Vietnam eVisa for U.S citizens

Visa Information for travelers visiting Vietnam from United States.

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Do U.S passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?

Yes. As of July 2024, U.S citizens must have a visa to enter Vietnam. If arriving through one of the 33 ports of entry, U.S residents may obtain an e-visa online.

Visa requirement summary:

Is a visa required for U.S citizens? Yes, U.S citizens need to apply for a Vietnam visa
Vietnamese e-visa cost: Total e visa fee is 47 USD
Processing time: 5-7 working days (Earliest would be 05:30 - Friday - 26 July, 2024 at Washington local time)
Expedited e-visa processing time: 4-8 working hours (Earliest would be 01:00 - Wednesday - 17 July, 2024 at Washington local time)
Easiest way to apply: Online application

How to apply

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

Eligible ports of entry

Travelers from United States 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 United States)
Noi Bai Int Airport (HAN) - Hanoi 13326.2 km / 8280.5 miles (22 hours, 12 minutes)
Cat Bi Int Airport (HPH) - Hai Phong 13365.4 km / 8304.9 miles (22 hours, 16 minutes)
Cam Ranh Int Airport (CXR) - Nha Trang 14319.6 km / 8897.8 miles (23 hours, 51 minutes)
Can Tho International Airport (VCA) 14563.9 km / 9049.6 miles (24 hours, 16 minutes)
Da Nang International Airport (DAD) 13881.9 km / 8625.8 miles (23 hours, 8 minutes)
Phu Bai Int Airport (HUI) 13849.2 km / 8605.5 miles (23 hours, 4 minutes)
Phu Quoc International Airport (PQC) 14561.2 km / 9047.9 miles (24 hours, 16 minutes)
Tan Son Nhat Int Airport (SGN) - Ho Chi Minh City 14476.1 km / 8995.0 miles (24 hours, 7 minutes)
Bo Y Landport 14038.0 km / 8722.8 miles (23 hours, 23 minutes)
Cha Lo Landport 13719.6 km / 8525.0 miles (22 hours, 51 minutes)
Cau Treo Landport 13643.5 km / 8477.7 miles (22 hours, 44 minutes)
Huu Nghi Landport 13237.4 km / 8225.3 miles (22 hours, 3 minutes)
Ha Tien Landport 14530.9 km / 9029.1 miles (24 hours, 13 minutes)
Lao Bao Landport 13832.2 km / 8595.0 miles (23 hours, 3 minutes)
Lao Cai Landport 13188.9 km / 8195.2 miles (21 hours, 58 minutes)
La Lay Landport 13863.9 km / 8614.6 miles (23 hours, 6 minutes)
Moc Bai Landport 14450.6 km / 8979.2 miles (24 hours, 5 minutes)
Mong Cai Landport 13277.4 km / 8250.2 miles (22 hours, 7 minutes)
Nam Can Landport 13526.3 km / 8404.9 miles (22 hours, 32 minutes)
Na Meo Landport 13433.1 km / 8347.0 miles (22 hours, 23 minutes)
Song Tien Landport 14474.0 km / 8993.8 miles (24 hours, 7 minutes)
Tinh Bien Landport 14509.5 km / 9015.8 miles (24 hours, 10 minutes)
Tay Trang Landport 13332.3 km / 8284.3 miles (22 hours, 13 minutes)
Xa Mat Landport 14386.2 km / 8939.2 miles (23 hours, 58 minutes)
Chan May Seaport 13853.7 km / 8608.3 miles (23 hours, 5 minutes)
Da Nang Seaport 13879.8 km / 8624.5 miles (23 hours, 7 minutes)
Duong Dong Seaport 14555.1 km / 9044.1 miles (24 hours, 15 minutes)
Hon Gai Seaport 13348.3 km / 8294.3 miles (22 hours, 14 minutes)
Hai Phong Seaport 13360.8 km / 8302.0 miles (22 hours, 16 minutes)
Nha Trang Seaport 14298.1 km / 8884.4 miles (23 hours, 49 minutes)
Quy Nhon Seaport 14123.8 km / 8776.1 miles (23 hours, 32 minutes)
Ho Chi Minh City Seaport 14480.7 km / 8997.9 miles (24 hours, 8 minutes)
Vung Tau Seaport 14516.6 km / 9020.2 miles (24 hours, 11 minutes)

Travel information and facts

United States Vietnam Differences
Local time 13:58 (16 July, 2024) 02:58 (17 July, 2024) United States is 14.0 hours behind Vietnam.
Population 332,131,596 97,850,633 234,280,963 more than Vietnam.
Current weather light rain 38°C (Washington) moderate rain 32°C (Hanoi) 6°C higher than Vietnam
Distance Washington
  • Hanoi (13326.0 km / 8281.0 miles)
  • Ho Chi Minh city (14476.0 km / 8995.0 miles)
Average distance is 13946 km or 8666 miles.
Today’s holiday
  • There are no holidays today in United States
  • Upcoming holiday is Pioneer Day which will occur in 6 days, 21 hours.
The next public holiday in Vietnam is Sept. 2, 2024 which will start in 1 month, 2 weeks (Washington local time)

Frequently asked questions, answered

Are there any embassies or consulates of Vietnam in United States?

Yes. The embassy of Vietnam in United States is located at 1233 20th St NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, USA.

How much is a Vietnamese e-visa fee for U.S citizens?

An e-visa for Vietnam will cost 47 USD for a normal 5-7 working day processing.

How soon can I get a visa for Vietnam from United States?

For the quickest processing time, an e-visa can be obtained as early as 01:00 AM on 17 July 2024 (Washington local time).

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

If you are currently residing in United States, you can:

  • Apply for an e-visa.
  • Call the embassy in United States for visa information: +1 202 861 0737.