The Ministry of Finance recently issued Circular No 157/2015 / TT-BTC replaces Circular No. 66/2009 / TT-BTC providing the regime of collection, remittance and use management of fee for issuance of passports, visas and papers sheet on entry, exit, transit and residence in Vietnam for two objects: Citizens Vietnam and foreigners; Vietnam persons residing abroad takes effect from the date of 23 Nov 2015.
According to the Circular, the standard Vietnam visa fees will cut down from US$45 to $25 for visitors, applied for Vietnam single entry Visa.
For a multi-entry visa valid for three months, the fee will be $50, down from the current $95.
Fees for visas with longer terms will range from $95 to $155 for validity of up to five years.
>> Read the Circular No. 157/2015/TT-BTC dated October 08, 2015 of the Ministry of Finance on collection, payment, management of fees for issuance of passports, visas, documents related to entry, exit, transit and residence in Vietnam (For reference only)
New Vietnam Visa fees valid from 23 Nov, 2015
|Visa type||Vietnam Visa Stamp fee|
|1 month single entry||US$ 25|
|1 month multiple entries||US$ 50|
|3 months single entry||US$ 25|
|3 months multiple entries||US$ 50|
|6 months multiple entries||US$ 95|
|1 year multiple entries||US$ 135|
To obtain the Visa upon arrival, you must apply the Visa online first. After 1 or 2 working days, the Visa approval letter (approved by Vietnam Immigration Department) will be sent to you by email. This letter says that you are allowed to pick up the Visa at Vietnam airports. You need to print the letter out, use it for boarding and getting the Visa when you arrive Vietnam. You will pay Vietnam Visa stamp fees upon your arrival at Vietnam airports or Vietnam international border gates.
There are 4 international airports which accept Vietnam Visa on arrival: Tan Son Nhat airport (in Ho Chi Minh or Saigon city), Noi Bai airport (in Ha Noi city), Da Nang airport (Da Nang city) and Cam Ranh airport (in Nha Trang city).