How to get Vietnam visa for South African

Citizens of South Africa are required visa for entering Vietnam.

How to get a visa for visiting Vietnam in South Africa?

At present, there are 3 options to obtain a visa for visiting Vietnam from South Africa. Citizens of South Africa or citizens of other countries who are in South Africa can follow below instructions to get a visa for visiting Vietnam.

Option 1: Apply for e-visa of Vietnam

We checked & found that citizens of South Africa are NOT eligible for e-visa of Vietnam, therefore, you can choose option 2 or 3 to get a visa for visiting Vietnam.

Citizens of other countries who are in South Africa, please check “Who is eligible for e-visa of Vietnam?” to see if you are eligible to apply for e-visa of Vietnam or not.

Option 2. Apply for a visa at the embassy or consulate of Vietnam in South Africa

Here’s the address of the embassy of Vietnam in Pretoria, South Africa, where you can contact to apply for a visa:

Option 3: Request for visa on arrival through an online visa website.

Unlike visa on arrival of some countries in the world, in order to get visa on arrival of Vietnam, South African passport holders 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. There are lots of travel companies and online visa websites can arrange that kind of visa approval letter, you can request through them or request online through us.

Please note that visa on arrival is applicable for visitors who enter Vietnam via international airport. The process of applying online at a travel agency is very fast and you do not have to travel to the address of the embassy to submit the application.

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E-Visa Vietnam
Electronic Visa of Vietnam
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Please note that our e-visa fee is higher than official website. We have to take care your e-visa application to make sure it is approved. We only charge for successful application. 100% risk-free.

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Tourist Visa on Arrival
Get your approval letter for picking up your Vietnam visa on arrival at the International airports of Vietnam (for international flights only).
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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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