Vietnam visa for Zambians

Embarking on your Vietnam journey requires the right visa. Here’s what Zambia citizens need to know about obtaining a visa for their travel purposes.

  1. Do Zambia citizens need a visa to Vietnam?
    • Yes, Zambia citizens are required to obtain a valid visa, whether traveling for tourism or business purposes, irrespective of their intended length of stay.
    Type of Visa
    Visa Requirement
    Tourist visa
    Business visa

    Additionally, Zambia passport holders must fulfill the following entry requirements:

    • The passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the arrival date in Vietnam.
    • The passport must have a minimum of 2 blank pages.
  2. How to Apply for Vietnam Visa for Zambia Citizens?
    • The process for obtaining a Vietnam visa depends on the type of visa sought. Let’s guide you through the steps to acquire both tourist and business visas for Zambia citizens.

    2.1 How to get a tourist visa for Vietnam for Zambia citizens?

    • Before Covid, Zambia citizens had two options for obtaining a tourist visa: embassy visa and visa on arrival. Post-Covid, a sponsorship from a registered tour company in Vietnam is now required.
      • Vietnam Tourist Visa Package:
        • Includes Vietnam visa approval letter for a tourist visa on arrival (valid for up to 20 days, depending on your stay plans).
        • Visa stamping & Immigration fast-track for a swift airport experience.
      • Fees:
        Processing time
        Fee (USD/pax)
        7 – 10 working days

        Note: This fee excludes a US $25 stamping fee payable in cash at Vietnam airport for visa stamping.

    2.2 How to get a business visa for Vietnam for Zambia citizens?

    • For a business visa, Zambia citizens need sponsorship from a company in Vietnam. The application involves two steps:
      • Step 1: Get a visa approval letter
        • Your sponsor company must prepare the necessary documents, including Form NA2 (completed online), Form NA16, and Certified business registration.
        • Submit these documents to the Vietnam Immigration Department, which will process the application within 7 – 10 working days.
        • If approved, your sponsor company will receive a business visa approval letter, allowing you to obtain a business visa for Vietnam.
      • Step 2: Get a business visa stamp
        • Obtain a business visa stamp at the Vietnam embassy/consulate in your country before departing for Vietnam.
    • If assistance is needed with a business visa approval letter, our support is available from application initiation to successful arrival in Vietnam.
  3. Vietnam Visa Fees for Zambia Citizens
    • Fees vary based on visa type and processing time:
      Processing time
      Fee (USD/pax)
      5 – 7 working days
      3 working days

      Note: This fee covers only the visa approval letter assistance and excludes the stamping fee payable at the Vietnam embassy/airport.

Embark on your Vietnamese adventure with the right visa. For specific details and personalized assistance, please refer to the information above or reach out to us directly. Safe travels!