How to apply for Vietnam visa? What are the validity and requirements? If you wish to take a dream tour across beautiful Vietnam, you must need answers to these common questions. The Vietnam visa is an eVisa program that allows foreign citizens of 40 eligible countries that hold a passport valid for at least six months after arrival to Vietnam, to enjoy the country for up to 30 consecutive days. It is an electronically issued visa.

Although the Embassy facilitates getting the visa online, it can be quite confusing to navigate through the website. And, one might end up several hours trying to understand which visa to apply. By using the service of a visa expert such as Blinkvisa, you could get a hassle-free processing and easy visa.

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Applying for a Vietnam visa through Blinkvisa helps in processing your visa smoothly. Nevertheless, it also gives you a 100% cashback on your visa fee. All you have to do is, use the cashback to book your flight, hotel and tour activities all at a pre-contracted price!

Learn How to Get Vietnam Visa in Simple Steps

Step 1:


At Blinkvisa, we have a very simple Vietnam visa application form. Log in to our website. And, choose Vietnam as your destination along with the type of visa you are looking for. For instance,

And click on the “Get Visa” tab.

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Note: Presently, we do not process the Vietnam business visa.

Also, read Vietnam Visa

Step 2:

This will take you to the information page where you have to fill the necessary primary information from your side such as your name, email ID, address, phone number and so on.

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Quick points on visa requirements:

  1. Scanned Passport copy (First and Last pages) You can also attach your old passport if any.
  2. Scanned coloured photograph. The size is 4x6cms. Also, make sure you take it on a white background.
  3. Your confirmed flight tickets

Read more: Vietnam visa requirements

Step 3:

You can ensure the visa processing with Blinkvisa is in progress after the payment of the visa fee. The visa cost is INR 1339 for Vietnam single entry tourist visa (30 days) and may go up to INR 2539 for 3 months multiple entry visa. However, while applying it through Blinkvisa, you just have to make an initial payment of INR 500. By paying this nominal amount you can begin your visa processing and get your visa in just three working days.


Blinkvisa does not ask you for any extra payment during your visa processing or towards the end. After the initial payment, you are requested to pay the remaining fee after you get the approved visa in your Blinkvisa account.

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Quick facts on Vietnam visa fee:

  • Blinkvisa offers you 100% cashback which means you get the complete fee fully as your Blinkcash credit
  • You can get up to 25% discount when you book your flight ticket or hotel through BlinkWallet
  • You can literally convert your visa expenses to travel expenses.

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Step 4:

The final leg of the processing is downloading the Visa approval letter. Once your letter is sealed, Blinkvisa will mail to your respective email ID. You can take a print out and carry it during your travel to Vietnam. Only with an approval letter, you can get your visa stamped at the Vietnam airport.

A sample copy of an approval letter is here:

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At the immigration counter, you need to show your passport as well along with a payment of stamping fee which is – 25$ for Single entry visa and 50 $ for multiple entry visas.

Vietnam visit visa FAQs

1. Do Indians need a visa to go to Vietnam?

If you are an Indian citizen and you wish to visit Vietnam, you will need to apply for a Vietnam e visa to enter Vietnam to stay up to a maximum of 30 days.

Read more: Vietnam visa for Indians

2. How long before my travel date should I apply for my Vietnam travel visa?

One must apply 2 weeks ahead of the travel date for the smooth processing of Vietnam travel visa.

Also, read Vietnam travel visa

3. What are the requirements for Vietnam visa on arrival?

The requirements for Vietnam visa on arrival are passport with six months validity, photographs and approval letter from the Embassy stating the purpose of travel and number of members travelling with you.

Also, read Vietnam visa on arrival

4. What is the stamping fee for Vietnam visa online?

The stamping fee for Vietnam visa online is as follows. The fee for single entry Vietnam visa is $25. And, for the multiple-entry ones are approximately $50.

Also, read Vietnam visa online