The internet development has results in much simpler procedures, including the procedure to get a Vietnam visa for South Africans. In addition to getting visa at Vietnam Embassy in South Africa or in any third country, South Africans now can get a visa on arrival in a more convenient manner.
To get this kind of visa, they need to apply online for a visa approval letter to finally get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.
So, the question is how to obtain this letter? This post will guide you.
It must be said that getting a visa approval letter to Vietnam is very simple. The process is made 100% online and requires submission of no document at all. This process can be summarized 3 steps as follows:
Step 1: Go online at https://booking.vietnam-visa.com/step1.html and fill out the form with required information, including:
- Visa type;
- Purpose of visit;
- Visa duration;
- Arrival airport
- Contact information (email, name and phone number);
- Applicant’s details (full name, nationality, gender, date of birth, passport number and expiry date).
Step 2: Review the information and make payment of service fee.
In this step, please carefully check the information you have just provided in the online form, and then make payment of service fee. Details of such fee can be found at https://vietnam-visa.cn/#visa-fee-instruction.
Step 3: Get the visa approval letter via email within 2 working days
Within 2 working days at maximum (for tourist visa), you will receive your approval letter delivered to your registered email together with the Vietnamese visa application form (also known as Entry and Exit form) and detailed guide to get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.
After getting the visa approval letter, just prepare as guided in the email, and then you will get the visa stamped onto passport upon arrival at Vietnam airport.
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