Vietnam visa requirements

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Last Updated: November 2019

Do you need a visa to visit Vietnam?

Yes, most international travelers need a visa to visit Vietnam for travel or business purposes. In order to save time and money on Vietnam visa, please:

✅Check your nationality and see if you need a visa to Vietnam.
If your travel requires a visa, follow the instructions to apply for a visa as the easiest way.

* You may check for full of updated list of Vietnam Visa Exemption here

– (*) For foreigner who enters Viet Nam as unilateral visa-exempted: the entry date must be at least 30 days from the previous exit as unilateral visa-exempted person. Otherwise that person is required to have appropriate visa to enter Viet Nam.

– Foreigners holding British National Oversea (BNO) passports are not exempted from visa requirement, thus must have appropriate visas to enter Viet Nam.

– Foreign passports holders are exempted from visa requirement for entry into, exit from Phu Quoc island, with duration of stay no longer than 30 days. In case if holders of foreign passports, before entering Phu Quoc, had transit through other international border gate of Viet Nam, he/she also enjoy such exemption (Check how to enter Phu Quoc island with free entry Visa?)

Tips: In the search box, please enter the name of your country, it will show the result that you are required for the visa to visit Vietnam or not. Then, Click on the country name, it will link to the official guide how to apply for Vietnam Visa for your country.
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South KoreaNot required (15 days) *Not required (15 days) *
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