Vietnam eVisa for Japanese citizens

Visa Information for travelers visiting Vietnam from Japan.

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Do Japanese passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?

Japanese 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 Japanese citizens? No, visa is not required for 45 days.
Vietnamese e-visa cost: Total e visa fee is (47 USD ~ 6626 JPY)
Processing time: 5-7 working days (Earliest would be 20:30 - Tuesday - 12 March, 2024 at Tokyo local time)
Expedited e-visa processing time: 4-8 working hours (Earliest would be 16:00 - Monday - 04 March, 2024 at Tokyo local time)
Easiest way to apply: Online application

How to apply

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

Eligible ports of entry

Travelers from Japan 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 Japan)
Noi Bai Int Airport (HAN) - Hanoi 3660.1 km / 2274.3 miles (6 hours, 6 minutes)
Cat Bi Int Airport (HPH) - Hai Phong 3605.6 km / 2240.4 miles (6 hours, 0 minutes)
Cam Ranh Int Airport (CXR) - Nha Trang 4037.3 km / 2508.7 miles (6 hours, 43 minutes)
Can Tho International Airport (VCA) 4458.5 km / 2770.4 miles (7 hours, 25 minutes)
Da Nang International Airport (DAD) 3806.6 km / 2365.3 miles (6 hours, 20 minutes)
Phu Bai Int Airport (HUI) 3823.0 km / 2375.5 miles (6 hours, 22 minutes)
Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) 4585.7 km / 2849.4 miles (7 hours, 38 minutes)
Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (SGN) - Ho Chi Minh City 4327.3 km / 2688.8 miles (7 hours, 12 minutes)
Bo Y Landport 3958.0 km / 2459.4 miles (6 hours, 35 minutes)
Cha Lo Landport 3893.0 km / 2419.0 miles (6 hours, 29 minutes)
Cau Treo Landport 3896.4 km / 2421.1 miles (6 hours, 29 minutes)
Huu Nghi Landport 3535.5 km / 2196.8 miles (5 hours, 53 minutes)
Ha Tien Landport 4529.5 km / 2814.5 miles (7 hours, 32 minutes)
Lao Bao Landport 3897.6 km / 2421.9 miles (6 hours, 29 minutes)
Lao Cai Landport 3743.9 km / 2326.4 miles (6 hours, 14 minutes)
La Lay Landport 3888.2 km / 2416.0 miles (6 hours, 28 minutes)
Moc Bai Landport 4344.4 km / 2699.5 miles (7 hours, 14 minutes)
Mong Cai Landport 3454.2 km / 2146.3 miles (5 hours, 45 minutes)
Nam Can Landport 3917.6 km / 2434.3 miles (6 hours, 31 minutes)
Na Meo Landport 3819.4 km / 2373.3 miles (6 hours, 21 minutes)
Song Tien Landport 4434.8 km / 2755.6 miles (7 hours, 23 minutes)
Tinh Bien Landport 4478.1 km / 2782.6 miles (7 hours, 27 minutes)
Tay Trang Landport 3910.7 km / 2430.0 miles (6 hours, 31 minutes)
Xa Mat Landport 4313.6 km / 2680.4 miles (7 hours, 11 minutes)
Chan May Seaport 3801.8 km / 2362.3 miles (6 hours, 20 minutes)
Da Nang Seaport 3803.6 km / 2363.5 miles (6 hours, 20 minutes)
Duong Dong Seaport 4584.6 km / 2848.7 miles (7 hours, 38 minutes)
Hon Gai Seaport 3567.7 km / 2216.9 miles (5 hours, 56 minutes)
Hai Phong Seaport 3605.8 km / 2240.6 miles (6 hours, 0 minutes)
Nha Trang Seaport 4021.9 km / 2499.1 miles (6 hours, 42 minutes)
Quy Nhon Seaport 3896.4 km / 2421.1 miles (6 hours, 29 minutes)
Ho Chi Minh City Seaport 4320.7 km / 2684.8 miles (7 hours, 12 minutes)
Vung Tau Seaport 4320.2 km / 2684.5 miles (7 hours, 12 minutes)

Travel information and facts

Japan Vietnam Differences
Local time 19:12 (02 March, 2024) 17:12 (02 March, 2024) Japan is 2.0 hours ahead Vietnam.
Population 126,399,535 97,518,162 28,881,373 more than Vietnam.
Current weather light rain 7°C (Tokyo) overcast clouds 14°C (Hanoi) 7°C lower than Vietnam
Distance Tokyo
  • Hanoi (3660.0 km / 2274.0 miles)
  • Ho Chi Minh city (4327.0 km / 2689.0 miles)
Average distance is 4007 km or 2490 miles.
Today’s holiday
  • There are no holidays today in Japan
  • Upcoming holiday is March Equinox which will occur in 2 weeks, 3 days.
The next public holiday in Vietnam is March 20, 2024 which will start in 2 weeks, 3 days (Tokyo local time)

Frequently asked questions, answered

Are there any embassies or consulates of Vietnam in Japan?

Yes. The embassy of Vietnam in Japan is located at 50-11 Motoyoyogicho, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0062, Japan.

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

An e-visa for Vietnam will cost (47 USD ~ 6626 JPY) for a normal 5-7 working day processing.

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

For the quickest processing time, an e-visa can be obtained as early as 16:00 PM on 04 March 2024 (Tokyo local time).

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

If you are currently residing in Japan, you can:

  • Apply for an e-visa.
  • Call the embassy in Japan for visa information: + 81 3 3466 3311 or + 81 3 3466 3313.