• British national oversea can be free for 15 days of Vietnam Visa or not?

    Many people send a question to ask us whether British national oversea can be free for 15 days of Vietnam Visa or not?

    We have sent this question to the consulate of Vietnam in Hong Kong and they give us the answer that British National (Overseas) passport HAVE TO APPLY the visa to visit Vietnam.

    Below is original answer of the consulate of Vietnam in Hong Kong for the question: Do British National Oversea (BNO) passport holders need a Visa to visit Vietnam?

    From July 01, 2015 to June 30, 2018, passport holders of the following countries will enjoy Vietnamese visa exemption for a maximum stay of 15 days: GERMANY, FRANCE, THE UNITED KINGDOM, ITALY, AND SPAIN.


    The passport remains valid for at least 6 months beyond the proposed date of entry.
    The second entry only starts at least 30 days after the first entry.

    British National (Overseas) passport have to apply visa

    At present, there are 2 options to obtain a visa for visiting Vietnam for UK citizens . UK citizens who are in Hong Kong can follow below instructions to get a visa for visiting Vietnam.
    Apply for a visa at the consulate of Vietnam.

    Vietnam Embassy
    Apply visa on arrival (VOA)
    Visa on arrival (VOA) is one of several visas issued by the Vietnamese Immigration Department to foreigners who wish to enter Vietnam.

    This process is faster, easier, and does not require any documentation. You only need to fill in the visa application form online and pay for the service fee (from $ 8 USD). After the payment successfully, we will send you an email to confirm your information. You will receive the approval letter within 1-2 working days via email.

    When your arrive in internation airports in Vietnam, you will go directly to “Vietnam Landing Visa Office” before enter the passport check and stamp. At this place, you will show your passport, 2 photos, form of entry and exit, stamp fee to Vietnam Immigration staff. And they will issue you the true Visa sticker into your passport. After that come to the Passport check and get the stamp.
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