Vietnam visa for Libyans

  1. Visa Requirements for Libyans:
    • Libya citizens must obtain a valid visa to enter Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes, regardless of the duration of their stay.
    • Type of Visa:
      • Tourist visa: Required
      • Business visa: Required
    • Additional Entry Requirements:
      • Passport validity of at least 6 months from the arrival date.
      • Minimum of 2 blank pages in the Libyan passport.
  2. Applying for Vietnam Visa:
    • The application process varies depending on the type of visa sought. Here, we provide a step-by-step guide for obtaining tourist and business visas for Libyan citizens.
  3. Tourist Visa for Libya Citizens:
    • Pre-Covid, Libya citizens had two options for obtaining a tourist visa: embassy visa or visa on arrival.
    • Post-Covid, a sponsorship from a registered Vietnamese tour company is mandatory. This company handles the paperwork, collaborates with the Vietnam Immigration Department, and secures the Vietnam visa approval letter. Visa stamping occurs upon arrival at the Vietnam airport, facilitating participation in the scheduled tour.
    • An alternative option is the Vietnam tourist visa package, covering the approval letter, visa stamping, and immigration fast-track. Fees vary based on processing time.
      • Processing time
        Fee (USD/pax)
        7 – 10 working days
  4. Business Visa for Libya Citizens:
    • For a business visa, Libyan 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 completed online, Form NA16, certified business registration) to the Vietnam Immigration Department. Processing time is 7 – 10 working days.
      • Step 2: Obtain a business visa stamp at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in Libya 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)
  5. Vietnam Visa Fees for Libya 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: The mentioned fee covers only the visa approval letter assistance and does not include the stamping fee at the embassy/airport.