Ho Chi Minh city airport terminal map with Immigration & Visa Counter where you pick up your visa on arrival
The visa and Immigration procedures at Ho Chi Minh city airport (Tan Son Nhat Airport) is simple and straightforward. The process should take around 15 minutes. Photo service is available, however, it is strongly recommended that you have your visa photos taken in advance.
On entering the arrival terminal after landing, you are on Floor 2 of Tan San Nhat airport. Immigration procedures, including picking up visa on arrival, will be carried out in this level.
#1 Find the Vietnam visa on arrival counter: Stepping into the immigration hall, look to your left. The counter should be at the far end of the hall.
#2 At Vietnam visa on arrival counter, submit passport, print-out of Vietnam visa approval letter, completed entry-exit form and 2 passport-type photos (4*6Cm). Then wait for the officer to process your documents, this may take a while.
#3 When you hear your name being called out and the officer is holding your passport photo up, it means your Vietnam visa is ready. Pay the Vietnam visa stamping fee to the officer. Only cash (USD or VND) is accepted, so make sure your change your money beforehand.
#4 The officer will then return your passport (with Vietnam visa stamped on it) and give you a receipt.
(Vietnam visa stamped on your passport)
#5 Check all INFORMATION on your Vietnam visa AGAIN. If there is any ERROR, report the officer right away.
#6 With the newly-stamped Vietnam visa, go to Immigration control
#7 Then, proceed to Floor 1 where Baggage reclaim and Customs are located.
It usually takes you 15 to 30 minutes for this whole process. However, if you find yourself behind a large group of people on a tour, it might take longer than that. But still, Vietnam visa on arrival is much cheaper and more convenient than Vietnam Embassy, Consulate visa, so a few minutes of waiting would be alright. If impatience is not your virtue however, you can use our Airport Speed Up service in which our employee would do all the immigration work for you.
To apply for Vietnam visa on arrival with us, please kindly follow these steps:
Step 1: Fill in the Vietnam visa online application form: https://apply.vietnamsvisa.com
Step 2: Make online payment
Step 3: Receive PRIVATE Vietnam visa approval letter NO EXTRA COST via email, print it out and get Vietnam visa stamped at arrival airport.
For reference about our Airport SpeedUp service, please click here.
Should you need any further information about Vietnam visa or Vietnam vacations, feel free to contact us at hotlines +84.1699 161 166 Or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, our Customer-Care Consultants will respond within 2 hours during working time (Vietnam time GMT+7).