At present, there are 4 international airports in Vietnam which accept Visa on Arrival. Thus, people who come to Vietnam by air to one of 4 international airports can pick up Vietnam Visa stamp there.
One of the types of visas that you can apply for your Vietnam trip is the Visa on Arrival. As the name suggests, this kind of visa will be issued as you arrive in the country. You can apply for this visa at the major airports of Vietnam, Please find below for update airports which you can pick up your visa on arrival.
As of the moment, this visa on arrival program is eligible for citizens of all countries in the world. If you belong from those countries that are eligible for this visa, then here’s how to apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival 2020.
The process of applying for the Vietnam Visa on Arrival is different from the visa that you will apply from a Vietnam embassy. With this visa on arrival program, there’s no longer a need to schedule an appointment at a Vietnam embassy near you. All you need to do is applying online to request a visa approval letter for visa on arrival then fly to Vietnam and process your visa as you arrive.
But the only thing you need to obtain ahead is the Visa Approval Letter. This visa approval letter can be requested online via a travel agent in Vietnam. Once you have this letter, just print this out and carry it on your trip. Present this letter at the Vietnam Immigration office at the airport and you will be stamped with the visa.
Take note that the visa can only be obtained from specific airports in Vietnam as mention in the list above, and thus, it’s only applicable to those who come to Vietnam on a plane. If you’re entering Vietnam through one of its land borders, then you’ll have to acquire a different visa (e-visa or embassy visa).
So, here’s what you need to do to request the pre-approval letter that will be used in the processing of your Vietnam visa on arrival 2020. Remember that you have to request this letter online, ahead of your trip.
Make sure you carry enough cash to pay for the stamping fee as you arrive at the airport in Vietnam. You can pay for this in dollars. For the 1-month or 3-month single-entry visa, it will cost you $25. For the 1-month or 3-month multiple-entry visa, it will cost you $50. The 6-month multiple-entry visa will cost you $95 and $135 for the 1 year visa.
As you see, applying for the Vietnam Visa on Arrival 2020 is a very convenient option compared to applying for a visa from a Vietnam embassy.