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Jul, 2019

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How to apply Vietnam visa for expats in Philippines

How to apply Vietnam visa for expats in Philippines

By Kim Clara

Expats live in Philipines are able to get Vietnam visa by submitting Vietnam visa request at Vietnam Embassy or get Vietnam visa on arrival 

Expats living in Philippines depend upon their nationalities; they may travel to Vietnam with or without Vietnam visa. In case they are not in Vietnam visa exemption list, they are required to get Vietnam visa to visit Vietnam for various purposes such as family visit, business, holiday, etc. Normally there are two open options to apply for Vietnam visa in Philippines:
1. Apply for Vietnam visa by visiting Embassy of Vietnam in Philippines
2. Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival online:
NOTE:  Whatever options you intend to use, please make sure that your passport remains valid at least 6 months.

1. Apply for Vietnam visa at Embassy of Vietnam in Philippines

This option applies for those who intend to travel to Vietnam by land or sea. In this case, the applicants should arrive in person at the Embassy of Vietnam and submit all documents as requested by the Embassy officers. Generally the applicants are required to present necessary documents such as original passport, passport-sized photos, flight tickets, other kinds of documents, depending on your visit purposes. Also, a payment for visa service fee is required and should be made in cash at the Embassy.
Contact details of the Embassy of Vietnam is provided below: 

Embassy of Vietnam in Manila, PHILIPPINES

Address: 670 Pablo Ocampo (formerly Vito Cruz), Malate, Manila, PHILIPPINES
Phone:  + (632) 5216843
Fax: + (632) 5260472
Note: Office hours for public: 9h00 – 17h00; from Monday to Friday (Except Vietnamese and Philippines public holidays).

2. Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival online

This option is available for those who travel to Vietnam by air only. It is especially favorable for expats living far away from the Embassy or who cannot make time to visit the Embassy. All the process is done online, so just make sure you have available Internet access to properly complete the procedure.

How to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival?


Step 1: Fill out your visa application at our website or send us by email the following information:

Your full name, gender, date of birth (DOB), nationality, passport number, visa type: single/ multiple for 01/ 03 month, proposed arrival date. All the provided personal information should be stated as exactly as in your passport or simply take a picture of your passport page, note the visa type you want to apply, your expected entry/ exit date. Our assistant will submit Vietnam visa request on your behalf.

Step 2: Choose payment method at your convenience and make payment for service fee. 

All major payment cards are accepted at our website: PayPal, Credit Card, Western Union and Bank Transfer. 
The amount of service fee may vary depending on: your requested time of processing (normal or urgent, super urgent processing time), your nationality, visa type whether it is single/ multiple, 1 month/ 3 month, business/ tourist purpose.


Step 3: Check your mailbox to receive the visa approval letter

Check your email to receive the pre approval letter for Vietnam visa. Please kindly print it out (black-and-white version accepted) or keep it in your own smart phone/ mobile devices to check in at the airport.
It is advisable that you provide us another active email, so that we can send visa approval letter to it in case your primary/official email does not work. Or you should keep contact with us on Whatsapp at: +84969255515 for any instance support.

Step 4: Get Vietnam visa stamped on your passport

Take along with you the following documents to the airport: The printed of pre visa approval letter, original passport, 2 passport-sized photos and stamping fee in cash to be paid to Immigration officers. Then get the visa stamped on your passport.
  • 25USD for 1 month or 3 month single visa, 
  • 50USD for 1 month or 3 month multiple visa, 
  • 95USD for 6 month multiple visa, 
  • 135USD for 1 year multiple visa.
Should you need any further information about Vietnam visa from Philippines in particular or Vietnam visa information in general, our Customer-Care Consultants will respond within 2 hours during working time and 24 hours outside working time (GMT+7), feel free to contact us by:
Phone: +84969255515(whatsapp)
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