There’s been a major change in the Vietnam visa system – if you’re from Britain, Germany, France, Italy and Spain you no longer need to apply for a visa before you arrive in Vietnam. You will be allowed to stay 15 days without a visa. If you want to stay longer, you’ll need to apply for a visa as normal.
How long can you stay in Vietnam as a tourist?
Even the U.S passport holders are granted 1 year multiple entry tourist visa, the maximum duration for each visit is 90 days. It means that you can’t stay in Vietnam for more than 3 months at a time, and have to leave the country and return for another 3 months of stay.
Can I enter Vietnam without a visa?
Entry Requirements: You must have a valid passport and a visa (or pre-approval for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. … If you arrive in Vietnam without an appropriate visa (which could be an e-visa) or pre-approval for a visa on arrival, you will be denied entry.
How long can you go to Vietnam without a visa?
Things to know
Travellers from these countries can travel to Vietnam without a visa for 15 days, longer term visas can be obtained through visa on arrival or at the local embassy.
How can I stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days?
With Vietnam tourist visa (Vietnam C1 Visa), you can stay here up to 30 days (inclusive of dates of entry and exit), single entry. Of course, you can extend for 1 month visa or 3 months more if you want to stay longer. Vietnam visa extension (C1 visa extension) can be done easily when you are in Vietnam.
How can I live permanently in Vietnam?
In order to reside permanently in Vietnam and be eligible for naturalization in Vietnam, you have to apply for a permanent residence card, which has the same validity duration as a visa.
What happens if you overstay in Vietnam?
Vietnam Visa Overstay Penalty
If you overstay your Vietnam visa for no more than 3 days, you are not required to contact the local Immigration Office, but go to the airport and pay for the fines (about US $23/day ~ VND 500,000), and then obtain an exit visa to leave Vietnam.
Which countries do not need visa for Vietnam?
Special notes: British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders are not eligible for the 15-day free visa exemption.
Vietnam Visa Exemption.
|Countries||Passport Required||MAXIMUM STAY|
|Cambodia||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Indonesia||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Kyrgyzstan||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Laos||Yes||less than 30 days|
Can I get a visa for Vietnam now?
Entry to Vietnam
Vietnam has suspended visa waivers, issuing of visas and the entry into Vietnam for all foreign nationals. There are a very small number of exceptions for diplomats on official business and certain high-skilled workers.
Which countries can enter Vietnam without visa?
Vietnam visa exemption
- Area. Country. Term of residence.
- Asia. Thailand. Less than 30 days.
- Malaysia. Less than 30 days.
- Singapore. Less than 30 days.
- Indonesia. Less than 30 days.
- Cambodia. Less than 30 days.
- Lao. Less than 30 days.
- Philippines. Less than 21 days.
How much does a Vietnam visa cost?
Tourist visas are valid for either 30 days or 90 days. A single-entry 30-day visa costs US$20, a three-month multiple-entry visa is US$70.
What injections do I need for Vietnam?
For most short-term travellers the usual recommended vaccinations for Vietnam include cover against the childhood diseases (Tetanus and Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps and Rubella) as well as cover against the food and water borne diseases, including Typhoid and Hepatitis A.
Can I immigrate to Vietnam?
First things first: Visas
Vietnam is an easy place to visit, and it’s not overly-difficult to stay for a semi-long-term, but gaining permanent residency status is tricky. The majority of semi-permanent expats living in Vietnam do so on a tourist visa, which can be acquired easily via any number of online services.
How many times can you enter Vietnam?
2. Single or multiple entries? With a single entry, you can enter Vietnam once. As soon as you leave the country, the visa expires.
Can a foreigner open a bank account in Vietnam?
As stated in the banking law passed in 2016 and one that recently went into effect in July 2019, a foreigner is considered eligible to open a bank account and use ATM cards if they are permitted to stay in Vietnam for 12 months or longer and can provide the required documentation.
How much does it cost to buy a house in Vietnam?
Home prices in Vietnam are considered very affordable compared to other property hotspots favoured by Chinese such as Bangkok. A high-end property in central Ho Chi Minh City costs USD3,000 to USD 6,000 per square meter while its equivalent in Bangkok costs around USD7,000 to USD9,000 per square meter.