A valid Vietnam visa is required for almost foreign travelers to Vietnam for any purposes from visiting their beloved to going on a business trip or leisure vacation. Fortunately, it is much easier these days for foreign passport holders to apply for visa to Vietnam as there are two available ways to go about this matter:
Apply for a visa at Vietnam Embassy; OR
Apply for a visa on arrival.
Applicants may choose one of the two options above to apply for their visas to Vietnam. But, please keep in mind that these two options for visa application are quite different in terms of application procedure and applicable applicants. While all travelers can apply for a visa at Vietnam Embassy, only those who travel to Vietnam by air can apply for a visa on arrival.
However, visa on arrival is not available for all those who travel to Vietnam by air and the required documents to apply for a visa on arrival may vary from nationality to nationality.
Please kindly check the list below and see if visa on arrival is available for your nationality and what you need to provide us to apply for a visa on arrival.
Vietnam Visa for the Afghan
1. Afghan Immigration Status
Q: Do the Afghan need Visa to enter Vietnam or not?
A: Yes, they do. Whoever has Afghan Nationality living in Afghanistan or other countries in the world needs Visa to enter Vietnam.
2. How to apply Vietnam Visa
There are 2 ways to apply Vietnam Visa for the Afghan citizens
2.1 Applying Vietnam Visa online (recommended)
It is also called Vietnam Visa on arrival (VOA).You apply Vietnam Visa Online in website www.visaviet.vn by filling your necessary information in the online form. You can do it easily, simply from everywhere around the world which have Internet, Wireless 3G Mobile Connections. This way brings to you the most effective, satisfactory result because of its quickness, convenience, cheapness and safety. You do not have to send your passport or important private documents to anywhere. After sending the Online Application form, you will get confirmation letter in 1-2 working hours to know the status of your Online Application. Normally you receive an Approval Letter within 2 working days.
In emergency we can proceed your Visa from 30 minutes to 4 hours. You receive an approval letter via email before boarding the plane. As soon as arriving at the airports in Vietnam you have the stamped Visa. If you require we are ready to support you at the airport.
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2.2 Applying Visa at Vietnamese Embassy or Vietnamese Consulate
This way is rather complicated. You have to lodge your passport and relevant documents to Vietnamese Embassy or Vietnamese Consulate in your country. It’s so inconvenient for you because Vietnamese embassy or Consulate is not established in Afghanistan. So you have to contact with Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in the nearest countries. As you know your application maybe failed because of missing passport, important documents. So it makes you waste a lot of time for applying and waiting. You don’t know how the progress of your application is going on. If you want Visa urgently whether your Visa will be ready in time. This is a big trouble if you are on business or having study, medical problems…. Moreover you cannot restrain expense, have to pay additional cost in difficult situation.