On 01 Jan 2017, The Immigration Department of Vietnam has announced to launch an electronic visa system to make visitors easy to gain an entry into Vietnam. Under a government directive released in January, citizens from 40 countries will be eligible to apply for the e-visa, including citizens of the United States of America.
Please see “Who is eligible for e-Visa Vietnam” for more details.
What’s an Electronic Visa (e-Visa) of Vietnam for US (American) passport holders?
Instead apply for a visa at the embassy of Vietnam, Visitors from the United States of America now simply stay at home and apply visa online. It’s just take couple of minutes to complete online form.
Vietnam Electronic Visa (e-Visa) is a single-entry visa, and the maximum duration of stay in Vietnam is 30 days, which cannot be extended and converted to other types of visas.
US (American) passport holders are eligible for e-visa application. You can apply online then we will take care the rest for your application. Once your application is approved, a link to download your e-Visa will be e-mailed to you. E-Visa is single entry for 30 days.
How much Electronic Visa (e-Visa) of Vietnam for US (American) citizens?
It’s US$ 40 for tourist visa OR US$ 55 for business visa. We only charge for successful application. 100% risk-free. Apply Now with confidence.
e-Visa Vietnam Requirements for US (American) passport holders
Before starting the e-visa application process, please ensure you have all of these required elements:
– A valid email address to get notification regarding e-visa status
– A copy of passport valid for at least 6 months (scanned the page of passport which contain your personal information) for uploading in the form online
– A recent digital photograph for uploading in the form online
– A valid credit card or PayPal account to pay for the e-visa application’s fee
For instruction on how to apply for an e-Visa Vietnam through our website, click here.
What if I want to stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days or want to visit the country multiple times?
In case you want stay more than 30 days or want multiple entry visa for Vietnam, you are advised to choose to apply other type of visa available on the online form then pick up your visa on arrival. There is a visa issuing office located at the international airport where you can show the visa approval letter (pre-arrangement) to pick up your visa there.
To calculate your visa fees, please click here.
Unlike Vietnam Electronic Visa (e-Visa), Visa on arrival is required you to apply online for getting a visa approval letter first, then able to pick up your visa at the international airport of Vietnam where you land. Please note, apart from service fee that you paid for the visa approval letter, you have to pay for stamp fee when collect your visa on arrival (The stamp fee is US$25 for single entry 1 month or 3 month | US$50 for multiple entry 1 month or 3 month | US$95 for multiple entry 6 month | US$135 for multiple entry 12 month).
In accordance with the provisions of agreements concluded between Vietnam and the US, 1-year-visa multiple entry is granted to the US citizens with a maximum of 90 days of stay per entry to Vietnam.
To learn more about visa on arrival, please click here.