Vietnam visa for New Zealanders

Overview of Vietnam Visa Requirements for Citizens of New Zealand:

  • All holders of New Zealand passports planning to visit Vietnam must obtain a valid visa.
  • New Zealand citizens now have the option to apply for a Vietnam e-visa, which is valid for up to 90 days for single or multiple entries.
  • Vietnam visa fees and processing times for New Zealanders vary, depending on the type of visa and the chosen application method.
  • For a seamless processing experience, ensure thorough planning.
  • Vietnam visa applications can be conveniently completed online with our assistance or independently after reviewing the frequently asked questions about Vietnam visas for New Zealand citizens.

Necessity of Visa for New Zealand Citizens:

  • Yes, it is mandatory for New Zealand citizens to acquire a valid visa to enter Vietnam, be it for tourism or business purposes.

Types of Vietnam Visas Available for New Zealanders:

  • Different visa types are available for New Zealand citizens, depending on the application method, purpose of visit, and duration of stay in Vietnam:
    • Application method: e-visa
    • Purpose of visit: Tourist, Business, Relative visit
    • Duration of stay: 30 days single entry, 30 days multiple entries, 90 days single entry, 90 days multiple entries

Vietnam eVisa Application for New Zealanders:

  • Yes, New Zealand citizens can apply for a Vietnam e-visa either through the official website of the Vietnam authority or online with our secured form.
  • Requirements for obtaining a Vietnam e-visa include:
    • Valid New Zealand passport with at least 6 months of validity and 2 blank pages.
    • Soft copies of the full passport personal detail page (in jpeg format).
    • Soft copy of a portrait meeting the Vietnam e-visa photo requirements (in jpeg format).
    • Active email for OTP.
    • Credit card/debit card for payment.

Vietnam eVisa Cost and Processing Time for New Zealand Citizens:

  • Self-application fees:
    • Single entry visa: US $25
    • Multiple entry visa: US $50

Processing time breakdown:

Processing time
Percentage of applicants
<3 working days
3 working days
4-5 working days
>5 working days
  • Application with Us:

Processing time and costs for various visa types and group sizes provided in the table.

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

Procedure for Vietnam eVisa for New Zealanders:

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

Entry Points for Vietnam eVisa:

  • Entry must be at the exact port specified in the Vietnam e-visa application.

Extension of Stay and Entry Date Flexibility:

  • Extension beyond the e-visa duration is currently not allowed. For a longer stay, exit Vietnam and obtain another e-visa.
  • Repeated use of this method should be cautious to avoid suspicion and potential refusal.

Entering Vietnam with eVisa:

  • No, entry must be at the designated port mentioned in the Vietnam e-visa application.

Vietnam Visa Ports:

  • List of airports, landports, and seaports for e-visa entry provided.

Getting Vietnam Visa from New Zealand:

  • The process is based on nationality, not place of residence. New Zealand citizens should follow the outlined steps for obtaining a Vietnam e-visa.

Tips for Smooth Visa Processing:

  • Apply well in advance (at least two weeks before departure).
  • Verify all necessary requirements to avoid delays and rejections.
  • Double-check all information in the application form for accuracy matching passport details.
  • Submit all required documents as per instructions.
  • Ensure advance payment of the visa fee (for e-visa).
  • Regularly check the application status and be prepared to provide additional information if needed.