How To Get A Certificate Of 5 Year Visa Exemption Vietnam For Foreigners
Almost foreigners coming to Vietnam need to own a valid visa. If you want to enjoy a visa-free entry to Vietnam, you must be a citizen of countries having bilateral or unilateral visa exemption agreement with Vietnam.
Vietnam visa exemption list
As stated in visa policy of Vietnam, nationalities included in this visa waiver list can visit Vietnam without a visa for a period of time:
Name of countries
Maximum length of stay
90 days (from 11/8/2017)
Travelers who hold diplomatic or official passports of the following countries do not need to apply for a visa to visit Vietnam either. In this case, you will be granted a 1-month/3-month, single/multiple entry visa, depending on your nationality.
5 year visa exemption Vietnam
To make it easier for foreign nationals who are spouses or children of Vietnamese citizens, the Vietnam Government has authorized them to apply for a Vietnam visa exemption which is valid for each entry into Vietnam within 5 years. With this visa exemption certificate, you are exempt from Vietnam visa within 6 months. If you want to stay longer, you have to apply for a Vietnam visa or visa extension.
Requirements for Vietnam visa 5 years exemption paper
Foreigners who are spouses of Vietnamese citizens
Foreign children whose parents are Vietnamese citizens
Where to submit the 5 year Vietnam visa exemption application form for foreign spouses
In Vietnam: You can apply for the 5 year visa exemption Vietnam at any Vietnam Immigration office (in Ha Noi, in Da Nang, or in Ho Chi Minh city).
Abroad: You are allowed to submit the visa exemption application at the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in your country.
The re-issuance of the 5 year Vietnam visa exemption certificate
Foreigners who are spouses or children of Vietnamese citizens can have their certificate of Vietnam visa exemption reissued if it is lost or expired. To apply for re-issuance of this certificate, foreigners must provide all of the following required documents:
At the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate:
At travel agencies:
You need to present all required documents like the first-time issuance of 5-year visa exemption certificate.