We winder if Cocos Islander need a visa for visiting Vietnam or not ?
Cocos Islands passport holders are required for visa to Vietnam. You can apply for Vietnam tourist or business visas depends on your purpose of visiting Vietnam.
If you attempt to go to Vietnam for travelling, visiting family or friends, you can apply for tourist visa. Vietnam tourist visa is able for 1 month, 3 months or 6 months periods.
If you try to go to Vietnam to work or doing business, you will have to apply for business visas. Vietnam business visa also issues for 1 month, 3 months or 6 months.
You can apply for Vietnam visas through Vietnam embassy system or Vietnam Immigration Department.
How to get Vietnam visa in Cocos (Keeling) Islands?
There are 2 ways for you to get a Vietnam visa:
1. Apply for your Vietnam visa in a Vietnam Embassy / Consulate:
Since there is no Vietnam representative office in Cocos (Keeling) Islands at the present, you can check other countries to find the nearest Vietnam Embassy / Consulate to contact.
In case it is so inconvenient for you to come in person to a Vietnam embassy, applying for a Vietnam visa by post is recommended. However, please contact the embassy in advance to check whether you can obtain a Vietnam visa by post or not.
2. Apply online with us to request for Vietnam visa on arrival.
Vietnam embassy might require you to be there at their physical address to apply and pick up your passport which may be inconvenience for people who live far away from the embassy.
Vietnam Immigration Department requires you to apply online and will get the approval letter from them by email. Everything can be done on the internet from your application form, paying for fees, receiving approval letter. You do not have to go anywhere.
You may want to refer to the instructions on how to apply for this kind of visa as below:
– Access our website www.vietnamimmigration.com to fill in your online visa application form.
– Make payment for us (service fee) as per instructions.
– Obtain your visa approval letter via our email.
If you still can’t receive any approval letter within the required time, please let us know immediately via our email firstname.lastname@example.org