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[Vietnam Visa Extension] How To Extend My Visa During The Ncovid-19 Epidemic?

Previously, foreign visitors traveling to Vietnam for business or tourism could easily extend their stay by submitting an extension application. But as of March 15, 2020, all new visa applications are denied, will visa extension be still accepted? If it can still apply for visa extension, what are documents needed? And what is the cost?

Can a visa extension be approved during the nCovid-19 epidemic period?

Although all new visa applications for entry Vietnam have been denied since March 15, the visa extension is still possible. Accordingly, those who own a valid visa (not exceeding the expiry date), can contact travel agencies or visa agents to apply for visa extension. This is the only way to extend your stay in Vietnam because visa renewal has been suspended.

Which cities are visa extension can be submitted in?

Currently, three major cities in Vietnam can receive visa extension applications including: Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh. Foreign visitors in other cities can move to the above three cities to apply and extend their visa through visa agents. These agents will receive visa applications and apply for an extension with Vietnam Immigration Department.

What documents need to submit when applying for Vietnam visa extension?

To apply for a visa extension, you only need to submit the original passport to the visa agent. All other documents, visa agent will do for you. If you enter Vietnam with Evisa, you need to submit this Evisa to a travel agent. In case you enter with a separate visa at embassy / consulate, you also need to submit this visa. In case you use a visa exemption document for entry, you submit this visa exemption document along with your passport.

How long does it take to extend Vietnam visa?

Visa extension applications will be reviewed and approved after 5-7 working days (excluding Saturday, Sunday and Vietnamese holidays). After the passport is submitted to the Immigration Bureau, you cannot withdraw it for any reason, until the results are come. For urgent extension cases, you can receive your results within 2 working days.

How much does it cost to extend a Vietnam visa?

The fee for a visa extension is usually much higher than the cost of applying for a new visa. Therefore, foreign tourists often consider the plan of exiting, then applying for a new visa and returning Vietnam. However, in the situation of new visa is no way to apply, visa extension is the only option.

The cost to apply for a Vietnam visa extension will depend on the type of visa you have, the time of entry, the place of entry, the purpose of entry, the length of time you want to stay, etc. Different cases will have different costs. You can contact the visa agent to check the price before proceeding with the visa extension. You also email us for checking the price at

How long can I extend my visa?

Vietnam visa can be extended for 15 days, 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year. However, the most common cases are: extending for 1 month and 3 months. Other types of visa extensions are only possible for certain circumstances. Depending on your visa category, you may have some certain options when making a visa extension. For specific information, you can email to check information.

Last but not least, Vietnam visa can be extended currently. However, in the current period, you should contact a visa agent to process visa extension ASAP because the policy may change at any time.


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