VIETNAM – Changes To E-Visa Process

August 25, 2023

Travelers headed to Vietnam will now be able to get an e-visa upon arrival at more than 50 points of entry in the country. This change took effect on 15 August.

All eligible foreign visitors may now apply for e-visas when arriving by sea, land, or air at a participating entry points in Vietnam. These visas are valid for up to three months and allow for multiple entries. A full list of entry points where e-visas can be obtained can be found here.

In addition, passport holders from visa-exempt countries – Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom – may now stay in Vietnam for up to 45 days. Previously, visa-exempt travelers were limited to a stay of just 15 days.

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