Since its launch on February 1, 2017, Vietnam e-visa has become a preferred way to obtain a valid visa for Vietnam for citizens of 80 eligible countries thanks to its online application, low cost, fast processing and variety of entry ports.
Vietnam e-visa entry points
There are up to 33 ports which are good for e-visa to Vietnam, consisting of 8 international airports, 16 land borders and 9 seaports as follows:
1. Vietnam e visa airports
Here are 8 international airports that air travelers can enter Vietnam with an e-visa.
- Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, 30 km north of city center.
- Cat Bi Airport in Hai Phong city, 5km south-east of city center.
- Phu Bai Airport in Thua Thien Hue province, 14km south of city center.
- Da Nang Airport in Da Nang city, close to the center of the city.
- Cam Ranh Airport in Khanh Hoa province, 30km south of Nha Trang city.
- Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh city, 7km from the city center.
- Can Tho Airport in Can Tho city, about 8km north-west of the city center.
- Phu Quoc Airport in Kien Giang province, 5km south of Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc island.
2. Vietnam e-visa land crossing
The e-visa holders can enter Vietnam by land from neighboring countries of China, Laos and Cambodia via the following land borders:
- Dong Xing (China) – Mong Cai (Quang Ninh province), 176km north-east of Ha Long city;
- You Yi Guan (China) – Huu Nghi (Lang Son province) – 20km north of Lang Son city;
- Hekou (China) – Lao Cai (Lao Cai province), 4km north of Lao Cai city center;
- Pang Hok (Laos) – Tay Trang (Dien Bien Phu province), 35km south-west of Dien Bien Phu city;
- Nam Soi (Laos) – Na Meo (Thanh Hoa Province), 115km north-west of Thanh Hoa city;
- Namkan (Laos) – Nam Can (Nghe An province), 241km north-west of Vinh city;
- Namphao (Laos) – Cau Treo (Ha Tinh province), 100km west of Ha Tinh city;
- Naphao (Laos) – Cha Lo (Quang Binh province), 160km north-west of Dong Hoi city;
- Den Savanh (Laos) – Lao Bao (Quang Tri province), 80km north-west of Dong Ha city;
- Saravane (Laos) – La Lay (Quang Tri province), 115km south-west of Dong Ha city;
- Phou Keua (Laos) – Bo Y (Kon Tum province), over 85km north-west of Kon Tum city.
- Bavet (Cambodia) – Moc Bai (Tay Ninh province), 70km north-west of Ho Chi Minh city;
- Trapeang Phlong (Cambodia) – Xa Mat (Tay Ninh province), 50km north west of Tay Ninh city;
- Phnom Den (Cambodia) -Tinh Bien (An Giang province), 25km south-west of Chau Doc city;
- K’am Samnar (Cambodia) – Song Tien (An Giang province), 30km north of Chau Doc city;
- Prek Chak (Cambodia) – Ha Tien (Ha Tien province), 6km north-west of Ha Tien town.
3. Vietnam e-visa for cruise passengers
Here are 9 seaports that cruise passengers can use e-visa to enter Vietnam.
- Chan May Sea Port in Hue city;
- Da Nang Sea Port in Da Nang city;
- Duong Dong Sea Port in Phu Quoc island;
- Hon Gai Sea Port in Quang Ninh province (near Ha Long Bay);
- Hai Phong Sea Port in Hai Phong city;
- Nha Trang Sea Port in Khanh Hoa province;
- Quy Nhon Sea Port in Quy Nhon city (Binh Dinh province);
- Ho Chi Minh Sea Port in Ho Chi Minh city;
- Vung Tau Sea Port in Vung Tau city (Ba Ria Vung Tau province);
The other ports are not allowed for e-visa to Vietnam.
Vietnam e-visa exit checkpoints
The above 33 ports of entry are also the points that one using e-visa can exit Vietnam.
Important note for Vietnam e visa port of entry
- The e-visa holders can enter Vietnam only via the port of entry chosen in their e-visa application. Once the e-visa is issued, the traveler cannot switch the point of entry, and in case they wish to change the port of entry, they need to apply for a new e-visa.
- The e-visa holders can enter Vietnam only from the port of entry chosen in their e-visa application. Once the e-visa is issued, the traveler cannot switch the point of entry, and in case they wish to change the port of entry, they need to apply for a new e-visa.