Vietnam visa for Panamanians

Visa Necessity:

  • Citizens holding the widely recognized Panama passport, residing either in Panama or any other country, must obtain a valid visa to travel to Vietnam.

Type of Visa and Additional Requirements:

  • Tourist Visa: Required
  • Business Visa: Required
  • Passport validity: Minimum of 6 months from the date of entry into Vietnam.
  • Blank Pages: At least 2 pages in the passport.

Applying for Vietnam Visa: Panamanian Citizens

1. Visa Application Options:

  • Currently, there are two methods for Panamanian citizens to acquire a Vietnam Visa: Visa on Arrival or Visa Application at the Vietnamese Embassy.

1.1 Apply for Visa on Arrival: For those residing far from the Vietnam embassy in Panama, unwilling to send their original passport, and planning to travel to Vietnam by air, the Visa on Arrival option is highly recommended.

Application Process for Vietnam Visa on Arrival:

  1. Complete the online application form and make the necessary service fee payment.
  2. Receive the visa approval letter via email.
  3. Pay the stamping fee and obtain the visa stamp upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

Visa Approval Letter Processing Time:

  • Normal: 2 working days for tourist visa, 7 working days for business visa.
  • Urgent: 1 working day for tourist visa, 3 working days for business visa.
  • Super Urgent: 2-4 working hours for tourist visa, 2 working days for business visa.

Vietnam Visa on Arrival Fees for Panamanian Citizens: Total fees include the stamping fee and service fee for the visa approval letter, as detailed below. There are no hidden charges.

Tourist Visa Fees: Service Fee in US $/pax

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

The above fees apply to normal service of 2 working days processing. You need to pay extra:

  • US $10/pax for 1 working day processing;
  • US $25/pax for 4 working hours processing;
  • US $50/pax for 2 working hours processing.

Business Visa Fees: Service Fee in US $/pax

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

Additional Fees for Expedited Processing:

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

Note: All fees are quoted in US dollars per person.