How to get Vietnam visa from the Philippines?

As a Filipino citizen, you are exempted for Vietnam visa for a stay of maximum 21 days in Vietnam. However, if you want to stay longer than 21 days, it is a must to obtain Vietnam visa as the first permission to enter the country. There are two ways of getting Vietnam visa you may consider:

Option 1: Get Vietnam visa at Vietnam Embassy.

You can apply for Vietnam visa in person at the Vietnam Embassy in the Philippines.

– Issuing unit: Vietnam Embassy.

– Processing time: 5- 7 working days.

– A passport required with at least 6 months validity

Below is the contact information of Vietnam Embassy in Manila, where will provide you with further information regarding on how to get a Vietnam visa.

  • Embassy of Vietnam in Manila, The Philippines
    670 Pablo Ocampo (Vito Cruz) Malate, Manila, The Philippines
    Tel: (632) 525 2837 (632) 521 6843 Consular: 524 0364
    Fax: (632) 526 0472

Option 2: (Recommended) Apply for Vietnam visa on arrival through Vietnam visa service agency –

  • Issuing unit: Vietnam Immigration Department
  • Processing time: 1- 2 working days
  • No passport sent off required.

How does it work?

Firstly you will need to fill out a short online application form, or e-mail to us an offline application form. After getting your payment for service fee, we will start to process your application and you can get a visa approval letter via email within 2 working days as regular processing time or even 4-8 working hours in urgent case. After that you print out this letter and bring it along with your valid passport + 2 passport sized photos + some dollars as stamping fee to pick up your visa sticker at one of Vietnam’s international airports (Noi Bai, Da Nang, Cam Ranh, Tan San Nhat)

Based on our experience as a travel agent over the years, Vietnam visa on arrival is commonly preferred by its short-time processing and cost-saving.

Keep in mind that this service is only available to Filipino citizens traveling to Vietnam by air.

If you have any question, please contact us at, or through hotline: (+84) 917 623 750.

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