Vietnam Evisa Eligible Countries
The government has issued Resolution No. 127 regarding the application of electronic visas that will grant e-visa to citizens of all countries and territories entering Vietnam, starting from August 15th.
Map of eligible countries
List of countries with e-visa eligibility (2023)
Questions and Answers (05)
I am so confused! I have UK passport and arrive in Ho Chi Minh city 15th November. I plan to stay for 2 months, leave 8th January. Can I please get an e-visa. UK site state can only stay 45 days on e-visa?
@Rose Smith, Yes, UK passport holders are also eligible to apply for a 3-month (90 days) e-visa. If you plan to stay longer than 45 days, you can apply for an e-visa instead.
As a german citizen visiting Vietnam for 4 days- do I need an e Visa?
@Manuel, You do not need a visa for 15 days as an German passport holder. Just bring your valid passport and you are able to enter the country!
How do I a pre-approved letter if I hold a South African passport and I purchased flights directly with the airline and hotel accommodation, directly with the Hotel. Thanks
@GOVENDER, It is currently not possible to obtain an approval letter if you are not going on an organized tour with a local tour operator. However, the new e-visa policy will soon be in effect, which will be available to all countries. If you are not traveling soon, please wait for the new visa policy updates.
We are a New Zealand school and have a group of students travelling to South East Asia, including Vietnam, in June. One our students is travelling on a South African passport. Can she apply for a pre-approved visa letter? Where would she be able to collect this letter?
@Sheree Rooney, Visa on arrival is currently limited to travelers who enter Vietnam on an organized tour only. Therefore, we advise that you contact the local embassy of Vietnam embassy in Wellington for visa information.
I am arriving in Hanoi on 05 April 2024 with a South African passport. I understand I cannot get an e-visa with this passport and the online visa approval letter is no longer available. Please can you advise how I now get a visa approval letter?
@Jason Williams, South African nationals are currently not on the list of e-visa eligible countries, however, you can apply for a pre-approved visa letter and then pick up your visa at the embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria before you go.
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