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Vietnam Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Vietnamese business visa are required for travel to Vietnam.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Vietnam, with at least one blank visa page available for Vietnamese visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Vietnam visas.
2
Vietnamese Visa Application Form:
Two original Vietnam visa application forms properly completed and signed, plus one copy. Improperly completed Vietnamese visa applications may delay the processing of your business visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent, identical, 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Official Invitation from Vietnam:
If the applicant has received pre-approval for Vietnam visa (clearance obtained by the Vietnamese host ahead of time at the Vietnamese Immigration Department), the Embassy of Vietnam will issue the Vietnamese visa to the applicant based on that visa approval. If applicable, write the visa approval/reference number at the top of the Vietnamese visa application. Pre-approval is not a requirement.
5
Letter Of Invitation from Vietnam:
San Francisco: A letter of invitation from sponsor/host company on company letterhead explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to country. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and host’s contact information.
6
Business Letter:
Letter from US employer or sponsoring company, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of travel to Vietnam. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Vietnam.

To generate a Vietnamese Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead to submit with the Vietnam visa application.
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Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Vietnam Visa Validity:
Vietnamese visas are generally issued for single or multiple entries with a validity of one month or three months according to the visa application and depending on the fee.6 month visas may be available in certain circumstances, please refer to our Visa Processing Options link. The date of entry is based on dates provided on the Vietnam visa application form, at the discretion of the consulate.
How to Read a Vietnamese Visa.
Vietnamese Visa Processing Time:
Vietnam visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Vietnam Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Vietnam

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Vietnam Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Vietnamese tourist visa are required for travel to Vietnam.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Vietnam, with at least one blank visa page available for Vietnamese visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Vietnam visas.
2
Vietnamese Visa Application Form:
Two original Vietnam visa application forms properly completed and signed, plus one copy. Improperly completed Vietnamese visa applications may delay the processing of your tourist visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent, identical, 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Vietnam Visa Validity:
Vietnamese visas are generally issued for single or multiple entries with a validity of one month or three months according to the visa application and depending on the fee. The date of entry is based on the date of entry provided on the Vietnam visa application form, at the discretion of the consulate.
How to Read a Vietnamese Visa.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Vietnam

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Vietnam Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Email Requirements
If traveler intends to pass through immigration, a transit visa may be required. Please confirm with your travel agent or airline to determine if the itinerary is for direct airside transit. A visa is not required for direct airside transit through this destination. Traveler must be in possession of a valid passport and onward ticket, and must remain in the airport's transit area.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for Vietnamese customs stamp(s).
2
Proof Of Departure:
Confirmed onward airline ticket.
3
Other Requirements:
Valid onward destination visas (if applicable).
4
Special Instructions:
If traveler intends to pass through immigration, a Vietnamese visa may be required. Please confirm with your travel agent or airline to determine if the itinerary is for direct airside transit or will require entry to Vietnam.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Vietnam

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

Vietnam Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Vietnam and with at least one blank visa page available for the Vietnam visa. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Vietnamese visa stamps.
2
Vietnamese Visa Application Form:
Two signed Vietnam visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Vietnam visa application forms may delay the processing of your Vietnam visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background attached to the Vietnam visa application. Applications submitted in New York require only one photo.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Official Invitation from Vietnam:
If the applicant has received pre-approval for Vietnam visa (clearance obtained by the Vietnamese school ahead of time), write the visa approval/reference number at the top of the Vietnamese visa application. pre-approval is not a requirement.

Letter of Acceptance: A letter of acceptance from the school in Vietnam.
5
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Vietnam Visa Validity:
Visas are generally issued for single or multiple entries with a validity of up to 6 months depending on the approval from Vietnam and at the discretion of the consulate.
How to Read a Vietnamese Visa.
Vietnamese Visa Processing Time:
Vietnam visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Vietnam Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Vietnam

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Vietnam Visa Application

Visa Application Requirements for US citizens
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Email Requirements
A passport and visa are required to travel to this destination. Note: The Embassy of Vietnam does not issue a "Crew" visa. A "Business" visa will be issued to the applicant/crew member. Please follow the instructions listed under "Business" visa.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Vietnam and with at least one blank visa page available for the Vietnam visa. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Vietnamese visa stamps.
2
Vietnamese Visa Application Form:
Two signed Vietnam visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Vietnam visa application forms may delay the processing of your Vietnam visa.
3
Special Instructions:
The Embassy of Vietnam does not issue a "Crew" type visa. A "Business" type visa will be issued to the applicant/crew member. Please follow the instructions listed under "Business" visa.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Vietnam

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

Vietnam Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Vietnam
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Vietnam Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Houston
1001 West Loop South, Suite 645
Houston, TX 77027
Tel: (713) 961-3500
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 613-2223
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - San Francisco
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 991
San Francisco, CA 94104
Tel: (415) 837-0771
Tel: (800) 421-5468
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166