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Vietnam visa for South Korea citizens

Vietnam visa for South Korea citizens

Being a country listed in Vietnam visa exemption list, citizens coming from South Korea do not need to apply for visa if you just want to spend less than 15 days in the country.  However, for those who need to stay for a longer time, a visa is request. Thus, you are recommended concern information about Vietnam visa for South Korea citizens.


What are Vietnam visa requirement for South Korea citizens?


Like citizens of other countries, in order to get a visa, South Korea citizens must satisfy some compulsory requirements about passport. For specific, South Korea citizens need to ensure that validity of your passport is more than six months. In addition, it also has at least two empty pages to stamp visa. In case your passport cannot meet the requirement, you must renew or extend it before applying for Vietnam visa. Besides a passport, South Korea citizens are also demanded to prepare some documents namely a visa application or application for entry and exit Vietnam, two photos in passport size.


What are notices when applying for visa Vietnam for South Korea citizens?


Applying for visa to Vietnam is no longer a difficult job as South Korea citizens as well as other citizens have many alternative choices. However, there are some following notices that you should pay attention to avoid any trouble during applying procedure:


Choose a suitable visa type: currently, South Korea citizens are available to get Vietnam visa on arrival or get visa directly at embassy of Vietnam. Each visa type is suitable with an entrance way to Vietnam. South Korea citizens departing to the country by plane are recommended getting on arrival visa. This is because with this visa type, South Korea citizens can pick up your official visa at any international airport of Vietnam right after coming there. For South Korea people who use train, bus, car or ship to go from your resident country to Vietnam, obtaining a Vietnam embassy visa is the best selection. With those means of transportation, South Korea citizens are required to have a visa stamped onto passport before travelling. Meanwhile, there is no on arrival visa service at land or sea border of Vietnam. They are reasons why South Korea people must get visa at the embassy beforehand.


Select suitable validity length of visa: according to immigration policy, visa Vietnam now has two types of validity length namely one month and three month. One month visa allows foreigners staying in Vietnam 30 days as the longest and three month permits them to spend 90 days as maximum in Vietnam. Thus, South Korea people should base on your own travel plan to select a suitable validity length.


What are steps to apply for visa for South Korea citizens?


Steps to apply for visa embassy and visa on arrival visa are not similar. Detailed steps are quoted clearly as below:


Getting visa at embassy:


   -   Contact the embassy to know about required visa fee and documents to issue visa for you


   -   Prepare enough requirement and money


   -   Go to the embassy directly in working time and submit your visa request as direction of staff in charge


   -   Go home and wait for visa processing


   -   Come back the embassy as confirmation and get back your passport which has been stamped an official visa


Getting Vietnam visa upon arrival:


   -   Find a legal visa agent like on the internet


   -   Access to applying pages of their website and then complete Vietnam visa application with essential information


   -   Use PayPal, Bank Transfer or Western Union to send your payment for visa approval fee (this fee is used to process visa approval letter)


   -   Check your registered email after about two working days to receive scan copy of issued Vietnam visa approval letter


   -   Print the letter out and bring it together passport, application for entry and exit Vietnam photos and stamping fee to Vietnam


   -   Use the letter and other necessary things to stamp official visa at on arrival counter of the airport


What is the price of visa for South Korea citizens?


In case South Korea citizens use exemption visa to enter Vietnam, you do not need to pay visa fee. What you need is only making sure that your passport meets requirement to get exemption visa. Differently, if South Korea apply for visa embassy or visa on arrival, visa fee is required. Specific visa fee for this citizen is present as following:


If you get visa for Vietnam at embassy, the visa fee will be collected directly by staff working there. You should pay this fee in total when submitting visa request with required documents. At present, there is no exact number of visa fee that South Korea citizens as well as other citizens must pay to get embassy visa as Vietnam embassy in different countries requires a different fee. Thus, the only way for South Korea citizens to know exact visa fee that you need to submit is contacting the embassy in advance.


In case you get on arrival visa, exact visa fee is presented at Vietnam visa fee page. South Korea citizens can visit the page and get details. It is noticeable that approval fee must be paid firstly to the visa agent working with Vietnam Immigration Department before they issue visa approval letter for you. This type of fee can be higher if South Korea citizens request urgent or super-urgent service. Stamping fee on the other hand needs to be paid in cash directly when you stamp official visa at on arrival counter.   


For further information about Vietnam visa for South Korea citizens, please contact us via email or call to hotline (84) 975 85 66 33.    



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