Vietnam Visa for German citizens

Are German citizens exempted from visa?

The table below gives information about whether a German citizen needs a visa to enter Vietnam or not:

Visa type 45 days in Maximum More than 45 days
Tourism Visa Visa exempt Visa required
Business Visa Visa exempt Visa required

Therefore, the table above shows that citizens of Germany do NOT need to apply for a Vietnam visa if they want to stay for 45 days in maximum and must meet the following conditions:

  • Passport has 6 months validity (at least) since your entry date
  • Passport has 02 blank pages in minimum.

How to get a Vietnam visa from Germany?

German passport holders can apply for a Vietnamese visa in 02 following ways:

1- Getting Visa at Embassy

You can contact directly to Vietnam Embassy in Germany (if you are living in Germany), or in a nation that you are settling in.

To obtain Vietnam Visa, you must prepare required documents:

  • Your original passport has at least 6-months validity
  • One application form is filled in with your correct information, along with 02 passport photos
  • Visa fee. Please note that the cost depends on the length and purpose of the trip. The more important thing is all visa application fees at the Embassy are non-refundable
  • If you send your application form by mail or post office, please provide your correct address that you want to return your passport and visa. All documents should be placed in one package

2- Getting Vietnam eVisa  (highly recommended)

To all German citizens who travel to Vietnam is the most convenient way to get Vietnam e-visa (you can get visa online)

To obtain this e-Visa, you just need to follow these 3 simple steps:

  1. Apply online visa application form
    Finish online visa application form with basic information such as full name, passport number, passport expiry date, date of birth, date of entry and exit, then pay the visa fee
  2. Receive e-Visa result
    You will receive e-Visa result within 4-6 days or even faster with emergency visa service.
  3. Show the e-visa at the entry gate (passport control) to enter Vietnam.

eVisa fee for German citizens:

This table below is total entry visa cost:

Type of visa Service fee Government fees
1 month single entry 30 USD 25 USD
1 month multiple entry 45 USD 50 USD
3 months single entry 45 USD 25 USD
3 months multiple entry 60 USD 50 USD

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