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Vietnam Visa On Arrival

How To Get Landing Visa At Tan Son Nhat Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) 2023?

Visa On Arrival is getting more popular for those who care and want to enter Vietnam through the airport because of its convenience. Let’s see how to get this kind of visa before and after arriving in Tan Son Nhat airport as below information:

  1. Before boarding the airplane

You need to prepare some required documents to get the visa stamp at the airport:

The approval letter

The important thing that you need to do firstly is to apply for a Visa approval letter online. You need to fill some necessary information and get the approval letter via email. Then, you need to print it out before boarding the airplane, because:

  • This is one of the required documents to get the visa stamp at Tan Son Nhat airport.
  • You can’t get the visa stamp without the approval letter.
  • You need to present this letter and your passport for boarding the airplane.
  • Click here for applying online the approval letter


  • Your passport must be original, don’t use the copy one.
  • Your passport must be valid for more than 6 months from the day you enter Vietnam.
  • There are still at least 2 blank pages in your passport.
  • You can’t use the expiry passport which is not accepted to enter Vietnam.

Passport photo

  • Prepare 2 passport photos in the size of 4×6 (one for sticking on the visa application form, one for backup).

Vietnamese visa application form

This is one of important things that you need to take note. It is one of required documents to submit to get the visa stamp.

In order to save your time, you should download this via website and fill your personal information before boarding the airplane.

At the landing visa counter, you just need to submit it with other documents and don’t have to be confused and don’t waste more time at the airport.

Stamp Fee In Cash

You can have a look the price table as below to see the difference between these types of visa.

Entry The length of stay Stamp Fee
Single entry 1 month to 3 months 25 USD
Multiple entry 1 month to 3 months 50 USD
Multiple entry 6 months 95 USD
Multiple entry 12 months 135 USD


You should prepare enough cash to do the payment and get the visa stamp at the airport. They just accept VND or USD. The rate here is a little higher than other places, so you can consider to prepare before coming to Vietnam.

Summarizing the above information, you need to be ready with these documents:

  • The approval letter
  • Vietnamese application form
  • Your original passport
  • Cash for visa stamp fee (USD)
  1. After arrival

Each city in Vietnam has its own name of Visa On Arrival counter. Tan Son Nhat airport has name “Landing Visa”, it is for those who need to get the visa stamp. You will see the sign board “Landing Visa” at the airport.


At “Landing Visa” counter, you just need to submit required documents and wait for calling to do the payment for visa stamp. Then you will get your passport back and the visa stamp. At that time, you can enter Vietnam.


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