January 10, 2023
Policy Vietnam visa service

2023 updated: Hong Kong Document of Identity for visa purposes holders are now eligible to apply Vietnam visa on arrival

In the past two years, the visa on arrival has not been opened, and the holders of the Hong Kong Visa Identity (HKDI) cannot use the approval letter to go to the airport in Vietnam. However, at present, we are happy to inform you that the visa on arrival has been reopened, Hong Kong Document of Identity (HKDI) holders can fully use the Vietnam visa on arrival type to enter Vietnam for tourism.

 Currently, there are many changes in document requirements and visa application procedures for visa on arrival. In addition to the passport, you have to provide some other documents, and the cost of visa on arrival is also very high now compared to before.

How can a Hong Kong Document of Identity (HKDI) holder obtain a Vietnam visa?

Previously, holders of the Hong Kong SAR Document of Identity for Visa Purposes could obtain a Vietnam visa in the following ways:

Option 1: Apply for a Vietnam visa at the Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong Kong. If the holder of the HKSAR Document of Identity for Visa is currently living in Hong Kong, you can contact the Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong Kong to apply for a Vietnam visa to enter Vietnam. If the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Document of Identity holder is currently living and working abroad, you can go directly to the Vietnamese embassy near your place of residence to apply for a visa.

Consulate General of Vietnam in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Address: 15th Floor, Jiacheng Building, 230 Wanchai Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Phone: (852) 2591-4510; 2591-4517; 2835-9358 or 2835-9398

Fax: (852) 2591-4524

Email: vnconsul.hongkong@mofa.gov.vn

Website: https://vnconsulate-hongkong.mofa.gov.vn/en-us/

Hong Kong Document of Identity (HKDI) holders need to contact the Consul General of Vietnam in Hong Kong for information on application, processing time and visa application fees.

Option 2: Apply for a Vietnam visa on arrival. This method is relatively convenient for Hong Kong visa identity document holders. You just register online, fill in the required information, then you will get the approval letter and wait for a stamp to be stamped in your passport when you arrive at the airport in Vietnam. Visa on arrival is exactly a visa that can only be applied through a travel agency, you cannot go to the Vietnamese embassy/consulate to apply for a Vietnam visa. If you want to know more about visa on arrival, please click here.

This type of visa is very convenient for many countries that cannot apply for an electronic visa. You just apply online through your travel agency, and the steps to get an approval letter are very simple. At present, only a 1-month single-entry visa is provided, and other types such as 1-month multiple-entry and 3-month multiple-entry are not available yet.

Which countries can get  Vietnam visa on arrival?

What documents are required for Vietnam visa on arrival?

 To enter Vietnam, in addition to the visa, Hong Kong Document of Identity (HKDI) holders need to ensure the following conditions:

  • A visa identity document valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry to Vietnam,
  • Document of Identity for Visa with at least 2 blank pages,
  • Passport scan (clear, color, not black and white),
  • Documents from the airline confirming your booking (including return tickets),
  • A document from the hotel that confirms your booking.

Also, you should prepare Form NA1 (Visa Application Form) in advance. If you enter Vietnam with a visa on arrival, you must fill in all the information on the NA1 form when you arrive at the airport, so in order to save time, you should print out the NA1 form and fill in the information before arriving at the Vietnam airport.

You can download the NA1 form here

Instructions for completing the NA1 form

How do Hong Kong Document of Identity (HKDI) holders apply for visa on arrival online?

Here are the steps to apply for a visa on arrival online:

Step 1: Visit the page: https://www.visa-vietnam.hk/apply/, select your nationality.

Step 2: Fill in all the information, such as: visa type (visa on arrival), entry date, exit date, etc. In the Processing time box, select when you want to get your Vietnam visa.

Step 3: Upload the passport scan, hotel reservation confirmation, and round-trip air ticket confirmation.

Passport photo requirements

Step 4: In the payment step, you can pay by credit card, debit card or PayPal.

After completing the steps above, you will receive an email confirming that your application is complete. We will send the approval letter to you within 7 working days via the email you provided. When you receive this document, print it out and use this document to get stamps at Vietnam airports. Finally, when you arrive at the Vietnam airport, please line up at the “Visa Arrival Counter” counter and wait for the airport staff to stamp your passport. The stamp fee is $25.

How much is the Vietnam visa on arrival fee in 2023?

At present, there are many changes in the visa policies of some countries, so the price of visas has also changed a lot compared to before. Now the cost of visa on arrival is much higher than in the past, you can refer to the following.

 1-month single-entry visa fee on arrival: USD 90 per person (not including the airport stamp fee of USD 25). All you need to do is submit your application to us and pay the approval letter fee. You can pick up your approval letter within 7 working days. We guarantee that you will get the document on time.

Besides, if you want to get a visa on arrival in advance, you can use our urgent visa service. You can get the approval letter only within 3 working days or 8 hours, you can refer to the following prices:

Processing time 3 working days 2 working days 8 hours
cost $30 $50 $80

If you choose our visa on arrival service, we will be honored to serve you. When you choose our services, you will:

  • When you have a problem, just go through our chat app or send an email, we will solve all the problems for you. We are at your service 24/7 (including Saturday and Sunday).
  • We guarantee that you will receive your approval letter on time.
  • If you want to cancel your order while we haven’t processed your application, we promise to give you a 100% refund.
  • If you want to get the result as soon as possible, we also have an expedited visa service to help you get Vietnam e-visa faster.

Pick up service for tourists at the airport – “VIP Arrival Support”

"VIP Arrival Support" airport pick-up service.

“VIP Arrival Support” airport pick-up service.

If you have never traveled to Vietnam, what procedures do you need to go through when you arrive at the airport? Don’t worry, we provide an airport pick-up service and assist tourists with all formalities upon arrival.

To allow tourists to travel to Vietnam quickly and easily, we have provided a service called “VIP Arrival Support” airport pick-up service. This service provides an assistant to pick you up at the “Visa on Arrival/Visa on Arrival” counter and provide you with a welcome board with your full name on it. You will be assisted with luggage collection, queue to have your passport stamped and escorted through passport control gates at speed.

We hope to bring you convenience and solve your problem as soon as possible. It is our honor to serve you, any questions, please contact us via the chat application.

I hope you can travel and work in Vietnam smoothly. I wish you success! 



Based on many years of working experience in providing Vietnam visas to tourists who want to come to Vietnam for tourism and work, we have seen that many tourists still cannot arrange their itinerary. For example, you have already booked a flight ticket or changed your itinerary near the date of entry, but you still

In the past year, Vietnam’s tourism industry has become active again, but Vietnam’s visa policy has undergone many changes, and visa fees have also changed. This article will introduce tourists to Vietnam visa on arrival fees in 2023 and the current procedures for tourists to obtain a visa on arrival. What is Vietnam visa on

January 2, 2023

After 2 years, Vietnam’s tourism industry has opened again, but there are many changes in entry and exit policies, visa regulations, and e-visa fee in 2023.This article will help you better understand the changes in Vietnam’s immigration policy and how much an E-visa will cost in 2023. What is Vietnam E-visa? Vietnam E-visa is issued

After a period of suspension of visa-on-arrival services for foreign tourists who want to come to Vietnam, today we are pleased to inform tourists that visa-on-arrival has reopened for some selected countries. Tourists are allowed to enter Vietnam for travel and work with a visa on arrival. After many fluctuations in the epidemic, everything will

Detailed instructions on how to apply for an urgent Vietnam visa for foreigners entering Vietnam for tourism or business. Vietnam Urgent Visa? After working with customers for a long time, we realized that there are many passengers who have encountered some problems that they have to change the schedule and change the arrival time. Recognizing

During the 2 years of the epidemic, everyone is facing many economic difficulties, and different countries have different entry and exit regulations, so it is very difficult to go to a certain place to travel and explore. But now the situation is gradually improving, and many countries are reopening and tourists are welcome to visit.

Taiwanese passport holders are not included in the Vietnam visa-free list. Therefore, if Taiwanese citizens want to travel or work in Vietnam, they must apply for a Vietnam visa to enter Vietnam. Currently, visa on arrival has been reopened to citizens holding Taiwanese passports, and Taiwanese citizens can use this visa to enter Vietnam for

British National (Overseas) passport holders are not on the Vietnam visa-free list. Therefore, citizens of BNO passport holders who want to travel or work in Vietnam must apply for a Vietnam visa to enter Vietnam. Holders of BNO and/or HKSAR passports or Hong Kong citizens holding BNO passports can apply for a visa on arrival.

What is the E-Visa of Vietnam? The e-visa is an alternative to a paper-based visa issued by the embassies of Vietnam. Instead of applying for a visa at the embassies of Vietnam, the Immigration Department of Vietnam has now launched an E-VISA program, which enables you to apply for a visa online. The e-visa of

Visas were never more simple.
Here’s why:
  • Evisa does all the work.
  • You Write, Evisa sends.
  • You arrive, Evisa delivers.
  • 100% guarantee refund policy.
  • (see our refund policy)
Disclaimer: We are neither a government website nor affiliated with the embassy. We are a commercial website for consulting & supporting to get a visa for Vietnam.