Vietnam Visa Information

Updated: 23rd January 2024

Visa Procurement

Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement is the responsibility of the traveler and not On The Go Tours. Please also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure from Vietnam.

After booking your holiday, please provide us with your passport details as soon as possible so that we can proceed to book trains and flights tickets on your behalf, if included within your holiday.

Vietnam Visa Requirements

British passport holders are visa exempt and do not require a visa to visit Vietnam for up to 45 days. For longer stays a visa will be required.

Australian, Canadian, New Zealand, USA and South African passport holders require a tourist visa to visit Vietnam. Passport holders of other countries not included here, please check with your local Vietnam embassy.

Applying for a visa
All nationalities are now able to apply for an E-visa online. E-visas are issued for stays of up to 30 days. Use of the E-visa is limited to certain entry/exit points which you must select at the time of application - these include Hanoi - Noi Bai International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City - Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Danang International Airport. Processing time for an E-visa is 3 working days. The cost is currently USD$25 single entry / USD$50 multiple entry. You will receive your E-visa via email as an attached file. Please save the E-visa and show it to immigration on arrival in Vietnam.

To apply for an E-visa online - Click Here

Visa Application Information

In order to obtain your visa you will need to provide the name of the 'Inviting Organisation' - please use: On The Go Tours/Asia DMC

You will also need to provide the 'Intended Temporary Address':

For tours starting in Hanoi please use:
La Casa Hanoi
17 Pham Dinh Ho Street, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 24 3333 5656

For tours starting in Ho Chi Minh City please use:
Muong Thanh Saigon Centre Hotel
No. 8A, Mac Dinh Chi St., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1,
Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Tel: +84 28 3827 9595

See Also

When planning your trip to Vietnam take a look at our other handy resources:

Best Places to Visit - what to see in Vietnam
Best Time to Visit - climate and weather in Vietnam
Top Travel Tips - useful information on money, health and junk boats in Vietnam
Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City - compare Vietnam's northern and southern powerhouses
Traveler Reviews - see why our passengers enjoy our Vietnam tours
Popular Touring Destinations - combine the key drawcards of Vietnam in one tour
Hoi An Lantern Festival - all your frequently asked questions answered
Vietnam Video Lounge - stunning travel videos filmed in Vietnam
Trekking in Vietnam - a guide to the top spots, best time to go and more

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