VIETNAM visas take 5 working days to issue in the embassy.
We recommend you send us your documents by Royal Mail Special Delivery.
Please ensure you send us the following documentation as failure to do
so will result in a delay in issuing your visa.
Tourist Visa 1 completed visa application forms
1 passport photograph(s) Copy of itinerary is required for multiple entry visas
15 day single entry visas can only be applied for within 15 days of your date of entry (takes 2 days to issue). You must supply a copy of return/onward tickets and visas for onward travel where applicable. Anyone who cannot meet these requirements can apply for a 1 month single entry.
Passport Payment Business Visa 1 completed visa application forms
1 passport photograph(s) Letters of invitation from organisations in both Vietnam & U.K
Total to pay
Tourist 3 month multiple entry Vietnam visa
Tourist 3 month multiple entry Vietnam visa Express Service
£125.00 (3 day)
Tourist 1 month multiple entry Vietnam visa
Tourist 1 month multiple entry Vietnam visa Express Service
£105.00 (3 day)
Business 1 month single entry Vietnam visa
Business 1 month single entry Vietnam visa Express Service
£75.00 (3 day)
Tourist 1 month single entry Vietnam visa
Tourist 1 month single entry Vietnam visa Express Service
£69.00 (3 day)
Business 3 month single entry Vietnam visa
Business 3 month single entry Vietnam visa Express Service
£105.00 (3 day)
Tourist 3 month single entry Vietnam visa
Tourist 3 month single entry Vietnam visa Express Service
£105.00 (3 day)
Business 1 month multiple entry Vietnam visa
Business 1 month multiple entry Vietnam visa Express Service
£110.00 (3 days)
Business 3 month multiple entry Vietnam visa
Business 3 month multiple entry Vietnam visa Express Service
£140.00 (3 day)
Validity of Vietnam visas are restricted to the time applied for on your application. Please be extremely careful when inserting dates ensuring that they are correct for your time of travel.
Please note that the 24 hour express option is only available to British or Irish nationals. Please see pricing on our order form above.
VIETNAM VISAS:The following nationals DO NOT require a visa: Vietnam, however Vietnamese nationals from overseas may only stay up to 90 days as long as they are in possession of a Vietnam Visa exemption certificate. Citizens of France holding Diplomatic or Official Passports are also entitled to travel within 90 days, and Diplomatic or Officials of Chile are entitled to travel within 60 days.
For stays of up to 30 days to nationals of: Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore & Thailand
For stays of up to 21 days to nationals of the Philippines.
For stays of up to 15 days to nationals of: Brunei Darussalam, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Korea (South), Norway, Russian Federation & Sweden. VIETNAM TRANSIT VISAS: Required by all except those continuing their journey on the same day and provided holding confirmed return or onward tickets. Leaving the airport transit area is not allowed.
Certain international flights operated by Vietnam Airlines with final destinations of Hanoi (HAN) or Ho Chi Ming City (SGN) make an intermediate stop in Vietnam before arrival at the final destination, where it is required to clear customs and change aircraft. In these cases entry requirements into Vietnam will need to be observed at the intermediate stop VIETNAM HEALTH:Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas. Infants under 1 year are exempt.
Recommended immunisations: Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Japanese B Encephalitis, Malaria, TB, Tetanus & Typhoid.
Risks: Malaria exists throughout the country, excluding urban centres, the Red River delta and the coastal plain areas of central Vietnam. Risk is highest in highland areas below 1,500 metres south of 18°N, particularly in the provinces of Dak Lak, Gia Lai & Kon Tum, and southern provinces of Ca Mau, Bac Lieu & Tay Ninh. Rabies. VIETNAM WEATHER: The rainy season is from May-Aug in the north but lasts until Nov in the south. Average temperatures are about 25°C all year. VIETNAM MISC: Location of Vietnam: Asia Local Time in Vietnam: GMT+7 Capital City of Vietnam: Hanoi Population of Vietnam: 83 million Language(s) spoken in Vietnam: Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Russian Dialling Code for Vietnam: 84 Emergency numbers in Vietnam: Police: 113. Fire: 114. Ambulance: 115 Driving in Vietnam: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit & test taken in Vietnam required Electricity in Vietnam: 220V AC 50Hz Currency of Vietnam: Dong (VND) Notes: VND: 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000, 100,000, 500,000 Coins: VND: 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000 Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards & travellers cheques are accepted Opening Hours in Vietnam
Bank: 0730-1130 & 1300-1630 Mon-Fri Office: 0730-1200 & 1300 1630 Mon-Fri Shops: 0730-1200 & 1300-1630 Mon-Sun (many shops open later evenings) Hints in Vietnam: It is useful for business cards to have a translation in Vietnamese script on the reverse side. Business is conducted in Vietnamese or English. Many executives speak English. Often both hands are used to give or receive an item. There are restrictions on photography in certain areas Tipping in Vietnam: Officially, tips are not prohibited and are widely accepted Import Allowances in Vietnam: For persons of 18 years of age or older:
400 cigarettes and 100 cigars or 500gr of tobacco
Liquor at 22° and above: 1,5 litres below 22° 2 litres, other alcoholic beverages 3 litres
Tea max 5kg, coffee max 3kg
A reasonable quantity of perfume and personal belongings Prohibited/Restricted in Vietnam: Drugs (non-prescribed), firearms, literature and pornography Airports in Vietnam: Hanoi Noi Bai (HAN) Ho Chi Minh City (SGN)