VIETNAM VISA REQUIREMENTS

Check the list below and see if visa on arrival is available for your nationality and what you need for a visa.

Vietnam visa requirements for citizens of


Vietnam visa requirements for citizens of Costa Rica

1. Does Costa Rican need a visa to Vietnam?
Costa Rican nationality is not included in the visa exemption list; therefore, all Costa Ricans need to apply visa to Vietnam for either tourism or business purpose.
- Vietnam visa for tourism purpose is required
- Vietnam visa for business purpose is required
2. Two options for Costa Rican to apply for Vietnam visa
2.1. Apply online for a Vietnam visa on arrival
Costa Rican passport holders can apply Vietnam Visa on Arrival online from anywhere outside of Vietnam. The Vietnam visa will be picked up upon arrival at the Vietnam airports by showing up the printed out of the approval letter.
By using our service, the approval letter will be sent via email within 1 or 2 working days (normal case), 4 working hours (urgent case) or even 30 minutes (emergency case) depending on which option the applicant chooses when submitting online application form.
The aim of Visa on Arrival is to make the trip to Vietnam simpler and more economical. It is applicable only to those traveling by air to Vietnam. Vietnam Visa on Arrival is especially an advantage to those living far from the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in Costa Rica
By using this mode of getting Vietnam Visa on Arrival, the Costa Rican does not need to wait too long for processing to get a pre-approval letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department, which acts as an official permission of getting the visa upon arrival.
In order to get a Vietnam visa, Costa Ricans should pay two types of fee: the service fee and the stamping fee.

- Service fee: The service fee is for visa approval letter processing.

- Stamping fee: The stamping fee is paid in cash to the Vietnam Immigration Officers at the arrival airport to get the visa stamp. Credit cards are not accepted. If applicants have booked full package, they do not need to pay this fee anymore.
Useful notes
- Before applying online for a Vietnam Visa on Arrival, Costa Rican citizens should make sure that their passport has at least 6-month validity and left pages from travel date.
- Visa on Arrival is only applicable for Costa Ricans traveling by air to Vietnam.

2.2. Apply for Vietnam visa directly at the Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate
For those who want to get a Vietnam visa beforehand or want to travel to Vietnam by land or sea, Costa Ricans can go to the nearest Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate to apply for the visa.
At the moment, in Costa Rica, there is no representative office of Vietnam's government. Therefore, Costa Ricans should contact the Embassy of Vietnam in the nearest neighboring country to in order to make visa code or get visa stamped.
Embassy of Vietnam in nearby country: Panama, Cuba & Venezuela


Vietnam tourist visa fees for citizens of Costa Rica

TYPES OF VISA SERVICE FEE
(which you pay for website owner)
STAMPING FEE
NORMAL CASE
(1-2 working days)
URGENT CASE
(4-8 working hours)
EMERGENCY CASE
(1-4 working hours)
1 month single entry
19
USD
pax
+19
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
25
USD
pax
1 month multiple entry
24
USD
pax
+19
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
50
USD
pax
3 months single entry
29
USD
pax
+19
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
25
USD
pax
3 months multiple entry
35
USD
pax
+19
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
50
USD
pax

Vietnam business visa fees for citizens of Costa Rica

TYPES OF VISA SERVICE FEE
(which you pay for website owner)
STAMPING FEE
NORMAL CASE
(2-3 working days)
URGENT CASE
(4-8 working hours)
EMERGENCY CASE
(1-4 working hours)
1 month single entry
70
USD
pax
+39
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
25
USD
pax
1 month multiple entry
75
USD
pax
+39
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
50
USD
pax
3 months single entry
95
USD
pax
+39
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
25
USD
pax
3 months multiple entry
110
USD
pax
+39
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
50
USD
pax
6 months multiple entry
280
USD
pax
+39
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
95
USD
pax
1 year multiple entry
420
USD
pax
+39
USD
pax
+49
USD
pax
135
USD
pax

There are 2 types of Vietnam visa fees you must be aware before applying for visa on arrival:

1. SERVICE FEE

The service fee is for visa approval letter processing. Applicants may choose to pay the fee online with their bank account, Credit or Debit Card, PayPal or Western Union.


2. STAMPING FEE

The stamping fee is paid IN CASH to the Vietnam Immigration Officers at the arrival airport to get the visa stamp. Credit cards are not accepted.

Need assistance with your application? Contact us at +1-416-939-7260 or email visa@vietnamvisateam.com