Vietnam Visa for the Costa Rican
+ Do Costa Rican passport holders need visa to Vietnam?
+ Yes, Visa is required for citizens of Costa Rican to visit Vietnam.
There are 2 ways to apply Vietnam Visa for the Costa Rica citizens: Apply Vietnam Visa on Arrival or apply Visa at Vietnamese Embassy.
Applying Vietnam Visa online (Vietnam Visa on arrival)
For those who live far from Vietnam Embassy in Costa Rica and do not wish to send away their passport, Vietnam visa on arrival is a best choice. Instead of getting 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 www.vietnam-visa.org.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.
Processing time: 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.
How about Service Fee?
Applying Visa at Vietnamese Embassy or Vietnamese Consulate
At this moment Vietnam Embassy or Consulate has not been established in Costa Rica yet, so you must to contact with The Vietnam Embassy in Panama-the nearest country, for the visa application (address shown below).
This way is inconvenient; we do suggest you apply visa on arrival as the best choice.
General Consulate of the S.R. of Vietnam
Address: BancoAtlantico, Piso 10, Calle 50 y 53, Panama-City, Panama
Phone: (+507) 2652551
Fax: (+507) 265-6056
Required paperwork: A Costa Rica passport with at least 6 months validity, 2 passport-sized photos, stamping fees (varied from embassy to embassy)
Processing time: 5-7 working days. But, this way is rather complicated and maybe failed because of missing passport, important documents.