German citizens currently living in Germany or in other countries, holding ordinary passport which is valid for at least 6 months more beyond the date of arrival, are in the Vietnam visa exemption list with visa-free length of staying of less than 15 days in Vietnam and single entry or exit.
According to the Vietnamese Immigration regulations,
- If a German citizen’s length of stay in Vietnam is less than 15 days, Vietnam Visa is exempted
- If a German citizen’s length of stay in Vietnam is from 15 days onward, Vietnam Visa is obligatorily required.
Visa Application through Embassy
If you are applying for Vietnam visa through embassy, it is a reliable option but you’ve to wait for more days to get your visa. You must also submit all your original documents for verification and this takes more time that you think. Also, there are chances that you may lose your documents in a hurry. Moreover, applying through embassy for cheap Vietnam visa for German Citizens is not recommendable as you waste more time on waiting in long queue and you don’t find enough time to focus on the purpose of your travel.
Vietnam Visa on Arrival
Vietnam Visa on Arrival is an online, alternative way to obtain a visa to visit Vietnam. After completing the online application form and paying the processing fee, you will receive, via email, your Approval Letter from between one hour to two business days, depending on the status of visa processing you have selected.
Copies of your Approval Letter will also be forwarded on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration checkpoints at each of Vietnam’s three international airports in Hanoi,
- Hai Phong
- Da Nang
- Khanh Hoa and
- Ho Chi Minh City
Fee Details for ‘Visa on Arrival’ through a Travel Agency
Here is a simple list of Vietnam visa total cost for German citizens.
For Tourist Visa to Vietnam for German Citizens
The service fee for single month single entry is 6USD and the stamping fee is 25USD. The stamping fee is requested on the arrival and must be paid only by cash. The service fee for single month multiple entries is 8USD and the stamping fee is 50USD. The service fee for three months single entry is 15USD and the stamping fee is 25USD. The service fee for three months multiple entries is 20USD and the stamping fee is 50 USD. The service fee for the tourist Vietnam visas for six multiple entries is 40 USD and the stamping fee is 95 USD. The service fee for one year multiple entries is 45USD and the stamping fee is 135USD.
For Business Visa to Vietnam for German Citizens
The service fee for single month single entry is 75 USD and the stamping fee is 25 USD. The service fee for single month multiple entries is 80 USD and the stamping fee for the same is 50 USD. The service fee for three months single entry for business visa is 85 USD and the service fee is 25 USD. The service fee for three months multiple entries is 90 USD and the service fee is 50 USD.