The whole Vietnam Visa application process

These days, the process is not at all a hardship! There are several options for your  choice. It is common that you obtain your Entry Visa by having a valid  passport  stamped prior to your departure by applying to the Vietnam  Embassy and/or  Consulate (in case there is a Consulate instead of  Embassy) in your country.  However, if your particular city does not  have a Vietnamese Embassy, and you  wish to avoid procedural delays  (anywhere from 4 to 10 days) which sometimes  happen with visa approvals  at embassies outside Vietnam, can make this  requirement a fairly easy exercise.

There are another more simple way, that is, by  getting a Visa on Arrival. In that  case, you only have to:

And, You are now also ready to go to Vietnam (and  get your visa  stamped onto the passport at the arrival airport by handing in  that  Approval Letter)!