1. Do UK passport holders on abroad trip need a visa to Vietnam?

Under current Vietnam immigration regulations, all UK passport holders do not need to obtain Vietnam visa if:

  1. Their stay in Vietnam is less than 15 days; and
  2. Their arrival date does not fall within 30 days from exit date of their last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption.

2. In which case UK passport holders need a Vietnam visa?

Holders of UK passport should apply for Vietnam visa if their arrival date does not fall within 30 days from exit date of their last stay in Vietnam with visa exemption or otherwise they wish to stay in the country for more than 15 days as Vietnam visa exemption extension at the moment is very difficult and costly.

3. How to obtain a Vietnam visa for UK in foreign countries?

It is very easy to obtain Vietnam visa for UK. Regardless of where they are, they may obtain a visa for Vietnam in either of the following two ways:

Way 1: Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival if traveling to Vietnam by air

Visa on arrival is a convenient way to get Vietnam Visa and it will save you time and money, especially if you live far from the Vietnamese embassies. This type of visa is organized by travel agencies in Vietnam. You will collect the visa when arriving at the airport in Vietnam.

First, you have to get the approval letter before flying to Vietnam. To get one, you can submit online visa application form and get it after 2 days.

When you arrive at the airport of Vietnam, you can have your card stamped approval. Remember that you must prepare two passport photos and fee of $ 25 for 1 or 3-month single entry or $ 50 for multiple entries within 3 months.

Option 2: Apply for Vietnam visa at Vietnam embassy

Required documents, visa processing procedure, how to submit visa application documents (in person or by post) and visa fee may vary from embassy in embassy.

However, basic documents to be submitted to the embassy for Vietnam visa application include:

  • Original passport (valid for 01 months, at least since the departure of Vietnam)
  • Visa application form
  • A passport-sized photo 4×6 cm

For contact details of Vietnamese embassies in foreign countries, refer to the link: http://www.vietnam-visa.com/vietnam-embassy-information/.

Above is basic information about Vietnam visa for UK.

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