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Differences Between Visa On Arrival & E-Visa

Please see the table below to choose the visa that is suitable to your Vietnam trip:


  Visa On Arrival E-Visa
Eligibility All Countries Only 80 countries & 2 territories
Entry Ports 6 International airports 8 international airports + 16 land borders + 9 sea ports
Purpose of Visit Tourist & Business Tourist & Business
Number of Entry Single entry and Multiple entries Single entry
Length of Stays 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year 30 days maximum
Extension Ability Can be extended without leaving Vietnam Can not be extended (must leave Vietnam and re-enter with a new visa)
Processing Time 2 working days 2 working days
Documents No documents required Passport Photo & Digital Photo
Fee Service Fee (From 6 USD) + stamp fee on arrival
(Depend on nationality and type of visa)
Service fee only (From 35 USD)
(Depend on type of visa)
How to Apply Apply online Apply online
Procedure – Apply online to get the Visa Approval Letter first
– Receive this letter via email
– Print Visa Approval Letter for boarding airplane
– At the airport on arrival date, coming to “visa landing counter” to submit original passport + visa approval letter + application form
– Pay stamp fee to get visa stamp
– Show this visa stamp at immigration check and enter Vietnam
– Apply online to get E-Visa
– Receive E-Visa via email
– Print E-Visa for boarding airplane
– Show E-Visa at immigration check and enter Vietnam

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