Do passport holders need VISA to Vietnam?

A Vietnam Tourist Visa is required for all United States passport holders visiting Vietnam on leisure trip regardless of length of their stay in the country.

The very first option to obtain a valid tourist visa to Vietnam for US citizens 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 United States

VISA TYPE Service Fee Stamping Fee
Normal (Guaranteed 2 working days) Urgent (Guaranteed 1 working day) Super urgent (4 working hours )
1 person 2 persons 3-5 persons 6-9 persons 10+ 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
1 year multiple (United States only) $35 $ $ $ $ $135
3 months multiple entry $55 $52.25 $46.75 $39.05 $33 $50

A Vietnam Business Visa is required for all United States passport holders visiting Vietnam on business trip regardless of length of their stay in the country.

The very first option to obtain a valid business visa to Vietnam for US citizens 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 United States

VISA TYPE Service Fee Stamping Fee
Normal (7 working days) Urgent (3 working days) Super urgent (2 working days)
1 person 2 persons 3-5 persons 6-9 persons 10+ 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 $265 $ $ $ $ $135
3 months multiple entry $146 $139 $135 $133 $130 $50
6 months multiple entry $265 $ $ $ $ $95

Frequently asked questions about Vietnam Visa in United States

I’m in USA. Please kindly let me know the difference between a single entry visa and a multiple entry visa?

Please be kindly informed that there is a big difference between a single entry visa and a multiple entry visa for Vietnam which lies in number of entries into the country.

  • Single entry visa: You are permitted to enter Vietnam ONCE during your visa validity. After you exit Vietnam, your visa will automatically become invalid. If you wish to re-enter, you need to apply for a new visa or a multiple entry visa right from beginning.
  • Multiple entry visa: You can enter and exit Vietnam many times as you want during your visa validity.

What if I change my arrival airport? I’m from USA.

It doesn’t matter at all. As Vietnam visa on arrival works at any of 5 international airports of Vietnam, consisting of Noi Bai (Hanoi), Cat Bi (Hai Phong), Da Nang (Da Nang), Cam Ranh (Khanh Hoa) and Tan Son Nhat (Ho Chi Minh City), there will be no problem if you switch your arrival airport among them.

Can USA citizen apply for Vietnam Visa On Arrival?

Yes, of course. All USA citizens can apply for Vietnam Visa On Arrival if traveling to Vietnam by air. To do so, you only need to:
  1. Submit the online application form at https://booking.vietnam-visa.com/step1.html;
  2. Get a visa approval letter delivered to you within a certain period of time (2 working days for tourist visa or 5 working days for business visa or even faster as you request);
  3. Get visa stamped onto your passport upon your arrival at Vietnam airport.

What is longest validity of Vietnam Visa for USA travelers?

At the moment, USA travelers to Vietnam can apply for Vietnam visa valid for up to 1 year. It is for both leisure and business purpose.

However, if you own a 1-year tourist visa, you need to leave Vietnam after every 90 days while if you own a 1-year business visa, you are allowed to stay in Vietnam for a continous 1 year for your business.

Do USA passport holders are exempted from Vietnam visa?

No. Please be kindly informed that at the moment, there is no information regarding Vietnam visa exemption for USA citizens. As such, all USA passport holders will need to obtain a valid visa for their every trip to Vietnam, no matter how long they are planning to stay in the country and their purpose of visit.

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Alternative way to acquire Vietnam Visa

There is another way to obtain Vietnam Visa for U.S citizens – get it via Vietnam embassy in United States 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 States.

 

EMBASSY OF VIETNAM IN UNITED STATES

1233, 20th St., NW, Suite 400, Washington DC, 20036
(1-202) 861 073
(1-202) 861 0917
consular@vietnamembassy.us

VIETNAM GENERAL CONSULATE IN UNITED STATES

1700 California St, Suite 430 San Francisco, CA 94109
(1415) 922 1577
(1415) 922 1848
info@vietnamconsulate-sf.org