Vietnam visa extension for Singaporean citizens 2019
What is Vietnam visa extension for Singaporean citizens? How much to pay for it? What documents are required when you get your Vietnam visa extended?
Having a Vietnam Visa is the first condition for foreigners when they want to enter Vietnam. Some people tend to think that, they complete their process after getting a visa, but in fact, they need to remember the expired date.
Singapore wins a place in Exemption list to enter Vietnam, so Singaporean citizens do not need to apply visa if they want to stay in this country less than 30 days. In case they plan a stay longer, they still have to apply visa.
Visa extension process is not difficult to get, we will focus on Vietnam visa extension for Singaporean citizens in this section. In case you are not clear at any part, please leave us a comment!
Vietnam Embassy in Singapore
Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Singapore
Address: 10 Leedon Park St., SINGAPORE 267887
Phone: (65) 64625994
Fax: (65) 6462 5936
Office hours: From Mon to Fri, 8.30am – 12.00pm and 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Visa hours: From Mon to Fri, 9 am – 12.00pm (at noon).
Vietnam Embassy Singapore Website
You can also visit this website Embassy of Vietnam in Singapore. This is information of The Vietnam Embassy in Singapore, provided for information and service purpose.
Vietnam visa extension for Singaporean citizens
Foreigners in general and Singapore passport holders in particular are only allowed to stay in Vietnam for a limited period, as published by the provisions of the Government of Vietnam.
If visitors who have visa expired without further extension either unintentional or intentional, they will be fined due to overdue visa, can be deported from Vietnam and listed on the entry blacklist, so the best way for you is remembering the expiration date so as not to be punished.
Technically, the cost of visa renewal is higher than that of visa extension, and you can get your visa extension at Vietnam Embassy. Although the process to extend visa at Embassy is not difficult, but your waiting time is long, usually 10 working days and the embassy will keep your passport for processing, so you will not use your passport to go to anywhere by air during the period.
The procedures for Vietnam Visa Extension for Singaporean citizens are different, depend on type of visa you want to extend such as trade visa, tourism visa and work visa. You can let the visa agent whatever can apply visa on arrival Vietnam obtain visa extension for you.
Some notes on visa extension:
– Procedures of Visa extension depend on your purpose of the latest entry visa
– Vietnam border gate in which travelers enters will determine extension cost
– The latest date of entry will impact substantial on extension cost
– Travelers should provide visa agent with number of extensions and places of extension.
Vietnam Visa Extension for Singaporean citizens about work permit
In case Singaporean employees want to work in Vietnam for a long time, they can not apply for tourism visa. In this case, they must have work permit in Vietnam. Besides that, they can make 2 or 3 year residence card which can be extended after obtaining work permits or 5 Year Visa Exemption if they are spouses.
As any other Vietnam visa, work permit needs to be extended when it expires, you must submit documents to renew work permit to local Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Service where were initially granted the permit before at least 10 days but not more than 30 days before the existing permit expires.
If you want to extend Vietnam work permit for Singaporean citizens, you should prepare:
– The written request to renew the work permit of the employer
– Two color photos (size 4cm x 6cm, white background, straight face, no glasses), not more than 6 months up to the date of application.
– Copy of work contract.
– The current work permit.
How much to pay for Vietnam visa extension for Singaporean citizens?
Due to different situation such as nationality and your border port, the fee of Vietnam visa extension for Singaporean citizens that you have to pay is not the same. You must send photo of passport and visa via email to visa agent, they will tell you the specific price for your particular case. This is fee offered to you for a reference: from USD 130 to USD 530 depending on the period as 3 months, 6 months, 1 year.
1) The visa extension should be obtained at the minimum of 5 days before deadlines of your stay in Vietnam
2) You will have to pay additional fee for urgent service
3) You should get visa renewal if you want to stay in Vietnam for 3 months and wish to change types of visa from single to multiple. The article How to get a Vietnam Visa from Singapore? will provide you with 2 detailed way.