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Difference between e-visa and visa on arrival

Date posted: 18/04/2017

Difference between e-visa and visa on arrival

E-visa and visa on arrival is some kinds of visa issued by the Vietnamese Immigration Department. Both e-visa and visa on arrival for Vietnam include tourist (DL) and business (DN).

We would like to present you the difference between e-visa and visa on arrival in order that you can easily choose the correspondent way of applying Vietnam visa.



Visa on arrival (VOA)

Entry type

People can enter Vietnam with a single entry.

People can enter Vietnam with single or multiple entries.

Entry gate

People can enter Vietnam by sea, land or air.

People can enter Vietnam by air only.

Length of staying

People can stay for maximum 30 days.

People can stay for 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year.

Applicant type

Citizens of 40 countries listed can apply e-visa.

All citizens over the world can apply visa on arrival.

Visa fees

People pay once when applying online.

People pay for service fee and stamping fee. 


People just show their e-visa for checking and get new stamp on their passport for 30-day entry without paying any fee.

People apply for an approval letter and then get Vietnam visa with new stamp after paying stamping fee.


By comparison, you can get information about advantages as well as disadvantages of e-visa and visa on arrival.

In short, if you eligible for e-visa and have planned to Vietnam for a short trip less than 30 days with single entry and travel by land or sea, you should apply for an e-visa. On another hand, you want to stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days with multiple entries; you are advised for applying visa on arrival.

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An electronic visa (e-visa) is one of visa types issued to foreigners by Vietnamese Immigration Department via electronic system. Vietnam e-visa is valid for maximum of 30 days, single entry.


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