Vietnam eVisa for Korean citizens

Visa Information for travelers visiting Vietnam from South Korea.

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Do Korean passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?

Korean 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 Korean citizens? No, visa is not required for 45 days.
Vietnamese e-visa cost: Total e visa fee is (47 USD ~ 59787 KRW)
Processing time: 5-7 working days (Earliest would be 20:30 - Tuesday - 04 June, 2024 at Seoul local time)
Expedited e-visa processing time: 4-8 working hours (Earliest would be 16:00 - Monday - 27 May, 2024 at Seoul local time)
Easiest way to apply: Online application

How to apply

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

Eligible ports of entry

Travelers from South Korea 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 South Korea)
Noi Bai Int Airport (HAN) - Hanoi 2728.5 km / 1695.4 miles (4 hours, 32 minutes)
Cat Bi Int Airport (HPH) - Hai Phong 2696.0 km / 1675.2 miles (4 hours, 29 minutes)
Cam Ranh Int Airport (CXR) - Nha Trang 3346.3 km / 2079.3 miles (5 hours, 34 minutes)
Can Tho International Airport (VCA) 3724.0 km / 2314.0 miles (6 hours, 12 minutes)
Da Nang International Airport (DAD) 3018.4 km / 1875.5 miles (5 hours, 1 minutes)
Phu Bai Int Airport (HUI) 3018.1 km / 1875.3 miles (5 hours, 1 minutes)
Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) 3816.7 km / 2371.6 miles (6 hours, 21 minutes)
Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (SGN) - Ho Chi Minh City 3600.2 km / 2237.1 miles (6 hours, 0 minutes)
Bo Y Landport 3182.1 km / 1977.2 miles (5 hours, 18 minutes)
Cha Lo Landport 3027.6 km / 1881.3 miles (5 hours, 2 minutes)
Cau Treo Landport 3007.8 km / 1868.9 miles (5 hours, 0 minutes)
Huu Nghi Landport 2602.8 km / 1617.3 miles (4 hours, 20 minutes)
Ha Tien Landport 3765.0 km / 2339.4 miles (6 hours, 16 minutes)
Lao Bao Landport 3066.8 km / 1905.7 miles (5 hours, 6 minutes)
Lao Cai Landport 2763.7 km / 1717.3 miles (4 hours, 36 minutes)
La Lay Landport 3070.5 km / 1907.9 miles (5 hours, 7 minutes)
Moc Bai Landport 3603.1 km / 2238.9 miles (6 hours, 0 minutes)
Mong Cai Landport 2550.9 km / 1585.1 miles (4 hours, 15 minutes)
Nam Can Landport 2992.9 km / 1859.7 miles (4 hours, 59 minutes)
Na Meo Landport 2887.6 km / 1794.3 miles (4 hours, 48 minutes)
Song Tien Landport 3676.4 km / 2284.4 miles (6 hours, 7 minutes)
Tinh Bien Landport 3719.9 km / 2311.4 miles (6 hours, 11 minutes)
Tay Trang Landport 2939.9 km / 1826.7 miles (4 hours, 53 minutes)
Xa Mat Landport 3558.6 km / 2211.2 miles (5 hours, 55 minutes)
Chan May Seaport 3004.6 km / 1867.0 miles (5 hours, 0 minutes)
Da Nang Seaport 3015.5 km / 1873.8 miles (5 hours, 1 minutes)
Duong Dong Seaport 3814.0 km / 2369.9 miles (6 hours, 21 minutes)
Hon Gai Seaport 2661.2 km / 1653.6 miles (4 hours, 26 minutes)
Hai Phong Seaport 2694.9 km / 1674.5 miles (4 hours, 29 minutes)
Nha Trang Seaport 3327.4 km / 2067.5 miles (5 hours, 32 minutes)
Quy Nhon Seaport 3174.1 km / 1972.3 miles (5 hours, 17 minutes)
Ho Chi Minh City Seaport 3597.4 km / 2235.3 miles (5 hours, 59 minutes)
Vung Tau Seaport 3610.5 km / 2243.5 miles (6 hours, 1 minutes)

Travel information and facts

South Korea Vietnam Differences
Local time 18:02 (26 May, 2024) 16:02 (26 May, 2024) South Korea is 2.0 hours ahead Vietnam.
Population 51,289,285 97,724,439 46,435,154 fewer than Vietnam.
Current weather heavy intensity rain 23°C (Seoul) light rain 28°C (Hanoi) 5°C lower than Vietnam
Distance Seoul
  • Hanoi (2729.0 km / 1695.0 miles)
  • Ho Chi Minh city (3600.0 km / 2237.0 miles)
Average distance is 3190 km or 1982 miles.
Today’s holiday
  • There are no holidays today in South Korea
  • Upcoming holiday is June Solstice which will occur in 3 weeks, 4 days.
The next public holiday in Vietnam is June 21, 2024 which will start in 3 weeks, 4 days (Seoul local time)

Frequently asked questions, answered

Are there any embassies or consulates of Vietnam in South Korea?

Yes. The embassy of Vietnam in South Korea is located at 123 Bukchon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea 110-230.

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

An e-visa for Vietnam will cost (47 USD ~ 59787 KRW) for a normal 5-7 working day processing.

How soon can I get a visa for Vietnam from South Korea?

For the quickest processing time, an e-visa can be obtained as early as 16:00 PM on 27 May 2024 (Seoul local time).

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

If you are currently residing in South Korea, you can:

  • Apply for an e-visa.
  • Call the embassy in South Korea for visa information: +82 2 7205 124 or +82 2 7252 487.