnam for leisure if:

  • they wish to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 days; OR
  • their stay in Vietnam is no more than 15 days but the arrival date falls within 30 days from exit date of their last stay in the country with visa exemption.

The very first option to obtain a valid tourist visa for Vietnam is to obtain a Vietnam Visa on Arrival which has been preferred by a lot of travelers around the world for its convenience, simplicity, fast processing and time saving. Holders of this kind of visa are allowed to enter Vietnam through any of 5 international airports in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa and Ho Chi Minh City.

With this option, travelers will need to apply online to get a visa approval letter beforehand and then get visa stamped upon their arrival at Vietnam airport.

01. Submit Application

02. Get Approval Letter Via Email

03. Get Visa Stamped upon Arrival

Vietnam tourist Visa fees for Citizens of UK

VISA TYPEService FeeStamping Fee
Normal (Guaranteed 2 working days)Urgent (Guaranteed 1 working day)Super urgent (4 working hours )
1 person2 persons3-5 persons6-9 persons10+ persons
1 month single entry$21$18.25$17.25$15.25$14+$10+$25$25
3 months single entry$34$30.25$28.25$26.25$22$25
1 month multiple entry$26$23.25$22.25$19.25$17$50
3 months multiple entry$55$52.25$46.75$39.05$33$50
(Service fee excluding Stamping Fee)

Frequently asked questions about Vietnam Visa in UK

What if I have un-known travel dates? I’m in UK now.

This does not pose any problem at all. Upon applying for Vietnam visa online, you are not required to provide exact travel dates. In case they are unknown, you absolutely can provide planned ones.But you should notice that you are allowed to enter Vietnam later than your provided arrival date and leave the country by the provided exit date. You are not allowed to do otherwise.

When UK citizens use Vietnam visa on arrival?

Vietnam visa on arrival is only available for all those traveling to Vietnam by air through any of the 5 international airports in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City.

What is Vietnam visa on arrival for UK citizens?

Vietnam visa on arrival is an option to obtain a legitimate visa for Vietnam. To use this kind of visa, the travelers will need to obtain a visa approval letter before departure for Vietnam by submitting an ONLINE VIETNAM VISA APPLICATION FORM and getting it delivered to email within a certain period of time.This letter then will be printed out and presented to the Immigration Officer at Vietnam airport upon arrival together with passport, Vietnamese Visa Application Form, photos and stamping fee to get visa stamped onto passport.

I’m just a resident of UK, not its citizen. Do I need a visa to enter Vietnam?

Please be kindly informed that Vietnam visa exemption has nothing related to the country you are residing, but your nationality. So, please check whether you need a Vietnam visa or not by selecting your nationality on top of this page.

I’m UK citizen, but at the moment, I’m not residing in UK but another country. Do I need a Vietnam visa if I just wish to stay in Vietnam for less than 15 days?

You are exempted from Vietnam visa for 15 days in Vietnam at maximum regardless where you are now, provided that your arrival date does not fall within 30 days from exit date of your last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption.

I’m UK passport holder, do I need a visa to Vietnam?

Please be kindly informed that at the moment, as a holder of UK passport, you will not need to obtain a visa for your Vietnam trip if:
  • You are planning to stay in the country for no more than 15 days; and
  • Your arrival date does not fall within 30 days from exit date of your last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption.
Otherwise, a Vietnam visa is required.

About Us

Vietnam-visa is operated by Vietnam Discovery Travel., JSC. During 10 years of operation, we have developed to be the 1st and premier commercial website providing online
application for Vietnam Visa on Arrival, dedicatedly serving more than 200,000 groups of travelers from up to 210 countries around the world.

Simplicity

Minimal Information Required

Thorough Collaboration

Complication made simple

Transparency

No Hidden Fee

No Concealed Information

Confidentiality Assurance

Dedicated company

Real-time Customer Support

You Ask – We Answer

A Value-added Service

Service guaranteed

Reliable On-time Delivery

100% Legitimacy

99.8% Success Rate


We Create Conveniences

Vietnam-visa is operated by Vietnam Discovery Travel., JSC. During 10 years of operation, we have developed to be the 1st and premier commercial website providing online application for Vietnam Visa on Arrival, dedicatedly serving more than 200,000 groups of travelers from up to 210 countries around the world.

 

Our Client Says

Dear Linda. We cannot fault your service. The instructions were clear, and the few questions we had before we traveled were answered quickly, courteously and efficiently

Alesya Belarus

Alternative way to acquire Vietnam Visa

There is another way to obtain Vietnam Visa for UK citizens - get it via Vietnam embassy in United Kingdom or in other country. In case you wish to obtain the Vietnam visa in this way, please kindly contact the embassy for details regarding visa procedure, fee and required documents as well. Following are contact details of Vietnam embassy in United Kingdom.

 

EMBASSY OF VIETNAM IN LONDON, UK

12-14 Victoria Rd., London W8-5rd, UK
(4420) 79371912
(44020) 7565385
embassy@vietnamembassy.org.uk

CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN LONDON, UK

12-14 Victoria Rd., London W8-5rd, UK
(4420) 79371912
(44020) 7565385
embassy@vietnamembassy.org.uk

A Vietnam business visa is not required for UK citizens visiting Vietnam for business purpose and staying in the country for no more than 15 days in Vietnam. This policy is valid until June 30, 2018.

Good to go if the term of your stay in Vietnam is just 15 days at maximum. Before you go, please:

01. Check your passport

All travelers are highly recommended to travel with a passport valid for at least 6 months following their planned departure from Vietnam and having at least 2 free pages for immigration stamps upon arrival in and departure from Vietnam.

02. Check your arrival date

To get Vietnam visa exemption, all UK travelers need to have their arrival date not falling within 30 days from exit date of their last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption, so please check your arrival date to ensure this condition is met.

03. Confirm if transit visa is required for any connection

You are highly recommended to check with your airlines/carrier for the requirement to obtain a valid visa for any country you pass through in your route to our Vietnam.

If your arrival date falls within 30 days from exit date of your last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption, or for any reason you wish to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 days, please apply for a business visa before you go.

Notes: If you are an BNO passport holder, you are not exempted from Vietnam visa. For more details, please check out way to get Vietnam visa on arrival.

A Vietnam business visa is required for UK citizens Vietnam on business trip if:

  • they wish to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 days; OR
  • their stay in Vietnam is no more than 15 days but the arrival date falls within 30 days from exit date of their last stay in the country with visa exemption.

The very first option to obtain a valid tourist visa for Vietnam is to obtain a Vietnam Visa on Arrival which has been preferred by a lot of travelers around the world for its convenience, simplicity, fast processing and time saving. Holders of this kind of visa are allowed to enter Vietnam through any of 5 international airports in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa and Ho Chi Minh City.

With this option, travelers will need to apply online to get a visa approval letter beforehand and then get visa stamped upon their arrival at Vietnam airport.

01. Submit Application

02. Get Approval Letter Via Email

03. Get Visa Stamped upon Arrival

Vietnam business Visa fees for Citizens of UK

VISA TYPEService FeeStamping Fee
Normal (7 working days)Urgent (3 working days)Super urgent (2 working days)
1 person2 persons3-5 persons6-9 persons10+ persons
1 month single entry$96$92$89$88$86+$30+$50$25
3 months single entry$131$126$122$120$118$25
1 month multiple entry$110$105$103$101$99$50
1 year multiple entry$506$482$467$457$447$135
3 months multiple entry$146$139$135$133$130$50
6 months multiple entry$361$344$333$326$320$95
(Service fee excluding Stamping Fee)

Frequently asked questions about Vietnam Visa in UK

What if I have un-known travel dates? I’m in UK now.

This does not pose any problem at all. Upon applying for Vietnam visa online, you are not required to provide exact travel dates. In case they are unknown, you absolutely can provide planned ones.But you should notice that you are allowed to enter Vietnam later than your provided arrival date and leave the country by the provided exit date. You are not allowed to do otherwise.

When UK citizens use Vietnam visa on arrival?

Vietnam visa on arrival is only available for all those traveling to Vietnam by air through any of the 5 international airports in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City.

What is Vietnam visa on arrival for UK citizens?

Vietnam visa on arrival is an option to obtain a legitimate visa for Vietnam. To use this kind of visa, the travelers will need to obtain a visa approval letter before departure for Vietnam by submitting an ONLINE VIETNAM VISA APPLICATION FORM and getting it delivered to email within a certain period of time.This letter then will be printed out and presented to the Immigration Officer at Vietnam airport upon arrival together with passport, Vietnamese Visa Application Form, photos and stamping fee to get visa stamped onto passport.

I’m just a resident of UK, not its citizen. Do I need a visa to enter Vietnam?

Please be kindly informed that Vietnam visa exemption has nothing related to the country you are residing, but your nationality. So, please check whether you need a Vietnam visa or not by selecting your nationality on top of this page.

I’m UK citizen, but at the moment, I’m not residing in UK but another country. Do I need a Vietnam visa if I just wish to stay in Vietnam for less than 15 days?

You are exempted from Vietnam visa for 15 days in Vietnam at maximum regardless where you are now, provided that your arrival date does not fall within 30 days from exit date of your last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption.

I’m UK passport holder, do I need a visa to Vietnam?

Please be kindly informed that at the moment, as a holder of UK passport, you will not need to obtain a visa for your Vietnam trip if:
  • You are planning to stay in the country for no more than 15 days; and
  • Your arrival date does not fall within 30 days from exit date of your last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption.
Otherwise, a Vietnam visa is required.

About Us

Vietnam-visa is operated by Vietnam Discovery Travel., JSC. During 10 years of operation, we have developed to be the 1st and premier commercial website providing online
application for Vietnam Visa on Arrival, dedicatedly serving more than 200,000 groups of travelers from up to 210 countries around the world.

Simplicity

Minimal Information Required

Thorough Collaboration

Complication made simple

Transparency

No Hidden Fee

No Concealed Information

Confidentiality Assurance

Dedicated company

Real-time Customer Support

You Ask – We Answer

A Value-added Service

Service guaranteed

Reliable On-time Delivery

100% Legitimacy

99.8% Success Rate


We Create Conveniences

Vietnam-visa is operated by Vietnam Discovery Travel., JSC. During 10 years of operation, we have developed to be the 1st and premier commercial website providing online application for Vietnam Visa on Arrival, dedicatedly serving more than 200,000 groups of travelers from up to 210 countries around the world.

 

Our Client Says

Dear Linda. We cannot fault your service. The instructions were clear, and the few questions we had before we traveled were answered quickly, courteously and efficiently

Alesya Belarus

Alternative way to acquire Vietnam Visa

There is another way to obtain Vietnam Visa for UK citizens - get it via Vietnam embassy in United Kingdom or in other country. In case you wish to obtain the Vietnam visa in this way, please kindly contact the embassy for details regarding visa procedure, fee and required documents as well. Following are contact details of Vietnam embassy in United Kingdom.

 

EMBASSY OF VIETNAM IN LONDON, UK

12-14 Victoria Rd., London W8-5rd, UK
(4420) 79371912
(44020) 7565385
embassy@vietnamembassy.org.uk

CONSULATE GENERAL OF VIETNAM IN LONDON, UK

12-14 Victoria Rd., London W8-5rd, UK
(4420) 79371912
(44020) 7565385
embassy@vietnamembassy.org.uk