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Vietnam visa for Tuvaluans

1. Visa Requirements for Tuvaluan Citizens

  • Tuvaluan citizens planning to visit Vietnam must obtain a valid visa, whether for tourism or business purposes. The following table outlines the visa requirements for Tuvaluan citizens.
Type of Visa
Visa Requirement
Tourist Visa
Business Visa
  • Travelers with Tuvaluan passports must adhere to specific entry requirements:
    • The Tuvalu passport should be valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the arrival date in Vietnam.
    • The passport must contain at least 2 blank pages.
  • Note: For Tuvaluan visitors traveling to Vietnam by air, it is recommended to apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival, as there is no Vietnam embassy in Tuvalu.

2. How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Tuvaluan Citizens?

  • Tuvaluan citizens and passport holders can choose between two methods to apply for a Vietnam visa:

2.1 Apply at Local Vietnam Embassy

  • Currently, there is no embassy/consulate of Vietnam in Tuvalu. Therefore, individuals can contact the local Vietnam embassy/consulate in nearby countries (if not residing in Tuvalu) to obtain a visa stamp on their passport before departing to Vietnam.

2.2 Apply Vietnam Visa Online (Recommended)

  • This method, known as Visa on Arrival (VOA), is the most convenient for Tuvaluan citizens traveling to Vietnam by air. The process involves the following steps:
  1. Complete the secure online application form on the website, and make the service fee payment.
  2. Receive the visa approval letter by email, typically within 2 working days (for tourist visas) or 7 working days (for business visas).
  3. Obtain the visa stamp upon arrival at Vietnam airport and pay the stamping fee there.

3. Vietnam Visa on Arrival Fee for Tuvaluan Citizens

  • The fees for Vietnam visas for Tuvaluan citizens are as follows:
Type of Visa
1 pax
2 pax
3+ pax
Stamping fee
1 month single entry
3 months single entry
1 month multiple entry
3 months multiple entry
  • Service Fee is quoted in US $/pax.
  • The above fees apply to normal service with a 2 working days processing time. Additional charges include:
    • US $10/pax for 1 working day processing.
    • US $25/pax for 4 working hours processing.
    • US $50/pax for 2 working hours processing.