Vietnam eVisa for French citizens

Visa Information for travelers visiting Vietnam from France.

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Do French passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?

French nationals who wish to visit Vietnam for tourism purposes, for a period not exceeding 45 days , do not require a visa..

Visa requirement summary:

Is a visa required for French citizens? No, visa is not required for 45 days.
Vietnamese e-visa cost: Total e visa fee is (47 USD ~ 43 EUR)
Processing time: 5-7 working days (Earliest would be 13:30 - Tuesday - 25 June, 2024 at Paris local time)
Expedited e-visa processing time: 4-8 working hours (Earliest would be 09:00 - Monday - 17 June, 2024 at Paris local time)
Easiest way to apply: Online application

How to apply

French residents are eligible for the e-visa program, here below is the step-by-step guide.

Eligible ports of entry

Travelers from France can use the e-visa to enter at one of the following ports of entry/exit in Vietnam:

Ports of entry/exit Distance and travel time (from France)
Noi Bai Int Airport (HAN) - Hanoi 9177.8 km / 5702.8 miles (15 hours, 17 minutes)
Cat Bi Int Airport (HPH) - Hai Phong 9273.1 km / 5762.0 miles (15 hours, 27 minutes)
Cam Ranh Int Airport (CXR) - Nha Trang 10198.7 km / 6337.2 miles (16 hours, 59 minutes)
Can Tho International Airport (VCA) 10121.5 km / 6289.2 miles (16 hours, 52 minutes)
Da Nang International Airport (DAD) 9780.2 km / 6077.1 miles (16 hours, 18 minutes)
Phu Bai Int Airport (HUI) 9717.5 km / 6038.2 miles (16 hours, 11 minutes)
Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) 9994.0 km / 6210.0 miles (16 hours, 39 minutes)
Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (SGN) - Ho Chi Minh City 10124.5 km / 6291.1 miles (16 hours, 52 minutes)
Bo Y Landport 9853.5 km / 6122.7 miles (16 hours, 25 minutes)
Cha Lo Landport 9476.4 km / 5888.4 miles (15 hours, 47 minutes)
Cau Treo Landport 9374.9 km / 5825.3 miles (15 hours, 37 minutes)
Huu Nghi Landport 9173.9 km / 5700.4 miles (15 hours, 17 minutes)
Ha Tien Landport 10003.9 km / 6216.1 miles (16 hours, 40 minutes)
Lao Bao Landport 9622.8 km / 5979.3 miles (16 hours, 2 minutes)
Lao Cai Landport 8945.8 km / 5558.7 miles (14 hours, 54 minutes)
La Lay Landport 9675.1 km / 6011.8 miles (16 hours, 7 minutes)
Moc Bai Landport 10068.7 km / 6256.4 miles (16 hours, 46 minutes)
Mong Cai Landport 9294.6 km / 5775.4 miles (15 hours, 29 minutes)
Nam Can Landport 9210.2 km / 5723.0 miles (15 hours, 21 minutes)
Na Meo Landport 9176.5 km / 5702.0 miles (15 hours, 17 minutes)
Song Tien Landport 10013.2 km / 6221.9 miles (16 hours, 41 minutes)
Tinh Bien Landport 10022.4 km / 6227.6 miles (16 hours, 42 minutes)
Tay Trang Landport 8983.1 km / 5581.9 miles (14 hours, 58 minutes)
Xa Mat Landport 10004.8 km / 6216.7 miles (16 hours, 40 minutes)
Chan May Seaport 9744.7 km / 6055.1 miles (16 hours, 14 minutes)
Da Nang Seaport 9780.3 km / 6077.2 miles (16 hours, 18 minutes)
Duong Dong Seaport 9986.5 km / 6205.3 miles (16 hours, 38 minutes)
Hon Gai Seaport 9284.5 km / 5769.1 miles (15 hours, 28 minutes)
Hai Phong Seaport 9267.0 km / 5758.3 miles (15 hours, 26 minutes)
Nha Trang Seaport 10181.8 km / 6326.7 miles (16 hours, 58 minutes)
Quy Nhon Seaport 10047.4 km / 6243.2 miles (16 hours, 44 minutes)
Ho Chi Minh City Seaport 10138.4 km / 6299.7 miles (16 hours, 53 minutes)
Vung Tau Seaport 10194.2 km / 6334.4 miles (16 hours, 59 minutes)

Travel information and facts

France Vietnam Differences
Local time 14:12 (14 June, 2024) 19:12 (14 June, 2024) France is 6.0 hours behind Vietnam.
Population 65,343,541 97,770,548 32,427,007 fewer than Vietnam.
Current weather light rain 19°C (Paris) overcast clouds 33°C (Hanoi) 14°C lower than Vietnam
Distance Paris
  • Hanoi (9178.0 km / 5703.0 miles)
  • Ho Chi Minh city (10125.0 km / 6291.0 miles)
Average distance is 9694 km or 6024 miles.
Today’s holiday
  • There are no holidays today in France
  • Upcoming holiday is June Solstice which will occur in 5 days, 4 hours.
The next public holiday in Vietnam is June 21, 2024 which will start in 6 days, 4 hours (Paris local time)

Frequently asked questions, answered

Are there any embassies or consulates of Vietnam in France?

Yes. The embassy of Vietnam in France is located at 61 Rue de Miromesnil, 75008 Paris, France.

How much is a Vietnamese e-visa fee for French citizens?

An e-visa for Vietnam will cost (47 USD ~ 43 EUR) for a normal 5-7 working day processing.

How soon can I get a visa for Vietnam from France?

For the quickest processing time, an e-visa can be obtained as early as 09:00 AM on 17 June 2024 (Paris local time).

How many ways are there to obtain a visa for Vietnam?

If you are currently residing in France, you can:

  • Apply for an e-visa.
  • Call the embassy in France for visa information: +33 01 4414 6400.