Vietnam visa for Chadians

1. Visa Requirement:

  • Yes, it is mandatory for citizens of Chad to obtain a valid visa before entering Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes, regardless of their intended duration of stay in the country.
  • Type of Visa
    • Tourist visa: Required
    • Business visa: Required
  • Additionally, travelers holding Chad passports must comply with the following entry requirements for Vietnam:
    • Passport validity: A minimum of 6 months beyond the planned arrival date in Vietnam.
    • Blank pages: The passport should have at least 2 blank pages.

2. How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Chad Citizens:

  • The application process for a Vietnam visa depends on the desired type, and the following outlines the steps for obtaining both tourist and business visas for citizens of Chad.

2.1 Tourist Visa for Chad Citizens:

  • Before the Covid era, Chad citizens had two options for acquiring a tourist visa to Vietnam: embassy visa and visa on arrival.
  • Post-Covid, obtaining a tourist visa now requires sponsorship from a registered tour company in Vietnam. This company manages the paperwork, collaborates with the Vietnam Immigration Department for the visa approval letter, and facilitates visa stamping upon arrival at a Vietnamese airport, offering a convenient Vietnam tourist visa package.
  • Vietnam Tourist Visa Package:
    • Includes Vietnam visa approval letter for a tourist visa on arrival (valid for up to 20 days, depending on the travel itinerary).
    • Comprises 2 nights at a 3* or 4* hotel in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Important notes:
    • The package costs from US $320.
    • The Vietnam visa approval letter may be valid for up to 20 days (please specify your expected length of stay).
    • Processing time for the visa approval letter is approximately 7 – 10 working days.

2.2 Business Visa for Chad Citizens:

  • To apply for a business visa, citizens of Chad must have a sponsoring company in Vietnam. The application process involves two steps, requiring collaboration between the individual and the employer in Vietnam.
  • Step 1: Get a Visa Approval Letter
    • The sponsor company completes Form NA2 online.
    • Prepares Form NA16 and certified business registration.
    • Submits these documents to the Vietnam Immigration Department, which processes the application within 5 – 7 working days.
  • Step 2: Get Business Visa Stamp
    • Obtain a business visa stamp at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in your home country before departure.
  • Support is available for business visa approval letters, offering assistance from the initiation of the application to a successful visa acquisition upon arrival in Vietnam.

3. Vietnam Visa Fees for Chad Citizens:

  • Fees for Vietnam tourist and business visas for Chad citizens vary based on processing time.
5 – 7 working days
3 working days

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

(*The fees are quoted in US dollars per person.)