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October 30, 2012
Vietnam Visa requirements

Vietnam visa requirement for Sao Tomean

Do Sao Tomean citizens require visa for entering to visit Vietnam ?

Sao Tome and Principe passport holders the same as most of citizens in the Africa are required visa to Vietnam. Unluckily, Vietnam has not had any embassies or consulates in the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe yet, therefore with the old traditional way, people of Sao Tome and Principe have to find Vietnam embassy in the countries nearby for Vietnam visas. Luckily, under new Vietnam immigration regulations, Sao Tome and Principe citizens can apply Vietnam evisa on the internet with Vietnam Immigration Department, no need to travel anywhere for Vietnam visas. Just staying at home and everything can be done within 5 minutes.

How to get Vietnam visa in Sao Tome and Principe?

There are 2 ways for you to get a Vietnam visa:

1. Apply for your Vietnam visa in a Vietnam Embassy / Consulate:

There is currently no Vietnam representative office in Sao Tome and Principe, please 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 getting visa on arrival Vietnam

Normally the embassies or consulates will issue visa. However, Vietnam has not had embassy or consulate in Sao Tome and Principe yet. Therefore, if Sao Tome and Principe citizens need visa to Vietnam they can apply Vietnam evisa with Vietnam Immigration Department on this website.

Vietnam evisa or official names Vietnam visa on arrival has been issuing by Vietnam Immigration Department since 2003. This is the second Vietnam government organization that authorizes to issue Vietnam evisa. Visa on arrival are available in tourist and business visa with single and multiple entries.

Applying visa on arrival is faster and more convenient compares to applying visa with the embassy. People do not need spend time to find and travel to any offices for handing documentation. Only an email address and an internet connection they can apply online. It saves lots of time and money. What is more, people just can apply anywhere and anytime they want, no matter it is weekend or holidays, no matter it is at home or in the office, the visa on arrival application still can be done in 5 minutes.

Vietnam visa on arrival or also called Vietnam evisa is an online visa system that allows visa applicants applying online by internet. This is an advantage of the internet for applying Vietnam visa on arrival, making it faster and more convenient than applying visa from the embassy. Applying Vietnam evisa, people do not need travelling around finding offices, do not worries about getting stuck in the traffic congestions, they also do not worries about working time or getting a day off for applying their visa. Just about 5 minutes in their brake time they can complete the visa application processes.

Vietnam Immigration Department is the second government organization that authorizes issuing Vietnam visa on arrival since 2003. The visa is called Vietnam evisa (electronic visa) or visa online because everything can be done online or smart phones, from applying for visa to getting the visa approval letter.

Applying Vietnam visa on arrival, simply go to the APPLY VISA button on this website, fill in the online visa application form and submit. Your visa application will be sent to the Immigration Department after we have received the payments. The result will be sent to you within two working days (for standard process). If your visa on arrival is granted, you will receive a visa approval letter by email. The letter lets you to fly to Vietnam without visa in advance.


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