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Vietnamese Visas for United Kingdom Citizens

Visitors to Vietnam from United Kingdom, must obtain a visa from one of the Vietnamese diplomatic missions or via agency on arrival unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries eligible for electronic visas. All visitors must hold a passport valid for the next 6 months.

A Vietnam tourist visa is not required for UK citizens for their stay of up to 15 days in Vietnam. This policy is valid until June 30, 2018.With this option, travelers will need to apply online to get a visa approval letter beforehand and then get visa stamped upon their arrival at Vietnam airport. Good to go if the term of your stay in Vietnam is just 15 days at maximum.

A Vietnam tourist visa is required for holders of UK passport visiting Vietnam for leisure if:

  • They wish to stay in Vietnam for more than 15 days; OR
  • Their stay in Vietnam is no more than 15 days but the arrival date falls within 30 days from exit date of their last stay in the country with visa exemption.

The very first option to obtain a valid tourist visa for Vietnam is to obtain a Vietnam Visa on Arrival which has been preferred by a lot of travelers around the world for its convenience, simplicity, fast processing and time saving. Holders of this kind of visa are allowed to enter Vietnam through any of 5 international airports in Hanoi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Khanh Hoa and Ho Chi Minh City.

Easy steps for applying Vietnam visa online.

1 Go online:

Take 5 minutes to fill out the form online with minimum required information:

  • Full name – The same as in passport.
  • Date of birth.
  • Nationality.
  • Passport number.
  • Date of arrival.
  • Type of Visa

2 Submit application form online via our secure network to receive the Approval letter.

After 2 working days (normal service); YOU WILL:

  • Get visa approval letter via email (attached with Vietnamese visa application form)

After that, you need to:

  • Print out the letter and the form,
  • Fill out the Vietnamese visa application form,
  • Prepare 2 passport-sized photos 4x6cm and cash for stamping fee,
  • Put all above mentioned things along with your passport in a package,
  • then show them to Immigration officer at Vietnam arrival airports.

3 Get your Vietnam Visa Stamped after your arrival at Landing visa counter – Vietnam International Airports ( Ha Noi/ Da Nang/ Ho Chi Minh city/ Nha Trang).

Travel worry-free, Get your Vietnam Visa Stamped after your arrival at Landing visa counter – Vietnam International Airports ( Ha Noi/ Da Nang/ Ho Chi Minh city/ Nha Trang ).

  • Your passport, Visa approval letter
  • 2 Passport-sized photos
  • Vietnamese visa application form, and
  • Stamping fee


Before applying for Vietnam visa, please make sure that your passport has at least 6 month validity counting from date of arrival and blank pages left for new stamp. Visa on arrival option is ONLY applicable for TRAVELING BY AIR to Vietnam. Apply Vietnam Visa now on, you will surely be granted entry upon arrival in Vietnam with the approval letter.

Following is required information to obtain Vietnam Visa:

  • Your name exactly as per passport: it is your full name on your passport, name order is not important, so you can place either surname first or first name first;
  • Your date of birth: in Vietnam, the date format will be DD/MM/YY;
  • Your nationality on passport: the passport you are using to enter Vietnam (should be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival);
  • Your passport number: exactly as shown on your passport;

Date of arrival: applicants must fill-in the suitable Date of Arrival. With this registered entry date on official visa approval letter, you can then choose to enter Vietnam on or later but not earlier than the approved date;

Photos: passport photos are required at Vietnam airports only. You can use our secured online form to submit your application or find all download forms. For further assistance, please email us: support [at] or call our hotline: (+84)-1635055042.

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