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Tips for First-time Users of Vietnam Visa on Arrival

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This is the first time you apply for Vietnam visa on arrival? If so, you should read the following tips thoroughly to make sure you encounter no problem upon application.

Before applying

- Don't forget that Vietnam visa upon arrival supports those traveling to Vietnam by air. So, do not apply for this kind of visa if you do not travel to Vietnam by air.

- Make sure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months since your arrival date.

When applying

- Double check your information provided in the online Vietnam Visa application form before submitting to the travel agent to avoid any unexpected problems.

- Check your email regularly every day to receive the update information about your visa process. In case you do not see a confirmation email in your inbox after making successful payment, you should check your spam folder. If you still cannot find that email, you may provide a wrong email address. In this case, you should find contact email of the travel agent you have submitted your application to for checking and correcting your email address.  

After receiving visa approval letter

- Check the information on visa approval letter. If you find any errors, you should inform the travel agent immediately.

- Print the approval letter out and bring it along when getting on board

- Complete the entry and exit form sent together with your visa approval letter.

- Prepare two latest passport-sized photos

At the airport

- Quickly head to Immigration Counter at arrival airport in Vietnam and submit required documents: original passport, visa approval letter, entry and exit form, photo and stamping fee (in cash) to Immigration Officer to get visa stamped.

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Where to pick up Vietnam visa on arrival

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Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA) is known as an alternative option to obtain a visa for Vietnam besides the traditional way of obtaining the visa via Vietnam embassy.

Unlike the traditional way, users of (VOA) will not get their full visa before their departure, but just get visa approval letter beforehand and then pick up full visa upon arrival at Vietnam international airport (Noi Bai airport in Hanoi, Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh city, Da Nang airport in Da Nang city and Cam Ranh airport in Nha Trang City).

In case they have a domestic flight before reaching their destination, they need to follow visa procedure to pick up full visa at the first airport. For example, they fly from Melbourne to Hanoi and then take immediate flight to Da nang, they need to get visa at Noi Bai airport.

How to get visa approval letter to pick up full visa on arrival at airport

It is very simple to get a visa approval letter, in just 2 steps as following:

1. Complete online application form with required information:

·        Contact information (name, email and phone number)

·        Visa information (visa type, duration, arrival airport and purpose of visit);

·        Applicant’s information (full name, gender, nationality, date of birth, passport number and passport expiry date);

2. Make payment of service fee.

And then, you will get the visa approval letter within 2 working days. This is the guaranteed processing time of Vietnam-visa.com – an experienced Vietnam visa online service provider. This service provider can even provide you with faster visa approval letter in urgent cases (1 working day or a few working hours) with additional charge.


Must-do before trip to Vietnam for Israeli Passport Holders

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Whether you are in business or leisure trip to Vietnam, whether you have your accommodation in Vietnam or not, as an Israeli citizen, there is one thing you must do before your every trip to the country, which is to APPLY FOR VIETNAM VISA.

At the moment, luckily more than other nationals, Israeli passport holders may obtain a Vietnam visa in 2 ways:

1. Obtain Vietnam visa at local Vietnam embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, OR

2. Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival.

While the first option supports all Israel citizens, the second one works for those who travel to Vietnam by air only.

While in the first option, Israeli citizens will get their full visa before their departure for Vietnam, in the second one, traveler will get a visa approval letter beforehand and then get full visa upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

While in the first option, application for Vietnam visa is completed on offline basis, the second one allows travelers to complete their application on online basis.

For more information about these two ways of visa application, including how they work to decide which best fits your need, please refer to the link: http://vietnamvisa.co.il/.


Where in Vietnam to visit without Vietnam Visa

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A valid visa is required for almost foreign travelers to Vietnam except citizens of countries having unilateral or bilateral visa exemption with the Vietnamese citizens. For the list of such citizens, one can visit: http://www.vietnam-visa.com/vietnam-visa-exemption/.

However, there is a place in Vietnam which requires all travelers no VISA to visit if they travel directly from a country beyond Vietnam. It is Phu Quoc Island in Mekong Delta which is called a paradise island with white-sand beaches and large tracts still cloaked in dense, tropical jungle.

In accordance with immigration regulations of the Vietnamese government, all foreign travelers may enjoy a stay of up to 30 days in Phu Quoc without Vietnam visa if:

  1. Their passport is valid for at least 6 months since their date of entry;
  2. They flight in from an international country and land at Phu Quoc International Airport. If they are transiting from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city, then they must board their flight to Phu Quoc from the international terminal. OR they arrive by cruise ship form an international country and dock on Phu Quoc Island; and
  3. They have a ticket for leaving the island for an international destination within 30 days.

These are conditions to get visa exemption for Phu Quoc island. In case travelers wish to visit a destination in Vietnam before and/after Phu Quoc, they may need arrange a Vietnam visa beforehand. A complete guide to obtain a visa to Vietnam can be found here: http://vietnam-visa.com/.


Get Vietnam Visa Stamped upon Arrival Faster with Vietnam-visa.com

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What is Vietnam Visa Fast Track Service?

Vietnam Visa Fast Track is an exclusive service for users of Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA). It is to help them to get visa stamped at Vietnam airport quickly. With this option, you – as a VOA user, will be met our staff at Vietnam airport and assisted to get visa stamped without waiting in lines as other travelers. It takes just 5-10 minutes while you wait to pick-up your luggage.

Why using Fast Track Service

Using this service will save you a lot of time otherwise wasted for getting visa stamped in line in front of the Immigration Counter by your own. It is very convenient if you are in hurry for further travel.

Here are major advantages of using fast-track service offered by Vietnam-visa.com:

  • Convenient and faster way to secure your visa.
  • No waiting in a long line. You will get your visa stamp without waiting in line.
  • Be assisted and escorted through “fast track” immigration.
  • No time to find your way to complete the visa procedure at airport in Vietnam. You will be greeted by a local staff that will guide you to the immigration counter and do the rest on your behalf.

Who should use Vietnam-visa Fast Track Service?

1. Business travelers

An important upcoming meeting will take place in few hours upon arrival, or the next morning. At landing Visa counter, there are more than 100 people in line. Use Fast track service in order not to miss the meeting!

2. Elderly, Pregnant Women and Infants

It takes just 5 minutes to get the Visa. No need to do anything else. Our staff will do it all for you. Keep your health! Let us assist you.

3. Transit but closing time too tight?

It is very soon for the next flight! Afraid of the check-in time for the next flight? Do not worry! Fast track service will help you make everything workout…

4. Anyone who doesn't want to waste time at the airport

No waiting in line, just let our staff do all procedure for you to get the documents at the airport’s Visa landing Counter.

How Fast track service runs?

Apply Service

Select this service when applying for Vietnam visa online at Vietnam-visa.com or send request to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Make The Payment

Make payment of service fee online.

Fly to Vietnam

Fly to Vietnam! Our staff will meet you at the aircraft gate with your name on the welcome board and assist you to get visa stamp and visa sticker without you getting in the line as other passengers.

Price and which airport available for Fast track Service?

Fast track Service is available in 3 international airport in Vietnam, including: Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh or Saigon City), Da Nang airport (Da Nang City) and Noi Bai Airport (Ha Noi City).

Following is cost of Fast-track service offered by Vietnam-visa.com:


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In addition to Fast-track service, Vietnam-visa.com also offers a wide range of other travel services including airport pick-up and Vietnam tour arrangement to cater every little thing of your trip to Vietnam.

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