Vietnam visa for United Arab Emirates Citizens


For UAE citizens planning a visit to Vietnam, it’s crucial to understand the visa requirements and application process to ensure a seamless experience. Here is a concise guide to help you navigate the Vietnam visa application process:

  1. Mandatory Visa for UAE Citizens:
    • All UAE passport holders, including Dubai citizens, must possess a valid visa to enter Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes.
    Type of Visa
    Visa Requirement
    Tourist visa
    Business visa
    • In addition to a valid visa, adherence to specific entry requirements is essential:
      • UAE passport validity of at least six months from the entry date into Vietnam.
      • Minimum of two blank pages in the passport.
  2. Types of Vietnam Visas Available for UAE Citizens:
    • Vietnam offers various visa types based on the method of application, purpose of the visit, and duration of stay. Popular options for UAE citizens include:
    Method of Application
    Purpose of Visit
    Duration of Stay
    Tourist visa
    30 days single entry
    Business visa
    30 days multiple entry
    Relative visit visa
    90 days single entry
    90 days multiple entries
  3. Applying for Vietnam E-visa:
    • UAE citizens can apply for a Vietnam e-visa either through the official Vietnam authority website or with the assistance of our secure online form.
  4. Requirements for Vietnam E-visa for UAE Citizens:
    • To obtain an e-visa for Vietnam, UAE citizens must ensure the following:
      • UAE passport validity of at least 6 months upon entry, with a minimum of 2 black pages.
      • Soft copy of the full passport personal details page (JPEG format).
      • Soft copy of a portrait meeting Vietnam e-visa photo requirements (JPEG format).
      • Active email for OTP receipt.
      • Credit card/debit card for payment.
  5. Cost and Processing Time for Vietnam E-visa:
    • Applying individually:
      • Single entry visa: $25
      • Multiple entry visa: $50
      • Processing time varies, with options ranging from less than 3 working days to over 5 working days.
    • Applying with our assistance:
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
  1. How to Obtain Vietnam E-visa for UAE Citizens:
    • Our three-step process:
      1. Complete our secure online visa application form and make the payment.
      2. Receive the e-visa letter via email within the requested processing time.
      3. Download the e-visa letter and present it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer for entry.
  2. Entry Points for Vietnam E-visa:
    • Entry is permitted only at the specified port mentioned in the Vietnam e-visa application.
  3. Extension of Stay and Entry Dates:
    • Currently, extension beyond the e-visa duration is not allowed. For longer stays, leave Vietnam and reapply for another e-visa.
  4. Applying for Vietnam Visa from UAE:
    • Follow the outlined steps above for obtaining the e-visa.
  5. Tips for Smooth Visa Processing:
  • Apply well in advance, at least two weeks before the planned departure.
  • Review all requirements to avoid delays and rejections.
  • Double-check accuracy in the application form.
  • Submit all necessary documents as instructed.
  • Pay the visa fee in advance.
  • Regularly check the application status and be prepared to provide additional information if needed.

For citizens of the UAE, securing a Vietnam visa is a straightforward process when following these guidelines. Whether for tourism or business, proper planning ensures a hassle-free entry into Vietnam.