Vietnam Visa on Arrival for citizens of South Africa
Last Updated: March 2022
OFFICIAL GUIDE TO VIETNAM VISA ON ARRIVAL FOR SOUTH AFRICA CITIZENS WHO ARE LIVING OR TRAVELING IN HONG KONG.
Vietnam Visa on arrival is just available for Air travel only. In case, you travel to Vietnam by cruise, ship or land border crossing, please consider to apply for the Vietnam Visa at the consulate of Vietnam in Hong Kong, China.
Procedures for Vietnam Visa on Arrival – Just within 4 simple steps
Benefit of Vietnam Visa on Arrival
100% online procedure & Quick processing
With Vietnam Visa on Arrival, all procedures will be done online. It only takes about 2 minutes for an online application form and 1-2 business days for Visa processing.
Hassle-free, no embassy chasing-down
Vietnam Visa on arrival procedure is 100% online. Just 2 minutes for the application form online. Do not need to visit any embassy or consulate of Vietnam to apply in person.
No Passport & Documents send-off
Vietnam Visa on arrival does not require you to send your passport or any travel documents for Visa processing. Most of cases, we just need your passport information only.
Pick up Visa at your destination Airport
Just apply online to get the Vietnam Visa approval letter. The real Visa will be issued into your passport at destination airport in Vietnam upon arrival.
Required documents to apply for Vietnam Visa on Arrival for South Africa citizens
To apply for Vietnam Visa on Arrival, South Africa passport holders need to submit some information on the online application form as below:
– Passport information (Full name, Gender, Passport Number, Nationality, Passport Number…)
– Estimated entry and exit date Vietnam
– Type of Vietnam Visa you want to apply (Tourist or Business Visa with 1 month or 3 months)
– Airport of arrival
– Email address (The visa approval letter will be sent to this email address when it is issued)
* Tips for Full name: Write your full name as it appears in the ICAO line of your passport data page if your name is long or includes special character. You must complete ALL your First Name, Middle Name and Last Name on the Vietnam Visa Application.
Vietnam Visa on Arrival: Type, Fee and Processing time applied for South Africa citizens
Notes on Type of Vietnam Visa:
- Vietnam Tourist Visa: Issued for South Africa passport holders who visit Vietnam for travel or vacation.
- Vietnam Business Visa: Issued to South Africa passport holders who will come to Vietnam for business purposes, such as Attend Conference, Market Research, Meet Business Partner.
- Please note, this Business Visa is only applicable for short term of stay, maximum for 3 months. In case you come to work in a company in Vietnam, please contact us for instructions.
- For Dependent visa (such as: husband works in Vietnam, and his wife will come to Vietnam to live with him or parents come to Vietnam to live with their son or daughter who are working in Vietnam…) Please contact us for instructions.
Notes about Vietnam Visa on Arrival fee applied for South Africa citizens:
- There are 2 kinds of fees involved in to getting a Vietnam visa on arrival as below:
- Visa stamping fee (Government official fee) is paid on arrival when picking up your visa on arrival at the airport. It is $25 for single entry (1-3 months) | $50 for multiple entry (1-3 months) | $95 for 6 months visa | $135 for 1 year visa.
- Service fee is paid for processing of the Vietnam visa approval letter. The approval letter is the official document issued by Vietnam Immigration Department that allows you board airplane and pick up your visa on arrival Vietnam.
- Standard processing time is within 2 working days (depends on each type of Visa), not include Saturday, Sunday and Vietnam public holiday.
- Vietnam Visa on Arrival Express service is available if you need the Visa Approval letter urgently. Extra fee will be charged in this case.
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