South Korea passport holders are eligible for Vietnam e-visa or not ?

Can I apply for Vietnam e-visa if I am citizens of South Korea?

Yes, citizens of South Korea are eligible to apply for an electronic visa or Vietnam e-visa (30 days, single entry)

From 01 Feb 2019, under Decision 17/2019/NĐ-CP of the Government of Vietnam, there are 80 countries (including South Korea) which citizens of it are eligible to apply online for Vietnam e-visa (an e-visa is a single entry valid for staying 30 days).

A sample of an eVisa Vietnam

A sample of an eVisa Vietnam

South Korea passport holders, who want to visit Vietnam for less than 30 days for a single trip, can apply online for an e-visa directly at the government website note that the fee is non-refundable if you apply your e-visa at the government website).

If you want to secure your e-visa with refundable policy (100% satisfied or get back your money) you can apply your e-visa through our easy form application (filling your entry date, entry and exit port of arrival then submit your passport copy online) then we will take care the rest of procedure to get your e-visa on time as promise.

Note : if you want to visit Vietnam for multiple times in one month or want to visit Vietnam for more than one month, please choose options below :

Other Options for citizens of South Korea getting a visa for Vietnam:

Should I apply for a visa at the embassy of Vietnam in the South Korea or apply online for pre-approval then pick up my visa on arrival at the airport of Vietnam ?

Vietnam visa on arrival office in Da Nang Int'l Airport, Vietnam

Vietnam visa on arrival office in Da Nang Int’l Airport, Vietnam

Of course making the visa application online from home or workplace is convenient for you. You can stay at home or office to fill the online application form then wait 2 working days to receive the visa approval letter via email, then print a copy of the visa approval letter to show for boarding and show on arrival (at the airport of Vietnam) to pick up your visa. Sound great !

However, visa on arrival Vietnam is now available at the International Airports of Vietnam only. You should go to the consulate or embassy of Vietnam to apply for a visa beforehand if you want to visit Vietnam via land crossing or by ship, by motorbike ….

Vietnamese Embassy in Seoul, Republic of Korea

Address : 123 Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea 110-230

Tel:  +82-2-720.5124/+82-2-725.2487

Fax:  +82-2-720.4684/+82-2-739.2064


Website :

Working time:

Office of the Embassy:

– Monday – Friday:                              09:00-17:00

Consular Office:

  1. Receiving Documents Hours:

– Monday and Thursday:                      09:30-12:00

– Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday:            09:00-12:00

  1. Returning Results Hours: 14.30-17.00 every working day
  2. Cases relating to death will be received and processed at any time
  3. Special cases will be processed on a case-by-case basis

5. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays of Vietnam and Korea: Closed

*** Republic of Korea passport holders are exempted from Vietnam visa for 15 days. A gap of at least 30 days between two visa-free visits is required.

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