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The Differences Between Vietnam’s Tourist Visa And Business Visa

Each country has a sign system for visas, also in Vietnam. This comes from the different purposes of foreigners entering Vietnam. The classification of visas helps the competent authority to control and manage immigration activities.

Currently, Vietnam visa has all 20 categories, including: NG1, NG2, NG3, NG4, LV1, LV2, DT, DN, NN1, NN2, NN3, DH, HN, PV1, PV2, LD, DL, TT , VR, SQ. The 2 most popular types are DL (Tourist visa) and DN (Business visa). So what are the differences between tourist visa and business visa?

Business Visa

 

Tourist Visa

 

Definition:

  Tourist Visa (DL) Business visa (DN)
 

Define

Tourist visas are documents issued by Vietnamese authorities, allowing foreigners to enter Vietnam for tourism purposes. Business visas issued to foreigners working with Vietnamese enterprises. In this case, they will be partners of the business. The main purpose when coming to Vietnam is to exchange information, sign contracts, discuss about development strategies…

 

How to Apply?

There is three ways to apply Vietnam visa, so we will see the differences between tourist visa and business visa in each way:

  1. Applying At The Embassy:
  Tourist Visa (DL) Business visa (DN)
Types of Visa On Arrival ·       Tourist 1 month single entry

·       Tourist 3 months single entry

·       Tourist 1 month multiple entries

·       Tourist 3 months multiple entries

·       Tourist 6 months multiple entries

·       Tourist 1 year multiple entries

·       Business 1 month single entry

·       Business 3 months single entry

·       Business 1 month multiple entries

·       Business 3 months multiple entries

·       Business 6 months multiple entries

·       Business 1 year multiple entries

How to apply Come to the embassy in your country to submit visa application directly. Come to the embassy in your country to submit visa application directly.
Documents for application ·       Passport

·       The proof of the tour plan that foreigners will carry out in Vietnam.

·       Confirmation of air ticket booking to Vietnam.

·       Confirmation of hotel booking to Vietnam.

·       Application form for tourist visa.

Dossiers of declaring business information with immigration management agencies:

·       Form NA16 – First sign and signature registration;

·       Certified copy of Business Registration Certificate.

Documents to invite and guarantee for foreigners to enter Vietnam:

·       Form NA2;

·       Additional information documents (if any)

Processing time to get Visa 5 – 7 working days 5 – 7 working days
Fee for applying It is not fixed (depend on the embassy of each country). Please check with the embassy in your country. It is not fixed (depend on the embassy of each country). Please check with the embassy in your country.

 

 

 

  1. Applying Visa On Arrival Online
  Tourist Visa (DL) Business visa (DN)
Types of Visa On Arrival ·       Tourist 1 month single entry

·       Tourist 3 months single entry

·       Tourist 1 month multiple entries

·       Tourist 3 months multiple entries

·       Tourist 6 months multiple entries

·       Tourist 1 year multiple entries

·       Business 1 month single entry

·       Business 3 months single entry

·       Business 1 month multiple entries

·       Business 3 months multiple entries

·       Business 6 months multiple entries

·       Business 1 year multiple entries

How to apply ·       Apply online to get the approval letter through the internet.

·       Get visa sticker at the airport.

 

·       Apply online to get the approval letter through the internet.

·       Get visa sticker at the airport.

 

Documents for application No documents are required No documents are required
Processing time to get approval letter 2 working days 5 working days
Fee for applying 6 USD for approval letter + 25 USD for stamp fee (1 month single entry) 75 USD for approval letter + 25 USD for stamp fee (1 month single entry)

 

 

  1. Applying E-visa Online

 

  Tourist Visa (DL) Business visa (DN)
Types of E-visa ·       Tourist 1 month single entry

 

·       Business 1 month single entry
How to apply ·       Apply online to get the e-visa through the internet.

 

·       Apply online to get the e-visa through the internet.

 

Documents for application ·       Passport scanned photo

·       Digital photo

·       Passport scanned photo

·       Digital photo

Processing time to get approval letter 2 working days 2 working days
Fee for applying 40 USD in total (no additional fee on arrival) 55 USD in total (no additional fee on arrival)

 

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