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Written by Prathiksha Sachin on December 5, 2022 Share on

How to apply for a Vietnam tourist visa from India?

The South-east Asian country of Vietnam has now caught on as a travel destination for people from different countries around the world. Explore the Vietnam tourism which is famous for its war history and the museums and tunnels used by the soldiers. And just like entering any other country, you need a visa.


Vietnam visa requirements for Indians

Vietnam tour package have recently allowed visa on arrival facility for all Indian passport holders. This facility, however, is available only when you fly into Vietnam and not by other modes of entry. But you cannot just buy a ticket and fly into the country to get a visa on arrival. Before leaving, you must get visa approval letter from Vietnam Immigration.

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Where to apply for a Vietnam tourist visa:

  1. Get the visa in the Vietnam embassy in India.
  2. Apply for a visa on arrival through a travel agency in Vietnam

Types of Vietnam visa available for Indian passport holders:

  1. Vietnam visa for tourist purpose with validity for 1 month or 3 months.
  2. Vietnam visa for business purpose with validity for 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year.

Requirements to apply for a Vietnam tourist visa:

  • Before applying for Vietnam visa, make sure that your passport has at least 6-month validity counting from the date of arrival and blank pages left for a new stamp.
  • Make sure your given name is exactly the same as on your passport.
  • Your date of birth in DD/MM/YYYY format.
  • Your passport number
  • Date of arrival has to be filled in by the applicant on the official visa approval letter. You can either enter the country on the given date or on a later date, but not on an earlier date.
  • Passport size photos are required at the Vietnam airport.

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