No - A visa is not required for travel to Vietnam

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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 Vietnam. Traveler must be in possession of a valid passport and onward ticket, and must remain in the airport's transit area.

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Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank passport page available for Vietnamese customs stamp(s).

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Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Confirmed onward airline ticket.

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Other Requirements:

Valid onward destination visas (if applicable).

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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.

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

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. For just $20.00 per traveler, Travisa will complete the State Department Registration for the applicant. Official notifications about travel advisories and warnings will be sent to the traveler registered.

Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Vietnam