Vietnam visa for Australians

If Australian citizens want to visit Ho Chi Minh City or any other city to experience the rich culture and exciting vacation, they can visit Vietnam. It is a great attraction for Australian passport holders as it offers an amazing Southeast Asian experience. If you plan to visit Vietnam, you will need a valid visa. It does not matter that you are traveling to Vietnam for business, tourism, or any other purpose because you need a valid visa for all. So, below are a few visas that you can consider.

Vietnam E Visa

The Vietnam e visa is available for both business and tourist visa. You are only allowed to visit Vietnam after applying for a Vietnam e visa only if:

  • You are traveling for transit, business, tourism, or medical therapy

  • Do not have to stay in the country for above thirty consecutive days

  • You only need a single entry Vietnam visa

The electronic visa, also known as e visa, is only valid for a month after the issue date. You should enter Vietnam with your electronic visa within this time. If you fail to do so, the electronic visa will become invalid, and you will have to fill in a new request for an e visa.

Australian citizens who want to stay in Vietnam for longer than a month must apply for a visa at the Vietnamese Embassy. The process, visa cost, and application depend on the visa type.

Vietnam Tourist Visa

The Vietnam tourist visa can be applied for as an online visa or at the Vietnam embassy. To apply for the Vietnam visa online, you must register at VisaHQ by providing your country, passport, and other entry requirements. Then you must submit your passport and other required documents in digital form. Then you must pay the Vietnam visa fees and wait for the visa approval letter. Once you have received it, you must get your passport visa stamp and pay the stamping fee. After this, you can visit Vietnam with a tourist visa.

These visitor visas are single entry visa, and for Australia citizens, it is valid for thirty days. The Vietnam visa fees is around $90, and it takes three working days to process. You must prepare all your documents for a normal visa, submit them to the Vietnam embassy, and then wait for a visa approval letter. After you receive it, get a visa stamp, and you are good to go. For further details regarding visa requirements, entry requirements, etc., you can contact VisaHQ.

Business Visa for Australian Passport Holders

This visa is for Australia citizens and Australian passport holders wanting a visa to Vietnam for business purposes. To apply for this Vietnam visa, you must submit your visa application at the Vietnam embassy in your country. As Australian citizens, you must complete all the Vietnam visa requirements and submit your visa application at the Vietnam embassy. Then you must wait for the visa application process to be completed and get your visa approval letter. If you need more information regarding documents or other Vietnam visa information, you can contact VisaHQ or Vietnam embassy in your country.

You can also apply for a Vietnam e visa at VisaHQ, but you will need to register at the website and give your information such as name, Australian passport details, Australia phone number, and other requirements. Then provide digital copies of the Australian passport with blank pages, passport size photographs, and other documents.

After you have submitted these, VisaHQ will process your visa application and get your visa approval letter. After receiving your visa approval letter, they will send the approval letter through e-mail. After paying the stamping fee, you can take this with other documents and submit them at the Vietnam embassy to get your visa stamp. Then show the Vietnam arrival application at the Vietnam airport to get an entry visa from the Vietnamese authorities. This Vietnam visa takes around three working days to process, with a validity of thirty days, and this Vietnam visa cost around $102.

Health Declaration E-Form for Australian Citizens

Each Australian passport holder holding a Vietnam visa needs to get a health declaration form within 6 days before you enter Vietnam. This form is mandatory for every Australian citizen and will be checked at every Vietnam international airport. This form usually has an application process of three days and costs around $34. If you have not acquired this form before entering Vietnam, then the Vietnamese government will not let you enter Vietnam. For further information, you can contact VisaHQ and get all Vietnam information.

Vietnam Visa Requirements for Australian Citizens

Before your entry or trip to Vietnam airport, ensure your Australia passport is up to date, and all passport details submitted are accurate. However, if you apply for a visa on arrival, you must get a Vietnam visa before your arrival date. However, the application process for an Australian passport holder is easier if you apply for a Vietnam online visa. Make sure you have the following documents before you apply for a Vietnam visa online:

  • First, secure simple online form and fill it in with your correct name as per your Australia passport.

  • Your date of birth.

  • Your nationality.

  • Your Australia passport number

  • Your arrival date should be later than your Vietnam visa approval letter.

  • Also, ensure your passport is valid for at least 6 months after your arrival date, and you have blank pages for visa stamp.

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