Requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand

Requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand

November 11, 2019 0 By Mi Pandora

It is not latest news that Thailand citizens do not need a Vietnam Visa if they want to enter this country. However, in some case, both Thailand passport holders and foreigners from some countries are required for it. Let’s find out requirements of Vietnam Visa from Thailand!

Do Thailand need a visa to visit Vietnam?

Thailand and Vietnam are in Asia, so it is very easy to go between the 2 country. According to Government’s rule, Thailand citizens are not needed a Vietnam Visa if they enter Vietnam less than 30 days. If you are not Thailand passport holder but you live in Thailand, please check out the table below to know whether your nationality needs a Vietnam Visa or not.

In case Thailand passport holders plan to stay in Vietnam more than 30 days, they must apply a Vietnam visa in advance.

List of countries exempt from the visa to enter Vietnam

Areas Countries Term of residence
Asia Singapore less than 30 days
Thailand less than 30 days
Malaysia less than 30 days
Indonesia less than 30 days
Laos less than 30 days
Philippines less than 21 days
Japan less than 15 days
South Korea less than 15 days
Cambodia less than 30 days
Brunei less than 14 days
Myanmar less than 14 days
European Sweden less than 15 days
Finland less than 15 days
Denmark less than 15 days
Germany less than 15 days
France less than 15 days
United Kingdom less than 15 days
Italy less than 15 days
Spain less than 15 days
Norway less than 15 days

How to visit Vietnam with 30 days of free Vietnam Visa for Thailand citizens

Now, as citizens of Thaialand are free for 30 days of Vietnam Visa so if they enter Vietnam for tourism or business, they can stay for a maximum of 30 days without a visa. To get free visa, you have to bring your passport when visiting Vietnam by any transports such as airplane, bus, train or ship, cruise…

Please directly come to Immigration Check-in counter to get the blue stamp into your passport when you arrive Vietnam. With this stamp, you are allowed to stay in Vietnam for 15 days from your arrival date.

No cost and no other documents are required.

How to apply Vietnam visa from Thailand?

Requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand

Requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand is effective to Thailand citizens who want to stay in Vietnam more than 30 days and foreigners whose nationalities are not in Vietnam visa exemption list. There are 2 way to apply for a visa, and you can find detailed way at How To Get Vietnam visa from Thailand?

Ports of entry that permit the use of a Vietnam visa on arrival

International airport

  • Noi Bai International Airport (Ha Noi)
  • Cat Bi International Airport (Hai Phong)
  • Da Nang International Airport
  • Cam Ranh International Airport (Khanh Hoa)
  • Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Can Tho International Airport
  • Phu Bai International Airport
  • Phu Quoc International Airport


  • Bo Y Landport
  • Cha Lo Landport
  • Cau Treo Landport
  • Huu Nghi Landport
  • Tinh Bien Landport
  • Xa Mat Landport
  • Lao Bao Landport
  • Lao Cai Landport
  • Moc Bai Landport
  • Moc Bai Landport
  • Nam Can Landport
  • Ha Tien Landport
  • Song Tien Landport


  • Hai Phong Seaport
  • Hon Gai Seaport
  • Da Nang Seaport
  • Quy Nhon Seaport
  • Nha Trang Seaport
  • Vung Tau Seaport
  • Ho Chi Minh City Seaport

Requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand

When applying Vietnam Visa, please note some information:

– In case you want to apply for visa from Vietnam embassy in Thailand, please check out the address of Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Thailand from our website.

– Required documentsL your passport with at least 6 months validity and 2 blanked left pages, 2 passport-sized photos, stamping fees.

– Processing time: 5-7 working days

– If you live far away from the Vietnam Embassy and do not want to lose the documents (passport, money or documents) by postal mail or traffic jam once visiting Vietnam Embassy, they can apply for Vietnam visa from Thailand, no matter you are not Thailand citizen and no matter where you are. This way is called Visa on Arrival or Vietnam Visa Online, it allow you to let a visa agent apply Vietnam Visa Online for you and you will pick up your visa at one of Vietnam International Airports, instead of obtaining a visa directly at Vietnam Embassy in Thailand.

Embassy of Vietnam in Bangkok, THAILAND

Address: 83/1 Wireless Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

Tel: 0-2251-5836-8/ 0-2251-7202/ 0-2251-3552

Stamping Vietnam Visa at Vietnam international airport

When using Visa on Arrival, you can get your visa stamped at Vietnam international airport, but you can not stamp your Vietnam Visa in case you apply at the Vietnam embassy in Thailand. After having the approval letter, you need to print it, take it with you to Vietnam and stamp visa at one of Vietnam international airport gates.

Requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand

Prepare the following documents to stamp your visa at the airport:

  • Visa Approval Letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department (which had been sent to your email in working days)
  • Immigration Form
  • Passport and remaining period of over 6 months, with at least 2 blank pages
  • Two 4×6 photos with white background, taken within 6 months and without glasses
  • Stamping fee

When applying Vietnam Visa via Visa On Arrival, you can choose extra service as well, such as FAST TRACK, CAR PICK UP, BOOKING HOTEL, BOOKING TOUR,…

You can refer Vietnam visa fee in Thailand to know Visa Fee, and take a look at Vietnam Visa Price for service fee information.

Applying Vietnam visa on Arrival or Business Vietnam visa, you can get your Vietnam visa in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin, Sukhothai, Krabi, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi or any cities in Thailand. Let’s apply visa at!

Requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand: work permit

Requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand

Because Thailand citizens are permitted to stay in Vietnam 30 days, it is also used for tourism. In this case they can not apply for tourism Vietnam Visa, they need Visa to work, this is also a permission that allows them to work in Vietnam.

There are something to be noticed about requirements of Vietnam visa from Thailand to work:

  1. If you do not have a Company in Vietnam agreed to guarantee, please let Visa Agent know so they can handle trade visa instead.
  2. Dossier set submitted to apply for Vietnam visa is irrevocable so at that time travelers must still pay fee as normal
  3. In case Visa cannot be apply by visa agent’s fault, they will: redo or correct free of charge or refund as required by passenger
  4. When obtaining Visa, applicants can go to Vietnam by air or travel by road or waterway from Thailand or from other countries.

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