The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, widely known as Vietnam, is not a strange name to the whole world. Although this country is ravaged by a series of wars which causes serious damages, Vietnam in the eyes of the world is nice and peaceful. Vietnam is located in the eastern Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia, with Hanoi as its capital. Having a tropical climate, Vietnam is well known for from magnificent scenery and colorful hill tribes to wide terraced fields in Red River Delta and Mekong River Delta, to majestic mountains, and white sandy beaches. Vietnam, nowadays, is one of should-not-miss destinations in Asia.


Boundaries
Total Land Border Length: 1,650 kilometers (1,030 mi) 
Total Land Area: 331,688 square kilometers


Border Countries
Cambodia: 1,228 kilometers, China: 1,281 kilometers, and Laos: 2,130 kilometers


Coastline
Total coastline length: 3,260 kilometers (2,030 mi, excluding islands)
Total water area: 22,2 kilometers (13.8 mi) 
 

  • Visa exemption
  • Vietnam unilaterally excuses visa for citizens: Russia, Japan, Korea, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, England, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belarus.
  • Specific

+ Citizen of Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia and Lao visa exemption Vietnam with a stay period of not more than 30 days.

+ Citizen of Philippines passport are exempted from Vietnamese visa with a stay period not exceeding 21 days

+ Citizen of Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Finland, Germany, France, England, Italy and Spain are exempted from Vietnamese visa with a stay period not exceeding 15 days

+ French and Chilean citizens with valid diplomatic passports or official passports are exempt from Vietnamese visa and are allowed to stay in one or more consecutive times or stay many times with the total duration of stay not exceeding 90 date within 6 months from the first entry date.

+ APEC business travel card holders (ABTC) of member countries of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) are also exempted from visa to Vietnam with the residence term more than 60 days.

+ For visitors to Phu Quoc Island: Foreigners and Vietnamese nationals bearing foreign nationality entering Vietnam through an international border gate and then traveling to Phu Quoc Island and staying less than 15 days will be visa excemption. The condition is that the passport must remain valid for at least 45 days. After arriving in Phu Quoc, if traveling for more than 15 days or to other places, the Immigration Department will grant Vietnamese visas to tourists right in Phu Quoc.

 

  • Visa Procurement in Vietnam
    • You can either apply yourself by submitting the form to the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate in your country or apply Vietnam visa on arrival.

(http://www.chinhphu.vn/portal/page/portal/chinhphu/NguoiNgoaiNuoc/DanhSachDaiSuQuanTheoKhuVuc)

- Visa Online:  E-Visa (https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/en_US/trang-chu-ttdt )

+ You can apply the e-visa via this website address: https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/web/guest/khai-thi-thuc-dien-tu/cap-thi-thuc-dien-tu

Note: You will do it by yourself. The fees is at 25$ / person / single entry. You will get the e-visa after three working days (except Saturday, Sunday or public holidays). You have to check your e-visa status by yourself, the system will not send the result to your email.

+ You can check your e-visa result visa here: https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/en_US/tra-cuu-ho-so

Note: That you have to remember the Registration code when applying your e-visa to check the result. If it is successful, you just print out your e-visa and bring along with you and show it to the customs at the airport when arrive Vietnam.

- Visa through tourist company

It's very simple. Please follow 3 simple steps:

+ Get Vietnam visa approval letter by sending your request to us via info@asianatravel.com.vn

+ Print visa approval letter together with entry and exit form (fill in it before getting to Vietnam)

+ Take visa approval letter, passport, 2 passport-sized photos, entry and exit form, stamping fee with you to show at Vietnam airports, then your visa will be stamped.

    • Note
    • There are two ways of classification visa in Vietnam:

First, in terms of traveling purpose, there are three kinds of Vietnam entry visa:

+ Tourist Visa: applied for 1 month visa

+ Business Visa: applied for 3 months visa

+ Visa for other purposes: applied for 3 months visa

  • Second, in terms of length of stay and number of entry, there are 4 types of visa:

+ 1 month single entry visa

+ 1 month multiple entry visa

+ 3 months single entry visa

- Some nationalities difficult to apply for visas such as Middle East, Africa please contact us info@asianatravel.com.vn

- Noi Bai International airport (Ha Noi - Vietnam)
- Tan Son Nhat International airport (Ho Chi Minh - Vietnam)
- Da Nang International airport (Da Nang - Vietnam)
- Phu Bai International airport (Hue - Vietnam)
- Cam Ranh International airport (Nha Trang - Vietnam)
- Cat Bi International airport (Hai Phong - Vietnam)
- Tra Noc International airport (Can Tho - Vietnam)
- Phu Quoc International airport (Kien Giang -  Vietnam)
 

- Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines (VietnameseHãng Hàng không Quốc gia Việt Nam) is the flag carrier of Vietnam. The airline was founded in 1956 and later established as a state-owned enterprise in April 1989. Vietnam Airlines is headquartered in Long Biên DistrictHanoi, with hubs at Noi Bai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport. The airline flies to 64 destinations in 17 countries, excluding codeshared services.

- Jetstar Pacific

Jetstar Pacific Airlines Joint Stock Aviation Company (operating as Jetstar Pacific) is a low-cost airline headquartered in Tan Binh DistrictHo Chi Minh CityVietnam. With its hub at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Ho Chi Minh City, operates scheduled domestic and international services along with charter flights.

- Vietjet Air

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company (VietnameseCông ty Cổ phần Hàng không VietJet), trading as VietJet Air or Vietjet, is an international low-cost airline from Vietnam. As of its launch in December 2011, it became the second private airline to offer domestic service in Vietnam, as well as the fifth airline overall to offer civil domestic flights. VietJet Air is owned by Sovico Holdings, HDBank, other organisational investors and individual stakeholders.

- Air Mekong

Mekong Aviation Joint Stock Company (VietnameseCông ty Cổ phần Hàng không Mê Kông), doing business as Air Mekong, was an airline from Vietnam which operated scheduled passenger flights from its base at Phu Quoc Airport and secondary hubs at Noi Bai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Its headquarters were located in Phú QuốcKiên Giang Province

  • Cu Chi Tunnels

    Cu Chi Tunnels

    The Chu Chi Tunnels are part of a massive war museum in Ho Chi Minh. They offer visitors a sneak-peek at the underground life of Vietnamese soldiers back in 1948. The site has over 120km of underground tunnels, with trapdoors, living areas, kitchens, storage facilities, armoury, hospitals, and command centres. After the war against the French, Vietnamese soldiers expanded the tunnels and included effective air filtration systems, which helped them survive the Chu Chi carpet-bombings