Vietnam visa for Thais

Overview: Thailand citizens planning to visit Vietnam can enjoy a visa-free stay for up to 30 consecutive days, provided they adhere to certain conditions. This convenience is in accordance with the regulations set by the Vietnam Government. However, if their stay exceeds 30 days or if they wish to engage in business activities, obtaining a visa becomes mandatory.


1. Visa Requirements:

  • Thailand citizens do not need a visa for stays in Vietnam up to 30 days.
  • Visa requirements come into play for stays exceeding 30 days or for business purposes.
Type of visa
Up to 30 days
Over 30 days
Tourist visa
Not required
Business visa
Not required

2. Extension Options:

  • To stay longer, Thailand citizens have two options:
    • Leave Vietnam and return for another 30-day visa-free period.
    • Apply for a 90-day e-visa.

3. Ways to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Thailand Citizens:

  • Currently, the sole method for Thailand citizens to acquire a Vietnam visa is through the application of a Vietnam e-visa.

4. Types of Vietnam E-Visas for Thais:

  • Different e-visa types are available based on validity, entries, and purpose, including 90 days single entry, 90 days multiple entries, tourist, and business visas.

5. Duration of Stay:

  • Thailand citizens can stay in Vietnam for up to 90 days, depending on the visa validity.
  • Entry and exit must align with the dates specified on the visa to avoid penalties.

6. Vietnam E-Visa Validity:

  • The Vietnam e-visa is valid for a maximum of 90 days, with specific entry and exit dates mentioned on the visa letter.

7. Requirements for Vietnam E-Visa Application:

  • Thailand citizens need the following for the online e-visa application:
    • Full passport scan with a validity of at least 6 months and 2 blank pages.
    • Portrait photo meeting e-visa photo requirements.
    • An active email for OTP reception.
    • Credit/debit card for payment.

8. Vietnam E-Visa Costs and Processing:

  • Self-application fees:
    • Single entry: US $25
    • Multiple entry: US $50
  • Processing time options:
    • <3 working days: 5%
    • 3 working days: 75%
    • 4-5 working days: 15%
    • 5 working days: 5%
  • Application through our service provides various options based on visa type and processing time.
Visa type Processing time Visa fee (USD/Pax) (Government Fee + Service Fee)
1-2 pax 3-4 pax From 5 pax
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 79
4 working days 96 95 93

9. How to Apply for Vietnam E-Visa:

  • The application process involves three steps:
    1. Complete the secure online application form with personal details.
    2. Make the payment using a credit/debit card or PayPal.
    3. Download the e-visa letter and carry it to Vietnam.

10. Application Tips:

  • Apply well in advance, preferably two weeks before the planned departure.
  • Thoroughly check and fulfill all requirements to prevent delays or rejections.
  • Ensure accuracy of information provided in the application form.
  • Submit necessary documents as instructed.
  • Pay the visa fee in advance to avoid processing delays.
  • Regularly check the application status and be ready to provide additional information if needed.

For detailed information or assistance, feel free to contact us. We are dedicated to facilitating a seamless visa application process for citizens of Thailand traveling to Vietnam.