Vietnam visa for Indian citizens

This article will provide detailed instructions on how to apply visa for Indians entering Vietnam for tourism or business. Let’s check it out with us.


Do Indians need a visa?

Of course, all Indian citizens who want to enter this country for tourist or business purposes MUST apply visa.

To enter Vietnam, in addition to a visa, Indian tourists also need to meet the following 02 entry conditions:

  • The Indian passport is valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into Vietnam.
  • Indian passport with at least 02 blank pages.

Procedure to apply for a Vietnam visas for Indians

Procedures for applying for a visa for Indian citizens will vary, depending on the purpose of entering Vietnam. In this article, we will guide you in detail on how to apply for a Vietnam tourist and business visa for Indian citizens. As follows: 

How to apply for a Vietnam tourist visa?

Before Covid-19, Indian citizens had 3 ways to apply for a visa to enter Vietnam, including:

  • Apply for a visa at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate
  • Apply for a visa at the airport (also known as a visa on arrival)
  • Apply for an electronic visa (also known as e-visa)

However, currently, two ways of applying for tourist visas issued at the airport and visas issued at the Embassy are temporarily suspended. Therefore, Indian citizens who want to apply for a tourist visa to Vietnam will apply for an e-visa. Visitors can apply for a tourist visa on their own at the official government website.

Some notes when making your own visa:

  • Visitors must make sure to upload photos according to the requirements
  • Make sure the information you fill in the declaration form is correct
  • The system will not notify the results via email, so visitors will need to note the time to enter the system to check the results.
  • The normal processing time is 3 working days, however, it can be longer depending on the number of applications submitted for consideration.

In case you are not familiar with the procedures, are afraid of making mistakes in the process of filling in the declaration form, or need a visa urgently, you can completely ask for assistance.

Please click this link to apply E- Visa with us:

We will assist visitors:

  • Complete the application form and ensure that all information and photos provided are correct as required by the Vietnamese government
  • Speed up the review if needed,
  • Track the status of visa application processing
  • Download the e-visa result and send it to an email with instructions for entering Vietnam.

Support service procedures for applying for Vietnam eVisa of our include 3 basic steps as follows:

  • Step 1: Complete the visa application form online and pay
  • Step 2: Get eVisa results according to the selected service time
  • Step 3: Download the visa result and present it at the Vietnam border gate to complete the entry procedures.

How to apply for a business visa to Vietnam?

Currently, to apply for a business visa (working visa) to Vietnam, Indian citizens MUST have a guarantor company in Vietnam. It is the company that Americans will go to work, meet, or conduct other commercial transactions.

The process of applying for a Vietnam business visa for Indians will need the documents of both the sponsoring company and the foreigner.

The process of applying for a business visa to Vietnam will include 2 steps as follows:

Step 1: Apply for an entry letter

  • To apply for an entry letter, the guarantee company will prepare the following documents:
  • Certified copy of Business Registration Certificate
  • Form of Official Letter of Entry for Foreigners (Form NA2)
  • Application form to introduce the signature and seal of the guarantee company (Form NA16)
  • Copy of Foreigner’s Passport (Copy)
  • Letter of the introduction of the person submitting the application
  • Other documents upon request.
  • After that, the guarantee company will go to the Vietnam Immigration Department to apply for entry officially.
  • After being granted an entry guarantee letter, the guarantee company will scan it and send it to the guarantor.

Step 2: Stamp commercial visa

  • After receiving the letter of guarantee for entry, the sponsored person will print this document.
  • Visa stamping:
  • If the official letter states that the visa stamp is stamped at the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate abroad, the sponsored person will go to the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate to stamp the visa before departing for Vietnam.
  • If the visa stamp is stamped on the entry letter at the Vietnam airport, the guarantor will bring the official letter and passport and have the visa stamped at the Vietnam airport upon entry.

In case you need assistance in applying for an immigration letter, we are always ready to assist. Coming to Vietnam-Immigration‘s visa support service, you will get:

  • Advice on the set of documents that need to be prepared
  • Assist in the preparation of documents to meet the requirements of the approval agency
  • Submission support
  • Monitor the review process,
  • Support to receive results and send them to customers.