Does a South African citizen require visa for entering Vietnam?

Citizens of South Africa are required visa for entering Vietnam.

South African passport holders who wish to visit Vietnam can apply for a visa at the Embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria, South Africa, here is the address: 87 Brooks Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria, South Africa.

If don’t have time or far from location of the embassy of Vietnam, you can apply for visa on arrival.

Visa On Arrival (VOA) is one of the several visa types issued by the Vietnamese Immigration Department to foreigners intending to enter the country. Please note that unlike visa on arrival of some countries in the world, in order to get visa on arrival of Vietnam, you must have a visa approval letter from the Immigration Department of Vietnam which allows to pick up your visa on arrival at the international airport of Vietnam.

If you want to pick up your visa on arrival at international airports of Vietnam, you should apply online through a website for Vietnam visa or contact your travel agent in Vietnam to ask for a visa approval letter from Vietnam Immigration Department.

Then upon arrival at the international airports of Vietnam, you are required to show the visa approval letter to get visa stamped on your passport.

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Please note that there are 2 kinds of fees involved in to getting a visa on arrival as below:

- Visa stamping fee (government official fee) is paid on arrival when picking up your visa on arrival at the airport. It is $25 for single entry (1-3 months) | $50 for multiple entry (1-3 months) | $95 for 6-month visa | $135 for 1-year visa.

- Service fee is paid to the company that follows-up the procedure at the Immigration of Vietnam to get your visa approval letter and send it to your email address. This fee varies from company to company, so please look for the cheapest and most reliable one.

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