Do you know that Vietnam is one of the most sought after destinations for tourists all around the world? The reason for this that Vietnam has to offer everything for everyone; be it food, adventure activities, heritage, history, nature, caves, infrastructure, and many more. Vietnam was once a hub of war but now that’s history, and that’s what attracts most tourists worldwide. To get to Vietnam, you must first obtain a visa and for certain countries, eVisa is available now. However, there are some important things to know about Vietnam E Visa which we’ll cover here.
E Visa also is known by eVisa, E-Visa, or Electronic Visa and is one of the easiest ways to obtain a visa for a country, if you know the process. If not, you could easily spend thousands and could risk getting your visa rejected. At Blinkvisa, we strive to make your life easy and save your time and money while WE go through the process of getting your visa approved.
In addition to that, the wonderful feature of Blinkvisa is that you get 100% back into your wallet which is usable in the booking of hotels, flights, as well as activities for your trip.
That’s not where it stops. We have a team of completely dedicated experts who can help you plan your travel itinerary for Vietnam. We will suggest and recommend the best places to visit whether you are going with your family or friends.
What should I know about Vietnam Visa?
Types of Vietnam Visas
Depending on your requirement or need to visit, you can choose any of the following. The Tourist Visa & Business Visa are the most applied ones. On a tourist visa, you can explore the country as a tourist and enjoy your leisure time, and on the Business visa, you can conduct meetings, seminars, etc.
- Tourist Visa
- Business Visa
- Student Visa
- Transit Visa
- Diplomatic or Official Visa
Please note: You cannot conduct business activities on Vietnam Tourist Visa, but there is no problem if you want to explore as a tourist on Business Visa.
Do Indians require Vietnam Visa?
Yes, Indians do require a visa to travel to Vietnam known as Visa-On-Arrival. But to get the visa on arrival, you must have an Approval Letter from the Embassy. Only then you’re allowed to board the flight towards Vietnam. Blinkvisa will handle all of your work after you submit your documents and initiation fees of INR 500. As soon as you submit, you’ll get the entire INR 500 + visa fees as cashback in your wallet. Our visa experts will start working on your request and in under three days, you can download your visa. After that, you can pay the due amount and download your visa.
Please note that your passport should have at least 6 months of validity from the date of arrival in Vietnam.
Fees for Vietnam E Visa
Depending on if you require a Single Entry or Multiple Entry visa, fees vary a little bit.
Single Entry visa is valid for up to 30 days and you can visit only one time during this validity. Once you leave the country (Vietnam), you won’t be able to enter again on the same visa. The fees for single entry visa is INR 1339 including all fees and taxes.
Multiple Entry visa is valid for up to 30 days but you can visit more than one time during its validity. The fees for multiple entry visa is INR 1639 including all fees and taxes.
What is Blinkcash and 100% cashback?
When you apply for a visa through Blinkvisa, you have to make an initial payment of INR 500 and upload your documents. The process will start immediately and you’ll get the entire amount (INR 1339 for single entry and INR 1639 for double entry visa) as cashback or ‘Blinkcash’ in your Blinkwallet. This cashback will be usable to get huge and attractive discounts on hotel, flights, as well as activity bookings. Check below for your reference:
How do I get an approval letter for Vietnam Tourist E Visa?
Blinkvisa doesn’t let you worry about your visa. You can just submit your documents and fees and let us worry about the visa. Our visa experts will handle all documentation, couriers, scrutiny, etc and won’t let you waste your time, energy, or money in pursuit of getting the approval letter. In addition to that, you get 100% cashback on your total visa fees.
Documents required for Vietnam Tourist Visa
- Passport colour scanned copy of the front and backside (old passport also, if any)
- Passport-sized photograph scan (4cm x 6cm)
- Confirmed flight tickets
Please note that documents should be colour scanned and in JPG, PNG, or PDF format.
Process of Applying for E Visa
On Blinkvisa, you won’t have to move anywhere. You can apply for visa at the comfort of your homes. All you have to do is click on ‘Appy for visa’ button and our visa experts will get in contact with you soon.
Here’s a small procedure you have to go through:
- Visit blinkvisa.com
- Fill in the basic details like type of visa, country, your name, email id, etc.
- Pay the initial registration (service charges) fees of INR 500
- Upload the required documents requested by the visa expert
- Receive visa in three working days
- Pay the remaining visa fee to download the e-visa or visa approval letter
On Blinkvisa, we make the process of booking extremely smooth for you and you don’t even have to pay full visa charges till post approval of your visa. Once your visa is approved, only then you have to pay visa fees and you can download the visa approval letter from Blinkvisa account portal.
Note: Please take colour printouts of the Approval Letter beforehand visiting Vietnam.
After you have the approval letter in hand, you’re ready to go. After you reach Vietnam you’ll have to produce the following documents:
- Approval Letter
- 2 Passport Sized Photographs for each person visiting
- Stamping fees of USD 25 for single entry visa and USD 50 for double entry visa is mandatory for Visa-On-Arrival stamp.
Planning a trip to Vietnam
Blinkvisa strives to make your trip a memorable one. That’s why we don’t want you getting stressed about visa approval or anything. Visa may be one of the many things we excel in, our next best thing is our feature of creating a perfect plan for your trip or itinerary whether you’re going with family, friends, or solo. You can contact our experts to suggest a perfect plan for you or you can create your itinerary.
To know more important things about Vietnam E Visa, you can visit Vietnam Visa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. Where can I get Visa-On-Arrival for Vietnam?
After receiving your Approval Letter, you can get Visa-On-Arrival in any one of the five Vietnam international Airports where you land:
- Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi)
- Danang Airport (Da Nang)
- Cat Bi Airport (Hai Phong)
- Tan Son Nhat (Ho Chi Minh City)
- Cam Ranh Airport (Nha Trang)
2. Is Approval Letter necessary to travel to Vietnam?
Without Approval Letter, you won’t be allowed to board the flight so it is a mandatory document to receive Visa-On-Arrival in Vietnam.
3. When can I apply for Visa?
Usually, other agents ask you to apply one month prior but at Blinkvisa, we can do in 15 days.
4. Can I visit Vietnam to explore on a Business Visa?
Yes, there’s no problem if you want to visit Vietnam to explore however it won’t be of any use unless you have any business activities to conduct as well.
Please note: You cannot conduct business activities on a Tourist Visa.
5. What’s the difference between Business Visa & Work Visa?
Business Visa allows you to conduct meetings, join seminars, or any activity related to your business. Work Visa allows you to visit Vietnam as an employee for any Vietnamese country.