South African citizens
US American citizens are REQUIRED to apply for valid visas to enter Vietnam for tourism and business purposes and meet the entry requirements:
How to apply
US passport holders can choose one of the available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam:
1 – Visa at local embassy
- Address: 1233 20th St NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, United States
- Phone: (202) 739 1666 / (202) 716-8666
- Fax: (202) 861-0917
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
- Website: vietnamembassy-usa.org/embassy
If you are currently living outside of the United States, you can you also contact the local embassy in the country where are residing.
2- Visa on arrival
The easiest way for US visitors to obtain a Vietnamese visa is to apply for a visa on arrival online at myvietnamvisa.com. You can complete your visa application in just a few simple steps, receive the visa approval letter by email in 3-5 working days and print out the documents to pick up the visa upon arrival at Vietnam airport. See how it works!
Visa on arrival fees for United States citizens
|Type of visa||Tourist visa||Business visa||Stamping fee|
|Single 1 month||18||70||US$25|
|Single 3 month||28||95||US$25|
|Multiple 1 month||21||75||US$50|
|Multiple 3 month||43||110||US$50|
*The price table above is for visa on arrival service and quoted in US dollars. If you want to apply through the Embassy of Vietnam in United States, please contact the Embassy directly for visa price.