Those, especially Indian passport holders who have ever used visa on arrival to Vietnam would find that this kind of Vietnam visa provides them with 4 benefits which cannot be denied. They are:
People often think of Vietnam embassy when they want to apply for Vietnam visa. It will not become an issue of concern if they live just a few steps or kms from the embassy. But the issue will occur when your place is far from the embassy. They maybe feel a little hesitated. But Vietnam visa on arrival can settle all of these issues. Its application requires you no travel to embassy at all. You can apply for one right at home, in your office, or even on your way to home provided that you have an internet-connected device.
A typical procedure to apply for a visa via Vietnam embassy covers completing a written application with a lot of information and bringing it together with your original passport, photos and other required documents to the embassy to apply for visa to Vietnam, and then coming back home to wait for a few days and traveling again to the embassy to pick up your full visa for Vietnam. Do you find it a little bit complicated? You can completely avoid this complicity with Vietnam visa on arrival, in which you only need to:
- Access an online website providing this kind of service and fill out the online form with a few details as following:
- Full name
- Date of birth
- Passport number
- Passport expiry date
- Date of arrival
- Purpose of visit.
- Pay for service fee online, and then get visa approval letter via email within 1 or 2 working days.
- Get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.
So, it requires you no travel for visa application at all.
3. Time saving
As application for visa on arrival to Vietnam requires no travel at all, it absolutely saves you a lot of time for travel to the embassy, back home and then travel again.
4. Cost saving
While application for Vietnam visa online in India can be completed at any time, even at night while application for visa at Vietnam embassy can be only made during working hours of the embassy, you need to spend your working day to travel to the embassy and therefore get no pay for that day, so it is obviously a big save of money if using visa on arrival.
Total cost of Vietnam visa on arrival for India citizens may be higher or lower than cost of Vietnam embassy visa. But with no other fees (travelling cost, cost of days off working), Vietnam visa on arrival surely costs you lees.