Do Nigeran Citizens Require a Visa to Enter Vietnam?
Certainly, Nigeran citizens are mandated to obtain a valid visa to enter Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes, regardless of their intended duration of stay in the country.
Type of Visa
Nigeran citizens must acquire a valid visa to enter Vietnam for either tourism or business purposes. Travelers holding Niger passports must also adhere to the following entry criteria:
- The Niger passport should remain valid for at least 6 months following the arrival date in Vietnam.
- The Niger passport must have at least 2 blank pages.
How to Secure a Vietnam Visa for Nigeran Citizens?
Obtaining a Vietnam visa for Nigeran citizens varies based on the desired type of visa. This guide will walk you through the steps to obtain a tourist visa and a business visa to Vietnam for Nigeran citizens.
1. How to Obtain a Tourist Visa for Vietnam for Nigeran Citizens?
Before the Covid pandemic, Nigeran citizens had two options to obtain a tourist visa for Vietnam:
- Getting an embassy visa.
- Obtaining a visa on arrival.
However, due to changes post-Covid, Nigeran travelers must now have sponsorship from a tour company registered in Vietnam to acquire a tourist visa. This company will handle the paperwork, coordinate with the Vietnam Immigration Department to obtain the visa approval letter, and assist with the visa stamping upon arrival at the Vietnam airport as part of their tour.
For those unable to find such a tour company or seeking a more convenient option, a Vietnam tourist visa package is available.
Vietnam Tourist Visa Package Includes:
- Vietnam visa approval letter for a tourist visa on arrival (also known as a landing visa) valid for up to 20 days, depending on your travel itinerary in Vietnam.
- Visa stamping & Immigration fast-track assistance to expedite visa and immigration procedures at Vietnam airport.
- Processing time: 7 – 10 working days
- Fee (USD/pax): $220
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Note: This fee does not include the $25 stamping fee, payable in cash at the Vietnam airport to get the visa stamped.
2. How to Obtain a Business Visa for Vietnam for Nigeran Citizens?
To apply for a business visa, Nigeran citizens are required to have a sponsor company in Vietnam. The process involves two steps:
Step 1: Obtain a Visa Approval Letter
- Your sponsor company must prepare the necessary documents, including Form NA2 (completed online), Form NA16, and certified business registration.
- Submit these documents to the Vietnam Immigration Department, which will process the application within 7 – 10 working days.
- Upon approval, your sponsor company will receive a business visa approval letter, allowing you to obtain a business visa for Vietnam.
Step 2: Obtain Business Visa Stamp
- Get a business visa stamped on your passport at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country before your departure for Vietnam.
For those needing assistance with a business visa approval letter for Vietnam, support is available from the beginning of the application process until successful visa acquisition and arrival in Vietnam.
3. Vietnam Visa Fees for Nigeran Citizens
Vietnam Tourist Visa Fees for Nigeran Citizens: Please refer to the section above for details.
Vietnam Business Visa Fees for Nigeran Citizens:
5 – 7 working days
3 working days
Note: This fee covers the visa approval letter assistance only and does not include the stamping fee to be paid at the Vietnam embassy/airport for visa stamping.