(Updated 2017) Vietnam visa exemption agreement between Vietnam and India

Vietnam visa exemption agreement between Vietnam and India

According to the Agreement signed on September 9, 1994 between Vietnam and India, Indian citizen can enjoy exemption of Vietnam visa for entry, exit and transit. Exemption of visa is granted to Indian passport holders currently living in India or other countries. The maximum valid duration exempted does not exceed 90 days in Vietnam counts from the date of entry. You can find out more about Vietnam Visa requirements for Indian citizens through:

For longer stay than 90 days in Vietnam, Indian can getting Vietnam visa at Embassy or applying for Vietnam visa on arrival. Each options has different procedure, processing and fee.

Apply Vietnam Visa via Vietnam Embassy

You can apply for Vietnam Embassy visa in India or in neighboring countries.  For more detailed information about address & contact of Vietnam Embassies all over the world, please find it at:

Apply for visa at the Vietnamese Embassy in New Delhi or Consulate General of Vietnam in Mumbai if you wish to get fully-stamped visa before departure or come to Vietnam by land or sea. You will need to prepare your original passport with at least 01 month validity from the date of leaving Vietnam, completed visa application form, 01 passport size photo and related papers under the instruction of each Embassy or Consulate. For more details about procedure, processing time and fee, please contact as information below:

Vietnam Embassy in Delhi, India

Address: 17, Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapur, New Delhi, 110 021, India

Phone:    +91-11-301-8059

Fax:         +91-11-2301 9818

Email:     [email protected]


Consulate General of Vietnam in Mumbai, India

Address: Wajeda House, Gulmohat Cross Road No.7, Juhu Scheme, Mumbai, 400 049, India

Phone:    +91-22-2620-8589

Fax:        +91-22-2624-8538

Email:      [email protected]


Apply Vietnam Visa On Arrival

Another way to obtain visa is Vietnam on arrival which is highly recommended for Indian passport holders traveling by plane for its convenience.  After you submit the online application form at, the approval letter via email will be sent to you after 02 working days (tourist visas) or 7 working days (business visas) for normal service. And you will get visa stamped onto your passport on your arrival at Vietnam International airport.

There are two kinds of fee to get your Vietnam visa on arrival: Service fee and Stamping fee. Service fee is paid to for processing your visa application and sending the visa approval letter issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department back to you. Different service fee is applied for each different type of visa, number of applicants and the processing time. Stamping fee is the cash payment collected by the Immigration Officer at your Vietnam arrival airport to get your visa. This stamping fee is fixed by the Vietnam Ministry of Finance.

All these fees for tourist visa for Vietnam from India & Vietnam business visa for Indian passport are already launched on: