A Vietnam multiple entry visa is a visa that allows its holders to enter and leave Vietnam several times during your visa validity. It is also called “re-entry Vietnam visa”. This kind of Vietnamese visa is very convenient for those who want to have several visits in Vietnam during a certain period of time.
At the moment, a multiple entry visa to Vietnam is classified by purpose of visit and visa validity into:
In addition, overseas Vietnamese and spouse and children of overseas Vietnamese and Vietnamese citizens can apply for a 5 years Vietnam visa multiple entry visa.
At the moment, travelers may have up to 2 ways to get a Vietnam tourist/business multiple entry visa, namely:
Let’s learn in details the steps and documents in each option.
Normally, the process to get a visa at Vietnam embassy covers:
This process and required documents mentioned above are not the same at all embassies/consulates of Vietnam in foreign countries. So, we highly recommend you to contact the Vietnam embassy you are applying for the visa for detailed information.
The process and required document to get a multiple entry visa on arrival to Vietnam for travelers are almost the same. Its covers 3 steps as follows:
Follow is sample of the approval letter for Vietnam multiple entry visa on arrival:
And to get a multiple entry visa on arrival for Vietnam, travelers need to have their first entry in Vietnam by air. The exits and following entries can be done by any means of transport.
Note: As of 01 January 2019, 6 month and 1 year multiple entry visa for Vietnam on arrival are unavailable (except for 1 year multiple entry visa for US passport holders). We will update this page frequently if there are changes for those types of visa for Vietnam.
The Vietnam multiple entry visa fee may vary depending on the option you choose to get your visa.
Q. I am planning to visit several destinations in Vietnam during my stay. Do I need a Vietnam visa single or multiple entry?
A. In case you are planning to visit different destinations in Vietnam in a single stay in the country, you only need a single entry visa for Vietnam. You also can see the difference between those two types of visas below.
– If you hold a single entry visa, you are allowed to enter and exit Vietnam one time only during the visa validity. Once you have left Vietnam, even before the granted expiry date, your visa will automatically become invalid and if you want to come back to Vietnam, you need to apply for a new visa. This kind of visa is also called “a visa with single-use”.
For example, if you apply for a 1-month single entry visa to Vietnam, you are allowed to enter and exit Vietnam ONCE only during 1 month since your pre-registered arrival date.
– But in case you hold a multiple entry visa, you are allowed to have several stays in Vietnam during your visa validity. It means that with this kind of visa, you can leave Vietnam and then re-enter the country during the visa period without applying for a new one.
For example, if you apply for a 1-month multiple entry visa, you are allowed to enter and exit Vietnam multiple times within 90 days since you registered arrival date.
Note: For a multiple entry visa on arrival, you only need to have the first arrival in Vietnam by air to get visa stamped onto passport at the airport in Vietnam, and your latter arrivals can be by land or sea without following any visa procedure since your visa stamp is already on your passport.
No. At the moment, the e-visa is only available for single entry for tourists to Vietnam.
If you need any further information, feel free to chat with us.
In case you have submitted your Vietnam visa application via Vietnam-visa.com, we can assist you to convert your single entry visa to multiple entry visa in some cases.
Firstly, if you have not paid for the service fee to us, you totally can log in your account at our website to edit any information as you desire or send us an email about your request so that we can assist you. Or even you can ignore that application and submit the new application for a multiple entry visa for Vietnam.
Secondly, if you have applied and made payment for the service fee, you are suggested to inform us of your application ID. We will check your visa processing status in our system and inform you whether your single entry visa can be upgraded to a multiple-entry one. If your visa request has not been sent to Vietnam Immigration Department to process, we can help you to change the visa type from single entry to multiple entries. Otherwise, we can do nothing.
Thirdly, if you have received your single Vietnam visa approval letter already, you cannot change any information on the letter as Vietnam Immigration Department does not allow changing any information in the already issued Vietnam visa approval letter.
In this case, there are two options for you to choose:
Yes. You can do it by following this visa extension guide.
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