September 18, 2023
Vietnam E-visa

Vietnam E-visa Now Available for Zambians

Are you a Zambian citizen dreaming of exploring the beautiful landscapes, vibrant culture, and rich history of Vietnam? Well, we have some exciting news for you! Starting from August 15, 2023, Zambians can now conveniently apply for a visa to Vietnam through Vietnam’s NEW E-visa Scheme. With this new system in place, you no longer need to visit the embassy or consulate in person. Simply visit the official website and apply for an e-visa online. It’s that easy!

How Does the Vietnam E-visa Work?

The Vietnam E-visa scheme, in accordance with the government’s resolution 127/NQ-CP, grants e-visas to citizens of all countries and territories, including Zambia, for up to 90 days. This means that as a Zambian citizen, you can now enjoy a hassle-free visa application process and explore Vietnam for an extended period of time.

Convenient Entry Points

Vietnam has made it even more convenient for e-visa holders to enter and exit the country. There are 13 airports, 16 land border gates, and 13 sea border gates that allow Vietnam e-visa holders to smoothly enter and exit the country. Whether you choose to fly into one of Vietnam’s bustling international airports or cross the border by land or sea, you can be assured of a seamless travel experience.

Easy Application Process

Applying for a Vietnam e-visa is a straightforward process. All you need to do is visit the official website and fill out the application form with the required information. Make sure to have your passport, recent passport-sized photo, and a valid email address handy. Once you have submitted your application and paid the visa fee, you can sit back and relax while your visa is being processed.

Processing Time and Costs

Under normal circumstances, the processing time for a Vietnam e-visa is 3 working days. However, during peak seasons or after holidays, it may take a bit longer. Therefore, it is recommended to apply well in advance to avoid any last-minute delays. The cost for a Vietnam e-visa is US$25 for single-entry and US$50 for multiple-entries. Please note that the visa application fee is non-refundable, regardless of whether your application is approved or denied.

Opting for Commercial Websites

For those who are in a rush or prefer to avoid potential frustration, there is an alternative option available. Commercial websites offer a simple application form and friendly customer service to help you navigate the visa application process. While these agents charge higher fees, they guarantee to deliver e-visas on time, ensuring a hassle-free experience for you.


The introduction of Vietnam’s NEW E-visa Scheme is a game-changer for Zambians who wish to explore the wonders of Vietnam. With a simplified application process and the elimination of complex paperwork, long waiting times, and tiresome visits to embassies or consulates, obtaining a Vietnam e-visa has never been easier. So, mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable adventure in Vietnam. Apply for your e-visa online today and embark on a journey filled with breathtaking landscapes, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality. Vietnam is waiting to welcome you with open arms!

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