How good is Vietnam Visa On Arrival for Australians?

Posted by Vietnam-Visa.Org.Vn on Mar 07, 2019

How good is Vietnam Visa On Arrival for Australians?

On June 16, 2014, Vietnam issued a new immigration policy: from January 1, 2015, foreign visitors wishing to enter Vietnam can be granted visas at international border gates - Vietnam visa on arrival. This new policy has brought significant benefits to both Vietnam and world foreigners.

The registration process for Vietnam visa service on arrival is extremely simple and convenient. All procedures are done via the Internet with 4 basic steps, Australian citizens can perform anywhere, even another third country:

  • Register for an account and fill in all necessary information
  • Make payments with your Credit/ Debit Card via OnePay/PayPal or pay via Western Union.
  • Receive Approval Letter we sent from Immigration Department via email.
  • Get Vietnam visa at the International Airport when submitting at landing visa counter all documents: Approval Letter, entry and exit form (download), passport with 6 months valid and 2 photo size 4x6cm.

Vietnam visa on arrivalSource: Internet

Currently Vietnam has placed 2 authority representatives of the Vietnamese government in Australia:

  1. Embassy of Vietnam in Canberra, Australia
    Address: 6 Timbarra Crescent, O'Malley, ACT, 2606, Australia
    Phone: 612 - 6286 6059
    Fax: (612) 6286 4534
    Email: /
    Working time: Monday - Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 p.m. Australian public holidays are excepted Consulate

2. Consulate General of Vietnam in Sydney, Australia
Address: Suite 205, level 2, Edgecliff Centre 203 - 233 New South Head Road, Edgecliff, NSW 2027
Phone: (612) 9327 2539
Fax: (612) 9328 1653

If you are a citizen living in Perth, a city in Western Australia, more than 3700km from Canberra, 4,000km from Sydney, would you like to go so far to get a visa to Vietnam? If you apply for a visa in the traditional way, you must leave the travel time to the Embassy or post the required documents, the delivery time is at least 3 days, time to process your application for a visa is about 5-7 working days, not to mention the time to deliver the visa from the embassy to your home, which means that it takes more than 10 days or even more if you unfortunately missing any documents. Now, Australians will feel extremely comfortable with Vietnam visa on arrival service. No need to go far, no missing documents, you just need to sit at home, office, coffee shop, wherever you have internet connection to apply visa without sending any complicated documents. 

About the cost, have you charged the trip to the Embassy, or the postage cost? Besides, you will not have a fixed visa price, no one will commit to you that there will be no extra costs. With visa on arrival service, our fee is fixed, when done according to the process, you only need to pay a small fee, cheaper than the visa fee at the embassy, specifically as follows:

Vietnam visa on arrival fee for tourist Australians

visa fee for tourist

Vietnam visa on arrival fee for bussiness Australians

visa fee for business


Note: 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.

How long do you have to wait?
As mentioned above, because of the number of overloaded applications at the Embassy, plus the time for the Vietnam Immigration Department to approve visas, you will wait 5-7 business days to receive Vietnam visa. Meanwhile, is committed to resolving documents and granting you approval letters within 24-48 hours. If you use RUSH VISA service, time can be faster (4-8 hours), even 30 minutes in case you need to urgent Vietnam visa immediately.

Visa on arrival not only brings convenience to customers but also to Vietnam Embassy. They reduce the amount of administrative work by cutting back on the receipt of the application, reading each form, entering information, exporting documents.


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