Ten years ago, foreigners expecting to stay long in Vietnam can apply for 6 months or 12 months entry visa. At this moment, Vietnam immigration policies regulated that tourist visa valid until 30 days while business visas validity is 90 days.
You couldn’t stay longer than the validity stated in your visa except you have got your visa extended or renewed. Vietnam visa extension can be done easily when you are in Vietnam and in the most case, your visa stamped at Ho Chi Minh airport will have its extension much easier and cheaper than visa issuing in Hanoi airport. The processing fee for more 3 months visa extension will vary from $45 to $180 depending on your entry port, current visa and expected visa extension. To apply for Vietnam visa extension, please contact us for further information. Continue reading →
According to a recent survey, there are 20 percent of South Africans were planning to move to another country or were seriously considering it. The idea of travelling overseas was most popular with young people aged 18 to 44 years of age. For these individuals, Vietnam can provide a very attractive destination.
Indeed, many South Africans have already made the move to Vietnam for both business and leisure purposes. The number of South African visitors coming to Vietnam is increasing rapidly since Vietnam government has simplified the immigration procedures including e-visa for South Africans arriving Vietnam by airlines. Continue reading →
Vietnam immigration policy regulated that all Chinese citizens do need a visa to enter Vietnam for leisure or business purposes. From Russia, Chinese applicants may have 2 options to get a visa to Vietnam: get Vietnam visa at the embassy in Russia or apply for an online visa. Vietnam online visa (e-visa or visa on arrival) seems to be the easiest way for Chinese citizens to get visa if they want to avoid the complicated procedures and bureaucracy.
There are about 998,000 overseas Chinese citizens who is living in Russia nowadays. Many of them make a choice to depart for Vietnam from Russia directly for leisure and business purposes. However, in order to enter Vietnam they are obliged to apply for a Vietnam visa. From Russia, Chinese applicants might choose to visit the Vietnam Embassy to apply for a visa in person as follow: Continue reading →
We are UK citizens having a plan to travel Vietnam for 3 months and we were quoted by the Vietnam embassy in Abu Dhabi (UAE) the cost for 3 months single entry visa of 650EAD (177USD or 113 pounds in conversion).
We were planning to travel to Vietnam overland but it might be cheaper if we fly into Vietnam using visa on arrival.
Recently, there are some changes in the Vietnam visa fee regulated by the government. The stamping fee for 3 months single entry visa is 45USD now, instead of 25USD as before.
However, even to subject to nearly doubled processing fee, the visa fee that offered by the Vietnam Embassy in Abu Dhabi (UAE) is too expensive. If you apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival through www.e-vietnamvisa.com, it would be from 70USD – 77USD total. 117USD is far outweighs the price you pay for visa on arrival.