Requirements for Kuwaiti getting visa Vietnam

Kuwait 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 Kuwait in person at location as below :

- Address: Jabriya (Al-Jābiriyah), Block 10, Street 19, Villa 96, Kuwait
- Website:

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.

Do Kuwait citizens need visa for entering Vietnam or not?

Who needs a Vietnam visa for visiting this beautiful country? Mainly citizens of all countries apart from the below mentioned 17 countries, require a visa for traveling to Vietnam for tourism as well as business purposes. The countries which are allowed visa free entry are as follows:

Denmark, Finland, Japan, Norway, Russia, Sweden and South Korea for a period of 15 days, Brunei and Myanmar for a period of 14 days, Philippines for a period of 21 days, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand for a period of 30 days. 

Thus, needless to mention citizens of Kuwait are required to apply for a Vietnam visa prior to traveling to this country. But there is one point to be kept in mind for those traveling to Vietnam without a visa from the visa exempt countries, is that they are only allowed to stay for the above mentioned time period only and have to get out of Vietnam for at least 30 days in between two consecutive trips to enjoy their visa free entry. For those who enter Vietnam within less than 30 days and are planning to live for more number of days than allowed by law are required to apply for a Vietnam visa.

Things to know about acquiring a Vietnam visa for citizens of Kuwait:

Kuwait is one of the countries where an Embassy of Vietnam is present and one can easily choose to apply for a visa from the embassy or consulate of Vietnam. Necessary details pertaining to the procedure of applying for a Vietnam visa through the Embassy of Vietnam in Kuwait is given below:

Applying for Vietnam visa through embassy or consulate:

For applying for a Vietnam visa through the embassy one is required to apply in person at the embassy office.

The issuing unit for approval of visa is: Vietnam Embassy

Approximate time taken for processing the visa: 4 to 5 working days

Do you need to submit your original passport: yes one is required to submit their original passport along with the visa application form. 

Here are the things one must make sure before applying for a Vietnam visa through the embassy:

1. One needs to check and make sure that their passport has a validity of at least 6 months during the time of applying for the visa.

2. Make sure the passport has ample blank pages left.

3. Understand that the Vietnam visa on arrival or VOA is only applicable to those who are traveling to Vietnam by air, as the visa will be stamped at the airport for completion of the process. 

Applying for visa for visiting Vietnam online:

A highly recommendable and convenient application process that requires the least amount of time and is als cost effective and secure. People do not need to send off their original passport or any such important documents for applying for visa through internet. The processing requires a much lower time of 1 or 2 working days only. One will receive their visa approval letter via email within at least 2 working days for normal procedure and in 1 day or less for emergency cases. Simply print it out and then get it stamped on arrival at the Vietnam airport.  

How to get Vietnam visa in Kuwait?

There are 2 ways for you to get a Vietnam visa:

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

You can come in person to the Vietnam embassy in your country 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.

You may want to refer to the contact information of the Vietnam embassy in Kuwait as below:

Embassy of Vietnam in Kuwait

Address: Jabriya (Al-Jābiriyah), Block 10, Street 19, Villa 96, Kuwait

Telephone: + 965-25311450

+ 965-25351593

Fax: + 965-25351592

P.O. Box: 1232 Dasman 15463 , Kuwait



2.  Apply online (1) 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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