How To Apply For An E-visa Vietnam
Vietnam approved a two-year pilot program to launch an electronic visa system called e-visa at the beginning of February 2017 for travelers from 40 countries around the world. As the name of it, this new visa is applied and received via the Internet. E-visa Vietnam is issued by the Vietnam Immigration Government for foreigners wanting to visit the country. It is only used once (single entry) for 30 days of validity. The price for an evisa Vietnam is $25 which is cheaper than current options.
Vietnam evisa until now is only issued for citizens from listed countries and people whose nations do not belong to the list have to apply for other visa types if they want to visit Vietnam. Unlike visa on arrival (Vietnam VOA), Vietnam e-visa is accepted at 8 international airports, 13 international land border gates, and 7 seaports in Vietnam.
Advantages of Vietnam e-visa
E visa for Vietnam system mainly works on the Internet, so the embassy can reduce the number of face-to-face transactions which require staff from the embassy to process them manually. You can cut down document fees at the embassy including printing, transferring or submitting expenses.
With Vietnam e visa, you can reduce the time and money you spend on driving to the embassy to complete tedious and complicated procedures there. The embassy reduces the workload of the staff who daily review the application and send back passport as well as visa to a number of applicants. E-visa system works and supports you 24/7.
Meanwhile, nations issuing e-visa can generate more income thank to visa processing fees. The convenience of this portal visa brings an enormous number of visitors which stimulate business and tourism sector for the economies granting it.
E-visa Vietnam’s drawbacks
However, this new visa still comes with some major disadvantages:
Requirements of e visa for Vietnam
How can you apply for a Vietnam e visa?
Travelers can ask for more information about Vietnam e-visa application by getting access to this site: [email protected]
Firstly, you need to complete a Vietnam e-visa application online by entering exactly your personal information.
Secondly, you are required to upload the recently taken passport-sized photo and a copy of origin passport. Please remember that the copy should be a scan of the page which includes your personal information.
Thirdly, if your submission and payment are successful, you will get an e-visa via your email in the next 3 days.
Finally, you need to print out the e-visa to check in at departure and arrival airports.