Vietnam visa for Portuguese

Overview of Vietnam Visa for Portuguese Citizens:

  • All holders of Portuguese passports intending to travel to Vietnam MUST possess a valid visa.
  • Portuguese citizens now have the option to apply for a Vietnam e-visa, which is valid for up to 90 days with the choice of single or multiple entries.
  • The fees and processing times for Vietnam visas for Portuguese citizens vary, depending on the type of visa and the chosen application method (self-application or through a service provider).
  • For a seamless visa processing experience, it is crucial to plan and prepare all necessary documents.

Applying for a Vietnam Visa – FAQs for Portuguese Citizens:

Do Portuguese Citizens Require a Visa for Vietnam?

  • Yes, Portugal citizens are OBLIGATED to obtain a valid visa to enter Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes.
Type of Visa
Visa Requirement
Tourist visa
Business visa

How Many Types of Vietnam Visas Are Available for Portuguese Citizens?

  • Various types of Vietnam visas are accessible for Portuguese citizens, categorized by the method of application, purpose of the visit, and duration of stay. Key types include:
    • Application Method:
      • E-visa
    • Purpose of Visit:
      • Tourist visa
      • Business visa
      • Relative visit visa
    • Length of Stay in Vietnam:
      • 30 days single entry
      • 30 days multiple entry
      • 90 days single entry
      • 90 days multiple entries

Can Portugal Citizens Apply for Vietnam E-visa?

  • Yes, they can. Portugal citizens can either apply for Vietnam e-visa independently through the official Vietnam authority website or opt for our secured online form for e-visa application.

Requirements for Vietnam E-visa for Portuguese Citizens: To secure a Vietnam e-visa, Portuguese citizens need to ensure the following:

  • Validity of the Portugal passport for at least 6 months upon entry into Vietnam, with a minimum of 2 blank pages.
  • A soft copy of the full passport personal detail page (in JPEG format).
  • A soft copy of the portrait (in JPEG format), meeting Vietnam e-visa photo requirements.
  • An active email to receive OTP (One-Time Password).
  • A credit card/debit card for payment.

Vietnam E-visa Cost and Processing Time for Portuguese Citizens: If applying independently, the fees are as follows:

  • Single entry visa: US $25
  • Multiple entry visa: US $50

Processing times and the corresponding percentage of applicants are as follows:

Processing Time
Percentage of Applicants
<3 working days
3 working days
4-5 working days
>5 working days

If applying through our service, options for processing time and costs are:

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

Note: The fees include both the Government fee and service fee for a 30-day tourist visa.

How to Obtain Vietnam E-visa for Portuguese Citizens:

  1. Complete our secure online visa application form and make the necessary payment.
  2. Receive the e-visa letter, delivered to your registered email within your specified processing time.
  3. Download your e-visa letter and present it to the Vietnam Immigration Officer for entry.

Can I Enter Vietnam with My E-visa at Any Point of Entry?

  • No, you must enter the exact port of entry specified in your Vietnam e-visa application; otherwise, your entry may be refused.

List of Vietnam E-visa Ports: (Airports, Landports, Seaports)

Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi)
Tay Trang Border Gate (Dien Bien)
Hon Gai Seaport (Quang Ninh)
Tan Son Nhat Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)
Mong Cai Border Gate (Quang Ninh)
Cam Pha Seaport (Quang Ninh)
Cam Ranh Airport (Khanh Hoa)
Huu Nghi Border Gate (Lang Son)
Hai Phong Seaport (Hai Phong)
Da Nang Airport (Da Nang)
Lao Cai Border Gate (Lao Cai)
Vung Ang Seaport (Ha Tinh)
Cat Bi Airport (Hai Phong)
Na Meo Border Gate (Thanh Hoa)
Chan May Seaport (Thua Thien Hue)
Can Tho Airport (Can Tho)
Nam Can Border Gate (Nghe An)
Da Nang Seaport (Da Nang)
Phu Quoc Airport (Kien Giang)
Cau Treo Border Gate (Ha Tinh)
Nha Trang Seaport (Khanh Hoa)
Phu Bai Airport (Thua Thien Hue)
Cha Lo Border Gate (Quang Binh)
Quy Nhon Seaport (Binh Dinh)
Van Don Airport (Quang Ninh)
La Lay Border Gate (Quang Tri)
Dung Quat Seaport (Quang Ngai)
Tho Xuan Airport (Thanh Hoa)
Lao Bao Border Gate (Quang Tri)
Vung Tau Seaport (Ba Ria-Vung Tau)
Dong Hoi Airport (Quang Binh)
Bo Y Border Gate (Kon Tum)
Ho Chi Minh City Seaport (Ho Chi Minh City)
Phu Cat Airport (Binh Dinh)
Moc Bai Border Gate (Tay Ninh)
Duong Dong Seaport (Kien Giang)
Lien Khuong Airport (Lam Dong)
Xa Mat Border Gate (Tay Ninh)
Tinh Bien Border Gate (An Giang)
Vinh Xuong Land and Waterway Border Gate (An Giang)
Ha Tien Border Gate (Kien Giang)

Is It Possible to Extend My Stay in Vietnam Beyond My E-visa Duration?

  • No, extension is not currently allowed. If you wish to stay longer, leave Vietnam and return with another e-visa. However, repeated acts of this nature may raise suspicions and lead to refusal.

Do I Have to Enter Vietnam on the Exact Date Specified in My E-visa Letter?

  • Yes, you can enter Vietnam on any date between your arrival date and exit date stated on your e-visa; earlier entry is not permitted.

How to Get Vietnam Visa from Portugal:

  • The process depends on your nationality. If you are Portuguese, follow the provided steps to obtain an e-visa for Vietnam. For other nationalities, check the Vietnam visa requirements and guide.

Tips for Smooth and Faster Processing of Vietnam Visa for Portugal Citizens: To facilitate a smooth Vietnam visa application process:

  • Apply well in advance, at least two weeks before your planned departure.
  • Check all necessary requirements beforehand to avoid delays and rejections.
  • Double-check information provided in the application form for accuracy and match with passport details.
  • Submit all required documents as per instructions.
  • Ensure prompt payment of the visa fee (for e-visa).
  • Regularly follow up on the application status and be prepared to provide additional information if required.