Vietnam visa for Barbadians

  1. Visa Requirement for Barbados Citizens:
    • Yes, Barbados citizens must obtain a valid visa to enter Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes, regardless of the duration of their stay.

    Type of visa:

    • Tourist visa: Required
    • Business visa: Required

    Additional Entry Requirements:

    • Barbados passport must be valid for at least 6 months following the arrival date in Vietnam.
    • The passport should have a minimum of 2 blank pages.
  2. How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Barbados Citizens:
    • The process of obtaining a Vietnam visa for Barbados citizens varies depending on the desired type of visa. The following sections provide a step-by-step guide for obtaining both tourist and business visas.

    2.1 Tourist Visa for Barbados Citizens:

    • Before the Covid-19 pandemic, Barbados citizens had two options for obtaining a tourist visa: embassy visa or visa on arrival.
    • Post-Covid, securing a tourist visa requires sponsorship from a registered tour company in Vietnam.
    • An alternative is the Vietnam Tourist Visa Package, covering a visa approval letter, 2 nights at a 3* or 4* hotel in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, and visa stamping & immigration fast-track services.

    Important Notes:

    • Package cost: From US $320.
    • Visa approval letter validity: Up to 25 days, depending on the planned stay.
    • Processing time: Approximately 7 working days.
    • Freedom to explore Vietnam after 2 days at the hotels.

    2.2 Business Visa for Barbados Citizens:

    • Business visa applicants must have a sponsor company in Vietnam.
    • Two steps to obtain a business visa:
      • Step 1: Obtain a visa approval letter from the sponsor company by submitting required documents to the Vietnam Immigration Department.
      • Step 2: Get the business visa stamped at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in the home country before departure.

    Assistance for Business Visa:

    • Continuous support is provided from the initiation of the application to the successful visa acquisition and arrival in Vietnam.
  3. Vietnam Visa Fees for Barbados Citizens:
    • Visa fees for Barbados passport holders are as follows:
      • Vietnam tourist visa fees: Please contact us for details.
      • Vietnam business visa fees:
        Processing time
        Fee (USD/pax)
        5 – 7 working days
        3 working days

      *Note: The fee covers only the visa approval letter assistance and does not include the stamping fee at the Vietnam embassy/airport.