How to get Vietnam visa from Philippines?

Thanks to Agreement of visa exemption for entry, exit and transit between Vietnam and Philippines, a 21-day visa exemption is granted to citizens of Philippines who currently living in Philippines or other countries. If your stay in Vietnam longer than 21 days, Filipino must get Vietnam for any purpose including business, visiting friends and families or leisure vacation. There are two options to get visa for Vietnam from Phillipines.

Getting visa through Vietnam Embassy in Phillipines

Functioning as a communication channel between the Vietnamese government and Philippines government, Embassy of Vietnam can provide a valid visa directly for citizens of Philippines. You can come in person to Vietnam Embassy to apply for Vietnam visa before your trip. You will be required to submit your application form together with your original passports and a pile of relevant documents as the requirement of the Embassy. The fee and processing time are based on each Embassy or Consulate. Apart from visa fee, you may have to pay for addition fees such as postal cost, driving, parking fees and so on. Normally, it will take about 5 working days to determine either your visa application is approved or not. You can contact directly with Embassy of Vietnam in Manila for further information about the procedure, fee and processing time of applying for Vietnam visa. Following is contact information of Vietnam Embassy in Philippines



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Getting visa by applying Vietnam Visa on Arrival 

Another faster and simpler options to get Vietnam visa is Vietnam visa on arrival. This kind of visa is especially beneficial for those who are living far away from the Vietnamese Embassy, enter Vietnam by air or do not want to send off their passport by post, etc. In order to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival, you are requested to complete 3 simple steps as follow:

  • Firstly, fill in an online application form  with all correct information and make a payment for processing service fee
  • Secondly, get a visa approval letter sent via email within 2 working days
  • Thirdly, present the original passport, a hard copy of approval, 2 photos and pay the stamping fee to pick up visa stamped onto the passport at Vietnam arrival airport

The other advantages of Vietnam visa on arrival include faster processing, cost-saving and more efficient payment methods. However, Vietnam visa on arrival is only applied for those who enter Vietnam through any of Vietnam international airports such as Noi Bai, Cat Bi, Da Nang, Cam Ranh, Tan Son Nhat.

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