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Visa, a barrier of Vietnam tourism

Many European tourists would choose Indonesia, Thailand for long holiday instead of Vietnam because they don’t have to apply for visa when visiting these countries. For the past 10 years, Thomas (France) and Araya, Thai girlfriend, have stayed in many places in Europe, Hong Kong, Japan … In August, they flew from France to Bangkok […]

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Near 50% visa stamping fee reduction from 23 November 2015

  Decrease Vietnam visa stamping fee from 23, November 2015 under the new Circular 157/2015/TT-BTC on reduction of Vietnam visa fees for foreigners recently issued by the Vietnam Ministry of Finance The Ministry of Finance has recently issued Circular 157/2015/TT-BTC setting up the regime of collection, remittance and use management of fee for issuance of […]

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Hoi An’s chicken rice

Together with Cao Lau, Hoi An’s chicken rice has now become the signature dish of cuisine culture of Hoi An’s people, which makes ​​up the famous brand in the culinary map for local and foreign tourists when visiting to this cultural world heritage. Chicken rice is a Hoi An’s specialty that you should  enjoy if […]

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How to get a Vietnam visa for Oman passport holders?

From Oman, visitors may apply for Vietnam visa on arrival in just a few hours by submitting visa application online via www.e-vietnamvisa.com or get a visa at the Vietnam Embassy in Muscat, Oman in 3 – 5 working days. Each type of visa application is offering some advantages and disadvantages. Visa on arrival is especially beneficial for […]

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Arrival date changed, is the approval letter valid?

ASK I applied and got the visa approval letter for 1 month single entry visa (from April 17 to May 17). But my plan changed and I will enter Vietnam about 5 days later (April 22). Does this approval letter work? If so, will I have 1 month in Vietnam or I must exit Vietnam […]

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How Indian living in Singapore apply for Vietnam visa?

Vietnam immigration policy regulated that all Indian citizens do need a visa to enter Vietnam for leisure or business purposes. From Singapore, Indian applicants may have 2 options to get a visa to Vietnam: getting a visa at the Vietnam Embassy in Singapore or applying for an online visa. Vietnam online visa (known as e-visa […]

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Vietnam visa for transit flight in Ho Chi Minh City Airport

Question: I am traveling from the UK to Phnom Penh with a 1 hour stop at HCM Airport Vietnam. Do I need a visa? Answer: No, you don’t have to provide your Vietnam visa if you won’t leave the airport’s connecting counter. However, some airlines may require you to provide Vietnam visa before they allow you to […]

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Vietnam visa threaten to be canceled

Question Hi, Slightly complicated situation but if anyone can help me out and see if my company’s threats are bark or just bite. I just came back on a visa run and got a new 3 month B3 visa which they helped acquire for me. My company is saying that unless I sign a new […]

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Vietnam visa for volunteers

Question Hi there, My partner and I are going to volunteer in Vietnam for a few months in early 2014. We will probably be there for about 3 months but I was wondering what kind of visas we will need to get? From looking around I have found that we will need a business visa […]

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Flying into Vietnam: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Danang?

  You have three popular choices for flying into Vietnam: Saigon, Hanoi, and Da Nang. Before arriving at one of Vietnam’s three major international airports, you’ll have to have a travel visa already in your passport or a Visa Approval Letter to receive your visa on arrival at the airport. If you arrive without a […]

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