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[Vietnam Tourist E-visa For USA People 2023] USA Citizens Applying Vietnam Electronic Visa Need to Know

USA passport holders need a visa to visit Vietnam, but USA is eligible to apply Vietnam E-visa online. This article will provide you detailed information about Vietnam tourist E-visa for USA citizens, including visa requirements, visa exemption, documents and process to apply Vietnam tourist E-visa for USA people.

1/ Vietnam visa exemption for USA passport 2023

In fact, Vietnam offers visa waiver program for 24 countries which helps these countries’ citizens to enter Vietnam without visa. Unfortunately, USA isn’t in this list. Therefore, USA citizens still need visa to enter Vietnam.

There are two cases that USA people can travel to Vietnam without Visa:

  • USA citizens with APEC business travel card are exempt from Vietnam visa for not more than 90 days.
  • USA Travelers coming to Phu Quoc Island with round trip air ticket and staying on the island for 30 days or less are exempt from having Vietnam visa. A visa is required if going outside the island.

2/ What is Vietnam tourist E-visa for USA citizens?

Although USA citizens are not exempted from visa when travelling to Vietnam, but they can easily apply Vietnam visa online. This visa online is also called Vietnam E-visa.

Vietnam E-visa is a single entry visa which is valid for maximum 30 days for each entry. This visa allows USA passport holders to come to Vietnam through airports, seaports or land borders.

Vietnam E-visa is good for USA tourist with single entry and visit Vietnam for a short period of time. Vietnam E-visa is applied online, and it takes only 3 working days to get visa approval.

3/ Required documents to apply Vietnam tourist E-visa for USA citizens 2023

USA applicants have to prepare following documents before submitting Vietnam E-visa application for tourist purpose:

  • USA passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 1 empty page remaining.
  • A Credit or Debit card /Paypal account to make payment for visa fee
  • Digital Passport Scan (information page)
  • Digital personal photo (without glasses)

4/ Ports of entry that permit USA citizens to enter with Vietnam tourist E-visa 2023

After Vietnam E-visa is approved, USA passport holders can use it to enter Vietnam through 33 entry gates, including airports, seaports and land borders:

International airports (8)

  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Noi Bai Airport (Ha Noi)
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Tan Son Nhat Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Danang Airport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Cam Ranh Airport (Nha Trang – Khanh Hoa)
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Cat Bi Airport (Hai Phong)
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Can Tho Airport (Can Tho City)
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Phu Bai Airport (Hue)
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Phu Quoc Airport (Phu Quoc island)

Landport (16)

  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Bo Y Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Cha Lo Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Cau Treo Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Huu Nghi Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Ha Tien Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Lao Bao Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Lao Cai Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter La Lay Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Moc Bai Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Mong Cai Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Nam Can Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Na Meo Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Song Tien Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Tinh Bien Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Tay Trang Landport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Xa Mat Landport

Seaports (9)

  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Chan May Seaport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Da Nang Seaport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Duong Dong Seaport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Hon Gai Seaport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Hai Phong Seaport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Nha Trang Seaport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Quy Nhon Seaport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Ho Chi Minh City Seaport
  • USA passport holders can use Vietnam E-visa to enter Vung Tau Seaport

However, please note that when submitting Vietnam E-visa, USA applicants need to choose the entry port. If the actual entry port is different with the entry port they registered on application form, it will be the big problem. USA people will not be allowed to enter in this case. Therefore, make sure you choose the right entry port when submitting visa application online!

5/ Simple steps to get Vietnam tourist E-visa for USA citizens 2023

To apply Vietnam tourist E-visa for USA applicants, you just need to follow 3 simple step below:

STEP 1: FILL OUT VIETNAM VISA APPLICATION FORM

  • Access https://www.vietnamimmigration.com/apply-vietnam-visa/ to visit Vietnam tourist E-visa application form online for USA people
  • Choose nationality and choose “tourist” as “purpose of visit”
  • Choose other required information
  • Choose urgent service (if any)
  • Type correctly email address
  • Attach passport and photo

STEP 2: REVIEW AND MAKE PAYMENT

Remember to double check your information before making payment. Any changes after payment may occur fees.

STEP 3: RECEIVE VISA APPROVAL AND GET VIETNAM ENTRY PERMIT

After 3 working days of process, visa will be sent to the email which you registered on application form. Recheck visa again to make sure all information is correct, then print it out and prepare for your Vietnam trip.

When USA tourists arrive at Vietnam airports/ landports /seaports, just show the visa and passport. The immigration officers will check and the paste the entry stamp onto their passport.

We just shared the information of Vietnam tourist E-visa for USA citizens. We do hope that it’s useful for your trip. In case there are any question, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@vietnamimmigration.com . Right after getting your email, we will reply ASAP.

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