In case there is no embassy or consulate of Vietnam in your city, you can still get a Vietnam visa on arrival when you get in Vietnam by one of these three airports (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Danang) through a letter of authorization commonly called “approval letter”. The Letter of Authorization (approval letter) is a letter issued by the immigration authorities to allow the visa for Vietnam on arrival. This letter may be requested and granted by the Vietnam-based travel agencies (for a little fee)
With the letter of authorization (approval letter) issued by your travel agency, you can get your Vietnam visa at the counter of immigration of the above mentioned airports on payment of visa fees at the airport and species in dollars (45 USD for a single entry visa for a period of one month, 65 USD for a multi-entry visa for a period of one month, 95 USD a multi-entry visa for three months)
To make and apply for your letter of authorization (approval letter) to the Vietnamese authorities, your travel agent will need the following information:
– Your full name as it appears on your passport
– Date of birth DD / MM / YY
– Your Sex
– Passport number
– The date of issue and expiry date of your passport
– The issue of passport Location
– Arrival date and the number of your arrival flight (eg, November 28, 2014 by Vietnam Airlines flight number VN532)
– The city or port of entry (eg, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Danang)
The deadline for obtaining an approval letter or “approval letter” is usually between 3 and 4 days. After this period, your travel agent will send the letter “approval letter” by mail to print.
Do not worry if your approval letter, there are names of other people besides your (sometimes travel agencies realize the letters of approval requests bulk up to 30 people on the same application)
The letter of authorization (approval letter) will be required upon check in at the airport.
Simple solution and economic, the visa to vietnam on arrival with the letter of authorization (approval letter) will save you all the hassle of administration. This will prevent you to move to the Vietnamese Embassy or send your passport. In addition, this solution will cost you less than 85 euros visa fee charged to the Embassy of Vietnam.
At the exit of immigration, please check that your passport has been stamped with Vietnam visa to arrival or departure. The lack of input buffer or output on your passport can be a problem, you will be considered an illegal immigrant and having problems at the exit of Vietnamese territory.
Consider making a copy of your passport before departure and to send a copy to your personal email address. Please keep a copy of your passport.
You can ask Vietnam approval letter with Minh Anh Travel or go to their Facebook to get updated about Vietnam visa policy in 2015