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Vietnam visa processing for Indian passport holders in Singapore

Why don’t you process for Indian? I am an Indian citizen working in Singapore now.

Dear Key,

I am happy to say that we can process online Vietnam visa for Indian passport holders regardless of where you are, but the procedure is a little bit different. Please send a soft copy of your passport and return ticket as well as the already filled Vietnam visa application form (please download it here) to our email: [email protected] and then we will send you a link for payment.

The service fee for processing visa approval letter for Indian passport holder is: US%25/1-month single entry visa, US$30/1-month multiple entry visa, US$50/3-month single entry visa and US$55/3-month multiple entry visa.

After 2 working days (normal service) since your payment of service fee, you will get the visa approval letter via email.

We hope this information is clear to you.

Should you need any further information, please feel free to let us know!

Kind regards,


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Tet Nguyen Dan – the Vietnamese New Year

It’s only ten days to Tet Nguyen Dan which is considered the biggest and most popular festival of the year in Vietnam. Celebrated on the first day of the first month in Lunar Calendar, Tet’s celebration is the longest holiday which may last up to seven days. Vietnamese New Year in 2015 will last from February 18-22.

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What is Tet?

Tet is the occasion for Vietnamese to express their respect and remembrance for their ancestors as well as welcoming the New Year with their beloved family members. Moreover, in the past, Tet was essential as it provided one of few long breaks during the agricultural year, which was held between the harvesting of the crops and the sowing of the next ones. To make it easier, one can imagine Tet as a combination of Christmas and New Year: every family will get together to have big meals, decorate Tet trees and eat Tet food but to welcome the new year instead of a religious cause.

How is Tet celebrated?

Since Tet occupies an important role in Vietnamese’s religious beliefs, Vietnamese will begin their preparations well in advance of the upcoming New Year. In an effort to get rid of the bad luck of the old year, people will spend a few days cleaning their homes, polishing every utensil, or even repaint and decorate the house with kumquat tree, branches of peach blossom, and many other colorful flowers. The ancestral altar is especially taken care of, with careful decoration of five kinds of fruits and votive papers, along with many religious rituals. Everybody, especially children, buy new clothes and shoes to wear on the first days of New Year. People also try to pay all their pending debts and resolve all the arguments among colleagues, friends or members of family.

Like other Asian countries, Vietnamese believe that the color of red and yellow will bring good fortune, which may explain why these colors can be seen everywhere in Lunar New Year. People consider what they do on the dawn of Tet will determine their fate for the whole year, hence people always smile and behave as nice as they can in the hope for a better year. Besides, gifts are exchanged between family members and friends and relatives, while children receive lucky money kept in red envelope.

No matter where Tet is celebrated, it must be clarified from the beginning that Tet is not a day, but several days of celebration.

How to get a Vietnam visa

Do I need Vietnam visa if the ship stops for a day?

I’m cruising with my wife from Singapore.the ship stops for a day in Vietnam(Ho Chi Minh City). We are going back to Singapore in the same ship.In this case do I need a visa?

Dear Ashish,

Since I do not know your nationality, so I cannot provide you with the best advice.

There will be 2 cases:

1. If your nationality is exempted from a Vietnam visa, such as Singaporean, Cambodian, Thai…, you will not need a visa for your one day in Vietnam. Please click here to see the Vietnam visa exemption list.

2. If your nationality is not exempted from Vietnam visa, you will need a visa to Vietnam. In this case, I recommend you to contact the cruise line to know whether they can arrange a Vietnam visa for you.

I hope this information is clear to you.

Should you need any further information, please let us know.

Have a nice day,

Applying for Vietnam visa on arrival

Vietnam Visa for Bangladesh citizen in Singapore

Is Vietnam visa on arrival available for me? I’m Bangladesh passport holder working in Singapore now. Thks.

Dear Bahgat,

We are very to say that at the moment, Vietnam visa on arrival is not available for Bangladesh passport holders. You are highly recommended to contact the Vietnam embassy in Singapore to apply for a visa to Vietnam.

Here are the contact details of Vietnam Embassy in Singapore:

  • Address: 10 Leedon Park St., SINGAPORE 267887
  • Phone: (65) 64625994
  • Office hours: Mon – Fri 8.30am – 12.00pm | 2.30pm – 5.30pm
  • Visa Hours: Mon-Fri 9.00am – 12.00 noon

Wish you have your visa arranged soon.

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Vietnam visa related question for Myanmar passport holder

Hi, I am planning to visit to Vietnam. I would like to find out if i need to apply for visa. I am currently working in Singapore and holding Myanmar Passport. Thank you!

Dear Gemise,

Please be informed that as a Myanmar passport holder, you are exempted from a Vietnam visa for their stay in Vietnam for no more than 14 days. But in case you have entered Vietnam with Vietnam visa exemption, you can only visit the country with another visa exemption at least 30 days after your preceding visit, or you have to obtain a Vietnam visa if your want to come back Vietnam earlier.

We hope this information is clear to you. In case you need a Vietnam visa and travel to Vietnam by air, you can apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival with us by clicking here:

Best regards,

Halong Bay - Vietnam visa application from Singapore

Halong Bay among 8 must-see places in Southeast Asia for great views

The AsiaOne, a Singapore-based website has recently released the list of 8 must-see places in Southeast Asia for great views including the Halong Bay in northern Vietnam.

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As said by AsiaOne, “Halong Bay, which means “Bay of Descending Dragons”, is a unique karst topography carved out by Mother Nature. The UNESCO World Heritage site offers views of vertical formations which are rich in dense vegetation”.

“A boat cruise meandering through any of the 1,969 islets is both tranquil and insightful. Avoid the monsoons from June to September and from January to March, but visit the high seasons to enjoy sunny skies that won’t put a damper on your exploration plans of the natural outlying islets”.

After about three hours flying from Singapore to Hanoi, you will reach the port to visit Halong Bay by taking a five-hour road trip via mini bus; it costs around USD 6 (S$7.50) and can be arranged upon arrival.

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Vietnam among world’s best places to retire in 2015

If you are planning to retire abroad – because you want to live better for less, diversify your investments or enjoy a greater degree of adventure – Vietnam may be a choice.

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According to a newly-released report from International Living, Vietnam is ranked 25th in the list of world’s best places to retire in 2015.

There are total 8 criteria to prepare this list; they are buying & renting, benefits & discounts, cost of living, fitting in, entertainment & amenities, heath care, infrastructure and climate.

With the total score of 67.3, this is the first time Vietnam is included in the list of best places to retire abroad. Especially, regarding the criterion of cost of living, this S-shaped country got absolute score.

Ranked first in the list is Ecuador which got absolute scores in many criteria. In addition, some other countries in Asia also got high ranks in the list, including Malaysia (86.8 points), Thailand (84.6 points), Philippines (76.3 points) and Cambodia (73.7 points).

How to get a Vietnam visa

ask something about Vietnam visa approval letter

Hi there. I have received my Vietnam visa approval letter, but I saw names of some other I do not know in my letter? Does it trouble me at the airport to get my visa? Thank you!

Dear Augusto,

Please be informed that there will be no problem with the letter, you still get the visa stamped onto your passport upon your arrival at Vietnam airport. The people having names on your letter are just those whose request are processed at the same time with yours.

Thank you so much for contacting us for your concern.

Have a nice day,

Vietnam visa online for South Korean in Singapore

Hi there. I am South Korean passport holder and currently working in Singapore. Can I apply for Vietnam visa online here or should I visit the Vietnam embassy to apply for one since I cannot find my nationality in your list. Thank you!

Dear Mr. Kim,

Please be informed that as a South Korean passport holder, you can apply for Vietnam visa on arrival. To do so, you need to fill out the visa application form (which you can download here), send it together with scan of your passport to our support email: [email protected]. After receiving your information, our visa staff will process your order.

We hope this information is clear to you.

Should you have any further questions, please feel free to let us know.

Have a nice day,

Mekong Delta in Vietnam - Vietnam Visa application from Singapore

Mekong Delta among top ten best-value destinations for 2015

The Mekong Delta in Southern Vietnam has been voted as one of the 10 best-value destinations for 2015 by Rough Guides, a British publisher of travel and reference guides.

Mekong Delta in Vietnam - Vietnam Visa application from Singapore

The list is made based on economy, the worth of the experience, and the ability of travelers to integrate and explore the daily life and culture of local people.

As said about the delta by the website: “At the end of its epic journey through the heart of Indochina, the coffee-brown Mekong River splits, sloshing seawards through Vietnam. A pocketful of dong still goes a very long way in this delta region, and although the fertile plains and waterways are a riot of vivid colors and flavors, with endless opportunities for exploring by motorbike and boat, the area still sees surprisingly few foreign tourists. Wind up your trip with a few days on the island of Phu Quoc, whose southern shores are blissfully warm and shallow”.

In addition to the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, this list also features Kosovo, the Peak district in the UK, the Canary Islands in Spain, Karnataka in India, Northern Ireland, Alentejo in Portugal, Northwestern China, Oaxaca in Mexico, and Queens in the US.

If you travel to Vietnam, don’t miss the chance to explore the Mekong Delta with a wide range of activities to experience including visiting the floating market and discovering the local lives.

And if you need a Visa to Vietnam, you may consider either of the following options:

  • Apply for Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy; OR
  • Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival (for more information about this type of visa for Vietnam, please click here).