Vietnam visa for Papua New Guineans

Overview:

  • All Papua New Guinea passport holders planning to visit Vietnam must obtain a valid visa.
  • Vietnam eVisa is now available for Papua New Guinea citizens, offering a validity of up to 90 days for single or multiple entries.
  • Visa fees and processing times vary based on the type of visa and the application method.
  • Proper planning is essential for a smooth Vietnam visa processing experience.

Visa Requirements:

  • Papua New Guinea citizens need a valid visa for both tourism and business purposes.
    • Tourist Visa: Required
    • Business Visa: Required
  • Passport validity: Minimum of 6 months from the entry date into Vietnam.
  • Passport pages: At least 2 blank pages.

Types of Vietnam Visas Available:

  • Depending on the application method, purpose of visit, and duration of stay, various Vietnam visa types are available for Papua New Guinea citizens.
    • Application Method:
      • E-visa
    • Purpose of Visit:
      • Tourist visa
      • Business visa
      • Relative visit visa
    • Length of Stay:
      • 30 days single entry
      • 30 days multiple entries
      • 90 days single entry
      • 90 days multiple entries

Vietnam eVisa Application Process for Papua New Guinea Citizens:

  1. Eligibility:
    • Papua New Guinea passport valid for at least 6 months.
    • Minimum of 2 black pages in the passport.
    • Soft copies of passport details and a portrait meeting eVisa photo requirements.
    • Active email for OTP.
    • Credit/debit card for payment.
  2. Cost and Processing Time (When Applying Personally):
    • Single entry visa: $25
    • Multiple entry visa: $50
    • Processing time:
      • <3 working days: 5%
      • 3 working days: 75%
      • 4-5 working days: 15%
      • 5 working days: 5%
  3. Cost and Processing Time (When Applying via Support Service):
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 68 67 66
90-day multiple entry 5-7 working days 78 77 76
4 working days 96 95 93
  1. Entry Port Restrictions:
    • Select the exact port of entry in the eVisa application. Entry may be refused if the incorrect port is chosen.
  2. Validity and Extensions:
    • Validity: Enter between the specified arrival and exit dates.
    • Extensions: Currently not allowed; leaving Vietnam and applying for a new eVisa is recommended.
  3. FAQs and Tips:
    • Entry Date Flexibility: Enter Vietnam on any date between arrival and exit dates.
    • Extension Limitations: Extensions are not possible; repeated eVisa applications may lead to suspicion and refusal.
    • Application Timeline: Apply at least two weeks before departure.
    • Thorough Verification: Double-check application information and document accuracy.
    • Regular Follow-Up: Monitor application status regularly and provide additional information promptly if required.

Note: For citizens of other nationalities, check specific Vietnam visa requirements and guidelines.