Visa Application

Travel Visa to Vietnam (Tourism purpose) – All nationalities can now apply for an E-visa with a fee of USD 25. Please be reminded that this fee is non-refundable, no matter if your Vietnam e-visa is approved or not. Attendees should be responsible for checking the visa application information carefully.

Please apply online here at least two weeks before the departure date.

  • Chinese passport: For those holding a Chinese passport whose number starts with an E, after landing, you will need to convert your e-visa to a paper-based visa at the Visa counter. There might be some minor admin fees involved. Kindly follow this order strictly, otherwise, you’ll be asked to return to the Visa counter and line up again.
  • Visa exemption: Citizens from countries listed here are eligible for visa exemption and could stay in Vietnam for 14-45 days.

Please remember to bring your visa, passport (valid for at least six months from the date of departing the country)

*Notes: Immigration policy is subject to change. If the Vietnam Government announces any new regulations, we will notify you via email.

Invitation Letter

The application process for a Vietnam visa does NOT require an Invitation Letter. Attendees of the PACIS 2024 conference are able to submit an application for a tourist e-visa to Vietnam via this LINK.

Should you still need an Invitation Letter for additional administrative matters, kindly click the button below to send a request for an invitation letter from the PACIS 2024 committee.

Vietnam Visa Exemption countries & Duration

No. Country Maximum visa-free duration Applicable purpose of visit (if any)
1 Chile 90 days Entries that do not include remunerated activities
2Panama 90 days Entries that do not include remunerated activities
3Cambodia 30 days Not mentioned
4Indonesia 30 days Not mentioned
5Kyrgyzstan 30 days Not mentioned
6Laos 30 days Not mentioned
7Malaysia 30 days Tourism, attending press, conference/coverage, official duty, visiting relatives, business negotiation, investment, sports, or attending seminars or conferences
8Singapore 30 days Entries that do not include remunerated activities
9Thailand 30 days Not mentioned
10Philippines 21 days Not mentioned
11Brunei 14 days Not mentioned
12Myanmar 14 days Visiting only
13Belarus 45 days Not mentioned
14Denmark 45 days Not mentioned
15Finland 45 days Not mentioned
16France 45 days Not mentioned
17Germany 45 days Not mentioned
18Italy 45 days Not mentioned
19Japan 45 days Not mentioned
20Norway 45 days Not mentioned
21Russia 45 days Not mentioned
22South Korea 45 days Not mentioned
23Spain 45 days Not mentioned
24Sweden 45 days Not mentioned
25United Kingdom (Not applicable to BNO)45 days Not mentioned
26Kazakhstan 30 days Not exceeding 90 days within 180 continuous days