Vietnam Visa for the Sri Lankan
+ Do Sri Lankan passport holders need a visa to Vietnam?
+ Yes, Visa is required for citizens of Sri Lanka to visit Vietnam.
There are 2 ways to apply Vietnam Visa for Sri Lankan 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 Sri Lanka 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 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.
After applying your visa information, Sri Lankan passport holder needs to send to our email the following documents:
- Passport scan (personal informative page)
- Date of arrival and exit
- Purpose to enter Vietnam: business invitation letter or booking tour voucher of travel agency in Vietnam
- Flight ticket
- Hotel booking or staying address
- The front side of your credit card which you use to pay for the application
IMPORTANT NOTICE: We can help you to process the approval letter to get a visa stamp at Vietnam airport. However, the Vietnam Immigration requires you must have more than $1000 USD in order to enter Vietnam. Therefore, you must show in cash or give your card to the Immigration Officer to check if you meet this condition then can continue to do the visa stamp procedure. Please prepare this amount before your departure.
Besides, in some cases, Vietnam Immigration Department will ask for further information like profile, police confirmation. Sri Lankan is required to send it as well.
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.
How about Service Fee?
Our service fee is fixed in website www.vietnam-visa.org.vn, especially NO hidden charged, NO fail. So you don’t have to pay any additional fees. Click here to find out our fee.
2. Applying for Visa at Vietnamese Embassy or Vietnamese Consulate
You must contact The Vietnam Embassy in Sri Lanka 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: Sri Lankan 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.
Vietnamese Embassy’s addresses in your country are below:
Embassy of Vietnam in Sri Lanka
Address: No. 30/5, Ward Place, Colombo 7
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 09.00 am - 12.00 pm 02.00 pm - 05.00 pm