Vietnam visa requirement for Irish passport holders

We would like to notify you that Ireland passport holders are required Vietnam visas to enter Vietnam.

How to get Vietnam visa in Ireland?

There are 3 ways for you to get a Vietnam visa:

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

Please kindly inform that there is currently no Vietnam representative office in Ireland, please check other countries to find the nearest Vietnam Embassy / Consulate to contact.

In case it is so inconvenient for you to come in person to a Vietnam embassy, applying for a Vietnam visa by post is recommended. However, please contact the embassy in advance to check whether you can obtain a Vietnam visa by post or not.

In case of the embassy or consulate of Vietnam requires visa approval letter for issuing visa, we can arrange that kind of letter, please email to

2. Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival

For getting visa on arrival, you are advised to apply online to obtain an approval letter to pick up your Vietnam visa at Vietnam international airports

Visa Approval Letter is the official letter approved by Vietnam Immigration Department (Government). There are 2 types of the approval letter: 1) Approval letter for picking up visa upon arrival at Vietnam international airports and 2) Approval letter for collecting visa at a Vietnam embassy.

3. Apply for Vietnam e-visa

Irish are eligible for Vietnam e-visa (30 days, single entry)

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