Vietnam Visa Extension and Renewal

Last update: Mar 31, 2020

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Overstaying Vietnam visa will result in a penalty and also a poor mark in your history in Vietnam with Vietnam Immigration, so we don’t wish you are in this situation. In case you wish to stay in Vietnam longer than your visa length, you may have 02 ways to extend your stay:

  • doing visa run, or
  •  do visa extension without leaving the country.

In the outbreak of Covid-19, the latter is highly recommended as you will:

  • avoid the risk of being infected from the crowds,
  • avoid the risk of being refused from re-entering Vietnam if you are from/transiting through the virus-affected zones.

Visa Extension/Renewal Requirements

To extend/review Vietnam visa, your original passport must:

  • be valid for at least 06 months from the time of extension/renewal.
  • have at least 02 blank pages.

Visa Extension

Visa Extension means that you will have a new permission to further stay in Vietnam without leaving and reentering the country. By this action, you will get an extension stamp on your passport indicating your new stay duration.

Visa Renewal

Renew visa means that you are granted a new page sticker on your passport as a new visa with the new duration permission. The visa renewal fee is higher than the visa extension fee because you must pay stamping fee and visa sticker fee.

Note: This service is now not offered by the Vietnam Immigration Office. We will keep you updated immediately upon new developments.

Where to Extend Visa in Vietnam

You can have a visa agency to extend your visa in Vietnam or do it on your own at the Vietnam Immigration offices below.

  • Hanoi immigration office: 44-46 Tran Phu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi
  • Immigration office in Da Nang: 78 Le Loi, Thach Thang, Hai Chau, Da Nang
  • Immigration office in Ho Chi Minh City: 196 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh city
  • Working hours: Monday-Friday (Morning: 7am – 11h30am; Afternoon: 1h30pm – 5pm) and Saturday (Morning time only)

How to extend Vietnam visa with Vietnam-visa.com

In case you use our visa extension service, you only need to go through the following 3 steps to get your visa successfully extended.

  • Step 1: Send us soft copy of your passport and the page containing your current Vietnam visa and we will inform whether your visa can be extended or not
  • Step 2: Send your original passport to our address and pay the extension fee
  • Step 3: Get your passport with extended stay within 8 working days normally or 3 working days in urgent case upon your request
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Vietnam Visa Extension Cost and Duration

Currently, the original visa exemption, 1 month visa, or 3 month visa can be extended for up to 3 months while the original 5 years visa exemption certificate can be extended for up to 6 months. So, the cost to extend Vietnam visa or how much to extend Vietnam visa will depend on your original visa and also the duration you want to extend.

You can see the table below for details.

Unit: USD/pax

Original visaNormal processing (8 working days)Urgent processing (4 working days)
15 days1 month3 months6 months15 days1 month3 months6 months
Visa exemption62134291N/A77148306N/A
1 month visa7091463N/A84105477N/A
3 months visa105191463N/A120205477N/A
1 year visa (for US passport holders)N/AN/A463N/AN/AN/A477N/A
5 years visaN/AN/A177220N/AN/A191234

Note:

  • All above fees do not apply for citizens of China and South Korea. If you are Chinese or South Korean citizens, feel free to contact us for details.
  • Cost to extend Vietnam visa is for tourist visa. We can do Vietnam business visa extension, so feel free to contact us for the fee.
  • Those fees are subject to change from time to time without prior notice but you will get informed before deciding to use our service.
  • The extended visa is for single entry only.
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Why Vietnam Visa Extension with us?

  • 10+ years experience: Since 2007, we have assisted over 100,000 travelers to successfully extend their visa in Vietnam.
  • No hidden charge: all the costs of visa extension are clearly communicated with you before the service. We do not charge you anything afterwards.
  • Responsibility: We will sign an agreement with rights and obligations of each party concerning the visa extension.
  • Convenience: We can support you to extend your visa no matter where you are in our Vietnam

Frequently Asked Questions

Just send a soft copy of your passport and the page containing your current visa to our email Sales@Vietnam-visa.com and we will check and let you know whether you can extend visa in Vietnam or not.

Yes. It is possible to extend visa exemption in Vietnam. We can assist you to get it extended for 15 days, 1 month or 3 months. Just a soft copy of your passport and the page containing your current visa to our email Sales@Vietnam-visa.com and we will guide you further.

Q: I have a 1-month tourist visa. Is it possible to carry out my tourist visa extension online prior to my trip departure to prevent any unwanted hassle of extending it in Vietnam? If it’s possible, please let me know the procedure and requirements for it.

A: No, you cannot to extend your Vietnam visa if you are not in Vietnam. The procedure is not a hassle at all. In case you need to extend your visa in Vietnam, kindly contact us at Sales@Vietnam-visa.com or +84.946.583.583.

Q: I want to get 3-month single entry visa extension for 2 passports. One is Canadian and the other is Khmer.  The present visas are 3 months, multiple entry and expire in 10 days ahead. Where is the best place (Visa center) in Hanoi to extend our visas? How much should it cost for a 3 month, Single Entry Visa Extension? How long does it take and what is the procedure? Thanks.

A: Please be kindly informed that we can assist you to get your visa extended. The processing time is 8 working days (normal processing) or 3 working days (urgent processing).

First of all, please send photos of your passport, including your personal information page and current visa page to our email Sales@Vietnam-visa.com. Then our consultant will get back to you with whether or not your passport can be extended, visa extension fee, and steps on application for visa extension as well.

Q: Hi there. I’m traveling in Vietnam for 4 weeks in total but my visa expires in 2 upcoming weeks. Is it possible to get an extension from the Immigration Office in Ho Chi Minh City because I don’t want to leave the country?

A: Please be kindly informed that at the moment, travelers cannot extend visa directly at the Vietnam Immigration office, but through a travel agent in Vietnam.

First of all, you need to check whether your visa can be extended or not. To do so, please send photo of your passport, including your personal information page and current visa page to our email Sales@Vietnam-visa.com. Our consultant will get back to you with details for your visa extension.

Yes. If you are staying in Vietnam under 15 days visa exemption, we can assist you to extend it for 15 days, 1 months, 2 months or 3 months. Just leave us a message here or +84.946.583.583,

Q. My Vietnam tourist visa expires on April 20. Can I have it extended and how long is my visa extension valid for?

A. Yes. We can help you to extend your tourist visa for up to 3 months, depending on your request. Just send us a photo of your current visa page to our email Sales@Vietnam-visa.com or WhatsApp or Viber (+84.946.583.583). We will check and get back to you soon.

Disclaimers: While we put an effort to ensure that the provided information is correct and up-to-date, there are probably changes which we are unaware of.

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