Do UK citizens need visa for Vietnam?

Posted by Vietnam-Visa.Org.Vn on Feb 21, 2019

According to Bilateral relations between Vietnam and England, British Citizen passport holders traveling for tourism or business can enter Vietnam for up to a maximum of 15 days (inclusive of dates of entry and exit) without a visa Until 30 June 2021. 
If you stay for more than 15 days, you must have to apply for a Vietnam visa. And Vietnam visa on arrival is the best way to save time and money.

How to UK citizens get Vietnam visa?

There are 2 ways to apply Vietnam Visa for English citizens: Apply Vietnam Visa on Arrival or apply Visa at the Vietnamese Embassy.

1. Applying for Vietnam Visa online (Vietnam Visa on arrival)

For those who live far from the Vietnam Embassy in England and do not wish to send away their passport, Vietnam visa on arrival is the best choice. Instead of getting a visa directly at Vietnam Embassy, you will end up picking up your visa at one of Vietnam International Airports.

How to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival?

You apply Vietnam Visa Online in website  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.

Processing time: You will get a 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 an emergency, we can proceed with 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. Applying for Visa at Vietnamese Embassy or Vietnamese Consulate

You must contact The Vietnam Embassy in England for the visa application (address shown below).

This way is inconvenient; we do suggest you apply visa on arrival as the best choice.

Required paperwork: English passport with at least 6 months validity, 2 passport-sized photos, stamping fees (varied from an embassy to embassy)

Processing time: 5-7 working days. But, this way is rather complicated and maybe failed because of missing passport, important documents.

On the contrary, Applying Vietnam Visa Online via our website is the best way for your intelligent choice. So Please Do Not hesitates to click here to get one or more.

Vietnamese Embassy in London, England

Address: 12-14 Victoria Road, LondonW8 5RD

Phone:0207 937 1912

Fax:0207 937 6108 or 0207 565 3853



How much does Vietnam visa on arrival for UK citizens cost?

There are 2 types of Vietnam visa fees you must be aware before applying for visa on arrival:


The service fee is for visa approval letter processing. Applicants may choose to pay the fee online with their bank account, Credit or Debit Card, PayPal or Western Union.


The stamping fee is paid IN CASH to the Vietnam Immigration Officers at the arrival airport to get the visa stamp. Credit cards are not accepted.

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