Vietnam visa for Maldivians

Is a Visa Required for Maldives Citizens Traveling to Vietnam?

Discover the visa requirements for Maldives citizens in the table provided below:

Type of Visa
Visa Requirement
Tourist Visa
Required
Business Visa
Required

Maldives citizens must obtain a valid visa for entry into Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes. Travelers holding Maldives passports should adhere to the following entry criteria:

  • The Maldives passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the arrival date in Vietnam.
  • The passport should contain a minimum of two blank pages.

Please note that Maldives visitors flying to Vietnam are advised to opt for a Vietnam visa on arrival, as there is currently no Vietnam embassy in the Maldives.

How to Obtain a Vietnam Visa for Maldives Citizens?

Maldives citizens and passport holders can choose from two application methods:

  1. Apply at the Local Vietnam Embassy:
    • Given the absence of a Vietnam embassy/consulate in the Maldives, individuals should contact the nearest Vietnam embassy/consulate in neighboring countries (if not residing in the Maldives) to obtain a visa stamp on their passport before traveling to Vietnam.
  2. Apply for Vietnam Visa Online (Recommended):
    • This method, known as Visa on Arrival (VOA), is the most convenient for Maldives citizens traveling to Vietnam by air.
    • To apply, visit the website and follow these steps:
      1. Fill out the secure online application form and make the service fee payment.
      2. Receive the visa approval letter via email, typically within two working days for tourist visas or seven working days for business visas.
      3. Obtain the visa stamp upon arrival at Vietnam airport and pay the stamping fee.

Vietnam Visa on Arrival Fees for Maldives Citizens

Explore the fees for Vietnam visas for Maldives citizens below:

  • Tourist visa:
Type of Visa
1 pax
2 pax
3+ pax
Stamping Fee
1 month single entry
$21
$18.25
$17.25
$25
3 months single entry
$34
$30.25
$28.25
$25
1 month multiple entry
$26
$23.25
$22.25
$50
3 months multiple entry
$55
$52.25
$46.75
$50

(Service Fee is quoted in US $/pax)

The aforementioned fees apply to the standard processing time of two working days. Additional charges include:

US $10/pax for one working day processing.

US $25/pax for four working hours processing.

US $50/pax for two working hours processing.

  • Business visa:
Type of visa
1 pax
2 pax
3+ pax
Stamping fee
1 month single entry
$119
$114
$108
$25
3 months single entry
$140
$133
$126
$25
1 month multiple entry
$119
$114
$108
$50
3 months multiple entry
$146
$139
$135
$50
6 months multiple entry
$361
$344
$333
$95

Service Fee is quoted in US $/pax

The above fees apply to normal service of 7 working days processing. You need to pay extra:

  • US $30/pax for 3 working days processing;
  • US $50/pax for 2 working days processing.