Vietnam visa requirements for Algerian passports

Vietnam visa requirements for Algerian passports

The Algerian nationality is not included in the visa exemption list; therefore, all Algerian passport holders need to apply visa to Vietnam for either tourism or business purposes.

Vietnam Embassy has been established in Algeria;
Vietnam visa is required for all Algerian citizens;
Algerian citizens are eligible for 90 days single or multiple entry e-visa;
Algerian citizens can get visa on arrival;

1. What do Algerian need for Vietnam visa?

In order to apply for Vietnam visa, the Algerian will need a valid passport which is at least 6 months validity from the date of arrival and there are blank pages for visa stamp.

2. How do Algeria passports apply for Vietnam visa?

2.1. Apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival

If it is inconvenient for you to visit the Vietnam Embassy in neighboring countries, you may select Vietnam visa on arrival to simplify your visa application process.
Visa on arrival is an alternative way to obtain a visa to Vietnam in addition to the traditional way of obtaining a visa at Vietnam Embassy or Consulates. Once issued, it has same validity with the visa get from Vietnamese Embassy or Consulates. However, visa on arrival is applicable for those who travel Vietnam by airplane only.

2.2. Apply for e-visa for Vietnam

From August 15, 2023, all the nationalities including Algerian citizens are eligible for 90 days (single or multiple entry) e-visas for Vietnam.

In order to apply for Vietnam e-visa, the Algerian citizens need to prepare:

  • Files of passport data page photo and passport-sized photo: The passport data page photo should show 4 corners and borders of the main page in which all the information is displayed clearly without being flashed or obscured by fingers;
    The passport-sized photo must be taken in recently 6 months with eyes open, straight look, without wearing hat or glasses and be taken on a white or light coloured plain background;
  • Credit card or debit card that are enabled to conduct online payment. You can also make a payment via PayPal when you apply for an e-visa on our website;

How to apply e-visa for Vietnam?

Below are the steps to apply for Vietnam e-visa for Algerian passport holders:

Step 1: Fill the requirement information in the visa application form.
Step 2: Pay the visa fee and get the result in 3 – 5 working days (except Saturday, Sunday and public holiday).
Step 3: Receive an email containing e-visa upon successful application, print out the e-visa and bring along with your passport to board the plane.
Step 4: Present your e-visa at immigration counter to get entry into Vietnam.

2.3. Apply for Vietnam visa directly at the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulates

For those who want to get a Vietnam visa beforehand or travel Vietnam by land or sea, they can go to the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate nearest their location.
The address of Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in Algeria for your information:

Embassy of Vietnam in Algiers, Algeria

Address: 30, Rue du Chenoua, Hydra, Algiers, Algeria
Phone: 00213 (0) 21 60 88 43
Fax: 00213 (0) 21 69 37 78
Email: or

Vietnam Embassy contact in Algeria

Vietnam Embassy in Algeria functions as a bridge between Vietnam and Algeria. It provides the consular tasks including Vietnam visa for Algerian passport holders, Vietnam visa exemption and other papers valid for entry and exit Vietnam. At present, Vietnam Embassy in Algeria is located in Algiers, Algeria....