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Don’t Apply for Vietnam Visa online IF

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As you may know, Vietnam visa online (Vietnam visa on arrival) has become more and more popular among travelers to Vietnam; however, not all travelers can and should apply for this kind of visa.

Here are a few tips for you:

DON’T apply for Vietnam visa online IF:

  1. You can get benefit from Vietnam visa exemption policy of the Vietnamese Government. List of nationals getting visa exemption and conditions to benefit can be found at:
  2. You do not travel to Vietnam by air as this kind of visa is for air travelers only;
  3. You want to get a full visa on your passport prior to your departure for Vietnam;

Is it easy to obtain a Vietnam visa on arrival?

The answer is yes. It is very easy to obtain a Vietnam visa on arrival.  Its whole procedure is presented in 4 simple and short steps as follows:

  1. Fill out online application form for visa approval letter with required information, consisting of:
    • Contact information (name, email and phone number);
    • Visa information (visa type, purpose of visit, visa duration and arrival airport);
    • Applicant information (full name, nationality, gender, date of birth, passport number and passport expiry date).
  2. Check information again to make sure all details you provide is correct. Then, make payment of service fee (also known as visa letter fee);
  3. Check your email within 2 working days to get visa approval letter and detailed guide to pick up full visa upon arrival at Vietnam airport;
  4. Get visa stamped at your entry point in Vietnam.

You are highly recommended to read this information thoroughly to make right decision for your trip, or refer to for more information about visa to Vietnam.



Requirements for Vietnam Visa Online

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Those who wish to get a full Vietnam visa before their departure for Vietnam should contact the embassy/consulate directly for details and requirements as they may vary from embassy to embassy.

Those who don’t want to contact the embassy due to complicated procedure or no Vietnam Embassy in the area can apply for Vietnam visa online (also known as Vietnam visa on arrival). Simply fill out the online application, you do not need any extra requirement or document for your visa upon arrival in Vietnam.

To obtain a visa upon arrival in Vietnam, you must first get an approval letter in 3 steps as following:

1. Submit online application form:

It is very easy to fill out the online form. Take as a sample. Instead of a lot of information to be provided in the form required by the embassy, online visa application form at this website only requires you to provide the following information:

  • Contact information (name, email and phone number);
  • Visa information (visa type, visa duration, arrival airport and purpose of visit);
  • Applicant’s information (full name, gender, date of birth, passport number and passport expiry date);

2. Make payment of service fee

The payment is made via secured online payment portals;

3. Get visa approval letter via email

And then, with this visa approval letter, you will get your full visa stamped onto your passport upon arrival in Vietnam.

However, please keep in mind that, despite its convenience, Vietnam visa on arrival is for those traveling to Vietnam by air.


With over 10-year experience since 2004, is among a few leading companies providing online application for Vietnam Visa on Arrival. It has developed a wide network of local websites to serve travelers at best, including:

  1. - Vietnam Visa for Spanish citizens and residents (in Spanish – Vietnam Visado)
  2. - Vietnam visa for UK citizens and residents
  3. - Vietnam visa for Australian citizens and residents
  4. - Vietnam visa for Singapore citizens and residents
  5. - Vietnam visa for Hong Kong citizens and residents
  6. - Vietnam Visa for New Zealand citizens and residents

Time processing for Vietnam visa on arrival offered by

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Currently, is offering 3 kinds of services on Vietnam visa on arrival classified based on processing time.

1. Normal processing:

With this service, you will get you visa approval letter within 2 working hours after your payment of service fee,

2. Urgent processing:

With this urgent service, you will get your visa approval letter just within 1 working day.  To use this service, you will need to pay additional US $10.

3. Super urgent processing

Using this kind of service, you will get your visa approval letter just within 3 or 4 working hours. If you apply before 10 am Monday to Friday (Vietnam time, GMT +7), you will receive your approval letter by noon of the same day. If you apply after noon and by 3pm Monday to Friday, you will receive your approval letter by 5 pm. Any application made after 5 am Monday to Friday will be processed by noon on next working day. can also process super urgent visa approval letter at weekends. However, the service fee and processing time should be informed via direct contact.

For more information about visa to Vietnam, feel free to contact


Can Hong Kong Citizens Apply for Vietnam Visa on Arrival in June 2016

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It must be said that Vietnam has become more and more attractive to Hong Kong tourists. This has been proven by increasing number of Hong Kong tourists to Vietnam. Many of them even have traveled to Vietnam for several times. And perhaps, for them, Vietnam visa on arrival has become a familiar definition for its convenience and simplicity. However, as reported by, many Hong Kong travelers, especially first-time travelers to Vietnam, often contact them to ask whether this kind of visa is available on the time they travel to Vietnam. We cannot say for sure for a far future, but right now, in this June and 2016, visa on arrival is still AVAILABLE for Hong Kong citizens if they travel to Vietnam by AIR. It is not available if you travel to Vietnam by sea or land.


How to apply?

It is very simple to apply for Vietnam visa online for Hong Kong citizens. The process can be completed in just a few clicks:


  1. A click at online application form to fill it out with required information;
  2. A click to move to step 2 to check information that you have just provided;
  3. A click to make payment of service fee online.

After completing this step, you only need to wait and get visa approval letter sent to your email within 1 or 2 working days. You even get it faster in just a few working hours with extra fee.

How to pick up visa upon arrival?

This is also an easy step. After getting visa approval letter, you need to print it out together with entry and exit form attached together with the letter. Bring them with your passport, 2 passport-photos and stamping fee to board your flight and present to immigration officer at Vietnam airport to get visa stamped.

This step may take you just a few minutes or more depending on number of travelers waiting there for the same purpose as yours.


Vietnam Visa Requirements for Israeli citizens

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Vietnam Visa Requirements for Israeli citizens

At the moment, according to visa policies of the Vietnamese government, all Israeli citizens are granted with 30-day Vietnam visa exemption if they directly travel to Phu Quoc from a foreign country and then travel directly to a foreign country from this island. Otherwise, a Vietnam visa is needed.

To apply for a Vietnam visa for Israeli citizens, you have 2 options:

1.   Apply at Vietnam Embassy

If you would like to obtain Vietnam visa before departure, prepare the following documents to submit at the embassy:

  • Visa application form (download on embassy’s website)
  • Original passport valid more than 6 months from arrival date
  • 01 passport photo taken within the last 6 months
  • Vietnam visa fee
  • Others as required by the embassy

After the application is well-received, the embassy will require 3-5 working days to issue the visa. When collecting the visa for Vietnam, you should check its accuracy to notify the embassy if catching any errors.

For contact details of Vietnam embassy in Israel, one can visit

2.   Apply online for Vietnam visa on arrival

If you would like a simpler visa procedure, make an online Vietnam visa application and you will be issued a visa approval letter to pick up visa at arrival airport. The steps below will describe shortly and exactly what you have to do when applying for an online Vietnam visa for Israeli.

  • Fill out the online application form accurately
  • Pay visa processing fee online through our secure payment gateway
  • Receive visa approval letter via email within 2 business days or less
  • Present the letter, completed entry and exit form, original passport, 01 recent passport photo and stamping fee to get a visa stamp at Vietnam’s airport

Note: only Israeli citizens who travel to Vietnam by air are eligible for applying online and getting the visa at the airport.


Being a local site of which earns more than 10 years assisting foreign travelers to Vietnam to get visa on arrival, is well developed for Israel market, to facilitate Israeli citizens to access to visa on arrival service easily and conveniently.


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