How much does Vietnam visa cost in 2024?

There are several types of fee you will need to pay for visa including processing fee and stamping fee. These 2 types of fee are grouped into sums of money that you have to pay when applying for visa.

You have to pay the fee of 45 USD (25 USD government fee and 20 USD application fee) when you start applying for an e-visa.
For visa on arrival: You have to pay 2 types of fee:
– The processing fee (30 USD for 1 month single entry tourist visa): is paid to the visa agency for expediting a visa approval letter when you start applying for a visa on arrival;
– The stamping fee (25 USD for 1 month single entry tourist visa): is paid upon arrival airport when you are picking up visa stamp. It is 25 USD for 1-3 months single entry or 50 USD for 1-3 months multiple entry. For 6 months multiple entry visa, the stamping fee is 95 USD or 135 USD for 1 year multiple entry visa.
Below is our Vietnam visa fee 2022, best rate guarantee:

Vietnam e-visa fee

Vietnam e-visa has been first time introduced in February 2017 for the citizens of 80 countries. Now, all the nationalities are eligible for maximum 90 days Vietnam e-visa application.

Visa typeCost per person (USD)
Normal service
(3 - 5 working days)
Rush service
(2 working days)
Urgent service
(1 working day)
Emergency service
(4 working hours)
Last minutes service
(2 hours service)
30 days single entry tourist visa (e-visa)$ 45$ 95$ 125$ 165$ 225
Stamping fee Not requiredNot requiredNot requiredNot requiredNot required

Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA)

The Vietnam visa on arrival process has been changed since the Vietnamese government re-opened the borders for the tourists on March 15, 2022 after a two-year border closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. At present, the visa on arrival is available for the entry via the internation airports only.
Visa on arrival must go with the visa approval letter issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department. The travelers can not board the plane and pickup a visa on arrival at the arrival airport without this legal document.

Cost per person (USD)Normal service
(within 5 working days)
Rush service
(within 2 working days)
Rush service
(within 1 working day)
Rush service
(within 4 working hours)
Stamping fee
1 month single entry tourist visa$ 30
(exclude the stamping fee)
$ 80
(exclude the stamping fee)
$ 110
(exclude the stamping fee)
$ 150
(exclude the stamping fee)
$ 25

If you need our fast track service, the service 35 USD (Normal fast track) or 70 USD (VIP fast track) will be added:
Normal fast track: Welcome and help to get visa stamp without get line.
VIP fast track: Welcome and get visa stamp without get line at immigration checking desk, then staff will escort you to luggage lounge and help you passing the customs checking counter.
Learn more about how to speed up your visa stamping process with fast track service

– The visa fee in the table above may vary on each nation and the final cost for specific nations might be different. Please select the button below to check the visa fee for your national:


+What is visa on arrival?

Visa on arrival is an alternative way to obtain a visa for Vietnam in addition to the traditional way of getting a visa at Vietnam Embassy. With this kind of visa, you are required to submit an online application for a visa approval letter which functions as an official permission allowing you to board the flight and have visa stamped at the arrival airport in Vietnam. You will need to submit your Vietnam approval letter together with your passport (at least 6 months validity), one passport-sized photo, entry and exit form and stamping fee to the Immigration Officers at the airport to have visa stamped onto your passport.

+Is visa on arrival legitimate?

Yes it is. Visa on arrival is an alternative way to get your visa to Vietnam. Also the IATA (International Air Traffic Association) has recognized visa on arrival. Check out the visa information sections on the following airline websites: Skyteam, Oneworld and Star Alliance. Other governments also recognize visa on arrival as a legitimate travel document, such as the U.S. Department of State and the British Embassy in Hanoi: "In order to enter Vietnam, you will need a valid passport with at least six months validity remaining and a Vietnamese visa, a visa exemption document, or a written approval letter for a visa upon arrival. To obtain a written approval letter to enter, you must contact a travel agency prior to departure."

+What is visa approval letter

"Visa approval letter" is a document issued by Vietnam Immigration Department (Vietnam Ministry of Public Security). It functions as an official permission allowing its owner(s) to board the flight to Vietnam and get visa stamped onto the passport upon arrival at Vietnam airport. Please find the visa approval letter sample processed by

+How long does it take to get visa approval letter?

The approval letter is processed and emailed you within two (02) working days (excepts Saturday, Sunday and public holiday). In urgent cases, you are able to get the approval letter within 8 hours, 4 hours, 2 hours or even 1 hour. For emergency visa processing at the weekend (Saturday, Sunday) or public holiday, please contact us. The visa counters at Vietnamese airports open 24 hours x 7 days. If you already have the visa approval letter, you can pick up your visa at Vietnam airports anytime.

+How do I receive approval letter?

A colour scanned copy of the approval letter (in PDF or JPG format) will be sent to your email. Please make sure that your correct email registered and you have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to open the file.

+How does visa approval letter look like?

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+Is there any exception with visa on arrival?

Visa on arrival is just valid for those who enter Vietnam by air. For land and cruise entry, please visit a Vietnam Embassy or Consulates to get your visa before your departure. There are three international airports in Vietnam that you can get your visa stamp with visa approval letter including: Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi), Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) and Da Nang Airport (Da Nang).

+Is the passport copy required?

Normally, passport scan is not required. However in some cases, the Vietnam Immigration Department may request for your passport copy to verify your information before giving the approval.

+Do I need photo and what is the size?

Photos are required upon arrival airports only, thus please remember to bring at least 2 photos of standard passport size (04×06 cm). If you do not have time to prepare those photos before your departure, you can also have it taken at a Vietnamese airports for about 2 USD/ photo.