The Vietnam Government just approved the Decree No. 17/2019/ND-CP, about adding 35 more countries to e-visa list. The Decree will take effect from February 1st, 2019 to February 1st, 2021. In this period of time, citizens of all eligible countries can apply Vietnam e-visa online.
For the Lithuanian citizens, the first question should be: Vietnam e-visa for Lithuania citizens is available or not?
Are Lithuania citizens eligble for Vietnam E-visa?
The first Decree about Vietnam e-visa (Decree No. 07/2017/ND-CP), which took effect from February 2017, shows that citizens of 40 countries can apply Vietnam electronic visa, including: Azerbaijan, Argentina, Armenia, Ireland, Poland, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brunei, South Korea, Germany, Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Cuba, Denmark, Timor-Leste, the United States, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Myanmar, Mongolia, Japan, Panama, Peru, Finland, France, the Philippines, Romania, Spain, Sweden, China (not applicable to Chinese e-passport holders), Uruguay, Venezuela, Norway, and Slovakia.
The Resolution 124, which took effect from November 2017, expands e visa granting to 6 more countries: Australia, United Arab Emirates, Canada, India, Netherland and New Zealand.
The Decree No. 17/2019/ND-CP, which took effect from February 2019, adds 35 more countries and territories to the list, including Austria, Iceland, Belgium, Portugal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Qatar, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Croatia, Estonia, Fiji, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Macedonia, Micronesia, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Marshall Islands, Salomon Islands, San Marino, Cyprus, Switzerland, China (included Hongkong SAR and Macau SAR, not applicable to Chinese e-passport holders), Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Serbia, Slovenia.
In conclusion, there are 80 countries and 2 territories (Hongkong SAR and Macau SAR) are eligible for applying Vietnam E-Visa.
Vietnam Electronic Visa (E-Visa) Is Officially Launched For Lithuania Passport Holders
Vietnam Electronic Visa (e-Visa) is an official document granted by the Immigration of Vietnam which permitting entry into and travel within Vietnam. It is an alternative entry visa issued at the embassies of Vietnam and visa on arrival.
The e-Visa is a single-entry visa, and the maximum duration of stay in Vietnam is 30 days, which cannot be extended and converted to other types of visas.
The first option is made offline at the Vietnam embassy or consulate in Lithuania while the following two options are made online. In this post, you can find the brief description of two online options as well as the difference between 2 ways:
|Item||Visa on arrival||E-visa|
|Issued by||Vietnam Immigration Department||Vietnam Immigration Department|
|Beneficiaries||All Lithuanian visitors travel to Vietnam by air||Citizens of 80 countries in the list, including Lithuania|
|Purpose of visit||Vacation, business, family or friend visit, and others||For vacation or business|
|Visa validity||1 month single/multiple entry;|
3 months single/multiple entry;
6 months multiple entry;
1 year multiple entry.
|30 days single entry|
|Visa fee||Depending on visa type (from US $18 + stamping fee, refunded in case your visa application is refused||Non-refundable in case your visa application is refused|
2 working days, 1 working day or even 1 – 2 hours to receive the visa approval letter
|No sooner than 3 working days to know if your Vietnam visa application is approved or not|
|Entry ports||Six (06) international airports in Vietnam, consisting of Hanoi Airport, Hai Phong Airport, Da Nang Airport, Ho Chi Minh Airport, Nha Trang Airport and Phu Quoc Airport.||Thirty three (33) entry gates including 8 international airports, 16 international border gates, and 9 seaports across Vietnam|
It may, but just sometimes, take you up to 30 minutes or longer to get visa stamped at Vietnam airport if there are too many people arriving at the same time. Normally, it takes 10 – 15 minutes.
|As this kind of visa is quite newly launched, of which some certain airlines or even immigration staff at the airports may have not been aware and therefore may refuse it, you should check with your airlines in advance to avoid this.|
Requirements of Vietnam E-visa for Lithuania citizens
You will be required to complete the online application in a single web browser session. Before starting the e-visa application process, please ensure you have all of these required elements:
- A valid email address to get notification regarding e-visa status.
- A copy of passport valid for at least 6 months (Scan or take picture the page of passport which contain your personal information) for uploading in the form online.
- A recent digital photograph for uploading in the form online.
- A valid credit card or PayPal account to pay for the e-visa application’s fee.
How much for a Vietnam E-visa for Lithuania citizens?
The visa fee will depend on how fast you want to recieve your visa. The visa agent only charge for successful application. In case your visa is refused, you will get back your money. 100% risk-free.
How long for processing a Vietnam E-visa for Lithuania citizens?
It takes 2 working days for processing your e-visa. We guarantee that you will get visa on-time. In case you want to get E-visa sooner, you can use urgent service with a small extra cost.
How to apply for a Vietnam Evisa for Lithuania citizens?
- Fill in apply visa application form with your information.
- Review your details.
- Pay for your online visa application.
- Receive an email confirming receipt of your application and payment.
- Receive an email containing your e-Visa and print a copy for your records.
e-Visa holders just go straight to the passport control to check & get stamp for entry 30 days, no need to pay any amount or go the visa issuing office to get visa. Other types of visa go to the visa issuing office to get visa before going to the passport control counter.
In case you want multiple entry-visa or stay more than 30 days, please choose other type of visa available on the form then pick up your visa on arrival at the visa issuing office located at the international airport where you landing in Vietnam.
The e-visa or visa approval letter is a paper approved by Vietnam Immigration allows to board and pick up visa on arrival at international airports of Vietnam. You should check it careful to make sure no mistake or error then print a copy to use.
Applying Vietnam visa on Arrival, you can get your Vietnam visa in Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Kernavė, Palanga, Trakai, Anikshty or any cities in Lithuania. Let’s apply visa at visaonlinevietnam.com!
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