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Mar, 2019

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Confusing information about 1 year multiple entry Vietnam visa for US citizen 

Confusing information about 1 year multiple entry Vietnam visa for US citizen 

By Vivian Lin

Getting 1 year multiple entry Vietnam visa for US is just simple howevever you must know about the difference between 1 year multiple tourist visa and 1 year multiple business visa


Eventhough one year multiple Vietnam visa for US citizens was implemented for serveral years. Still there are confusing information about the validity and condition for one year multiple entry Vietnam visa for US. US passport holders are the only citizens who can get 1 year multiple entries tourist visa for Vietnam. Accordingly, who wish to get 1 year multiple entries visa could either gets 1 year tourist visa or 1 year business visa. What are differences between these 2 visa types?


1.    Purpose:


  • A tourist visa is used solely for tourism purpose
  • A businesss visa will let you to work and to do business in Vietnam


2.    Entry and exit: 


  • With a tourist visa, you must leave Vietnam every 3 months or you have to do extension for prolong your stay in Vietnam
  • With a business visa, you can stay in Vietnam continously within 1 year or you can leave and come back to Vietnam at any time as long as your visa is still valid. 


Question: Should I apply for one year tourist visa or one year business visa if I want to live in Vietnam within 1 year?

Answer: In case you just want to stay inside of Vietnam during the year, you are recommended to get 1 year business visa. You do not need to leave Vietnam now and then for every 3 months. Furthermore, fee to pay for 1 year business visa is not much different from fee for 1 year tourist visa. 


3. How to apply for 1 year Vietnam visa on US passport?


So simple, you just need to send us your passport copy and the proposal entry date to Vietnam to our email: Our support team will instruct you with further simple steps to get the 1 year Vietnam visa approval letter. You take a plane to Vietnam and stamp your Vietnam visa for 1 year upon arrival airport airport. More detail on how to get 1 year Vietnam visa for USA passport holders.


For any questions about 1 year multiple Vietnam tourist or business Vietnam visa for American, you just need to contact us at:




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