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Vietnam visa requirements for Irish citizens

The Irish tourists and businessmen are wondering if they need a visa to Vietnam or not. Here you can find the right answer for Vietnam visa requirements for Irish citizens going to travel Vietnam in 2022.

Vietnam immigration policies regulated that almost the residents of the countries must have Vietnam visa prior to arriving Vietnam, except the citizens of Vietnam visa exempted countries. You should check carefully if you are in the Vietnam visa exemption list or you are obligated to apply for a Vietnam visa before entering country.

Is Vietnam visa required for Irish citizens?

"Yes, Irish citizens do need a visa to enter Vietnam"

Visa is one of the many things for which Irish citizens need to prepare before traveling to Vietnam.

"Tá víosa ach ceann amháin de na rudaí go leor a mbainfidh tú a ullmhú roimh tú ag taisteal Vítneam. Polasaithe inimirce Vítneam rialáil go mór beagnach cónaitheoirí ó thíortha bhfuil víosa Vítneam Vítneam roimh dul isteach ach amháin do shaoránaigh na dtíortha díolmhaithe víosa. Tá áthas ort a sheiceáil má tá tú Vítneam saoránaigh díolmhaithe víosa nó go bhfuil tú ag oibleagáid chun bheith víosa Vítneam litir cheadaithe nó Vítneam roimh teacht Vítneam. Beidh sé tú a choinneáil ar shiúl ó trioblóidí go leor le linn do theacht."

From Ireland, the applicants may apply for Vietnam visa by 3 options:

  • Apply for a Vietnam e-visa to stay in Vietnam for 30 days maximum with a single entry. Vietnam e-visa is applicable for the citizens of 80 countries including the Irish citizens. You can start by uploading your passport copy and photo at the public e-visa website to get the visa done within 3 - 5 working days. Sometimes it takes up 15 working days if the visa application need to be further verified by the Vietnam Immigration Department.
    If you don't want to wait too long, you can start applying an urgent e-visa with us to receive the visa within 1 working day or even 4 working hours. It is greatly useful in case you need to travel Vietnam urgently or your issued e-visa contains a mistake and you need to repair at the last minutes.
  • Get a visa on arrival within 2 working days or just 2 hours by applying visa online. It is beneficial for those who are travelling Vietnam by air and living in the country where the local Vietnam Embassy is too far to reach. See more how it works.

    When applying for Vietnam visa on arrival, there is NO document and original passport required. The applicants just need to provide the visa information by filling in the online application form with full name, gender, date of birth, nationality and passport number. A letter of approval issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department will be delivered via email at a given time.

  • Get a traditional Vietnam visa from Vietnam Embassy or Consulate in Ireland and it takes 3 - 5 working days
    Required documents for Vietnam Embassy visa application include original passport, application form attached with 1 photo and visa fees.

If you have any further queries, comments or feedback, please kindly call us by phone/whatsapp +84-912-685-141 or send an email to We are happy to assist you at our best.

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