1/ Apply by yourself at the embassy or consulate of Vietnam in your country
A VISA to Vietnam can be applied for by mail or in person at the Embassy of Vietnam as early as six months prior to the date of travel.
The applicant must submit: Passport of 6 months validity, visa application forms, and probably some others required by the embassy or consulate. Visa forms are available by getting directly at the Vietnamese embassy or consulate in your country or by sending there a stamped, self-addressed envelope addressed to Visa Section, fees vary from embassy to embassy.
Processing Time: Five business days are required to process visa applications with approval. Expedited processing requires one to two business days after the Embassy has received the application (additional fee required).
2/ Get visa on arrival at the airport (visa on arrival)
Visa on arrival is one of the two kinds of Visa, which is stamped onto your passport upon arrival at any of Vietnam international Airports. This is the quickest and cheapest way to get your visa to Vietnam. After you give us your information, pay the service fee, the information will be sent to the VietNam Immigration Department, they will issue a visa approval letter and email to you. You will be allowed to get on board with the copy of approval letter. At arrival airport in VietNam, you can get the visa with this letter, your original passport, and 2 photos (3 x 4 cm).
The stamp fee: 25 USD for 1 month visa, 50 USD for 3 months visa.
The information required:
1. Your title (Mr./Mrs./Ms.)
2. Your name exactly as it appears in your passport
4. Date of birth
6. Passport No. (valid at least 06 months)
7. Date of Passport issuance
8. Date of Passport expiration
9. Proposed date of arrival
10. Flight Ref.
11. Port of arrival – Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) or other