Requirements for Egyptian citizens getting visa Vietnam

Egypt Passport Holders are required visa for entering Vietnam.

There're 2 ways to get visa for entering Vietnam :

1/ Apply visa at Embassy of Vietnam in Cairo, Egypt in person at location : Villa 47, Ahmed Heshmat street, Zamalek - Cairo, Egypt.

2/ Or if you don't want to go to embassy location, you can apply online to get approval for getting visa on arrival Vietnam.

Does Egyptian citizens need visa for entering Vietnam or not?

Yes, Egyptians need to have a valid visa to make a trip to Vietnam. Although, there are a few situations under which the citizens has been exempted from acquiring a visa. As per the Vietnam Visa Policy, official and diplomatic Egyptian passport holders can avail an exemption from visa for a maximum duration of 90 days. In addition, Egypt based Vietnamese residents; children, and spouses of Vietnamese citizens residing in Egypt can also apply for a visa exemption for a maximum period of about 5 years. A detailed procedure and paper work needs to be completed for this to enjoy the benefit. In addition, if a child under 14 years of age has a shared passport with either of the parents then the child does not need a separate visa for its arrival into Vietnam. The embassy can give you a detailed picture of the exemptions available.

Vietnam, presently, has one of the strongest economies in the world. The reason behind the success of this nation is that it chose to build healthy relations with as many countries as it could. Today, they have cordial relations with 170 plus nations and are flourishing as an economy, like never before. 

The first Arabian nation that entered into a democratic relationship with Vietnam was Egypt. In the year 1958, Egypt saw Vietnam’s first representative office. The two nations established official relations in the year 1963 and in this year, the Vietnam embassy was established. In the next year, Egypt founded its embassy in Vietnam. 

The application for a visa can be made at an embassy that will process your request. In addition, there are also agents like us who help you to obtain VOAs that are speedier and more reasonable. Depending upon your requirement, you can choose where to apply.

The Vietnam Embassy is located in the capital city of Cairo in Egypt. The embassy works from Monday to Friday. The embassy does not work on the weekends and on the national holidays observed in Egypt as well as in Vietnam.

1) The first thing that you need is a valid passport. Once you have arranged for that then you can move ahead with the procedure of applying for a visa. 

2) It is a straightforward process where in you fill up a form and submit it to the authorities along with documents and your picture. The issuance of a visa is a chargeable service and the fee will depend upon the type of visa and the duration of stay. 

3) On acceptance, the visa will be processed in 3 to 5 working days.

A smarter way to obtain a visa would be to go for a VOA if you will board a plane for your journey to Vietnam. The VOA stands for visa on arrival and it will be issued to you once you land at the Vietnamese airport. The process is pretty fast and economical and we make it even simpler. Hence, if you are flying off to Vietnam, a VOA is the best way out that you have. For road trips, you will have to get an embassy visa.

How to get Vietnam visa in Egypt?

To get a Vietnam visa, there are 2 ways for you to choose:

1. Apply for your Vietnam visa in a Vietnam Embassy / Consulate:

You can contact the Vietnam embassy in your country by coming in person and you will be instructed step by step on how to apply for a Vietnam visa there. By this way, you have to come directly to the Vietnam embassy at least two times. The first time you come there is to submit required documents and the second one coming there is to get your Vietnam visa.

To help you contact easier and faster, we would like to give you the contact information of the Vietnam embassy in Egypt as below:

Embassy of Vietnam in Cairo, Egypt

Address: Villa 47, Ahmed Heshmat street, Zamalek - Cairo, Egypt.

Fax: 00-202-27366091


- Office: 00-202-27364326/ 327 (during hours of duty)

- Consular Section: 00-202-27364329

- Off duty hours: 00-202-27366108


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2.  Apply online to obtain an approval letter to pick up your Vietnam visa at Vietnam international airports (in case you travel by air to Vietnam)

Please click here for Vietnam visa inquiry.

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