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Vietnam visa extension information

Vietnam visa extension information

What is Vietnam visa extension?

Vietnam visa extension helps travelers continue staying in Vietnam after their visas expire without exiting Vietnam to apply for a new one again.

When do I need to extend my Vietnam visa?

You’d better extend/renew your visa at least 1 week (for 3 months visa, preferably 2 weeks) before your visa expiration date.

Which documents will I need?

Only your original passport, remember that your passport must have 2 blank pages at maximum.

Which type of visa can be extended?

For tourist and business Vietnam visa, the extension/renewal is only applicable for 1 month or 3 months (single/multiple entry).

For diplomatic, official visas, or/and other types of visa, it should be applied through the official agencies or government or business sponsor or contact the Vietnam Immigration Department in person.

How to extend my Vietnam visa?

With the aim of getting more and more opportunities to support our valued clients, has developed visa extension/renewal services for those who have been in Vietnam. To extend/renew your visa, you are kindly advised to follow the following steps:

Step 1. Please send us your scan of your passport and the page containing your current Vietnam visa to Then we will send it to Vietnam Immigration Department to check your information before extending/renewing your visa.

Step 2. We will inform you about the visa extension fee and whether your visa can be extended/renewed as visa extension varies for each case.

Step 3. For those who are in Hanoi, please bring your original passport to our office:
In case, you are in Ho Chi Minh City, please let us know your current address so that our staff will come in person to pick up your passport.

Step 4. Wait some days to get your passport back together with your new stamped visa.

How long does it take?

The processing time takes from 5 to 10 days, depends on your type of Vietnam visa.

How much does it cost?

The Vietnam visa extension fee varies for each case and the type of Vietnam visa. Please contact us at for further information.


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Vietnam Customs procedures

Before you even schedule your trip, you will need to get a travel document, that is, passport. Then, you will need a visa to visit some coutries in Asia including Vietnam .You can follow this instructions which provide you useful information and guidelines to easily get a visa to Vietnam:

  1. You can apply online at for visa on arrival (visa picked up at arrival airport in Vietnam) (for those traveling by air to Vietnam). This is safe, quick and easy. For those traveling by other ways (eg., by road, by train, by sea) to Vietnam, the visa must be in your hand before traveling. We suggest you apply online at for visa code (visa picked up at the Embassy/Consulate). We will get this kind of visa done upon special request.
  2. Or, you can apply for visa to Vietnam directly at the Vietnam Embassy or Consulate in your area by yourself. Please kindly go to the Vietnam Embassy for direct contact with your preferred embassy/consulate.


  • Children under 14 years old:
  • There is no need for children under 14 to have a separate application form filled out but two passport-sized photos and information on the full name and date of birth shall be provided in the application forms of their parents.
  • Photos of children under 1 (one) year old are not required.



  1. All visitors to Vietnam, should fill in declaration forms and show their luggage to Customs officials on request. You are required to fulfill entry and customs form when entering Vietnam. A new form (CHY2000) is currently used for entry and exit procedure. In cases of re-entry or re-exit without any must-be-declared items, you simply submit the copy of your entry and customs form (yellow paper) or make a new one. Cross (x) and fill the first up to the sixteenth boxes in the form. You must submit this form to customs and immigration officers.
  2. Luggage, personal possessions and goods brought to Vietnam in amounts sufficient for personal use only, and not listed among noncommercial goods not to be imported, are exempt from tax.
  3. Travelers’ luggage as declared at Customs offices on arrival must be shown again at Customs when leaving Vietnam, except for articles which have been consumed or given as gifts.
  4. Visitors to Vietnam can bring with them unlimited amounts of foreign currency, objects made of gold, silver, precious metals and gemstones or plated with silver or gold, but these must be declared in detail on their customs forms.Travelers can change their money for Vietnamese dong (VND) at the banks, hotels and jewelry shops throughout the country.
  5. Travelers can take with them unlimited amounts of souvenirs bought with receipts.

To save your time, in the entry and customs form, you should clearly note down:

  • Camera, recorder and other electric equipment not for personal use;
  • Jewelry (especially gold) and precious stones not for personal use;
  • Foreign currency (cash, coin and tourist cheques): over US$ 7,000 or other foreign currency of the same value, or over VND 15 million in cash;
  • Video-tapes will be checked and returned in several days;
  • Gold (over 300 g): If more than 3,000 g, you are required to deposit and re-export the surplus;
  • Other commodities out of duty-free luggage.

When entering Vietnam: Visitors are permitted to bring in a duty-free allowance of 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars or 150 g of tobacco; 1.5l of liquor; and other items (not forbidden goods) of the total value beneath US$300. Items that you cannot bring into Vietnam include weapons, munitions, explosives and inflammables, firecracker of all kinds, opium and drugs, toxic chemicals, and cultural materials unsuitable to Vietnamese society (pornographic seditious publications, films and photos), harmful child toys. Breaking these rules, you will be punished by Vietnamese laws.
When leaving Vietnam: A quantity over 300g of gold must be declared and be permitted by the State Bank. You are not allowed to bring out weapons, munitions, explosives, drugs, antiques, live wild animals, rare plants, and documents relating to the national security. Breaking these rules, you will be punished by Vietnamese laws.

List of countries cannot be supporting

Thank you for interested in Vietnam Visa online service at our Website But we are very sorry that we (a travel agency) cannot do Vietnam visa online service for citizens come from some countries at present. According to Vietnam Immigration, All these citizens, who want to come to Vietnam have contact to Vietnam Embassy at their country or Vietnam Immigration Department to apply for Visa directly. All service guaranteed letter will be decline. So we suggest you should contact directly with them for your specific case as the information below:


Vietnam Immigration Departments:

In Hanoi Capital: No 40A Hang Bai Str, Hoan Kiem Dist.

+ Telephone: (+84 4) 38245055 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            (+84 4) 38245055      end_of_the_skype_highlighting, 38260922.


In Hochiminh City: No 254 Nguyen Trai Str, Dist 1.

+ Telephone: (+84 8) 39201701 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            (+84 8) 39201701      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.


In Danang City: No 7 Tran Quy Cap Str, Danang City.

+ Telephone: (+84 511) 3823383 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            (+84 511) 3823383      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.