Vietnam Visa Requirements for Citizens of United States of America
1. Check Requirement
United States of America is not in the exempt country list for Vietnam visa, so Vietnam visa is REQUIRED
2. How To Apply Vietnam Online Visa For USA Citizens
Citizens or residents in USA can choose one of two options to apply for a visa to Vietnam: Online or directly apply at Vietnam Embassy, but to save time you should get online visa.
Apply online to get visa on arrival (visa picked up at the arrival airport in Vietnam with the legal approval letter issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department). At the moment, the visa approval letter issued to US citizens when applying online is 1 year, multiple entry visa only (There is no longer 1 month, 3 month or 6 month visa). Therefore, if you apply for Vietnam visa online from our website, please kindly choose the "Vietnam Visa on arrival 3 months multiple entries for US citizens only" to facilitate the visa processing and get correct kind of visa.
To get this visa, you have to provide us below information:
- Full name: give us full-name in your passport (exactly)
- Passport number: in your passport (exactly)
- Passport expiration date: in mm/ dd/ yyyy order (exactly)
- Date of birth: in mm/ dd/ yyyy order (exactly)
- Gender: fill in male or female (exactly)
- Contact information: as much as you can. Your email is extremely necessary because we will need it to send your Approval Letter to you. This information will be kept private without revealing to any third party
- Fight information: Date and time of arrival, number of flight, arrival destination
- Please send us your scan of your passport and flight information to our email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Get your visa stamp upon arrival at one of the Vietnam's airports
In order to get your Vietnam visa stamped on your passport, please bring your copy of Vietnam Visa Approval Letter (showed first at your departure airport and then stamped at Vietnam International Airport). At Vietnam International Airport, you are also required to fill in the entry and exit form, to attach your two latest passport- size photos and to pay for stamp fees.
3. Vietnam visa Fee for USA Citizens
To apply for a visa online, you have to pay two (02) kinds of Visa Fee, which were Processing Fee (paying online) and Stamping Fee (paying at Vietnam international airport of arrival)
- Stamping fee: $135 paid at Vietnam international airport of arrival
- At the moment, the visa approval letter issued to US citizens when applying online is 1 year, multiple entry visa only
- Applicants must enter Vietnam at one of three international airports: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city or Da Nang
- Service fee is applied for US citizens.
- Passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the arrival date.