Vietnam visa for East Timorese (Timor Leste Citizens)

Are Visa Requirements Necessary for Timor Leste Citizens Traveling to Vietnam?

To explore the Vietnam visa requirements for citizens of Timor Leste, refer to the comprehensive table below:

Type of Visa
Visa Requirement
Tourist visa
Business visa

It is imperative for citizens of Timor Leste to obtain a valid visa when entering Vietnam for either tourism or business purposes. Meeting the entry requirements entails ensuring that the Timor Leste passport:

  • Remains valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the planned arrival date in Vietnam.
  • Contains at least 2 blank pages.

How to Obtain Vietnam Visa for Timor Leste Citizens:

The procedure for securing a Vietnam visa for holders of Timor Leste passports varies based on the chosen visa type—tourist or business. A detailed guide is outlined below.

1. Obtaining a Tourist Visa for Timor Leste Citizens:

Before the pandemic, citizens of Timor Leste had two options to obtain a tourist visa:

  • Visit the Vietnam embassy/consulate.
  • Apply for a Vietnam visa online, including Visa on Arrival (VOA).

However, present conditions allow popular Timor Leste passport holders to acquire only a 30-day single entry tourist visa, commonly known as Vietnam eVisa. This must be obtained in advance and applied for online through either self-submission or our service, following a straightforward three-step process:

a. Complete our secure online visa application form and make payment.

b. Receive the eVisa letter in your registered email within the requested processing time.

c. Download the eVisa letter and present it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer upon entry.

Our processing time guarantees include:

  • 5-7 working days
  • 4 working days
  • Emergency

2. Obtaining a Business Visa for Timor Leste Citizens:

To apply for a business visa, Timor Leste citizens must have a sponsoring company in Vietnam. The process involves two steps:

a. Obtain a visa approval letter: – Your sponsor company prepares necessary documents, including Form NA2 (completed online), Form NA16, and certified business registration. – Submit these documents to the Vietnam Immigration Department, which processes the application within 7 – 10 working days. – If approved, your sponsor company receives a business visa approval letter.

b. Obtain a business visa stamp: – Get the business visa stamped at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country before departing for Vietnam.

Assistance is available for obtaining a business visa approval letter through our services, providing support from application initiation to successful visa acquisition and arrival in Vietnam.

Vietnam Visa Fees for Timor Leste Citizens:

The fees for Vietnam tourist and business visas for Timor Leste passport holders vary based on processing time, number of applicants, and arrival checkpoints. The detailed fee structure is presented in the table below:

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

Note: The fees cover both the government fee and service fee for a 30-day tourist visa, inclusive of the complete package.

  • Vietnam business visa fees for Timor Leste passport holders:

Processing time
Fee (USD/pax)
5 – 7 working days
3 working days

Note: This fee covers the visa approval letter assistance only, and does not include the stamping fee to be paid at the Vietnam embassy/airport for visa stamping.