How to Get Visa for Vietnam?
Tourist visas let tourists get in and out of Vietnam at HCMC, Danang, Nha Trang and Hanoi airports or at one of its numerous land borders which it shares with Cambodia, Laos and China. These visas are valid for a stay of about 30 days. The paperwork for visa processing is pretty uncomplicated, although it can take some time. It is possible to arrange for a visa on arrival with the help of a Vietnamese travel agent. They will ask your passport details and send a confirmation for the visa that is to be issued at the airport during your arrival.
Where is the best place to apply for Vietnam visa at embassy in Asia? Vietnam embassy in Cambodia is the best place to pick up a Vietnamese visa if you travel Vietnam via land board– saying by Lonely Planet guidebook. The charges are around $30 and it is available on the same day. Bangkok is also a popular place as you can get cheap packages with the ticket and visa combined. If you are planning to spend more than a month in Vietnam, or want to move out of it and enter Laos or Cambodia then come back Vietnam again, you can get multiple entry visa that is valid for 3 months or 6 months. Personal appearance is often a determinant of the welcome that you receive from the airport immigration. You can expect trouble if you wear shorts or ruffled clothes or look unshaven or dirty.
Business visas are generally valid for 3 to 6 months and make for multiple entries as well as the right to work. It is now cheap to get a business visa, although prices of the tourist visa are almost double. Once you are in Vietnam, it is easier to apply for a business visa, after arriving on tourist visa. You may even pick up a business visa while you are in Cambodia. Is it problem if travel with business visa but for tourist purpose only? No problem at all, you can enter Vietnam with business visa but not work.
It is also possible to enter Laos or Cambodia from Vietnam and then re-enter without applying for a separate visa. However, you need to apply for the reentry visa before leaving Vietnam. If there is no reentry visa, you need to undergo the entire visa process all over again. It is easiest to arrange the reentry visas at HCMC or Hanoi, although you need to ask the travel agent to do the paperwork on your behalf. The process can be completed within a day or two. Tourist and business visas are usually arranged upon arrival. You can enter Vietnam and pick up your visa on arrival at international airport of Vietnam, but you need to request a company in Vietnam supporting to arrange visa approval letter from Vietnam Immigration Department.
The best technique by far is to get in touch with a travel company and get their help in the visa application process. Tourist visas can be extended at affordable rates, although you can pay more and get the issue sorted with a travel agency.
Where to pick up visa when landing Vietnam airports ? You will see “landing visa office” or “Vietnam visa on arrival” office located in front of immigration line, go there, show the visa approval letter from Vietnam Immigration, filling entry and exit form then attached photos, submit them with your passport, pay for stamp fee & get visa stamped on your passport.