Business Visa

What is Vietnam Business Visa?

A Business Visa is a short-term visa applied for foreigners first to enter Vietnam under a company’s sponsor, but without a valid work permit. The maximum stay on a business visa is 3 months.

Vietnamese business visa is categorized as DN1 and DN2 visa:

  • DN1 visa – Granted to foreigners who are working for businesses and enterprises based in Vietnam
  • DN2 visa – Granted to foreigners who come to Vietnam to offer services, establish a business or perform other activities under international treaties to which Vietnam is a member

Who can apply for an Business Visa?

  • You are not prohibited from Vietnam entry.
  • You must have a sponsor company in Vietnam (the company you will work for after entering Vietnam) that will sponsor your visa and travel. It is recommended that the company used is a real business and not a ghost company.
  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from your date of entry into Vietnam and have at least 2 blank pages.
  • You must have a portrait photo (4*6cm, or 2*2 inch, white background, in paper or .jpg)

Processing Time​

*Vietnam Business Visas are valid for up to 3 months
  • Processing of Vietnam business visa sponsorship letter takes 5-7 working days to the Vietnam Immigration Department
  • Per Person
$800 USD

How to apply for Vietnam Business Visa?

You can apply for a business visa to Vietnam by submitting a business visa application directly on our website.

Answer our online forms

Let us save you from hours of document preparations and long forms. With our simplified online application, you can easily submit all your information and documents at your convenience. We will complete the details of your application and apply on your behalf.

Gather important documents

Prepare the following documents, then upload the copies on our online portal for submission: scanned passport copy, intended date of entry, and company sponsor name.

Application validation and confirmation

Stay in touch with our Visa Expert to check your application status and wait for your business visa to arrive in your email inbox.

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Frequently Asked Question for Clients​

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01 Who needs a Vietnam visa?

A valid visa is required for almost all foreigners to enter Vietnam, except for those whose nationalities are included in the Vietnam visa exemption list approved by the Vietnam Government. The Vietnam visa exemption is granted to the following:

  1. Citizens of Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Laos for visits of 30 days at the maximum.
  2. Citizens of the Philippines for visits of 21 days at the maximum.
  3. Citizens of Japan, South Korea, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Russia, and Finland for visits of 15 days at the maximum.
  4. Citizens of Brunei, Myanmar for visits of 14 days at the maximum.
  5. Citizens of France holding valid diplomatic or official passports for visits of 90 days at the maximum or several visits of 6 months at the maximum.
  6. Citizens of Chile holding valid diplomatic or official passports for visits of 90 days at the maximum.
  7. APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) Holders from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies for visits of 60 days at the maximum.
  8. Citizens of the UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, and France for visits of 15 days at maximum until June 30, 2020.
  9. Citizens of Belarus for visits of 15 days at maximum until June 30, 2020
02 What if my passport expired? Can I apply for a visa to Vietnam?

If your passport is expired, you cannot apply for your Vietnam visa. Please renew your passport before applying for a visa to Vietnam.

Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from your date of arrival in Vietnam.

03 I am a Vietnamese, currently living overseas with a foreign nationality, how can I get a Vietnam visa?

As Vietnamese overseas, you are kindly advised to choose either of the two following options:

  1. Apply for a visa exemption by visiting Vietnam Embassy/Consulate. For further information about Vietnam visa exemption for Vietnamese overseas, please read this link
  2. If you want to save time, you could apply for a Vietnam visa online with Express Vietnam.
04 What if my Vietnam visa is about to expire?

If your Vietnam visa is about to expire and you wish to stay in Vietnam for longer than your visa, you need to get it renewed. You should do it at least 10 days in advance. Contact us on Whatsapp or Facebook Messenger and we can help start your renewal process.