Vietnam visa for Liberians

  1. Visa Requirements for Liberians:
    • Liberia citizens must obtain a valid visa for entry into Vietnam, regardless of the purpose or duration of their stay.
    • Type of Visa:
      • Tourist visa: Required
      • Business visa: Required
    • Additional Entry Requirements:
      • Passport validity of at least 6 months upon arrival.
      • A minimum of 2 blank pages in the Liberia passport.
  2. Applying for Vietnam Visa:
    • The application process depends on the type of visa desired. The following outlines the steps for obtaining tourist and business visas for Liberia citizens.
  3. Tourist Visa for Liberia Citizens:
    • Prior to the pandemic, Liberia citizens could obtain a tourist visa through the embassy or visa on arrival.
    • Due to changes post-Covid, sponsorship from a registered Vietnamese tour company is now mandatory. The company assists in obtaining the visa approval letter, and the visa is stamped upon arrival at the Vietnam airport.
    • An alternative option is the Vietnam tourist visa package, covering the approval letter and immigration fast-track. Fees vary based on processing time.
Processing time
Fee (USD/pax)
7 – 10 working days
  1. Business Visa for Liberia Citizens:
    • For a business visa, Liberian citizens must have a sponsor company in Vietnam.
    • The application involves two steps:
      • Step 1: Obtain a visa approval letter by submitting required documents (Form NA2, Form NA16, certified business registration) to the Vietnam Immigration Department. Processing time is 7 – 10 working days.
      • Step 2: Get the business visa stamped at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in Liberia before departure.
    • Assistance is available for the business visa approval letter.
      • Processing time: 5 – 7 working days
      • Fee: $270 (covers approval letter only, excludes stamping fee)
  2. Vietnam Visa Fees for Liberia Citizens:
    • Fees for tourist and business visas vary based on processing time.
      • Tourist visa: Refer to the above section for details.
      • Business visa:
Processing time
Fee (USD/pax)
5 – 7 working days
3 working days

Note: Fees mentioned cover only the approval letter assistance and do not include the stamping fee at the embassy/airport.