Can Hong Kong Citizens Apply for Vietnam Visa through Internet

The number of Hong Kong citizens arriving in Vietnam has quickly increased during the past time, many of them have traveled to Vietnam for many times, while many others traveled to Vietnam for the first time. And as reported by – a special website designed to assist Hong Kong passport holders to obtain a Vietnam visa, it has got a lot of questions asking if they can apply for Vietnam visa via internet or not.

The answer, happily, is “YES, IF THEY TRAVEL TO VIETNAM BY AIR”.


Vietnam visa applied via internet, also called as Vietnam visa on arrival requires its applicants to get visa stamped upon arrival at airport. So, do not apply online for Vietnam visa if you do not travel to Vietnam by air.

How to apply?

It is very simple to apply for Vietnam visa online for Hong Kong citizens. The process can be completed in just a few clicks:

  1. A click at online application form to fill it out with required information;
  2. A click to move to step 2 to check information that you have just provided;
  3. A click to make payment of service fee online.

After completing this step, you only need to wait and get visa approval letter sent to your email within 1 or 2 working days. You even get it faster in just a few working hours with extra fee.

How to pick up visa upon arrival?

This is also an easy step. After getting visa approval letter, you need to print it out together with entry and exit form attached together with the letter. Bring them with your passport, 2 passport-photos and stamping fee to board your flight and present to immigration officer at Vietnam airport to get visa stamped.

This step may take you just a few minutes or more depending on number of travelers waiting there for the same purpose as yours.