How to get Vietnam tourist visa for Indian from Japan

Typically, the type of Vietnam you may require mostly depends on the intended length of your stay in Vietnam. If you are planning to visit Vietnam for 1 month or less, tourit visa is definitely the visa you require. In order to answer for the question: how to get a Vietnam tourist visa for Indian nationals living in Japan, please kindly read the information below. 

From Japan, the Indian are able to apply for tourist visa by sending postal appication to the Embass of Vietnam in Tokyo or registering online on our website for visa approval letter, which grants you permission to collect visa on arrival. Although visa on arrival process is much more convenient and easier, please bear in mind that it's helpful for arrivals by air only. In particular, you are not eligible for on-arrival visa when travelling overland.

Procedures for visa on arrival

Step 1: Obtain visa approval letter online

At this step, you have to fill out a visa application form online and pay visa processing fee with credit/debit card. Within 2 business days, the approval letter will be sent to you via email with an entry-exit form.

Step 2: Get visa on arrival

The visa approval letter is valid at all Vietnam's international airports. No matter what your arrival airport is, you are able to collect tourist visa on arrival if presenting:

 - Original passport with a minimum of 6 months validity
 - Visa approval letter
 - Completed entry-exit form
 - 01 passport photo taken recently 
 - Stamping fee (USD or VND, cash only)

Then you just need to wait for the visa to be stamped on your passport. This process takes about 10 minutes.

Procedures for visa application at embassy
If the idea of getting visa on arrival doesn't sound interesting to you or you are not qualified for visa on arrival, you should ask for a Vietnam visa from embassy. Here is list of documents must be submitted in the application:

 - Original and valid passport
 - Completed visa application form (enter website of embassy to fill out the form and print out)
 - 01 passport sized photo taken no longer than 6 months
 - Self-addressed return envelope 

Payment of visa application (by cheque or postal order payable to the Embassy of Vietnam)

Processing time:

The Vietnam travel visa is usually issued after 5 business days for normal service, 2 business days for express service and 1 busines day for next-day service.

Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Japan
Address: 151-0062 Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Motoyoyogi-for 50-11
Phone: + 81-3-34663311 / 13
Fax: + 81-3-34667652 / 12
Website :

Consulate General Of Vietnam In Osaka - Japan
4-2-15 Ichinocho Higashi, Sakai-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka 590-0952, Japan
Main line:    +81-72-221-6666​
Fax : ​+81-72-221-6667​
E-mail :
Website :​

Consulate General of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Fukuoka - Japan
4F, Aqua Hakata, 5-3-8 Nakasu, Hakata-ku,   Fukuoka-shi, Japan 810-0801
Direct line:(+81) 922637668; Fax: (02) 6286 4534