January 2, 2024
Visa for Indian

[Vietnam Visa Requirements 2024] Can India Citizens Get Visa On Arrival In Vietnam?

Vietnam Immigration Department has issued Visa On Arrival system for a long time, which allows tourists or businessmen to get visa at the Vietnamese airports. People coming to Vietnam with tourist or business purpose can directly obtain a visa when they arrive Vietnam instead of submitting at the Vietnamese embassy in their own country. But is this visa on arrival available for Indian? Can an Indian get visa at Vietnamese airports? Which documents needing? And how to apply the visa on arrival in Vietnam?

  1. Can Indian Get Visa On Arrival In Vietnam?

Visa on arrival is visa getting at the airports of Vietnam. Not only Indian but also all countries’ citizens over the world can apply this type of visa. Visa on arrival can be used to enter Vietnam 1 month, 3 months or longer, and can be used to enter single entry or multiple entry with various of purpose. Therefore, Indian citizens can get many types of visa on arrival in Vietnam.

  1. Which Documents Indian Need To Prepare For Getting Visa On Arrival In Vietnam?

In order to obtain visa on arrival in Vietnam, Indian need to submit these documents:

  • Original passport (more than 6 months validity, more than 2 blank pages)
  • 2 photos (sized 3×4 cm)
  • Vietnamese application form (available at the airport)
  • Approval letter (apply online before flying to Vietnam)

Visa approval letter and visa application form

You should arrange passport and photos by yourself. The approval letter must be applied online through a Vietnam visa service. The approval letter will be sent to your email after approved, and the visa service will attach the application form in email as well. You can print it out and fill out before coming to Vietnam.

  1. How To Apply Visa Approval Letter Online?

Visa approval letter is the compulsory document to get visa at the airport. It is the official document issued by Vietnam Immigration Department, granting permission for the applicants to get visa on arrival. Without it, you cannot get visa when arriving Vietnam. However, applying this letter is very simple. You just visit this link and fill out the online application form:


Applying Vietnam visa approval letter online is very simple

The application form requires you to fill out your personal information as well as visa’s information. After completing the form, you just pay online and get the visa order number. You also get email confirmation, which includes all information about your visa application. After two working days, your approval letter will be delivered to your email. You must check information correctly and print it out.

  1. Guidance To Get Visa On Arrival Stamp In Vietnam Airport For Indian

Visa on arrival is used in these 7 Vietnamese airports:

  1. Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi city
  2. Tan Son Nhat international airport in Ho Chi Minh city
  3. Cam Ranh international airport in Nha Trang city
  4. Da Nang international airport in Da Nang city
  5. Cat Bi international airport in Hai Phong city
  6. Phu Quoc international airport in Phu Quoc island
  7. Lien Khuong international airport in Da Lat city

You must enter Vietnam through one of these airports, if not, you cannot get visa stamp. When you arrive the airport, you come to “visa on arrival” counter and submit these above documents. You also need to pay the visa stamp fee to immigration officers. This fee is paid in cash and used for getting stamp on your passport (25 USD for single entry; 50 USD for multiple entry). After fully submitting all documents and paying stamp fee, you will get back passport with visa. At that time, you can enter Vietnam legally.

visa on arrival counter in Noi Bai airport (Ha Noi)

Note: If you care about the procedure at the airport, you can ask for “airport support service”. This kind of service will help you not to queue in the line. There is a airport staff who help you get visa on arrival fast, and check in Vietnam through VIP gate.


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