Vietnam visa for Ethiopians

  1. Visa Requirements for Ethiopian Travelers to Vietnam:

Is a visa required for Ethiopians to enter Vietnam? Absolutely. Ethiopian citizens must obtain a valid visa for entry into Vietnam, whether they are visiting for tourism or business purposes, regardless of their intended duration of stay.

Type of visa
Visa Requirement
Tourist visa
Business visa

In addition to holding a valid visa, Ethiopian passport holders traveling to Vietnam should adhere to the following entry prerequisites:

  • The Ethiopian passport must remain valid for at least six months beyond the arrival date in Vietnam.
  • The passport should have a minimum of two blank pages.
  1. Application Process for Vietnam Visa for Ethiopian Citizens:

Securing a Vietnam visa for Ethiopian citizens involves different steps depending on the type of visa sought. Below, we provide guidance on obtaining a tourist visa and a business visa for Vietnam.

2.1 Tourist Visa for Ethiopian Citizens:

Ethiopian citizens can now conveniently acquire a Vietnam tourist e-visa. This online process eliminates the need for physical travel during the visa application.

The Vietnam tourist e-visa can be obtained by either:

  • Applying independently through the official Vietnam e-visa website.
  • Using our service, ensuring a hassle-free process and accurate visa issuance.

The process for obtaining an e-visa through is as follows:

  • STEP 1: Complete our secure online application form, providing details such as passport and portrait photos, entry checkpoint, travel dates, full name, date of birth, passport number, passport expiry date, and religion (if applicable).
  • STEP 2: Make a secure payment using your credit/debit card or PayPal account. Upon payment completion, a confirmation will be sent to your email. Subsequently, your Vietnamese e-visa application will be processed, and the visa letter sent to your email within your specified timeframe.
  • STEP 3: Download your Vietnamese e-visa, print it, and carry it with you to Vietnam.

2.2 Business Visa for Ethiopian Citizens:

For Ethiopian citizens applying for a business visa, having a sponsor company in Vietnam is mandatory.

Follow these two steps with your employer in Vietnam to secure a business visa:

  • Step 1: Obtain a visa approval letter
    • Your sponsor company must complete Form NA2 online.
    • Provide Form NA16.
    • Include a certified business registration.
    • Your sponsor submits these documents to the Vietnam Immigration Department, which processes the application within 7 – 10 working days.
    • Upon approval, your sponsor company receives a business visa approval letter, allowing you to obtain a business visa for Vietnam.
  • Step 2: Obtain business visa stamp
    • You will receive a business visa stamp on your passport at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country before departing for Vietnam.

If you and your company require assistance with a business visa approval letter for Vietnam, we are available to support you through every step, from the initial application to a successful arrival in Vietnam.

  1. Vietnam Visa Fees for Ethiopian Citizens:

For Vietnam visa fees applicable to Ethiopian passport holders, refer to the following:

  • Vietnam tourist visa fees for Ethiopian citizens: Please contact us for specific details.
  • Vietnam business visa fees for Ethiopian citizens:
    Processing time
    Fee (USD/pax)
    5 – 7 working days
    3 working days

    Note: The fee covers only the visa approval letter assistance and excludes the stamping fee payable at the Vietnam embassy/airport for visa stamping.