According to the Vietnamese Immigration Law, all Canadian citizens need a Visa to go to Vietnam. Since 1996, Vietnam Government has implemented the Vietnam Visa On Arrival, which is the most used way to get Vietnam Visa by travellers nowadays.
What is Vietnam Visa on Arrival?
The name of this visa type itself answers the question. “Vietnam Visa on arrival” means “The Vietnam visa picked up upon arrival at the airport in Vietnam”.
Vietnam visa on arrival is legitimate and posted in Vietnam immigration laws at the official website of Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs – so it is endorsed by the Vietnamese Government.
Furthermore, having been recognized by the International Air Traffic Associations, Vietnam Visa on arrival is no strange thing in the tourism industry.
How Long Does It Take To Get Vietnam Visa On Arrival?
The normal processing takes 1 working day to issue Tourist Visa and 3 to 5 working days to get Business Visa. It much faster than getting Visa at the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate.
In addition, you can get the Visa Letter within 30 minutes in Emergency/Urgent case.
Vietnam Visa On Arrival Procedures
With 4 simple steps, Canadian citizen can get Vietnam Visa:
- Filling the application form: this step requires your personal information such as: full name, date of birth, nationality, passport number. Remember to fill the details exactly with your passport information.
- Review and settle your payment: take a look on your information again, then pay the visa fee by credit card via PayPal.
- Receive the Vietnam Visa Approval Letter: check your email for the Visa letter and print it out.
- Get Visa Stamp at Vietnam airport: Using the Vietnam Visa to get Visa stamp at the Visa landing counter when you arrive in Vietnam.
Vietnam Visa On Arrival Fees
The Vietnam Visa on Arrival includes 2 types of fee which are Visa Fee and Stamping Fee. Visa fee is the fee you pay to get the Visa Approval Letter and stamping fee is for Immigration Department ( we receive nothing in this part). You can pay Stamping Fee in cash upon arrival or paying online for us when you fill the application form.
Both of Service Fee and Stamping Fee are different depending on your Visa term. To check for the exact fee, please click here: https://visaagent.org
*Note: Vietnam Visa On Arrival is only valid at Hochiminh, Hanoi, Danang, Camranh, Phuquoc airports. In order to enter Vietnam without a problem, your passport must be valid for 6 months with at least 2 blank pages.