Vietnam visa for Dutch


  • All Dutch passport holders must obtain a valid visa for Vietnam.
  • Vietnam offers eVisas for Dutch citizens, allowing stays of up to 90 days, with options for single or multiple entries.
  • Visa fees and processing times for Dutch citizens vary based on the visa type and application method.
  • Planning ahead is crucial for a seamless visa process.

Vietnam Visa Requirements for Dutch Citizens:

  • Dutch citizens require a visa for tourism or business purposes.
    • Tourist visa: Required
    • Business visa: Required

Types of Vietnam Visas for Dutch Citizens:

  • Various visa types are available based on application method, purpose, and duration:
    • Application method: e-visa
    • Purpose: Tourist, Business, Relative visit
    • Duration: 30 days single entry, 30 days multiple entry, 90 days single entry, 90 days multiple entries

Applying for Vietnam eVisa:

  • Dutch citizens can apply for an eVisa through the official Vietnam eVisa website or with assistance.
  • Requirements for eVisa application include:
    • Valid Dutch passport (minimum 6 months validity, 2 blank pages)
    • Soft copy of passport personal detail page
    • Soft copy of a portrait meeting eVisa photo requirements
    • Active email for OTP
    • Credit/debit card for payment

Cost and Processing Time for Vietnam eVisa (Self-Application):

  • Single entry: $25
  • Multiple entry: $50
  • Processing time:
    • <3 working days: 5%
    • 3 working days: 75%
    • 4-5 working days: 15%
    • 5 working days: 5%

Cost and Processing Time for Vietnam eVisa (Assisted Application):

  • Fees vary based on processing time and number of applicants.
Visa type Processing time Visa fee (USD/Pax)
1-2 pax 3-4 pax From 5 pax
30-day single entry 5-7 working days 48 47 46
4 working days 66 65 63
30-day multiple entry 5-7 working days 73 72 71
4 working days 91 90 88
90-day single entry 5-7 working days 50 49 48
4 working days 71 70 68
90-day multiple entry 5-7 working days 78 77 76
4 working days 96 95 93

How to Get Vietnam eVisa for Dutch Citizens:

  1. Complete the online visa application form and make payment.
  2. Receive the eVisa letter via email within the requested processing time.
  3. Download the eVisa letter and present it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer upon entry.

Important Notes:

  • Entry must be through the specified port mentioned in the eVisa application.
  • Extensions of stay beyond the eVisa duration are not possible; leaving and reapplying may be required.
  • Ensure entry aligns with the specified dates on the eVisa.

FAQs for Dutch Citizens Applying for Vietnam eVisa:

  1. Can I extend my stay beyond the eVisa duration?
    • No, extensions are not currently allowed.
  2. Must I enter Vietnam on the exact date specified in my eVisa letter?
    • No, entry is allowed on any date between the arrival and exit dates specified in the eVisa.
  3. How to get a Vietnam visa from the Netherlands?
    • Follow the mentioned steps for eVisa application based on your nationality.

Tips for a Smooth Visa Process:

  • Apply well in advance.
  • Verify all requirements.
  • Double-check application details.
  • Submit all necessary documents.
  • Pay the visa fee in advance (for eVisa).
  • Regularly check the application status.
  • Be prepared to provide additional information if needed.