You are a Hong Kong citizen, and you are planning a trip to Vietnam? You should now that a valid Vietnam visa is required for you. But please don’t think that this item may bother you, as getting a Vietnam visa for Hong Kong citizen has been made much easier since introduction of Vietnam visa on arrival.
Visa on arrival in Vietnam is based on the Internet, so if the Embassy of Vietnam is not in your town, you can still apply for a visa easily passing a few minutes online. Significantly, the Visa on arrival in Vietnam is legally approved by the Government of Vietnam, under the control of Vietnam Immigration Department.
How to obtain Vietnam visa on arrival for Hong Kong Citizens?
It must be said that it is very simple, just in four steps as following:
1. Submit online application form:
It is very easy to fill out the online form. Take https://booking.vietnam-visa.com/step1.html as a sample. Instead of a lot of information to be provided in the form required by the embassy, online visa application form at this website only requires you to provide the following information:
- Contact information (name, email and phone number);
- Visa information (visa type, visa duration, arrival airport and purpose of visit);
- Applicant’s information (full name, gender, date of birth, passport number and passport expiry date);
2. Make payment of service fee
The payment is made via secured online payment portals;
3. Get visa approval letter via email
This visa approval letter is issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department through the travel agent you apply for Vietnam visa with as an official permission allowing to board flight to Vietnam airport and get visa stamped there. It will be sent to you via email within 1 or 2 working days, even faster depending on which kind of service you applied for. Attached together with your visa approval letter will be a detailed guide to get visa stamped.
4. Have visa stamped at Vietnam airport
Follow the guide provided, you will get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport. This process may take you 15 – 30 minutes depending on number of travelers staying in the queue for the same purpose as yours.
Despite its convenience, Vietnam visa on arrival is for Hong Kong citizens who travel to Vietnam by air only.