Vietnam visa requirements for Singaporean passports

Vietnam visa requirements for Singaporean citizens

As the Vietnam immigration policy, the Singaporean passport holders travelling Vietnam for tourism purposes can stay in the country for a maximum of 30 days, single entry with visa free. As the Vietnam visa exempted country, the Singaporean citizens can enter Vietnam by any port of arrival including airports (for air entry), border gates on land (for traveling by bus or train) or sea port (for traveling by cruise, ship).

Vietnam Embassy has been established in Singapore;
Singaporean passport holders don’t need Vietnam visa for 30 days;
Singaporean citizens are eligible for 31 – 90 days single or multiple entry e-visa;
Singaporean citizens can get visa on arrival from 30 USD + stamping fee;
Singaporean businessmen can apply for DN business visa for working with Vietnam Enterprises;
Singaporean businessmen can apply for 2 years Temporary Residence Cards;

1. What do Singaporean citizens need for Vietnam visa?

In order to apply for Vietnam visa, the citizens of Singapore 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 Singapore nationals apply for Vietnam visa?

2.1. Apply online for a Vietnam visa on arrival

The Singaporean passport holders can apply Vietnam visa on arrival from anywhere outside of Vietnam. The Vietnam visa will be picked up upon arrival at the Vietnam airports by showing up 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 the applicant chooses when submitting online application form. Vietnam visa on arrival is especially an advantage to those living far from the Vietnam Embassy or Consulate in Singapore.

By using Vietnam visa on arrival, the Singaporean applicants do not need to wait too long to get the approval letter, an official document issued by Vietnam Immigration Department giving permission to get the visa upon arrival.

In order to get a Vietnam visa on arrival, the Singaporean citizens should pay two types of fee: the processing fee and the stamping fee.
Processing fee: The processing fee is the fee for expediting a visa approval letter.
Stamping fee: The stamping fee is paid in cash to the Vietnam Immigration Officer 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 the visitors traveling Vietnam by air.

2.2. Apply for e-visa for Vietnam

Vietnam e-visa is good for those who travel Vietnam less than 90 days with single or multiple entry. However, the citizens of Singapore are exempted from Vietnam for 30 days visit thus they can apply for a longer validity e-visa (from 31 – 90 days) with single or multiple entries.

When applying for e-visa for Vietnam, please note that:

  • Payments for e-visa applications are non-refundable;
  • The applicants should check the information on a granted e-visa against the passport to make sure there is no mistake;
  • The processing time may take longer than 3 working days that probably affect to your flight time. You are strongly recommended to buy a flight ticket when you already received your e-visa;
  • The applicants have to leave the country before applying for the next e-visa.
  • While your visa application is being processed, you may receive a request for amending your visa information. In this case, the processing time will take more 3 – 5 working days after the revision is made. If you need to speed up the visa process to board your flight, we can help you with the rush Vietnam visa service. You just need to provide us with your visa registration number and email then your e-visa process will be accelerated and completed in time.

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.

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 Singapore for your information:

Embassy of Vietnam in Singapore
Address: 10 Leedon Park St., Singapore 267887
Phone: (65) 64625994
Fax: (65) 6462 5936
Office hours: Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM; 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM; Visa hours: Mon – Fri 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon

Vietnam Embassy contact in Singapore

Vietnam Embassy in Singapore functions as a bridge between Vietnam and Singapore. It provides the consular tasks including Vietnam visa for Singaporean passport holders, Vietnam visa exemption and other papers valid for entry and exit Vietnam. At present, Vietnam Embassy in Singapore is located in Leedon Park St., Singapore...

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