Getting a business visa for Vietnam is a requirement to do business in Vietnam that is visa codes as DN, DT and LV as a short-stay visa. The Vietnam business visa is valid up to one year with a multiple entries based on your nationality, documents and business plan. During this period of time, you can conduct many activities such as signing contract, meeting B2B, and working with Vietnam enterprises to explore your investment opportunities in this promising land born by Mother Nature. However, for business purpose, you need a sponsor company registered and operated legally and currently in Vietnam to help you obtain the business visa for Vietnam, with the first step which is pre-visa approval letter before your departure day. There are three ways to get the Vietnam business visa such as visit Vietnam Embassy or Consulate in your country or neighbor countries – known as a traditional option, Vietnam business visa on arrival – the most convenient way, or E-visa – limited for some countries. The procedure of business visa for Vietnam is just take two steps as usual; now let’s take a tour to explore it as soon as possible in order to make your Vietnam business visa smoothly.
All foreigners coming to Vietnam for short-term business, meeting or working purpose must apply for a Vietnam business visa under sponsored by a registered company in Vietnam. You can apply for business visas allowing you to stay for a period of 1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 1 year, all with single/multiple entry options. Like Tourist visa, you can pick up the business visa for Vietnam either through visa on arrival at Vietnam’s international airports or through Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate in your countries. If you wish to extend your stay without having to leave the country, you can do so by applying for a visa extension or renewal in Vietnam, or applying for a Vietnam Temporary Residence Card. However, there are not all nationalities are eligible to apply for a Vietnam visa extension/renewal, and the requirements change accordingly as well. So we will update the latest changes from the Vietnam Immigration Department to help foreigners have a well-preparation for their stay in Vietnam.
TWO WAYS TO GET A BUSINESS VISA FOR VIETNAM
All foreigners coming to Vietnam whether for short-term business, meeting or working purpose are highly recommend to apply for the Vietnam business visa under sponsored by a registered company in Vietnam. There are three ways of obtaining the Vietnam business visa:
While there are advantages and disadvantages associated with each of these, we recommend the Vietnam Visa on Arrival as the best option to obtain businesses visa for Vietnam.
Option 1: Applying for Vietnam business visa via Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate Overseas
You can apply for the Vietnam business visa through the local Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate either in person or by post if any). To do this, you need to fill out and sign an application form, bringing it along with your passport, visa stamping fee and a passport photo.
The advantage of this way is that you already have the Vietnam business visa stamped in your passport before leaving for Vietnam, which means you do not need to queue on arrival for your passport to get stamped.
The application process for obtaining Vietnam business visa is not the most convenient, especially for people who do not live near a Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate.
Option 2: Obtaining Vietnam Business Visa on Arrival
Obtaining Vietnam Visa on Arrival is a viable option with various advantages. With Visa on Arrival, you can apply for longer-term and multiple-entry visas, and you do not need to go in person to the Embassy, or apply by post. You just need to prepare an entry and exit application form, pre-visa approval letter, your original passport, a passport photo and visa stamping fee that all
ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS VISA FOR VIETNAM
If you're planning to get a business visa in Vietnam, you have to be sponsored by a company registering and operating in Vietnam. The whole procedure for the business visa must go through 2 steps:
<1>. The first step: Having a Visa Approval Letter (Pre-Visa) sponsored by a company in Vietnam, issued by the Ministry of Public Security in advance;
<2>. The second step: the applicant pick up the business visa by themselves at the overseas Embassies/ Consulates of Vietnam, or at the international border gates or at the Vietnam’s international airports. The Vietnam business visa, which is categorized as DN, LV, DT, is issued for those who enter Vietnam for business purpose, these visas are issued for the Vietnam company inviting foreigner coming to Vietnam for business, working purpose.
OBTAINING A BUSINESS VISA APPROVAL LETTER FROM IMMIGRATION DEPARTMENT
For the entry purposes of business, work or investment, the applicants are required a Visa Approval Letter from the Ministry of Public Security in advance. The Visa Approval Letter is the legal document approved by the Vietnam Immigration Department to allow foreigners enter into Vietnam and pick up Vietnam business visa at the overseas Embassies or Consulates of Vietnam, or at the international border gates or at the Vietnam’s international airports.
The required documents need to provide both the applicant and Vietnam’s sponsored company
The processing time and Vietnam business visa validity
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR PICKING UP THE VIETNAM BUSINESS VISA
Vietnam business visa, which is categorized as DN, LV, DT, is issued for those who enter Vietnam for business purpose. You are able to get your Vietnam business visa stamped at the embassy or the airport or border crossing, to do this you must submit the following documents:
WHERE TO PICK UP THE BUSINESS VISA FOR VIETNAM
There are three options to pick up the Business Visa for Vietnam:
OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO VIETNAM'S WORK PERMIT, VISAS AND TEMPORARY RESIDENCE CARD
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