List of Nationals eligible for E-Visa to Vietnam

From February 1, 2017, nationals from 40 countries visiting Vietnam will be able to apply for a Vietnam e-visa. And this number has been increased to 46 countries currently.

This kind of visa is valid for 30 days with one single entry. This move belongs to the two-year pilot plan to launch an electronic Vietnam visa system for foreign tourists visiting the country announced by the Vietnam Government.

Following is the full list of eligible nationalities for Vietnam e-visa (updated in 2019)

Andorra

Argentina

Armenia

Australia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina

Brazil

Brunei

Bulgaria

Canada

Chile

China (Including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR passport holders, Not apply to Chinese e-passport holders)

Colombia

Croatia

Cuba

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Fiji

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

India

Ireland

Italy

Japan

Kazakhstan

Korea (South)

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

The former Yugoslav of Macedonia

Malta

Marshall Islands

Mexico

Federated States of Micronesia

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Montenegro

Myanmar

Nauru

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Palau

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Romania

Russia

Samoa

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

East Timor

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

United States of America

Uruguay

Vanuatu

Venezuela

To apply for e-visas, those citizens can access to https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/web/guest/trang-chu-ttdt, complete the form with required information and documents. After that, they will receive an application code and will be asked to pay a non-refundable fee online.

It will take 3 working days for tourists to find out if their applications have been approved or not.

Successful applicants will be able to print off their e-visas to present when they arrive.

Visitors can touch down at any of Vietnam’s 8 international airports, including Tan Son Nhat in Ho Chi Minh City, Noi Bai in Hanoi and Da Nang in the central region. They can also arrive via land at 13 international border gates, and via sea at 7 ports across the country.

And as updated in 2019, those with evisa can enter Vietnam through 33 ports of Vietnam. List of the Vietnam evisa ports can be downloaded here.  But please remember that you must enter Vietnam via the port  you are granted in the e-visa. Otherwise, you cannot enter Vietnam with that visa.

In addition to this new type of e-visa, Vietnam visa on arrival is currently a popular way to get a visa for Vietnam as its application is also made online and requires no document at all. Please check your nationality by selecting your country at: https://www.vietnam-visa.com/how-to-apply-vietnam-visa/ For example, if you currently lives in Portugal, you can find useful information to get Vietnam Visa for Portugal

To see a brief comparison between these two kinds of visa, you can refer to https://www.vietnam-visa.com/compare-vietnam-visa-on-arrival-and-vietnam-e-visa/.