Applying an Electronic Visa (e-Visa) for Vietnam Starting 15 Aug 2023

Vietnam has introduced a 90-day electronic visa option for visitors from all nations and regions starting August 15th, 2023. To facilitate a smooth application process, here is essential information to consider.

For non-residents, the electronic visa application can be accessed through either the Vietnam Immigration Department’s e-visa web portal at or the Ministry of Public Security’s National Public Service Portal at

When applying, it is necessary to provide comprehensive details about the trip, encompassing the intended entry date, planned duration of stay in Vietnam, chosen point of entry and exit, as well as the temporary residential address during the stay.

Applicants need to specify their visa preference as either single-entry or multiple-entry, corresponding to the purpose of their travel, within the e-visa request information section.

Mandatory data from the passport’s information page must be completed on the form, and accompanying images of both the page and passport photo need to be uploaded.

Upon obtaining the electronic dossier code from immigration authorities, a fee of $25 per applicant must be paid.

Those who have applied for an e-visa can monitor the application’s status through the e-visa web portal, with the visa issuance process taking about three business days.

The granted e-visa allows entry through any of Vietnam’s 29 international checkpoints, including its 13 airports.

Thirteen airports that allow foreigners to enter and exit Vietnam by e-visa, include Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat, Cam Ranh, Da Nang, Cat Bi, Can Tho, Phu Quoc, Phu Bai, Van Don, Tho Xuan, Dong Hoi, Phu Cat and Lien Khuong.

The 16 land border gates that allow e-visas are Tay Trang (Dien Bien Province), Mong Cai (Quang Ninh), Huu Nghi (Lang Son), Lao Cai, Na Meo (Thanh Hoa), Nam Can (Nghe An), Cau Treo (Ha Tinh), Cha Lo (Quang Binh), La Lay and Lao Bao (Quang Tri), Bo Y (Kon Tum), Moc Bai and Xa Mat (Tay Ninh), Tinh Bien and Vinh Xuong (An Giang) and Ha Tien (Kien Giang).

Thirteen sea border gates also allow e-visas: Hon Gai and Cam Pha (Quang Ninh), Hai Phong, Nghi Son (Thanh Hoa), Vung Ang (Ha Tinh), Chan May (Thua Thien Hue), Da Nang, Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa), Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh), Dung Quat (Quang Ngai), Vung Tau (Ba Ria Vung Tau), HCMC and Duong Dong (Kien Giang).

For accessing and printing electronic visas, the following link can be used: