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 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 those who are living far away from the Vietnamese Embassy; or those who do not want to send off their passport by post; or somebody who are tired of traveling a long distance from time to time and then wait for hours to submit a pile of documents. The other advantages of visa on arrival include faster processing, cost-saving and more efficient payment methods. However, Vietnam visa on arrival is available for air entry only.

Description Visa on arrival Local embassy issued visa
Issued by
Vietnam Immigration Department Vietnam Embassy
Processing time 2 working days (or 2 hours urgent) No information
Processing fee From US$9 (excluding stamp fee) No information
Additional fees
None Postal cost, driving, parking fees
Passport required Not required Required

Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival via

In order to apply for a visa on arrival, you are requested to complete 3 simple steps as follow:

– Firstly, fill in an online application form and make a payment for processing service fee

– Secondly, get a visa approval letter delivered via email within 2 hours (emergency service) or 2 working days (normal service)

– Thirdly, present the original passport, copy of approval letter (in hard copy), 2 photos (at passport sized) and pay the stamping fee to get visa attached on the passport at arrival airport



The citizens of Oman are NOT recommended to apply for visa on arrival since they might be subject to a high service fee (from US$180 – US$225 per visa, excluding stamping fee) to arrange their visa approval letter (more about Vietnam visa exception). If you try to apply for Vietnam visa at the local Vietnam Embassy in Oman or in neighbouring countries but you are denied finally then we are willing to assist. However, there is no guarantee it will be always approved by the Vietnam Immigration Department.
It should be noticed that, below document and information are required to process Vietnam visa on arrival for Omani:
– Your contact in Vietnam;
– Your passport copy;
– Your hotel booking receipt and round trip air ticket.

Learn more how a visa on arrival works

Apply for a Vietnam Embassy visa in Oman

At present, there is no Vietnam Embassy in Oman to issue a visa directly. You will need to apply for a visa on arrival instead or visit the nearest Embassy of Vietnam in neighbouring countries for the help.If you have any further queries, comments or feedback, please kindly call us by +84-912-685-141 or send an email to We are happy to assist you at our best.

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