Thursday, 05 November 2015 04:49

Vietnam visa fee drop down from 23 Nov 2015

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 
10/8/2015 (good news : from 23 Nov 2015, stamp fee for visa on arrival at international airport of Vietnam will be $25USD for single entry visa & $50USD for multiple entry visa, please see below for details)

In a bid to boost tourism to the country, the Vietnamese government is all set to slash major portions of its visa fee assuredly in the near future. Round of talks have begun in the offices and the probable date from which the new fee will be released is said to be November 23rd 2015. The government has taken this serious measure to boost foreign arrivals in the country which have seen a major reverse in the past few years. 

From November 23, foreigners will pay stamp fee for visa on arrival Vietnam : US$25 for a single-entry visa and US$50 for a visa valid for three months or less when they visit Vietnam, according to a circular recently issued by the Ministry of Finance.

The regulation is stipulated at Circular 157/2015/TT-BTC on granting of visa for foreigners to Viet Nam for tourism and study purposes.

The new circular maintains charges for three-month stay visa and raises costs for long-term visa.

Vietnam Immigration Department has made visa requirements mandatory for most of the foreign travelers visiting Vietnam. There is the conventional route to attain visa physically from Embassy outlet but the modern online Visa on arrival Vietnam facility assures a more convenient and quicker visa approval. Are you on a plan to visit Vietnam and want to know about the Vietnam visa cost? Well, the post below lays down a discussion on the approximate visa cost if you take to Visa on Arrival Vietnam.

From 01 Jan 2013, stamp fee at the airport of Vietnam for visa on arrival raise up. According to Circular 190/2012/TT-BTC approved & signed on 09 November 2012 by Vietnam Finance Ministry, stamp fee for 1 month or 3 month visa single entry visa - $45USD/pp; less than 1 month multiple entries visa - $65USD/pp; from 1 month to 3 month multiple entries visa - 95USD/pp; 6 month multiple entry visa - 135USD/pp.
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When the new Vietnam visa stamping fee is taken effect from 2013, a lot of travelers got confused about this issue and they don't understand why they have to pay 95 USD for a 1 month multiple entries visa. We would like to explain in detail as below:

If you are planning a trip to Vietnam in the new year, it is important to be aware of some new fees that will be taking effect soon. Starting in early January of 2013, the Visa stamping fee charged upon arrival in Vietnam will be going up. Whether you are traveling on business or just for fun, it is important to factor these higher fees into your travel budget.

Starting on January 1, 2013, the stamping fee, or immigration fee, for a visa will be going up. That fee is presently set at $25 USD per person for single entry visa. As of January 1, 2013, the new fee for 1 month single entry visa will be $45 USD per person.

Monday, 22 October 2012 05:34

Vietnam Visa fee instructions

Many questions are raised around the visa fee. Let us have a chance to tell you in detail about this.

In order to receive your Vietnam visa, you have to pay for two kinds of fees: Service fee and Stamping fee.

Monday, 22 October 2012 04:54

How can I pay service fee and stamping fee?

- For the service fee, let us have your payment by the following options:

1/ Using Credit card or Debit card to pay through our payment gate like or or PayPal.

2/ Sending money via Western Union.

3/ Sending money via Bank Transfer. Please let us know if you are in Vietnam so we will send you details to pay in VND due to you are not allow to pay in USD if you are in Vietnam.

If you want to apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival, you will need to pay for two kinds of fee including service fee (or service charge) and stamping fee (no hidden fee guaranteed):