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[Vietnam Tourism Visa For USA Passport 2023] How Can USA Citizens Process Vietnam Visa For Tourism Purpose

USA tourists have to get a tourism visa before traveling to Vietnam. However, obtaining a Vietnam tourism visa for USA citizens is fairly easy, as the Vietnamese government allows tourists to apply either online or on arrival. In this article, USA citizens will find useful information about procedure to apply Vietnam tourism visa in details.

1/ Requirements of Vietnam tourism visa for USA citizens 2023

When apply Vietnam tourism visa, USA people need to submit the documents. Please well prepare these below documents before submitting Vietnam tourism visa:

Documents to apply Vietnam tourism E-visa for USA applicants:

  • USA passport (must be valid for at least six months and have 2 blank pages)
  • Digital scan of photo of passport information page
  • Digital personal photo

Documents to apply Vietnam tourism visa on arrival for USA applicants:

  • USA passport (must be valid for at least six months and have 2 blank pages)
  • Visa approval letter
  • Entry and exit form
  • 2 Personal photo (4x6cm in white background)
  • Cash to pay the Vietnam visa stamping fee

Documents to apply Vietnam tourism visa at Vietnamese embassy for USA applicants:

  • USA passport (must be valid for at least six months and have 2 blank pages)
  • 2 Personal photo (4x6cm in white background)
  • Visa application form
  • Any other additional documents that the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate may require, such as roundtrip air ticket, hotel booking or letter of invitation

2/ How to Apply Vietnam tourism visa for USA citizens 2023

If you are from a country whose citizens are subject to Vietnam tourism visa for USA citizenss, then you can apply in one of the following ways:

Until now, there are 3 ways to process Vietnam tourism visa for USA applicants:

  • Apply Vietnam E-visa Online
  • Apply Vietnam Visa On Arrival
  • Apply Vietnam visa at Embassy or Consulate of Vietnam

2.1/ Applying for Vietnam tourism E-visa online for USA citizens

USA is one of 80 countries which are allowed to submit Vietnam E-visa online. This type of visa will be single entry visa with 30 days validity as maximum.

To apply Vietnam tourism E-visa, USA citizens have to visit this link https://www.vietnamimmigration.com/apply-vietnam-visa/ and start a new application.

Then, follow the instruction in visa application form and submit visa online:

  • Fill out all required information on application form online
  • Attach passport and photo
  • Pay the E-visa fee
  • Wait for the visa to be processed (three days for normal process and 1 working day for urgent process)

When Vietnam tourism E-visa is approved, it will be delivered to USA applicant’s email. USA tourists need to print the E-visa out and present it to the immigration officers when travelling to Vietnam.

2.2/ Applying for Vietnam tourism visa On Arrival for USA citizens

USA people can also apply for a Vietnam Visa after they arrive in Vietnam. Visas on Arrival are only issued at the following airports:

  • Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Noi Bai airport in Hanoi
  • Danang airport in Da Nang
  • Cat Bi airport in Hai Phong
  • Cam Ranh airport in Nha Trang
  • Phu Quoc airport in Phu Quoc island

In order to receive Vietnam tourism upon arrival at Vietnamese airports, USA tourists must submit an application for visa Approval Letter from the Vietnamese Immigration Department. This letter can be applied online here https://www.vietnamimmigration.com/apply-vietnam-visa/

Then USA tourists will receive the Visa Approval Letter by email, and they can print it and present it to the Immigration Officers at the visa-issuing counters at the airport.

2.3/ Applying for Vietnam tourism visa at Vietnamese embassies or consulates for USA citizens

For those who want to get visa in person before coming to Vietnam can visit Vietnamese embassies or consulate to submit visa application forms. The visa obtained from Vietnamese embassies and consulates are the same as visa issued online.

In this case, USA applicants have to find the nearest Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate (find a list of the Vietnamese Embassies and Consulates here https://www.vietnamimmigration.com/category/vietnam-embassy/ ) and then submit the required documents directly.

You just went through ways to apply Vietnam tourism visa for USA passport holders as well as required documents for applying Vietnam tourism visa. If you want to know more, just feel free to contact us through email info@vietnamimmigration.com

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