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Do Sierra Leonean passport holders require visa for visiting Vietnam ?
Sierra Leone passport holders the same as most of countries in the Africa are required visa to Vietnam. Despite that Vietnam has not had embassy or consulate in Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone citizens still can apply for Vietnam visa on arrival (also named Vietnam evisa) with Vietnam Immigration Department on this website.
Vietnam Immigration Department has been issuing Vietnam evisa since 2003. People can apply for Vietnam tourist evisa or business evisa with this organization. The tourist evisa is designed for visitors who want to visit Vietnam for sightseeing and visiting friends. However, the business evisa is purposed for working and business people.
How to get Vietnam visa in Sierra Leone?
It is our pleasure to inform you that you need a Vietnam visa for Sierra Leonean in order to enter Vietnam. We further wish to bring the following information on acquisition for the Vietnam visa to your notice:
You can apply for the Vietnam visa in any of the two ways listed below:
– By making a direct application at the Vietnam embassy in person.
– By applying for the letter of approval to your visa application.
Irish citizens wishing to visit Vietnam can choose any of the above visa application options at their own convenience and preferences. Below is a look at each of these two ways separately on how to apply and acquire the Vietnam visa for Sierra Leonean:
Direct application procedure for the Vietnam visa for Sierra Leonean at the Vietnam embassy
Sierra Leone currently does not have a Vietnam embassy or consulate. As such, visa applicants for the Vietnam visa for Sierra Leonean have to find out the visa application forms from Vietnam embassies in surrounding nations. Since the direct application procedure needs their physical presence at the Vietnam embassy, they will have to travel to the Vietnam embassy in person in order to fill up visa forms from there.
It is however important to note that Vietnam embassies operate within limited time frames and some open for only a few hours in a week. Embassy services to visa applicants are not available during public holidays and on weekends hence visa applicants will need to confirm availability of these service prior to showing up there in person.
If however the direct visa application procedure seems cumbersome one can opt for the online visa application process.
Online application procedure for the Vietnam visa for Sierra Leonean:
The online application procedure involves the letter of approval, which is a qualification document that allows you to claim your Vietnam visa from the visa on arrival office at the Vietnam international airport. The following steps will lead you to getting issued with your Vietnam visa:
– Download the visa application forms from our website and print them so you can fill in the details before finally submitting them back to our website.
– Pay the set visa service fees with us online as you follow our instructions.
– Check your email inbox in 48 hours for the letter of approval, which we will send you after a successful validation step of your information.
– Download and print this letter of approval for use as temporal identification document when boarding a plane to Vietnam and for claiming your visa at the Vietnam airport once you arrive there.
Here is how to claim your Vietnam visa for Sierra Leonean at the visa on arrival office.
As soon as you arrive at the Vietnam international airport present your valid passport, two passport photos and the letter of approval.
You will need to pay the visa service fees right there to have your Vietnam visa for Sierra Leonean stamped on your passport and handed to you.
Conditions to be met in order to get the Vietnam visa for Sierra Leonean
Visa applicants must have a valid passport. This passport should be acquired at least six months prior to their visa application date. The passport should also have a long life that exceeds that of the expected visa.
Visa applicants should provide two most recent passport photos they took within the last six months.
Applicants for the visa should be keen to follow instructions throughout the visa application process.
All forms should submit valid information about the visa applicant to ensure the letter of approval reflects the exact information in the passport.