A Vietnam electronic visa is offered by the Vietnam Immigration Department to simplify the process of obtaining a visa to Vietnam. It is another legitimate method for foreigners to obtain a Vietnam visa. Until now, there are more than 80 countries eligible for Vietnam electronic visas.
This type of visa has a validity of 30 days from the intended entry date specified in the application form, with a single entry. US citizens can apply for a visa online instead of waiting in a long line at the embassy or consulate. This can be done by filling in the online application form and paying the application fee using electronic payment methods (Debit/ Credit Card, PayPal, American Express). Before beginning the application process, US citizens should make sure that they meet the Vietnam visa requirements. The following documents are required:
- A passport that remains valid for at least 06 months from the arrival date in Vietnam
- A scan of the passport’s biographical page
- A color photograph of the applicant that was taken recently
The visa application is typically processed within 03 working days. US travelers who wish to obtain a visa sooner can utilize the Rush visa service. With this option, they can expect to receive their Vietnam visa in as soon as 24 hours.