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Vietnam visa for Irish

Brief Overview of Vietnam Visa for Irish Citizens:

• All Irish passport holders intending to travel to Vietnam MUST obtain a valid visa.

• Irish citizens now have the option to apply for a Vietnam eVisa, valid for up to 90 days with single or multiple entries.

• Vietnam visa fees and processing times for Irish citizens vary based on the type of visa and application method.

• To ensure a seamless visa processing experience, careful planning is essential. For Vietnam Visa online application assistance, you can apply with our support or self-apply after reviewing the frequently asked questions for Ireland citizens below.

Do Irish Citizens Need a Visa for Vietnam?

Yes, Irish citizens are REQUIRED to obtain a valid visa for entry into Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes. Visa Requirements by Type:

  • Tourist visa: Required
  • Business visa: Required

How Many Types of Vietnam Visas Are Available for Irish Citizens?

Various types of Vietnam visas are available for Irish citizens, depending on the application method, purpose of visit, and duration of stay:

• Application method:

  • e-visa

• Purpose of visit:

  • Tourist visa
  • Business visa
  • Relative visit visa

• Length of stay in Vietnam:

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

Can Irish Citizens Apply for Vietnam eVisa?

Yes, they can. Irish citizens can apply for a Vietnam eVisa either independently on the official Vietnam authority’s website or through our secure online form.

What Are the Requirements for Vietnam eVisa for Irish Citizens?

To obtain a Vietnam eVisa, Irish citizens must ensure the following:

• Their Irish passport is valid for at least 6 months upon entry into Vietnam with at least 2 blank pages.

• A soft copy of the full passport personal detail page (in jpeg format).

• A soft copy of their portrait (in jpeg format, meeting Vietnam eVisa photo requirements).

• An active email to receive OTP.

• A credit/debit card for payment.

What Are Vietnam eVisa Costs and Processing Times for Irish Citizens?

For self-application:

• Single entry visa: US $25

• Multiple entry visa: US $50

Processing times:

Processing time
Percentage of applicants
<3 working days
3 working days
4-5 working days
>5 working days

When applying with us:

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 Irish Citizens?

Irish citizens can apply for a Vietnam eVisa in three simple steps:

  1. Complete our secure online visa application form and make the payment.
  2. Receive the eVisa letter in your registered email within the requested processing time.
  3. Download the eVisa letter and present it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer for entry.

Our guaranteed processing times include 5-7 working days, 4 working days, and emergency processing.

Can I Enter Vietnam with My eVisa at Any Point of Entry?

No, entry must be at the exact port specified in your Vietnam eVisa application. Deviating from this may result in refusal. Refer to the list of approved ports for Vietnam eVisa entry.

Is It Possible to Extend My Stay in Vietnam Beyond My eVisa Duration?

No, at present, extending the stay beyond the eVisa duration is not possible. If you plan to stay longer, exit Vietnam and reapply for another eVisa. Repeating this should be done cautiously to avoid suspicion and refusal.

Do I Have to Enter Vietnam on the Exact Date Specified in My eVisa Letter?

No, entry can occur on any date between the arrival and exit dates indicated on the eVisa for Vietnam. However, earlier entry is not permitted.

How to Get Vietnam Visa from Ireland?

The method to obtain a Vietnam visa does not depend on your residence but your nationality. Irish citizens can follow the steps mentioned above to acquire an eVisa for Vietnam. For individuals of other nationalities, please check the specific Vietnam visa requirements and guidelines.

Tips for Smooth and Swift Processing of Vietnam Visa for Irish Citizens

To ensure a hassle-free Vietnam visa application process, consider the following tips:

• Apply well in advance, at least two weeks before your planned departure.

• Thoroughly review all requirements to prevent delays and rejections.

• Double-check accuracy of information in the application form, matching passport details.

• Submit all necessary documents as instructed.

• Ensure prompt payment of the visa fee (for eVisa).

• Regularly check the status of your application and be prepared to provide additional information if needed.