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Vietnam visa on arrival is now available to most of the countries in the world, including Pakistan country. In this article, we would like to provide you comprehensive guidance on Vietnam visa on arrival for Pakistani citizen and you are probably, surprised of how simple it is to obtain Vietnam visa at the airport in comparison with visa at the Vietnam Embassy.
It means that your visa issued once you are landing in Vietnam airport upon arrival. With acquiring your Vietnam visa in this way, Pakistani passport holders have to obtain a legal document called Visa Approval Letter - issued by the Immigration Department of Vietnam before their departure. Then, show up a copy of the visa approval letter to take visa a stamped visa on their passport at the airport.
As long-year-experience visa provider, Vietnamvisavoa.com profoundly understand your concerns about visa legitimacy shown through a common question frequently asked such as “Is it Vietnam visa on arrival legit or scam?” Definitely Vietnam visa on arrival is 100% legit because it is officially recognized and approved by the Vietnam Government according to Circular No.190/2012/TT-BTC, Decree No.21/2001/ND-CP of May 2001, Joint Circular No.04/2002/TTLT/BCA-BNG, Ordinance No.24/2000/PL-UBTVQH10 of April 28, 2000.
When it comes to Vietnam visa on arrival Pakistani passport holders are allowed to obtain both tourist and business visa.
Vietnam tourist visa sticker
For a tourist visa, the maximum of staying for Pakistani citizen is 25 days and visa validity is started from entry date put on the visa application form, not registration or submission date. In case you have no exact date of arrival, you can choose a tentative one.
For a business visa, the longest duration for Pakistani passport holders is 3 months with single entry. Those who work for or sponsored by a company in Vietnam will get the visa processed according to their company’s secure.
It can't be denied that Vietnam visa on arrival is too easy to apply. However, as Pakistani applicant, there are some requirements need to meet as bellows:
Generally, Vietnam visa on arrival is just an alternative way to collect visa at arrival airport instead of collecting a real visa beforehand at the Vietnam Embassy. Still, in order to get the Vietnam visa by this way, you have to apply for visa approval letter in advance which shall be obtained through an authorized visa agent before your departure then get your visa stamped at Vietnam airport.
Bear in mind that without visa approval letter, you are rejected to get on board from your airport, let alone denied to take a stamped visa when you are landing in Vietnam airport. So, make sure that you have this visa letter in hands, especially should receive it before you book flight or hotel for your Vietnam trip.
But Pakistani visitors no need to worry about that letter. Just follow 2 simple steps as below and you will obtain it smoothly and quickly.
Step 1. Send your passport copy with your estimated entry date to our email email@example.com and pay for visa service fee
Because of changing visa regulation related to Pakistani passport holder from time to time, instead of Vietnam visa application form on our website as other normal nationals, you are highly recommended to send your visa application through email. We guarantee that our support team quickly respond to your question/inquiry and put very close attention on your visa.
Your payment is made through credit card, bank transfer or other methods as negotiated between two sides. A full refund is definitely made to you once your visa is denied by the Immigration Department.
Step 2. Receive visa approval letter after 3-5 working days which is sent to your email with our detailed guidance on picking up Vietnam visa at the airport. In case, no visa approval letter is received as confirmed, please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or hotline +84 969 255 515. After receiving the visa approval letter, you should take a look on your details to make sure that everything is correct.
Vietnam visa approval letter
Go straight to the Visa upon arrival/Landing visa area at the airport when you get off the airline. After that, submit all documents including visa approval letter, 02 passport-sized photos, completed Vietnamese visa application (attached together with visa approval letter by email to be downloaded), stamping fee and original passport at the Visa Desk.
You have to wait for a while till your name called out by officer; come and pay stamping fee in cash. Now you collect your passport back with a Vietnam visa sticker on your passport. Don’t be so excited! Do check detail on your Vietnam visa page before leaving visa counter. Afterward, you just go to Immigration counter as other travelers.
If you would like to save your time at the airport or avoid any hassle, the Fast track service is our high recommendation. Our staff will help you to collect the visa stamp within few minutes.
Visa on arrival fee is classified into two types: Visa service fee and stamping fee. Two fees are compulsory and paid separately.
Here is the table show Vietnam tourist visa fee for Pakistani citizens. Use them to check how much you must spend for the visa expense when you would like to visit Vietnam. (For the business visa it's advisable to directly contact us to know the cost as your visa will depend on your sponsoring company in Vietnam.)
Vietnam tourist visa fee for Pakistani
* The fee is updated till December 2018.
We do hope that you have sufficient information to apply the visa for your trip. Should you have any question or concern about Vietnam visa for Pakistani, please leave the comment below or feel free to contact us via:
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