Vietnam visa extension and things not to be missed

Posted by Vietnam-Visa.Org.Vn on Jun 13, 2019

How is your Vietnam trip? It makes you want to stay in Vietnam longer to discover more interesting things about this country. Or your business trip forces you to stay in Vietnam longer to handle the job, or you want to work in Vietnam. The solution for your visa is extend, just a few procedures, Vietnamese visa is valid again. If the Vietnam visa extension is applied after the staying duration in Vietnam expires, it is called a visa renewal. 


Extension of visa grants you a new staying duration permission in Vietnam. This does not replace your soon-to-expire visa; It pushes back the expiry date.

In order to be eligible for Vietnam visa extension, your current visa must meet certain conditions, depending on the type of extension you are applying for. A person with a 1-month visa is only allowed to apply for a 1-month extension; People with a 3-month visa can apply for a 1-month or 3-month extension.

You must apply to extend your visa before your visa expires. Porocess of extension takes 7 working days to finish as submitting your passport and requirement at Vietnam Immigration Department Office, so plan accordingly.

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Only certain nationalities are eligible to apply for extensions. Perhaps, any nationality eligible for a visa in the first place will be able to apply for Vietnam visa extension. Address 3 Immigration Department in Vietnam:

Vietnam Immigration Department (A18) in Hanoi

Address: 40A, Hang Bai Street, Hanoi, Vietnam

Phone: (84)438264026: about entry and exit Vietnam, residing of foreigners in Vietnam, repatriating of Vietnam citizens living abroad.


Vietnam Immigration Department (A18) in Danang

Address: No. 7 Tran Quy Cap, Da Nang city

Telephone: + (84)7511-3823383


Vietnam Immigration Department (A18) in Ho Chi Minh City

Address: No 161 Nguyen Du, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City




If you qualify for an extension, the fastest route is to do so through a local travel agency that provides Vietnam visa extension services. In Ho Chi Minh City, is one such agency. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have at least 1 or 2 blank pages. 

The fee for a 1-month extension will be about 60 USD - 155 USD , depending on your nationality. The fee for a 3-month single extension will be about 180 USD - 310 USD, for a 3-month multiple extension will be about 320 USD - 350 USD depending on your nationality.


If the validity of your visa has expired, you cannot extend your visa but can only renew it. This require a new visa stamp or sticker, so it is more expensive than visa extension.


Vietnam Immigration Department always creates conditions for expat to live, travel and work in Vietnam. Do not hesitate to contact us for detailed support, check if your visa can be renewed, how much Vietnam visa fee is. We are online 24/7 via our hotline +84.909.180.525, mail and chatbox on Refer to Vietnam visa extension and renewal

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