In some countries, visa on arrival means that you apply and get the visa directly on arrival at port of entry but in Vietnam, visa on arrival works as follows:
1. Apply online
This is the first and foremost step in the whole procedure of visa application for Indian passport holders. Although depending on which travel agents you use for visa application, there are differences in the form of application form. However, you are always requested to fill in personal information (full name, date of birth, nationality, gender) and passport details (passport number, date of entry, date of exit). Spelling accuracy is the most important factor here. Before submitting the form, remember to double check to make sure that the information you provide is totally correct.
2. Pay visa service fee online
After submission, you will have to use credit/debit card to make payment for the application. After you pay the service fee, the second confirmation email will be sent to your email. Accordingly, the email also informs you the issuance date of visa approval letter.
Be noticed that the moment your payments is well- received is when your application form starts to be sent for processing.
3. Get visa approval letter
The processing period of visa approval letter often takes 2 business days excluding weekends and national holidays. For urgent service, it takes only 1 business day or even 4 working hours.
4. Get visa stamped on arrival
At Visa Counter of Vietnam’s airport, you are requested to provide documents below to get visa stamp on the passport:
– Print copy of approval letter
– Completed entry-exit form
– Original and valid passport
– 01 recent passport size photograph in full color
– Stamping fee (cash only): 25$ for single visas 50$ for month multiple visa
Important note: visa on arrival is available for arrival by air only. Don’t try to use it for border or sea crossing if you don’t want to leave Vietnam to arrange the new visa for your trip. If you manage to enter Vietnam by land or sea, please obtain the Vietnam visa at the embassy located in New Delhi.
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