Vietnam allows nationals of 23 countries to enter Vietnam without a visa for varying time periods. These countries include the ASEAN countries, Russia, P.R. China, South Korea, Japan, Italy, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, France and Belarus may not need a visa for a short visit (15 days). If citizens of these countries want to stay in Vietnam more than 15 days, they need to apply for Vietnamese visas. The details on the visa exemption can be found here.
If you need more information about Vietnamese visas, please inquire at the nearest Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country.
Visa on Arrival
It is possible to get a “visa on arrival”, that is a visa to be picked up at the airport upon arrival at one of Vietnam international airports (Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh, Cam Ranh Airport in Nha Trang City, Da Nang Airport in Da Nang City or Noi Bai Airport in Ha Noi).
Please notice that a Vietnamese visa is required in case you enter Vietnam from the third country. Even you live with a long-term visa in the country above.
Online Service (Unverified)
Some people have been successful with using online services such as My Vietnam Visa, to obtain a Vietnamese tourist visa.
If you need a visa letter, please send an email to email@example.com . Please note that Visa letters will be only issued to: Authors who have paid their registration fee in full; Committee members; Invited guests and speakers; Persons known to the committee members;