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Vietnam Visa Costs: What You Need to Know in 2022

  • Vietnam has a variety of visa options available, including work permits, investment visas, and tourist visas

  • Vietnam visa fees are determined and updated by the Ministry of Finance through Circulars

  • Vietnamese employers typically cover the visa costs for their employees, while foreign visitors cover the costs for tourist visas

  • Institutions authorized to collect visa fees in Vietnam include the Immigration Management Department, police authorities, and the Department of Consular Affairs

  • Vietnam visa costs vary based on the type of visa and its length of validity, with single-entry visas starting at $25 and multiple-entry visas valid for 2-5 years costing $155

  • The time it takes to receive a visa after applying can vary, with e-visas taking a few days and work and investor visas taking longer

  • The process of applying for a Vietnam visa can also vary in length, with some visas requiring more documentation and processing time

  • Vietnam visa extension costs depend on the length of the extension, with extensions valid for less than 2 years costing $10 and extensions valid for 5-10 years costing $165

  • Temporary residence cards in Vietnam also have varying costs based on their length of validity, with cards valid for 2 years or less costing $145 and those valid for 5-10 years costing $165

  • Vietnam has a number of visa exemption options available for certain individuals, including those under 14 years of age and those in transit, with written visa exemptions costing $10

  • Vietnam also has fees for transferring visas between passports, issuing permits for entering prohibited or border areas, and issuing immigration permits for foreigners permanently residing in Vietnam without passports

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