In this era of technology, the world is becoming flatter and labor mobility is on uptrend. Consequently, the demand for entry into Vietnam has dramatically increased. However, not many people understand well about the Vietnam visa application process.
From 01/01/2015, changes in Vietnam law leads to many difficulties in obtaining long-term visa if foreigners entering the wrong purposes. This article was written to help you apply visa more effectively.
Most foreign visitors must have a Vietnam visa. Vietnam visa holders can enter and exit Vietnam at Hanoi airport, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang airport, or one of the twelve border ports of Vietnam including 3 with Cambodia, 3 with China and 6 with Laos.
Before getting a visa to Vietnam, foreigners should read these things to make sure that they choose the suitable method and visa type.
- For those individuals who is required to have entry visas to Vietnam, they must obtain a visa before departure day. There are 2 ways for them to obtain a visa. The first is a visa application for the approval letter online through a travel company such as www.lotusvisa.com then stamped visa at the Vietnam international airports (this visa is called the visa on arrival). The second way is that you can apply for a visa at the Embassy / Consulate of Vietnam in your country to get your passport stamped visa.
- The tourist visa is valid for 30 days. The government often concerns about the visa at the airport for some priority countries but this plan was not approved. Paperwork Vietnam visa has become fairly simple, but cost Vietnam visa is still relatively high and visa processes are still wasting time unnecessarily.
- At present, the Vietnam Visa can be applied via travel companies. These agency will need passport details information and then sends the visa approval letter for visa applicants to confirm your visa will be issued at the Vietnam airport. In Asia, the best place to get Vietnam visa is Cambodia, because here in visa costs only 30 US dollars and you can get a visa on the same day of application. Bangkok is also a popular location for many travel companies offering cheap tour packages including airfare and visa.
- If you plan to stay in Vietnam more than 1 month, or you plan to exit from Vietnam and enter again from Cambodia or from Laos, you should apply for a visa 3 month multiple entry. This type of visa application fee is approximately 95 US dollars in Cambodia, but not all Vietnam Embassies were granted this kind of visa. The feedback from our customers shows that appearance is also somewhat affect the attitude of customs department where you get at the entry and exit points at the airport. For example, if you are wearing shorts or clothing is not groomed, not that look neat or not shave, you can see a little bit difficult. Therefore, the applicant for Vietnam Visa should try to appear “grooming”.