I will travel to Vietnam from Botswana for 2 weeks, Do Motswana passport holders need to apply visa for entering Vietnam ?
People of Botswana the same as most of citizens in the world are required visa to Vietnam. However, Social republic of Vietnam has not established any embassies or consulates in your country yet, for that reason Botswana passport holders either to find Vietnam embassies in a country nearby for Vietnam visa OR applying Vietnam evisa with Vietnam Immigration Department on this website.
How to get Vietnam visa in Botswana?
To get a Vietnam visa, there are 2 ways for you to choose:
1. Apply for your Vietnam visa in a Vietnam Embassy/Consulate:
Since there is no Vietnam representative office in Botswana 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 for Vietnam visa on arrival from Botswana
Unlike applying visa with the embassies, Vietnam Immigration Department has used the advantages of the internet to develop an online visa system that allows people applying their visa online. Using online visa system, people do not need traveling around to find offices handing in the documentation, they also do not worry about working time or queuing in the line, the visa applicant process can be done with a computer or smart phone in about 5 minutes. This saves lots of time and money.
Vietnam evisa or also called Vietnam visa on arrival, Vietnam visa online has been issued by Vietnam Immigration Department. It is the second government institute that authorizes issuing Vietnam visa since 2003.
Applying Vietnam evisa, people need an email address and an internet connection to communicate with Immigration officer. Going to the APPLY VISA on this website and filling in the visa application form, submitting and paying for the service fees, your visa application will be sent to the Immigration Officer. You will receive the result within 2 working days by email.
If you receive a letter calls visa approval letter, it means your visa application has been approved and you can fly to Vietnam with that letter as the Visa. However, if you want faster process, you can click on VISA URGENTLY button and apply for 8 hours, 4 hours or 2 working hours processes with a little extra fees.