As you might know, there is only one Embassy of Vietnam located in New Delhi. For Indian citizens living in India, you have to take a drive to the embassy to apply for the visa or send the application by post for more convenience. However, whichever way you use, paper application at the embassy is not a good choice for you. The easiest and most convenient way to obtain visa for Vietnam from India is to apply for visa on arrival.
Vietnam visa can be collected upon arrival providing the Indian passport holders meet the following requirements:
- Enter Vietnam by air
- Present visa approval letter issued by Immigration Department
- Have at least 6 month validity on your passport with minimum 01 empty page
The process of getting Vietnam visa on arrival includes 4 steps as follows:
Step 1: Lodge application online
Enter here to start filling out the application form and submit it online. Once the application is well-received, we will send you a confirmation email and request you to check for accuracy of the information before the processing gets started.
Step 2: Make payment using credit/debit card
The payment should be made soon if you want your application to be processed early. Please take note that the fee is refundable in case of application rejection. Read information about the fee at this link.
Step 3: Receive visa approval letter via email
After 2 working days or less, you will be provide with an approval letter which grants you permission to enter Vietnam and collect visa on arrival. The Indian visitors who forget to obtain this letter are unable to get visa for Vietnam at arrival airport. Should you need to travel to Vietnam urgently from India, our express service will arrange you the letter within a few hours only.
Step 4: Get visa stamp at the arrival airport
Vietnam visa on arrival is available at all Vietnam international airports. Just after landing at arrival airport, you need to submit the following documents at Immigration checkpoint to get a visa stamp on the passport: an origin passport, 01 passport- sized photo, completed entry and exit form (the form can be download on our site), visa approval letter and stamping fee (cash only).