Vietnam visa for Hong Kongers

Vietnam Visa Guide for Hong Kong Citizens

Here is a brief overview of the Vietnam visa process for citizens of Hong Kong:

  • All holders of Hong Kong passports intending to visit Vietnam must obtain a valid visa.
  • Hong Kong citizens can now apply for a Vietnam e-visa, which is valid for up to 90 days with the option for single or multiple entries.
  • The visa fees and processing times for Hong Kong passport holders vary based on the visa type and application method (self-application or through a service provider).
  • For a hassle-free visa application process, it is essential to plan all aspects meticulously.

FAQs: Vietnam Visa for Hong Kong Citizens

1. Do Hong Kong citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

  • Yes, Hong Kong citizens are required to obtain a valid visa for entry into Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes.
Type of visa
Visa Requirement
Tourist visa
Business visa

2. How many types of Vietnam Visas are Available for Hong Kong passport holders?

  • There are various types of visas for Hong Kong citizens, categorized by the application method, purpose of visit, and duration of stay in Vietnam.

Regarding the application method:

  • E-visa

Regarding the purpose of visit:

  • Tourist visa
  • Business visa
  • Relative visit visa

Regarding the length of stay in Vietnam:

  • 30 days single entry
  • 30 days multiple entry
  • 90 days single entry
  • 90 days multiple entries

3. Can Hong Kong citizens apply for Vietnam e-visa?

  • Yes, they can apply for a Vietnam e-visa either through the official website of the Vietnam authority or online with assistance from a secure service provider.

4. What are the requirements for Vietnam e-visa for Hong Kong citizens?

  • To obtain an e-visa for Vietnam, Hong Kong citizens need to ensure the following:
    • Validity of the Hong Kong passport for at least 6 months from the entry date.
    • At least 2 blank pages in the passport.
    • Soft copy of the full passport personal detail page (in JPEG format).
    • Soft copy of a portrait meeting Vietnam e-visa photo requirements (in JPEG format).
    • Active email for OTP reception.
    • Credit card/debit card for payment.

5. What are Vietnam e-visa Cost and Processing time for Hong Kong citizens?

  • For self-application:
    • Single entry visa: US $25
    • Multiple entry visa: US $50
  • Processing time:
    • <3 working days: 5%
    • 3 working days: 75%
    • 4-5 working days: 15%
    • 5 working days: 5%
  • With 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

6. How to Get Vietnam e-visa for Hong Kong citizens?

  • Application can be made directly on the Vietnam e-visa official website or through the assistance of a service provider in three simple steps: complete the online application form and make payment, receive the e-visa letter, and present it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer upon entry.

7. Can I enter Vietnam with my e-visa at any point of entry?

  • No, entry must be made at the exact port of entry specified in the Vietnam e-visa application.

8. Is it possible to extend my stay in Vietnam beyond my e-visa duration?

  • No, extension is not currently allowed. For a longer stay, leaving Vietnam and applying for a new e-visa is recommended.

9. Do I have to enter Vietnam on the exact date specified in my e-visa letter?

  • Entry is allowed on any date between the arrival and exit dates stated on the e-visa. Early entry is not permitted.

10. How to get Vietnam visa from Hong Kong? – The process depends on nationality, not place of residence. Hong Kong citizens can follow the outlined steps to obtain a Vietnam e-visa.

Tips for a Smooth Visa Processing:

  • Apply well in advance (at least two weeks before departure).
  • Check all requirements before submission.
  • Double-check accuracy of information in the application form.
  • Submit all necessary documents as per instructions.
  • Pay the visa fee (for e-visa) in advance.
  • Regularly check the application status and provide additional information if needed.