Vietnam Visa on Arrival Fees 2016

Getting Vietnam visa is much easier for those who travel to Vietnam by air than ever when they only need to apply online for Vietnam visa on arrival and pay a little amount of visa fee, then pack bags with passports in hands and Vietnam is in tourists’ reach soon.

As usual, there are two kinds of fee that the visa applicants will have to pay when using visa on arrival, consisting of service fee and stamping fee. Service fee means the fee service users need to pay to the travel agent for processing visa application and returning Vietnam Visa Approval Letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department to their email; while the latter is the fee to be paid by cash directly to Immigration Officer at Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat or Da Nang International Airport to get visa stamped on their passports.

While service fee offered by the travel agent may vary depending on the number of applicants in the group and kind of service the applicant wishes to use, the stamping fee is fixed by Vietnam Ministry of Finance and compulsory for all those who use visa on arrival service.

Here are the service fee applied by – a leading website providing Vietnam visa on arrival service and the stamping fee for each type of Vietnam visa:

Unit: USD/pax

Visa type Service fee Stamping fee
Normal service (2 working days) Urgent service
(1 working days)
 urgent service
1 pax 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10 pax
& upwards
1 month single 21.00 18.25 17.25 15.25 14.00 Plus $10  Request 25
3 months single 34.00 30.25 28.25 25.25 22.00 Plus $10 25
1 month multiple 26.00 23.25 22.25 19.25 17.00 Plus $10 50
3 months multiple 50

Visa on Arrival is said to be the most convenient option for Vietnam visa application, especially helpful for those who live far from Vietnam Embassy because the applicants don’t need to send their passports away by postal mail or visiting the embassy like applying through the Embassy. Moreover, Vietnam visa on arrival is a trustworthy online service for its legitimacy that Vietnam Immigration Department is the issuing unit.

How to apply for Vietnam Visa on Arrival?

Step 1: Submit application form at

Step 2: Pay service fee (Payment can be made using Credit/ Debit Card via OnePay/PayPal or cash via Western Union)

Step 3: Receive approval letter (within 1-2 working days for normal service), along with detailed instruction for documents and procedure to get visa stamped upon arrival.

Step 4: Get visa stamped at arrival airport in Vietnam