September 21, 2018 5 By admin

Visa on arrival – the visa picked up at arrival airport – is applicable to travelers coming to Vietnam by air.

Visa on arrival is a special advantage for those who live far from the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in Singapore. The applicants neither have to go to the Embassy nor have to send out the passport.


How can Singaporean apply Vietnam visa on Arrival?

By using this way of getting Vietnam Visa online in Singapore, one only needs 2 working days (normal processing) or 1 working day (urgent processing) or only 4 working hours (super urgent service – see Super Urgent Service) to get a pre-approval letter for tourist visa or 7 working days (normal processing) or 3 working days (urgent processing) to get a pre-approval letter for business visa issued by Vietnam Immigration Department. The letter is an official permission to get on flights and get actual visa stamped onto their passports upon arrival at Vietnam international airports.

Passport requirements when applying Vietnam visa

The passport of applicants should satisfy following requirements

  • Have at least 2 blank pages to get visa stamp and seal at Vietnam international airports.
  • Have at least 6 month validity counted from your date of arrival to Vietnam.


  • Have a white background
  • Be taken in the last 03 months.
  • Eyes look straight on without glasses, photos should be taken clearly with the appearance of 2 ears
  • You have to upload one colored photo (4X6) taking during last (3) months to the application form.

How to get a pre-approval letter and visa?

  • Follow their simple steps in the Online Application Form, fill in the secured form, make payment for service fee
  • Wait for 1 – 2 working days (tourist visas) or 7 working days (business visas) to get your Visa Approval Letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department via email
  • Print the approval letter out together with an entry and exit form (also attached in the email). Fill in the entry and exit form in advance (to save time at the arrival airport) and prepare 01 passport-sized photo
  • Bring visa approval letter, photo, filled Entry, and Exit form and required the amount of money for the stamping fee (USD is recommended) with you to get on your flights
  • Get your visa stamped at Vietnam airport checking point by showing all prepared to the in-charge officer.


  • Before you apply, please check carefully if your nationality is included in the visa exemption list or is not yet to be supported with visa on arrival per the Government policy.
  • Before applying for Vietnam visa, applicants have to make sure that his/her passport has minimum of 6 months validity and left pages.
  • Visa on arrival option is ONLY applicable for those traveling by air to Vietnam.

For further information, please visit the application process or contact us at:

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Stamp Visa at Vietnam international airport

Singapore passport holder can use their Visa to enter Vietnam, passenger can stamp visa at one of Vietnam international airport gates such as Noi Bai, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Tan Son Nhat

To stamp Visa at the airport, passenger should prepare the following documents:

  • Visa Approval Letter by Vietnam Immigration Department
  • Immigration Form
  • Passport and remaining  term of over 6 months, with at least 2 blank pages
  • Two 4×6 photos with white background
  • Fee for Visa stamped

When clients choose visa on arrival and get visa stamping at Vietnam’s international airports are you afraid of having  problems at the airport for stamping visa such as be bothered or made difficult by airport security or no one assists procedures for visa stamping at the Vietnamese international airports or could be denied visa stamping and rejected for entry?

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We affirm that there is no client who has ever been denied stamping visa or refused entry to Vietnam by Vietnam international airport security if getting visa approval letter from our company. Clients must follow our step-by-step instructions to enter Vietnam normally. You can take our fast track service into your consideration to avoid any problem with visa procedure or airport security to have best time for your trip.

In addition to fee for Visa dispatch, passenger must also pay fee for Visa stamp  as follows:

Procedures for work Visa in Vietnam

Procedures for work Visa are the same as trade Visa. To apply for work Visa, passenger must have work permit in Vietnam; otherwise, passenger can only apply for trade or tourism Visa.


  1. Passenger does not have a Company in Vietnam agreed to guarantee, please let us know so we can handle trade visa in our way
  2. Time for tourism or trade Visa for Singapore people can be faster than 5 days; Or Visa can be obtained urgently in 01, 02 days but passenger must pay extra fee.
  3. Dossier set submitted by us to apply for Visa is irrevocable so at that time passenger must still pay fee as normal
  4. In case Visa cannot be obtained by our fault, we will: redo or correct free of charge or refund as required by passenger
  5. When obtaining Visa, passenger can fly or travel by road or waterway from Singapore or from other countries to Vietnam


–   Singapore people can apply for Entry Visa online on our website or via email to us.

–   Passenger can go to the Embassy and apply for visa at Vietnam Embassy in Singapore or Vietnam Embassy in another country.

In case Singapore citizens come to Phu Quoc, Vietnam via international ports (included by air or by sea), stay at that ports and head to Phu Quoc Island, they are exempted from Vietnam visa not more than 30 days. It is only applied for people going to Phu Quoc. If they go to other places, they must make visa as usual.

Note: The passport of foreigners using unilateral visa exemption to cone Vietnam must be valid at least 6 months and the next entry to Vietnam must be least 30 days after the first exit. From the second entry, passenger will have to make a visa if a previous entry is not exceeding 30 days.


In case you plan to travel to Vietnam by land/sea or would like to obtain a full stamped visa on your passport before departing for Vietnam, you are advised to contact the nearest Vietnam Embassy for the detailed procedure. It may take you 2-5 working days to get Vietnam Visa at Vietnam Embassy in Singapore.

Vietnam visa extension for Singapore passport holder

According to the provisions of the Government of Vietnam, foreigners in general and Singapore passport holders in particular are only allowed to stay in Vietnam for 06 maximum continuous months.

If passenger has visa expired without further extension, passenger will be punished due to overdue visa, can be deported from Vietnam and listed on the entry blacklist.

Passenger entering at Tan Son Nhat border gate in Ho Chi Minh City, Moc Bai border gate Tay Ninh Province will easily extend and save cost than Noi Bai Hanoi or Da Nang, Nha Trang.

Procedures for Vietnam visa extension for Singapore people with the purpose of tourism, trade, work, relative visit are as follows:

 Tourism visa extension

  • Valid passport and visa
  • 01 4×6 photo with white background
  • Residence certificate by local public security.
  • Visa extension period is 5 working days

 Trade visa extension

  • Valid passport and visa
  • Guarantee company dossier in Vietnam
  • NA5 form sealed by the Company in Vietnam
  • 01 4×6 photo with white background
  • Residence certificate by local public security.
  • Visa extension period is 5 working days

Work visa extension

  • Valid passport and visa
  • Guarantee company dossier in Vietnam
  • NA5 form sealed by the Company in Vietnam
  • Valid original work permit
  • 01 4×6 photo with white background
  • Residence certificate by local public security.
  • Visa extension period is 5 working days
  • Visa extension period will depend on the remaining term of work permit.

Some notes on visa extension:

  • Visa extension procedures depend on the purpose of the latest entry visa
  • Vietnam border gate where passenger enters will determine extension cost
  • The latest date of entry will impact significantly on extension cost
  • Passenger should provide us with number of extensions and places of extension.
  • Normally visa may be extended only up to 3 months, but with trade visa, work visa we can extend up to 06 months or 1 year

The Singapore come to Vietnam to work and live for long time should pay attention to following matters:

  • In case they want to work for long time in Vietnam, the Singapore must have work permit in Vietnam. We will instruct you how to get it (Work permit can be extended).
  • – After obtaining work permits, the Singapore can make 2 or 3 year residence card which can be extended.
  • – If the Singapore are spouses, children of the Vietnamese, they can make 5 Year Visa Exemption (We will talk about this later).

Embassy of Vietnam in Singapore, Singapore

  • Address: 10 Leedon Park St., SINGAPORE 267887
  • Phone:  (65) 64625994
  • Fax: (65) 6462 5936
  • Office hours: Mon – Fri 8.30am – 12.00pm | 2.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Visa hours: Mon – Fri 9 am – 12.00pm (noon)