Guide on how to get Vietnam visa

2 ways to get Vietnam visa in Delhi, India

If you are an Indian passport holder or a resident in Delhi, India whose nationality is not included in the Vietnam visa exemption list, and you are planning a visit to Vietnam, then remember to apply for visa beforehand as you cannot get into the country without it. But how to get a visa for Vietnam in Delhi, India? The answer is so easy. There are two ways for you to do so as follows:

2. Get Vietnam visa on arrival

Visa on arrival is preferred by various travelers, especially those who live far from the Vietnam embassies/consulates and do not wish to send their passport away via post. It becomes more and more popular for its easy and convenient application and economy as well. It allows travelers to complete their application and get required document online and then pick up full visa at Vietnam airport.

Let’s see its advantages:

  • Time saving: 1-2 working days processing
  • Convenience: no passport send off, no embassy chase-down, online application
  • Cost saving: at least saving your postal and travel costs;

How to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival?

4 simple steps to get Vietnam visa on arrival

4 simple steps to get Vietnam visa on arrival

  1. Fill out the Vietnam visa application form,
  2. Pay for Vietnam visa service fee as instructed,
  3. Get your Visa Approval Letter via email in 2 working days (normal service) or 1 working day (urgent service) or even 4 working hours (super urgent service),
  4. Take this letter + your passport + 02 passport-size photos + entry and exit form + some dollars in cash for stamping fee to get your visa stamped upon your arrival.

2. Get Vietnam Visa at Vietnam Embassies:

Luckily, it won’t take you long to visit the embassy as there is one office of Vietnam embassy in New Delhi, India.

How to apply?

There are two ways to obtain a visa via the Vietnam embassy/consulate as follows:

  1. Come in person to the consulate, fill out the application form , present 02 passport-size photos, pay the fee in cash, return to the consulate after 4-5 working days to receive your Vietnam visa; OR
  2. Send off your passport, application form, 02 passport-size photos via postal mail/ express to Vietnam embassy/consulate, make payment per instructions, get your passport with the visa stamp after 4-5 working days.

For detailed information, please contact the embassy.


– Before applying for Vietnam visa, make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your entry date;

– Visa on arrival option is for those traveling by air to Vietnam.

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