Vietnam visa for Kenyans

Brief Overview of Vietnam Visa Requirements for Citizens of Kenya:

• All Kenyan passport holders intending to travel to Vietnam MUST possess a valid visa.

• Kenyan 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 Kenyan applicants vary based on the visa type and application method (individual or through a service provider).

• To ensure a seamless Vietnam visa application process, careful planning is essential.

Applying for a Vietnam Visa:

You have two options for applying for a Vietnam visa: either independently or with our assistance. Below are some frequently asked questions regarding Vietnam visa for Kenyan citizens.

Is a visa required for Kenyan citizens traveling to Vietnam?

Yes, Kenyan citizens are obligated to obtain a valid visa for both tourism and business purposes.

Types of Vietnam Visas for Kenyans:

There are diverse Vietnam visa options available for Kenyan citizens based on application method, purpose of visit, and duration of stay. Popular types include:

• Application method: e-visa

• Purpose of visit: Tourist visa, Business visa, Relative visit visa

• Duration of stay: 30 days single entry, 30 days multiple entry, 90 days single entry, 90 days multiple entries

Can Kenyan citizens apply for a Vietnam eVisa?

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

Requirements for Vietnam eVisa for Kenyan citizens:

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

• Valid Kenyan passport with at least 6 months of validity and 2 black pages.

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

• Soft copy of a portrait meeting Vietnam eVisa photo requirements (in jpeg format).

• Active email for OTP receipt.

• Credit card/debit card for payment.

Cost and Processing Time for Vietnam eVisa for Kenyan citizens:

If applying independently:

• Single entry visa: US $25

• Multiple entry visa: US $50

Processing time options:

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

If applying with our assistance, costs and processing times vary based on the number of applicants and type of visa.

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 Obtain Vietnam eVisa for Kenyan citizens:

Our three-step process for Vietnam eVisa application:

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

Our processing time is guaranteed in:

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

Entry Points for Vietnam eVisa:

Specify your exact port of entry in your Vietnam eVisa application to avoid entry refusal. Approved entry points include various airports, landports, and seaports.

Extending Stay in Vietnam:

Extension beyond the eVisa duration is currently not permitted. To stay longer, exit Vietnam and obtain another eVisa, avoiding repeated entries to prevent suspicion and refusal.

Entry Date Flexibility:

Kenyan citizens can enter Vietnam between the arrival and exit dates specified on the eVisa, but entry before the stated date is not allowed.

Getting Vietnam Visa from Kenya:

The process depends on nationality, not residence. Kenyan citizens can follow the provided steps to obtain a Vietnam eVisa.

Tips for Efficient Vietnam Visa Processing:

To expedite your Vietnam visa application, consider these tips:

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

• Verify all requirements to prevent delays or rejections.

• Ensure accurate information on the application form matching passport details.

• Submit all necessary documents as instructed.

• Pay the eVisa fee in advance.

• Regularly check application status and provide additional information if requested.