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Requirements for Indonesian citizens getting visa Vietnam

Indonesia Passport Holders are not required visa for entering Vietnam if stay less than 30 days (showing tickets for exiting within 30 days). In case, stay more than 30 days, you should apply visa.

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

1/ Apply visa at Embassy of Vietnam in Jakarta, Indonesia in person at location : Jl. Teuku Umar. No 25, Menteng, Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta, Indonesia

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 Indonesian Citizens Need Visa for Entering Vietnam or Not?

Indonesia is one of the countries which is Visa exempted in Vietnam for a period of less than 30 days. So if you are an Indonesian citizen and wish to travel to Vietnam, you can easily do so without applying for Visa and stay in Vietnam for a period less than 30 days. However, if you wish to stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days, you will have to apply for Visa. There are two ways in which an Indonesian citizen can apply for Visa to Vietnam. 

The first is by applying through the embassy of Vietnam in Indonesia. You can get in touch with the officials in the Vietnam embassy who will take you through a step by step procedure for filling up the necessary forms and making the required payments. You will require a few documents if you are approaching the embassy for your Visa application. You will have to have a valid passport with six months validity, recent passport size photographs, one self-addressed envelope. All these documents will be submitted along with your Visa application form. 

The second method is by applying for Visa on Arrival. This method is preferred by most people because it is more convenient and quick. It is particularly helpful for those who live in areas that are far away from the embassy and find it difficult to spare time for multiple visits. Also, you apply online for Visa for Visa on Arrival. So if you are someone who doesn’t want to send away your passport in postal mail, then the online application format for Visa on Arrival is the best method for you. 

While filling up a Visa application online, you will be asked to state your purpose of visit, the duration of your stay, your personal details such as name, occupation etc. When stating your purpose of visit, do be sure of the category you are choosing. There are three options to choose from – business, tourist and transit. A visa issues for business purposes has validity of one month, three months and six months. A tourist visa has only one month validity and a transit visa comes with a validity of less than five days. 

Also, you will have to ensure that you have mentioned in your application about your entry preferences. You will have to specifically mention if you want a single entry or multiple entry visa. Without the proper documents, you can be denied entry into Vietnam and face immediate deportation. 

However, since Indonesia is Visa exempted for a period of less than 30 days in Vietnam, the process is much simpler. Apart from filling up the application for Visa for extended stay, you will also have to pay Visa fees by money order or cheque to the embassy of Vietnam. In order to know more about additional Visa fees, you can get in touch with the embassy officials over the telephone or e-mail. It is to be noted that Visa on Arrival is applicable only to those who arrive in Vietnam by air. 

If you are taking a land route to reach Vietnam, it is necessary that you carry your passport and Visa along with you. In case of a cruise ship, you can contact cruise authorities for information on Visa on Arrival. 

How to get Vietnam visa in Indonesia?

However, if you want to stay longer than 30 days, you can apply for your Vietnam visa by the two following ways:

1. Get visa from a Vietnam Embassy / Consulate in Indonesia:

You can come in person to the Vietnam embassy in Indonesia and you will be given detailed instructions on how to apply for a Vietnam visa there.

Please refer to the contact information of the Vietnam embassy in Indonesia as below:

Embassy of Vietnam in Jakarta, Indonesia

Address: Jl. Teuku Umar. No 25, Menteng, Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta, Indonesia

Telephone: 3100358

Fax: 3149615

Code: 00-62-21

Consular Section: 3158537

Working hours: From 08:00 until 16:30 Mondays to Fridays

Beyond working hours: +6285811311598

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Website: www.vietnamembassy-indonesia.org/

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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