Vietnam visa for Poles

Summary:

  • All Polish passport holders planning to travel to Vietnam MUST possess a valid visa.
  • Polish citizens now have the option to apply for a Vietnam e-visa, valid for up to 90 days with single or multiple entries.
  • Vietnam visa fees and processing times for Polish nationals vary based on the visa type and application method (self-application or through a service provider).
  • To ensure a seamless visa processing experience, careful planning is essential.

Does Polish need a visa to Vietnam?

For Polish citizens, there are two primary methods to apply for a Vietnam visa:

  1. E-visa Application:
    • Tourist Visa: Required
    • Business Visa: Required

    Different types of Vietnam visas are available for Polish citizens based on application method, purpose of visit, and duration of stay:

    • Application Method:
      • E-visa
    • Purpose of Visit:
      • Tourist visa
      • Business visa
      • Relative visit visa
    • Duration of Stay:
      • 30 days single entry
      • 30 days multiple entry
      • 90 days single entry
      • 90 days multiple entry

    Applying for Vietnam E-visa:

    • Polish citizens can apply for Vietnam e-visa directly on the official Vietnam e-visa website or through a secured form provided by a service provider.

Requirements for Vietnam E-visa Application (for Polish citizens):

  • Valid Polish passport (minimum validity of 6 months upon entry with at least 2 blank pages).
  • Soft copy of the full passport personal detail page (in JPEG format).
  • Soft copy of a passport-size portrait (meeting Vietnam e-visa photo requirements, in JPEG format).
  • Active email to receive OTP.
  • Credit card/debit card for payment.

Vietnam E-visa Costs and Processing Time (for Polish citizens):

  • Self-application:
    • Single entry visa: US $25
    • Multiple entry visa: US $50
  • Processing time:
    • <3 working days: 5%
    • 3 working days: 75%
    • 4-5 working days: 15%
    • 5 working days: 5%
  • Application through a service provider (example fees, USD per person):
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

How to Obtain Vietnam E-visa (for Polish citizens):

  1. Complete the secure online visa application form and make the 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 for entry.

Important Information for E-visa Holders:

  • E-visa holders must enter Vietnam through the specified port of entry mentioned in their application.
  • Check the approved ports of entry for Vietnam e-visa, including airports, landports, and seaports.

Additional Notes:

  • Extending the stay beyond the e-visa duration is not currently possible. For longer stays, exit Vietnam and reapply for another e-visa.
  • Adherence to entry dates specified in the e-visa is mandatory, and early entry is not allowed.

Tips for a Smooth Vietnam Visa Application:

To ensure a hassle-free Vietnam visa application process, consider the following tips:

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