Vietnam visa for Laos citizens

Visitors from Laos can travel to Vietnam for tourism or business for stays of 30 days or less without obtaining a visa, if certain requirements are met:

  • Lao Passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond arrival date.
  • Passport has 2 blank pages for visa stamp.

Visa requirements

Type of visa Requirements Maximum stay
Tourist visa Not required 30 days
Business visa Required

Note: Lao passports are eligible to apply for tourist/business visa on arrival.

How to apply

Lao passport holders who wish to stay for longer than 30 days can choose one of the available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam:

1 - Visa at local embassy

  • Address: No 85 23 Singha Road, Ban Phonxay, Saysettha District Vientiane, Laos
  • Phone: (856-21) 453871
  • Fax: (856) 2141 3409 / (856) 2141 4602
  • Email: dsqvn@laotel.com
  • Website: 

If you are currently living outside of Laos, you can you also contact the local embassy in the country where are residing.


2- Visa on arrival

Visa on arrival is available for Lao nationality, this way will require you to apply online for an approval letter to pick up the visa on arrival. See how it works!

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Visa on arrival fees for Laos citizens

Type of visa Tourist visa Business visa Stamping fee
Single 1 month 18 70 US$25
Single 3 month 28 95 US$25
Multiple 1 month 21 75 US$50
Multiple 3 month 43 110 US$50

*The price table above is for visa on arrival service and quoted in US dollars. If you want to apply through the Embassy of Vietnam in Laos, please contact the Embassy directly for visa price.

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible for Laos citizens to get Vietnam tourist Visa on arrival?

Yes, it is possible. See how visa on arrival works.

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