Vietnam visa for New Zealand citizens

New Zealand citizens are REQUIRED to apply for valid visas to enter Vietnam for tourism and business purposes and meet the entry requirements:

  • NZ 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 Required
Business visa Required

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

How to apply

New Zealand passport holders can choose one of the available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam:

1 - Visa at local embassy

  • Address: Level 21 Grand Plimmer Tower, 2-6 Gilmer Terrace, P.O. Box 8042 Wellington, New Zealand
  • Phone: (04) 473 5912
  • Fax: (04) 473 5913
  • Email: embassyvn@clear.net.nz
  • Website: www.vietnamembassy-newzealand.org/en

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


2- Visa on arrival

The easiest way for New Zealander visitors to obtain a Vietnamese visa is to apply for a visa on arrival online  at myvietnamvisa.com. You can complete your visa application in just a few simple steps, receive the visa approval letter by email in 3-5 working days and print out the documents to pick up the visa upon arrival at Vietnam airport. See how it works!

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Visa on arrival fees for New Zealand 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 New Zealand, please contact the Embassy directly for visa price.

Frequently asked questions

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

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

Visa for cruise ship passenger

Q: I am a New Zealand citizen and will be arriving by cruise ship at several Vietnamese ports in February.  Can I get a loose leaf visa on arrival at my first port. (Carol Horton)


A: Yes, you can get the loose-leaf visa at the first ports of entry and use it for other ports in Vietnam. Please contact your cruise operator for applications and fees.

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