Vietnam eVisa for U.S citizens
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Do U.S passport holders need a visa for Vietnam?
Yes. As of October 2023, 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 - Wednesday - 11 October, 2023 at Washington local time)|
|Expedited e-visa processing time:||4-8 working hours (Earliest would be 01:00 - Tuesday - 03 October, 2023 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
|Local time||05:36 (02 October, 2023)||18:36 (02 October, 2023)||United States is 14.0 hours behind Vietnam.|
|Population||332,522,179||98,027,789||234,494,390 more than Vietnam.|
|Current weather||sky is clear 24°C (Washington)||few clouds 32°C (Hanoi)||8°C lower than Vietnam|
||Average distance is 13946 km or 8666 miles.|
||The next public holiday in Vietnam is Oct. 20, 2023 which will start in 2 weeks, 3 days (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 03 October 2023 (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.