Vietnam Visa for Chinese citizens

Are Chinese citizens exempted from visa?

As a citizen of China, you MUST acquire a visa before entering Vietnam whether you just travel or go on a business trip.

Visa type Visa Regulation
Tourism Visa Visa required
Business Visa Visa required

To be allowed to enter Vietnam, in addition to Visa, you need to meet 02 follow conditions:

  • Passport has 6-month validity (at least) since your entry date to Vietnam.
  • Passport has 02 blank pages in minimum.

How to get a Vietnam Visa for China residents?

You can get Vietnam visa from China in 2 ways:

1- Getting Vietnam Entry Visa at Vietnamese Embassy in China

You can contact directly to Vietnamese Embassy in China (if you are living in China), or in nation that you are settling in before going to Vietnam.

To obtain Vietnam Visa, you must prepare required documents:

  • Your original passport has at least 06-months validity
  • One visa application form is filled with your correct information, along with 02 passport photos
  • Visa fee. Please note that the cost depends on the length and purpose of the trip. The more important thing is all visa application fees at the Embassy are non-refundable.
  • If you send your application form by mail or post office, please provide your correct address that you want to return your passport and visa. All documents should be placed in one package.

2-Getting Vietnam Visa On Arrival at Vietnam International Airport (highly recommended)

To all Chinese citizens who travel to Vietnam by plane, Visa on Arrival (VOA) is the most convenient way to get Vietnam visa (you can get visa right at the airport)

To obtain this VOA visa, you just need to follow these 3 simple steps:

  1. Apply online visa application form
    Finish online visa application form with basic information such as full name, passport number, passport expiry date, date of birth, date of entry and exit, then pay the service fee
  2. Receive Visa Approval Letter
    You will receive Visa Approval Letter within 2 days (for tourism visa) or 7 days (for business visa), or even faster with emergency visa service, and stick with Immigration Declaration.
  3. Stick Visa Stamp when you arrive at Vietnam Airport

Visa fee for Chinese citizens:

This table below is total entry Vietnam visa costs:

Visa Tourist Fee:

Type of visa Service fee Stamping fee
1 month single entry 17 USD 25 USD
1 month multiple entry 22 USD 50 USD
3 months single entry 27 USD 25 USD
3 months multiple entry 55 USD 50 USD

Business Visa Fee:

Type of visa Service fee Stamping fee
1 month single entry 90 USD 25 USD
1 month multiple entry 95 USD 50 USD
3 months single entry 120 USD 25 USD
3 months multiple entry 135 USD 50 USD
6 months multiple entry 355 USD 95 USD
1 year multiple entry 520 USD 135 USD

Apply Vietnam visa

The mentioned service fees above are applied to normal processing time which is 2 business days. If you want to use emergency visa service, you need to pay an extra fee:

  • 10 USD/person to receive Visa Approval Letter within a day
  • 20 USD/person to receive Visa Approval Letter in 4 business hours
  • 45 USD/person to receive Visa Approval Letter in 2 business hours