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Vietnam Visa Problem

23 Jun 2013 Chelsea_bun asked


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  • 24 Jun 2013 JJenkins said


    Chelsea I did the Vietnam tour last month and just got the letter of approval a month before I left.
    When I arrived all I had to do is go to Visa counter with the filled in Form, Visa Acceptance Letter, Passport and pay I think it was around $40US and it was done in about 10minutes.

    Not worth sending your Passport away for it in my opinion.

  • 25 Jun 2013 Kirk said


    Hi Chelsea, Im off on the 31 AUG Experience tour, i have my visa Approval letter, for a Visa on arrival.

    As JJenkins said, you can get them on arrival and its cheaper and easier and quicker.

    Applying for the letter is $20, you just need to print that off and hand it in at the airport counter with a passport photo and entry/exit form and $40USD, there is more information at trip advisor

    You can get them from, this is a website that CONTIKI list in their FAQ’s here

    Ive asked around at work (airline) to see if any one has used this system, and the feedback was good.

    I see that you are staying in Cambodia for 4 days prior, how are you arriving in Vietnam? as the Visa on arrival is only available for people that arrive by air at an international airport, if your arriving by land, you will have to have your Visa, applied for at the local embassy before you leave your home country.


  • 25 Jun 2013 Chelsea_bun said


    thanks guys
    yea im arriving by air from cambodia to ho chi min, vietnam. sounds like ill go for the visa on arrival as much easier and cheaper :)
    thanks so much!

  • 25 Jun 2013 JJenkins said


    No worries. Enjoy the Vietnam Tour guys, I did it last month and it was awesome.

  • 12 Jul 2013 axelexa said


    Hi Chelsea, if you want an easy and cheap way to obtain your approval letter for visa in vietnam, you should go on this website :

    On this website people give you an answer very quickly.

  • 21 Oct 2013 hiendoan said


    more 5000 people followed on Google+. I also use their vietnam visa service, fast and trust.

  • 24 Oct 2013 joetran said


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  • 15 Oct 2014 Explorer4155286 said


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  • 6 Nov 2014 evisavn said


    You have to visit a Vietnam embassy to get your visa in this case. However, if you would like to get your visa faster and avoid hassle, you can also get a pre-approval letter online, bring this letter to the embassy (just 1 time)and get your visa directly there.
    This is called “embassy visa” service which is available for land travel, i found it from this page
    The advantage of this service is that you don’t have to come to the embassy a lot of times, wait several days to get your passport back with a visa, just bring this letter to the embassy and get your visa immediately

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