The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has proposed scrapping visas for countries that are Vietnam’s key tourism markets, or those it has strategic or comprehensive partnerships with, which has secured in-principle approval from the premier.
Vietnam visa policy for US passport holders has now changed back to normal for both Embassy and Visa on arrival services.
"Vietnam Government pilot electronic visa within two years, applies to citizens of 40 countries, starting on February 01, 2017. Electronic Visa applies only to cases of foreigners travel to Vietnam for a period not exceeding 30 days."
For some nationalities, Vietnam government policies to restrict immigration for many years due to concerns about the purpose of these people when entering Vietnam, irrespective of any individual.
Therefore, the review process visa procedures for citizens of these countries is difficult and time consuming procedures to get visas.
Vietnam will reduce visa fees for several types of international passport holders and overseas Vietnamese next month, in the latest effort to boost the country’s foreign arrivals....
The single-entry visa will cost US$25 instead of the current US$45.