Vietnam visa for Singapore citizens

Visa requirements

Type of visa Requirements Maximum stay
Tourist visa Visa not required 30 days
E-visa Eligible 30 days

How to apply

Visitors from Singapore (Singaporeans or foreign residents) can apply for a visa for Vietnam using one of the available methods below.

  • e-Visa
  • Visa on arrival
  • Visa at embassy

Embassy and Consulate of Vietnam in Singapore

City Address
Singapore City 10 Leedon Park, Singapore 267887
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Vietnam visa fees for SG residents

Visa types Standard processing (5-7 working days) Urgent processing (2 working days)
1 Month Multiple Entry (Tourism) 159 SGD
3 Month Multiple Entry (Tourism) 159 SGD
3 Month Single Entry (Tourism) 126 SGD
1 Month Single Entry (Tourism) 126 SGD

Standard Processing time: e-Visa will be processed by 15:30 April 29, 2024 (Local Singapore City time).

Today's holidays in Singapore

  • There are no national holidays being observed in the Singapore today (Wednesday, April 24, 2024).
  • The upcoming public holiday is Labour Day, which will occur in 6 days, 7 hours from now.

Holidays are calculated using the local time in Singapore.

Information for SG passports traveling to Vietnam

Do Singaporean passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?

One Pillar pagoda in Hanoi, Vietnam ( Photo: Shutterstock)

As a Singaporean citizen, you are exempt from obtaining a visa to enter Vietnam for stays up to 30 days. If you plan to stay in Vietnam for longer than 30 days, you are required to obtain a visa.

Visa exempt in brief:

Entry visa:

  • Visa exempt for a stay of up to 30 days

Passport required:

  • Valid Singaporean passport (6 months beyond exit date)
  • Proof of onward travel

Visa exemption (5 years):

  • Singaporean passports whose spouses are Vietnamese citizens

Embassy location in Singapore:

  • Singapore city (Embassy)

Tourism statistics

  • 2023: 76,478visitors
  • 2022: 128,399 visitors
  • 2020: 51,726 visitors
  • 2019: 308,969 visitors
  • 2018: 286,246 visitors
  • 2017: 277,658 visitors

How to apply for a Vietnamese visa in Singapore

Singaporean nationals intending to stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days, as well as expatriates and foreign travelers in Singapore, have several options to obtain a visa for Vietnam, including applying for a visa at the Embassy of Vietnam in Singapore, obtaining a visa on arrival, or applying for an e-visa.

Visa at the Vietnam Embassy in Singapore

To get a Vietnam visa at the Embassy in Singapore, you need to submit the necessary documents, including a completed application form, passport photos, and the appropriate fee, directly to the embassy in the country. Once your application is processed, you can receive your visa either in person or by mail.

Apply for e-visa online

  • For stays of up to 30 days in Vietnam for tourism, business, or transit purposes, you can apply for a Vietnam e-visa through the official website of the Vietnam Immigration Department at https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/
  • The application process is online and requires a scanned copy of your passport, a passport-sized photo, and payment of the visa fee through the website (25 USD ~ 33 SGD). 
  • The visa will be issued and sent to your email address after about 03 working days.

Apply for a visa on arrival

If you are traveling by air to any of Vietnam's international airports, you can apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival. Here are the steps to follow:

  1. Apply for a visa approval letter through a Vietnamese travel agency or visa processing company.
  2. Receive the approval letter via email, which you must present upon arrival at the airport in Vietnam.
  3. Complete the entry and exit form, provide two passport-sized photos, and pay the visa stamping fee at the airport.

How much is the visa fee for Singaporean passports?

Fee comparison 

E-visa 

Visa on arrival

25 USD ~ 33 SGD

  • Approval letter fee: depending on types of visa and stay durations
  • Stamping fee:
    • Single entry: 25 USD ~ 33 SGD
    • Multiple entry: 50 USD ~ 66 SGD

Travel tips for Singaporean citizens visiting Vietnam

How to get there

Major airlines connecting Vietnam and Singapore are Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines, VietJet Air, and Scoot. The flight duration is around 2 to 3 hours.

Singapore - Hanoi

Route

Airlines 

Estimated prices (per person/ one way)

Singapore - Hanoi

VietJet Air

142 SGD

Singapore - Hanoi

Vietnam Airlines

210 SGD

Singapore - Ho Chi Minh City

Route

Airlines 

Estimated prices (per person/ one way)

Singapore - Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam Airlines

73 SGD

Singapore - Ho Chi Minh City

Scoot

90 SGD

Weather information

Generally, both countries have a hot and humid climate, with Vietnam experiencing more distinct seasons compared to Singapore.

  • Climate: Vietnam has a tropical climate with two distinct seasons - a rainy season from May to October and a dry season from November to April. Singapore has a tropical rainforest climate with no distinct seasons, characterized by high humidity and rainfall throughout the year. 
  • Temperature: The temperature in Vietnam ranges from 20 to 35 degrees Celsius. The north of Vietnam is usually cooler than the south, with temperatures dropping to as low as 10 degrees Celsius in winter. On the other hand, the temperature in Singapore ranges from 24 to 32 degrees Celsius, with occasional temperature drops during the monsoon season from November to January.
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Lee
Singapore on January 04, 2024

I would like to check with you (for Singaporeans), if i apply for a 3 month evisa can i extend it again before it expires?

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A Lan Answered on January 05, 2024

Hello, we cannot confirm whether your visa can be extended as it depends on individual cases. However, the extension service is available. We advise that you extend your existing visa at least 1 month before its expiry date.

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Rebecca
Singapore on December 26, 2023

If I want to get the 90 day visa, do I apply on the same website?

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A Lan Answered on December 26, 2023

Hello, you can apply either on our website for the 90-day evisa or apply through the official website below:

https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/web/guest/home

 

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Chris
Singapore on December 04, 2023

Do Singaporeans need visa to visit Hanoi, Vietnam for 11 days in December 2023? I plan to visit Vietnam next week.

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A Lan Answered on December 04, 2023

@Chris, You do not need a visa for Vietnam for less than 30 day stay. Therefore, if you stay for 11 days, no visa is required!

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Chan
Singapore on August 27, 2023

Do Singaporeans need visa if we are staying in Ho Chi Minh for few days’ tour and travel to Bangkok after that?

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A Lan Answered on August 27, 2023

@Chan, You don't need a visa for Vietnam for 30 days, and you can re-enter the country from Bangkok for another 30 days without having to apply for a visa.

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Gan
Singapore on July 09, 2023

What is the difference between Vietnam e-visa and visa? Singaporeans do not need visa to enter Vietnam for maximum stay of 30 days and thus do not need Vietnam e-visa as foreign tourists for domestic flights right?

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A Lina Tran Answered on July 09, 2023

@Gan, Yes, if you stay for less than 30 days, you do not ned any visa for your entry to Vietnam!

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Gan
Singapore on July 07, 2023

I hold a Singapore passport. I am going to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi for two-days-one-night solo tour on 13 and 14 July, leaving Hanoi via Danang for Singapore, and will return to Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi from Singapore on 9 August for another solo tour, leaving Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi on 11 August for Singapore. Do I need to apply for any tourist e-visa? I understand Singaporeans do not require visa to enter Vietnam in maximum 30 days but will need to apply for visa if they intend to stay for more than one month. Please advise.

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A Mai Le Answered on July 07, 2023

@Gan, Given that you stay for less than 30 days for both entries in Vietnam, you do not need a visa in this case.

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Ben Tan
Singapore on June 26, 2023

I hold a Singapore passport and am attending business meetings in Vietnam. Do i need a separate visa?

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A Lina Tran Answered on June 26, 2023

@Ben Tan, As long as your activities in Vietnam do not generate income, you do not need any separate visa for your entry to Vietnam!

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Haizad
Singapore on May 30, 2023

I hold a Singapore passport. Can i get a visa extension when travelling in Vietnam?

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A Lina Tran Answered on May 30, 2023

@Haizad, We are afraid that visa extension is not available at the moment, you can exit and return with a new 30-day visa-free entry!

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Amanda
Singapore on May 27, 2023

I am a Singapore citizen but have misplaced my passport. I will be travelling to Vietnam with a temporary travel document. Do I need to apply for a visa?

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A Lina Tran Answered on May 27, 2023

@Amanda, You will need a valid passport to enter Vietnam as a travel document may not be accepted for the e-visa application.

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Geeta Murjani
Singapore on April 17, 2023

I am a Singaporean citizen, and residing in Australia, I am visiting Vietnam for holiday from 5th May to 14th May. Do I need Visa to enter Vietnam?

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A Lan Answered on April 17, 2023

@Geeta Murjani, Since you are staying in Vietnam for less than 30 days, you do not need a visa on your Singaporean passport.

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Frequently asked questions

1. Do Americans residing in Singapore need a visa to enter Vietnam?

Yes. American citizens living in Singapore are still required to obtain a visa to Vietnam.

2. Do I need to have a transit visa to transit through Vietnam?

Singaporean passport holders are exempt from a Vietnam visa for 30 days so you do not need a visa to transit through the country.

3. What is the validity of the Vietnam visa exemption program for Singaporeans?

Singaporean nationals are granted a maximum of 30-day visa-free visits to Vietnam.

4. How much does it cost for a Vietnam e-visa?

The fee for a Vietnam e-visa is 25 USD ~ 33 SGD.

5. How to get a visa for Vietnam from Singapore?

Singaporean passports or foreign passports (U.S, UK, Canada, Australia) residing in Singapore can apply for an e-visa online or visit the embassy of Vietnam in person to obtain the visa.

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