Do Saint Vincent and the Grenadines passport holders need visa for travelling Vietnam ?
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines the same as most of countries in Caribbean Sea are required visa to Vietnam. People can apply for Vietnam tourist or business visas.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines passport holders can apply for normal visa with Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affair or an evisa ( visa on arrival) with Vietnam Immigration Department.
The Vietnam tourist visa is purposed for travellers who aim to travel to Vietnam for sightseeing, visiting friends or family. Tourist visa is normally issued for 1, 3 or 6 months period.
The business visa is designed for work and business purposes. The same as tourist visa, business visa applicants can apply for 1 month, 3 months and 6 months visa with single or multiple entries.
How to get Vietnam visa in Saint Vincent and Grenadines?
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 Saint Vincent and Grenadines 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 getting Vietnam visa on arrival
Vietnam has not had embassy or consulate in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines yet. However, if you need visa to Vietnam, Vietnam immigration Department can help.
Vietnam Immigration Department is the second government organization who authorized to issue Vietnam visa on arrival.
The same as Vietnam embassy visa, Vietnam visa on arrival or also called Vietnam evisa are available in tourist and business visas. Each type of visa can be issued in 1, 3 or 6 months with single and multiple visas. People can extend one more time when they are in Vietnam.
Vietnam Immigration Department gives visas through the internet. Visa applicants can apply for Vietnam visas online and will have the answer within 2 working daysby email. It is simple, fast and convenient.
Applying Vietnam visa online (evisa), applicants need to prepare 2 passport photos to be given to the customs at the airport. These photos can be taken at the airport but you have to pay for an extra fee. An email address, a valid passport with 6 months to the expired date, an empty page in the passport for a new visa pasted in, some USA cash to pay for visa fees at the airport and online payment to pay for our service fees.
NOTE: Applying Vietnam evisa you can arrive by air only. If you want to come by ship or train or road transport you need to find embassy near your to apply for visa.