Vietnam visa requirements for Romanian nation

Vietnam visa requirements for Romanian nation

All the citizens of Romania will need a visa for Vietnam for both tourism or business purposes. Nowadays, the Romanian passport holders can easily apply for Vietnam visa at the Vietnam Embassy or apply online to pickup visa at arrival airport. Each of them has its own advantage however, visa on arrival is one of the easiest and cheapest way.

Vietnam Embassy has been established in Romania;
Vietnam visa is required for all Romanian citizens;
Romanian citizens are eligible for maximum 90 days single or multiple entry e-visa;
Romanian citizens can get visa on arrival with pre-arranged visa approval letter;
Romanian citizens can get a rush Vietnam visa in 4 working hours or 1 working day.

1. General information

– Vietnam visa is required for all Romania passports;
– The Romanian passport holders can apply for 1 month or 3 months tourist visa. If they enter Vietnam for working with the Vietnamese Enterprises, they will need a business visa: DN, DT or LV type;
– The business visa would be valid for 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year and it could be extended before expiration date;
– The passport must have at least 6 months validity from the date of arrival with blank pages for visa sticky and stamp.

2. How do Romanian passport holders apply for Vietnam visa?

2.1. Apply online for a Vietnam visa on arrival

The Romanian passport holders can apply Vietnam visa on arrival from anywhere outside of Vietnam. The visa will be picked up upon arrival at the Vietnam airports by showing the printed approval letter.

The approval letter will be sent via email within 3 working days (normal processing mode), 8 working hours (rush processing mode), 4 hours (urgent processing mode) or even 2 hours (emergency processing mode) depending on which option you choose when submitting the visa application. Vietnam visa on arrival is especially beneficial for those who are living far from the Vietnam Embassy or Consulate in Romania.

In order to get a Vietnam visa on arrival, the Romanian passport holders should pay two types of fee: the processing fee and the stamping fee.
Processing fee: It is the fee for expediting the visa approval letter.
Stamping fee: It is paid in cash at the visa counter at the arrival airport to get the visa stamp. The applicants must prepare the processing fee in cash (USD or VND) as far as there is no ATM, money changer or any other way to withdraw money in the immigration hall and credit cards are not accepted. Other currencies will be converted into USD at given exchange rate.

– Visa on arrival is only applicable for Romanian citizens traveling by air to Vietnam.

Sample of visa approval letter for Romania passport
Sample of visa approval letter for Romania passport issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department

2.2. Apply for e-visa for Vietnam

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

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

  • Files of passport data page photo and passport-sized photo: The passport data page photo should show up 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?

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

How to apply for urgent e-visa for Vietnam in 1 working day or few hours?

Normally, it takes 3 – 5 working days to complete an e-visa and you will receive an email to inform you that the visa is completed. You just need to enter your visa application code, email and date of birth to download your e-visa file.
After downloading your e-visa, you please check the visa information against your passport carefully. Any of spelling mistake, typos, incorrect passport number, date of arrival, entry ports… will not be accepted and it matters as the airlines will not let you board the plane with a wrong e-visa. What you should do if your granted visa contains mistakes?

  • If you have enough time, you should apply for a new e-visa immediately.
  • If there are only a few hours to your flight check-in time you may need our urgent e-visa service.

With the urgent Vietnam visa service, you are guaranteed to receive an e-visa within 1 working day, 4 working hours or even 2 working hours that will help you avoid missing your flight and breaking your whole trip.

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

For those who want to get a Vietnam visa beforehand or want to travel to 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 Romania for your information:

Embassy of Vietnam in Bucharest, Romania

Address: No. 35, C.A. Rosetti street, district 2, Bucharest, Romania
Phone: (4021) 312 1626
Fax: 0040-21-211.37

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