October 29, 2019
Rush Visa

Can I Apply For Visa On Arrival At The Weekend With The Express Service? 

Visa On Arrival has been chosen as a common kind of visa to visit Vietnam with tourism or business purpose. Normally, the application process to get “the approval letter” will take 2 working days. However, you can also require to use “the express service” to get it faster.

Especially, you can apply for Visa On Arrival everywhere and every time, no matter it is at the weekend or holidays.

E-visa is not accepted, why is Visa On Arrival possible? 

E-visa needs to be approved by Vietnamese Goverment. At the weekend, it is not in working time, so there is no way to get E-visa.

However, “the approval letter” of the Visa On Arrival application process doesn’t need to be approved like E-visa. It is approved by Vietnam Immigration Department, and the urgent cases can still be processed, that’s why you can totally get it every time.

The fee of “the express service” 

There is only two options for “the express service” at the weekend:

The visa application fee The extra fee of “the express service” The visa stamp fee on arrival
X 4 hours: 170 USD Y
X 8 hours: 120 USD Y


X: Depending on the type of visa you choose – the length of stay, the number of entry, the purpose of trip… the fee would be different. 1-month single entry costs 6 USD.

Y: Depending on the number of entry, the fee would be also different. 1-month single entry costs 25 USD.

You can check the total amount while completing the online application form via the website https://www.vietnam-evisa.com/apply/.

While using the express service, “the approval letter” will be sent to you after 4 working hours (by 12:30 PM) or 8 working hours (by 7 PM) at the same day.


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