Vietnam visa for Puerto Ricans

Do Puerto Rico Citizens Require a Visa for Vietnam?

Refer to the provided table for information on Vietnam visa requirements applicable to citizens of Puerto Rico.

Type of Visa
Visa Requirement
Tourist visa
Required
Business visa
Required

It is mandatory for citizens of Puerto Rico to obtain a valid visa for entry into Vietnam, whether for tourism or business purposes. Travelers holding Puerto Rican passports must adhere to the following entry requirements:

  • Ensure that the Puerto Rico passport remains valid for at least six months beyond the planned arrival date in Vietnam.
  • Ensure that the Puerto Rico passport contains a minimum of two blank pages.

Note: Travelers from Puerto Rico intending to visit Vietnam by air are advised to opt for a Vietnam visa on arrival, as there is currently no Vietnam embassy in Puerto Rico.

How to Secure a Vietnam Visa for Puerto Rican Citizens?

Citizens of Puerto Rico and holders of Puerto Rican passports can opt for either of the following methods to obtain a Vietnam visa:

  1. Apply at a Local Vietnam Embassy:
    • Given the absence of a Vietnam embassy/consulate in Puerto Rico, individuals may contact the local Vietnam embassy/consulate in nearby countries (if not residing in Puerto Rico) to acquire a visa stamp on their passport before departing for Vietnam.
  2. Apply for Vietnam Visa Online (Recommended):
    • Utilize the Visa on Arrival (VOA) method, which is the most convenient way for Puerto Rican citizens traveling to Vietnam by air.
    • Follow these steps on the website:
      1. Complete the secure online application form and make the service fee payment.
      2. Receive the visa approval letter via email, typically within 2 working days (for tourist visa) or 7 working days (for business visa).
      3. Obtain the visa stamp upon arrival at a Vietnam airport and pay the stamping fee there.

Vietnam Visa on Arrival Fees for Puerto Rican Citizens

The fees for Vietnam visas for Puerto Rican citizens are detailed below:

  • Tourist visa:
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
    • (Service Fee is quoted in US $/pax)

 

The above fees apply to the standard service with a processing time of 2 working days. Additional fees are applicable for expedited processing:

+ 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:
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

            (Service Fee is quoted in US $/pax)

The above fees apply to normal service of 7 working days processing. You need to pay extra:+ US $30/pax for 3 working days processing;

+ US $50/pax for 2 working days processing.