Vietnam visa for citizens of Bhutan|| Getting a visa for Vietnam

Bhutan passport holders are eligible for Vietnam e-visa or not ?

Can I apply for Vietnam e-visa if I am citizens of Bhutan?

No, citizens of Bhutan are not eligible for Vietnam e-visa

From 01 Feb 2019, under Decision 17/2019/NĐ-CP of the Government of Vietnam, there are 80 countries which citizens of it are eligible to apply online for Vietnam e-visa (an e-visa is a single entry valid for staying 30 days). We checked but not found Bhutan national in this list, therefore, citizens of Bhutan should choose two options below to get a visa for Vietnam

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Options for citizens of Bhutan getting a visa for Vietnam:

  • Visa On Arrival – Apply online for pre-approval then pick up your visa on arrival at the airport
  • Apply for a visa at the embassy or consulate of Vietnam in the nearby countries of Bhutan (There is NO consulate or embassy of Vietnam in Bhutan)

Of course, making the visa application online from home or workplace is convenient for you. You can stay at home or office to fill the online application form then wait 2 working days to receive the visa approval letter via email, then print a copy of the visa approval letter to show for boarding and show on arrival (at the airport of Vietnam) to pick up your visa. Sound great!

However, visa on arrival Vietnam is now available at the International Airports of Vietnam only. You should go to the consulate or embassy of Vietnam to apply for a visa beforehand if you want to visit Vietnam via land crossing or by ship, by motorbike ….

Should I apply for a visa at the embassy of Vietnam in the nearby countries of Bhutan or apply online for pre-approval then pick up my visa on arrival at the airport of Vietnam?

Bhutan Passport Holders are required visa for entering Vietnam.

There’re 2 ways to get the visa for entering Vietnam: 1/ Apply visa at embassy & 2/ Apply online to get approval for getting visa on arrival Vietnam.

– Unfortunately, NO embassy of Vietnam in Bhutan & Embassy of Vietnam in Countries Close to Bhutan if you want to go: Bangladesh, Myanmar, India, Laos, China & Thailand

– The best way for the citizen of Bhutan to get the visa for Vietnam without going to embassy: Apply to get visa on arrival at airports of Vietnam.

Does a Bhutan citizen need a visa for entering Vietnam?

Bhutan nationals are required to get a visa for them to enter Vietnam. Bhutan is one of the countries that have no Vietnam embassy at the moment, its citizens have been provided with two options for acquiring a Vietnam visa: 1/ by applying online or 2/ by visiting an embassy in any of the nearest neighboring countries.

How to get Vietnam visa online?

For online application, Bhutan nationals are expected to visit our website  Fill in the form provided online with passport details and proceed in making payments for services fees in USD. Wait for an approval letter to be sent to them via email within 1 2- working days.

Upon arrival at the Vietnam airport, they are expected to submit their original Bhutan passport, an approval letter, 2 passport photos and USD cash for stamping fees to an immigration officer for them to get a visa at the airport. This process is suitable for air travelers only.

An online application is the most favorite mode of applying for a visa in Bhutan, the advantage of applying online is they can apply for a visa anywhere even from home.

Applying for a visa at the embassy requires them to visit a neighboring country and get a visa. They will be required to present their original passport, two passport photos, a correctly filled in visa form and USD money for visa processing to an immigration officer. Once the documents have been verified, then processing begins. This process takes five working days to get a visa.


Notes :

– They are advised to check the validity of their passport; it should be six months valid from the date of travel and have a few blank pages for the visa.

– They are also advised to consult with our officers on how to apply for a visa to Vietnam and get guidance and procedures.

– An urgent visa is available online for travelers who are in a rush to get to Vietnam. Be it for that important business meeting or great social function; this visa takes one working day or less to get it. It will cost slightly more than the normal visa charges to get this visa.

– Bhutan citizens can apply for their visa now by visiting our website and make the trip to Vietnam a memorable and unforgettable, come and explore the beauty and nature of Vietnam.

– If having troubles in receiving our approval letter in the email, let us know by emailing us at  and get assisted fast.

– Feel free in asking for any further information or assistance from our officers, we are glad to be of service to you. You can also leave us your comments or suggestions on our website to help us improve our services for your next visit.

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