Vietnam Visa

Download Vietnam Visa Application Form

Requirements for applying for Vietnam pre approval visa letter

As a result of bilateral relation development, exchanges of visitors have been increasing substantially. It’s the Vietnamese Government policy as well as of Vietnam Consulate in Nepal to make the visa application procedure simpler, quicker and more convenient.

Following are the requirements for Vietnam pre approval visa letter:

1. Original passport (expiry date of passport should be at least 1 month longer than the applied visa validity)

2. Fully filled-in Visa Application Form

3. 01 passport-size Latest photo with white background

4. Air tickets

5. Hotel bookings

6. Photocopy of passport

Nepalese Nationals: First page

Foreign Nationals: First page and Nepal’s Visa page

Please Note: For Business Visa, you will need an Authorized document (Approval letter) issued by the Immigration Department (Ministry of Public Security) or the Consular Department/ Ho Chi Minh city Department of Foreign Affairs (Ministry of Foreign Affairs). You must ask the business partner/ Inviter in Vietnam to get it before applying for the visa.

Types of Visas:

  1. One month single entry
  2. Three-month Single Entry
  3. One month multiple entries
  4. Three-month multiple entries

To learn about the visa fees for each type/category, Please contact the Vietnam Consulate Office.

Visa Exemptions:

Holders of normal passports issued by the following countries do not require visas for Vietnam.

CountryDuration of Stay
Chileless than 90 days
Singaporeless than 30 days
Thailandless than 30 days
Malaysialess than 30 days
Laosless than 30 days
Indonesialess than 30 days
Kyrgyzstanless than 30 days
Cambodialess than 30 days
Myanmarless than 30 days
Philippinesless than 21 days
Japanless than 15 days
South Korealess than 15 days
Swedenless than 15 days
Finlandless than 15 days
Denmarkless than 15 days
Norwayless than 15 days
Germanyless than 15 days
Franceless than 15 days
Spainless than 15 days
Italyless than 15 days
United Kingdom (British Citizens)less than 15 days
Russia*less than 15 days
Belarus*less than 15 days
Bruneiless than 14 days

* For Russia and Belarus: A gap of at least 30 days between two visa-free visits is required and have a printout of onward ticket.

Holders of diplomatic or service category passports of Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, North Korea, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, and holders of diplomatic passports only of Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Israel, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland and Uzbekistan do not require a visa to visit Vietnam.

Holders of Certificates of Visa Exemption do not require a visa regardless of nationality.

Other Services:

The Vietnam Consulate, Nepal maintains and develops relations between Vietnam and Nepal. The consulate organizes events and promotes trade, investments, culture, tourism etc between Vietnam and Nepal. It provides services such as legalization, translation etc and also provides all the necessary services to Vietnamese citizens in Nepal.