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Vietnam visa for Germany passport holders

Vietnam visa for Germany passport holders

Germany is one country in the visa requirement of Vietnam. It means that citizens of this country wishing to visit Vietnam for any purpose are required to have a Vietnam visa. Below will be some necessary information about how to get visa as well as some notices about visa for Germany passport holders.

 Visa requirement for citizens of Germany citizens

In order to request a visa, Germany citizens as well as citizens of other countries need to have a valid passport with six month of validity length and two blank pages remaining upward. In case your passport meets this document, you are able to apply for a visa to Vietnam by one of two following options: applying directly at Embassy of Vietnam or applying online for visa on arrival.

How to get visa at Vietnam Embassy for Germany citizens

With this visa type, the unit that has responsibility to issue visa for visitors is Embassy of Vietnam. All needful for visa issuing such as required document as visa fee will be regulates directly by the Embassy. Therefore, applicants are advised contacting Embassy in advance to be guided about these features so that you can prepare all Vietnam visa requirements before going to Embassy. According to experience of foreign travelers, original passport of applicants is indispensible for getting this visa type because this document is necessary for Embassy to stamp a visa directly onto.

For Germany passport holders or all travelers residing in this country, you can request visa at Embassy of Vietnam located in Germany with detailed address as following:

Embassy of Vietnam in Berlin, GERMANY

Address: Elsenstrasse 3, Treptow, 12435 Berlin, GERMANY

Phone:  (030) 536 30 10

Fax:      (030) 536 30 20




Note: Office hours: Monday - Friday: Morning: 9.00a.m - 12h30p.m Afternoon: 13.30p.m - 17.00p.m

Vietnam visa for Germany passport holders

Or you also can contacts consulate general of Vietnam in FRANKFURT, GERMANY


Phone:  (00- 49 - 69) 7

Fax:      (00- 49 - 69) 7


Note: Officer hour: Monday - Friday: Morning: 08.30 – 12.30 Afternoon: 13.30 – 17.30

After receiving guidelines on requirements and how to get Vietnam Embassy visa, applicants should prepare all necessary documents and quoted fee. Then, you should visit the Embassy and hand in all required document to staff in charge. You also need to pay visa fee at this time. After that, you can come back home and wait for visa approved within four or five business days. After waiting time, you can come back Embassy and collect your passport back as well as pick up visa result.

How to get visa on arrival for Germany citizens

In order to obtain visa by this way, Germany passport holders will not need to go to anywhere to submit visa request. In the process of applying for visa, you also do not need to prepare or send our passport to wherever like requesting visa at Embassy of Vietnam. Every step of applying visa procedure can be completed online. Applicants totally can request this type of visa from anywhere on over the world jus by an internet-connected device. What you need to do then is completed a few steps as following:

-          Submitting Vietnam visa application


-          Sending visa approval fee through PayPal, Bank Transfer or Western Union.


-          Waiting for visa application processed within two business days at maximum

-          Checking registered email and receiving visa approval letter

After having visa letter sent to your email, Germany citizens should check your information again to ensure that everything is right. Then you can print it out and put the printed copy together with your original passport, two passport-sized photos and fulfilled application for entry and exit Vietnam.

It should be noticed that according to regulation of Vietnam Immigration Department, each foreign visitor getting visa on arrival need to prepare photos that should be takes around within the last 01 year, 4x6cm in size, straight face, no hat, and no dark or tinted glass. Both ears must be shown. In addition, you photos must be clear for identification and it should not be edited anyhow. Your photos can be in colors or black and white but the background need to be white/ bright.

About application for entry and exit, it will be sent to applicants together with visa approval letter. Germany citizens then can fill your information into the form and prepare for getting Vietnam visa on arrival.

When prepare all needful as above, Germany citizens just need to wait for your travel date to depart for Vietnam by airway. Upon your arrival at international airport of Vietnam, you just need to present your all prepared documents and pay stamping fee to Immigration office at visa on arrival counter, so that you will be granted an official visa onto your passport. In usual, it just takes about twenty minutes to get this done. After that you should move on to custom desk to complete needful requirement, and then you can leave airport to start visiting our country.


Vietnam visa for Germany passport holder


Vietnam visa cost for citizens of Germany

In order to get visa at Embassy of Vietnam, each applicant need t pay visa fee to staff working there to let your visa request approved and issued. In this case, there is no quotation fee because each Vietnam Embassy may require different fee. Normally, to get visa done, visitors are often required to pay USD 80 upward for a visa request.

In contrast, if Germany visitors request Vietnam visa online, charged fees for this visa type is quoted very clearly. In this case, visa fee is divided into two types including visa approval fee and stamping fee.

About approval fee, this fee is required when applicants apply online for visa approval letter. Right after completing visa application, visitors should follow guidance of system to send approval fee to let your visa request processed. For Germany nationals, the approval is regulated USD 18/ person for one month single entry visa, USD 23/ person for one month multiple entries visa, USD 28/ person for three month single entry visa and USD 80/ person for three month multiple entries visa.

After applicants settled Vietnam visa fee, your visa application will be sent to the Immigration Department to process. And after two business days, visa approval letter will be issued and sent to your email. In case, you need to get this document faster, you can choose urgent service or super urgent service to speed up processing time. With urgent service, visa approval letter will be issued and sent to applicants after one business day and with super urgent service, this document will be sent to you after just four working hours. Presently, the cost of urgent service is USD 10/ person plus and it is USD 25/ person plus for super urgent service.

For the second step in procedure of getting visa: stamping official visa, each passenger will be required to pay stamping fee to Immigration officer. This fee should be paid in cash by USD or VND. According to policy of Vietnam Immigration Department, passengers having any nationality need to pay USD 45/ person to get a single entry visa stamped, USD 65/ person for a multiple entries visa valid no longer than 29 days, or USD 95/ person for a multiple entries visa with valid duration from 30 to 90 days.

Some advices when getting Vietnam visa for Germany citizens

When performing step of requesting Vietnam visa on arrival, there is no original document of applicants required, so you should make sure that all your submitted information is correct as shown in your passport. Once your information in visa is exact, you are permitted to enter Vietnam.

In this step, necessary information that you need to provide includes your personal information such your full name, nationality, passport number, date of birth, passport expiration date, and gender. In additional, you also need to determine information about the type of visa you want to request including visa type, number of applicants, date of arrival and date of exit. Among these items, if you choose to request one month multiple entries visa, but staying duration is no longer than 29 days, you should note clearly you leaving date because stamping fee to get 29 day multiple entries visa is cheaper than stamping cost to get multiple entries visa with valid duration of 30 or 31 days.

For the step of getting visa stamped, to get visa smoothly, passenger should prepare all required documents including a printed copy of Vietnam visa approval letter, passport, two photos in passport size, and entry application before departure. In usual, this step needs twenty minutes averagely to be completed. For those who want to get visa stamped faster, Stamping Support Service is offered with the cost of USD 25 per person. By using this service, passengers will be picked up and assisted to get visa upon their arrival at Vietnam airport.

For any further information related to Vietnam visa for Germany passport holders, please contact us via email or hotline number (+84) 975 85 66 33. 


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