Vietnam Visa for US Citizens
US citizens can apply for a visa to enter and stay in Vietnam for purposes of tourism, business, or visiting relatives. Depending on the purpose and length of stay, the following types of visas are available for US citizens:
- Tourist visa (DL): allows US citizens to enter and stay in Vietnam for purposes of tourism, culture, visiting relatives, or other non-business activities. The maximum duration of stay is 30 days.
- Business visa (DN): allows US citizens to enter and stay in Vietnam for purposes of market research, contract signing, negotiation, or business seminars. The maximum duration of stay is 12 months.
- Visiting relatives visa (TT): allows US citizens to enter and stay in Vietnam to visit relatives or friends. The maximum duration of stay is 90 days.
To apply for a Vietnam visa, US citizens need to prepare the required documents and corresponding visa application, including a passport valid for at least 6 months, a 4×6 photo, documents proving the purpose of stay and address in Vietnam, visa application form, and visa fees. US citizens can apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of Vietnam in the US or through online services.
How long does it take to apply for a Vietnamese visa for US citizens?
The processing time for obtaining a Vietnamese visa for US citizens from the US may vary depending on the type of visa being applied for and the processing time of the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in the US.
Normally, the processing time for a tourist or family visit visa is around 5-7 working days. However, for other types of visas such as business, work, or study visas, the processing time may be longer and depends on each specific case.
To obtain more information about the visa processing time and procedures, you should contact the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in the US for specific advice and guidance.
Contact our hotline at +17618.104.22.168 in the United States for the best advice and assistance with obtaining a Vietnamese visa.