What is Visa On Arrival ( VOA) and Visa Approval Code?



This is most likely the easiest way to obtain your visa to Vietnam without having to chase down embassies, consulates prior to your trip. The entry visa will be stamped on your passport on the arrival in Vietnam at Immigration Airport.

With this type of visa, you only can enter Vietnam by air. Visa on Arrival is applicable for both Tourist and Business Visa.


What to do with a "Visa on Arrival"?
+ You will have Visa on Arrival Approval letter  from the Vietnam Immigration Department by our services.

+ Your information also be sent to Immigration checkpoints at Vietnam International Airports (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, Nha Trang).

+ When you land at an airport, the Immigration officers will check your Approval letter with your information. Then the entry visa will be issued. You are also required to fill the Application form with photo attached and pay the stamping fee as well.


" Visa Approval Code?':
Visa Approval Code is the document approved by Vietnam Immigration Department for a foreigner to get an Entry Visa stamped at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in their country. It allows you to avoid procedural delays which sometimes happen with visa approvals at Embassies outside Vietnam. This type of visa is the fast way for travellers to enter Vietnam by land or by sea.

What to do with "Visa Approval Code"?
+ Same as Visa on Arrival, after we have your detail, we will arrange to obtain the Approval Code for you.

+ Copy of the same document will be sent (by the Immigration Office) to the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate, where you will apply for Vietnam Visa.

+ Then, you just need to take that Approval Letter with your passport to the Embassy or Consulate to get the stamp on your passport, which is normally done on the same day. However you still required to submit the Application. The Stamp fee at Embassy/Consulate is vary depend on the country you get stamp.


-       Normal processing: the standard processing time is from 24 hours to 48 hours depend on the time we receive your application. We guarantee that you will receive your Approval Letter within 2 WORKING DAYS.
-       Urgent processing:rush processing time is within 24 hours. We guarantee that you will receive your Approval Letter within 1 WORKING DAY.

(Working time - Hanoi GMT+07: 8:30 - 17:00 every weekday, except Saturday and Sunday)


-      Service fee: fee to pay to Immigration Office and our services to get Approval Letter.
-      Stamping fee: fee to pay at a Airport or an Embassy/Consulate. Airport stamping fee is fixed at 45 USD/person for single entry and 65 USD/person for multiple entries. Meanwhile, stamping fee at Embassies or Consulates are vary depend on countries.

To apply for a visa to Vietnam, click here to fill our form or contact us with your questions.


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