Vietnam visa requirements for Iran. This page provided informations about visa requirement or exemption for citizens of Iran. Vietnamese or Iran government policy may changes, now. If you've got new infos about requirements for Iran 's passport holder, please contact us. Thank you!

Do Iranian citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

Yes, iran passport holders need a visa to Visit Vietnam.

Vietnam Visa Requirement for Iranian

Ø  Capital: Tehran

Ø  Currency: Iranian rial

Ø  Country code: 98

Ø  Official language: Persian Language

We wish to notify that you have to apply for a Vietnam visa to enter Vietnam if you are an Iran passport holder.



Visa to Vietnam for Passport holder


The passport of applicants should satisfy following requirements

-       Have at least 2 blank pages to get visa stamp and seal at Vietnam international airports

-       Have at least 6 month validity counted from your date of arrival to Vietnam

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Iran Passport




Visa to Vietnam for on arrival


Have a white background

Be taken in the last 03 months.

Eyes look straight on without glasses, photos should be taken clearly with the appearance of 2 ears

You have to upload one colored photo (4X6) taking during last (3) months to the application form.




Vietnam visa on arrival at airport

Arrival By Fly

Iran citizens can use visa on arrival at Noi Bai, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Tan Son Nhat International airport.

When clients choose visa on arrival and get visa stamping at Vietnam's international airports are you afraid of having  problems at the airport for stamping visa such as be bothered or made difficult by airport security or no one assists procedures for visa stamping at the Vietnamese international airports or could be denied visa stamping and rejected for entry?

You can choose our fast track service to have quick support for stamping visa at Vietnam airports. To know more, you can click: HERE

We affirm that there is no client who has ever been denied stamping visa or refused entry to Vietnam by Vietnam international airport security if getting visa approval letter from our company. Clients must follow our step-by-step instructions to enter Vietnam normally. You can take our fast track service into your consideration to avoid any problem with visa procedure or airport security to have best time for your trip

When you arrive at a Vietnam international airport, please present the approval letter, your passport, 2 passport photos (4x6 cm or 2x2 inches), Entry and exit form and pay stamping fee to get your Vietnam visa.

Besides the fee for approval letter, you are required to pay visa stamping fee (to get visa stamp on your passport) directly to the Vietnam Immigration Officials at the airport  (USD 25/person for one month /three month single visa, US$ 50/person for one/three month multiple visa, USD 95/person for 06 month /three month multiple visa, US$ 135/person for one year multiple visa). This amount of money should be paid in cash USD, EURO, POUNDS, VND, etc



Vietnam visa applycation form

Visa On Arrival

Visa on arrival Vietnam is applied for citizens all over the world

Visa on arrival can be 1 month single/multiple, 3 month single/multiple, or 6 month multiple , one year multiple entry.

The purpose for entering Vietnam can be vacation, business, relation visit, health treatment and it can be used for visa on arrival.


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Visa On Arrival Vietnam For Iran Passport




Get Vietnam visa on arrival online


Clients can apply visa on arrival online via Our website: Apply visa on arrival online

Or can make visa at vietnam embassy in Iran or vietnam embassy in other countries



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 Vietnam Visa Application Form

Visa form

Clients can apply visa via this form HERE or download this form Vietnam Visa Application Form then fulfill the information and send to our email at:


Entry and Exit Form (Entry/Exit form at Vietnam airport) Clients should fulfill in this form to save time go get visa stamped at the airport.




How to get Vietnam visa on arrival

How to get Vietnam visa on arrival for Iran passport holders?

There are 2 main ways for you to get Vietnam visa in Iran:


Vietnam visa urgent on arrival

Apply online to get Vietnam visa:

a. At your arrival airport in Vietnam:

This is regarded as the fastest and easiest way for an air traveler to be granted a Vietnam visa. Using visa on arrival service from our website, you can receive the approval letter (issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department) to get Vietnam visa within 5-7 working days for normal


Not like other countries such as Europe and America, it is a little bit difficult to apply Vietnam visa for Iran passport holders.

We just need the information, client does not need to pay as they can pay when visa is ready:

- Your scanned colour passport

- Your hotel booking, return flight ticket (We just need the information, client does not need to pay as they can pay when visa is ready)

- Traveling schedule in Vietnam.

- Receive your approval letter from our email within 5-7 working day (normal service) or within required time (often from 1 to 5 working day depending on how rush your visa is).

- When you arrive at a Vietnam international airport, please present the approval letter, your passport, 2 passport photos (4x6 cm or 2x2 inches) and pay stamping fee to get your Vietnam visa.


b. At Vietnam embassy or Vietnam consulate:

If you would like to get your visa at Vietnam embassy or Vietnam consulate, you can use our "Embassy visa" service and you can apply online to get the approval letter from us, bring it to the Vietnam embassy/consulate, submit required documents, pay stamping fee and get your Vietnam visa. Please note that this approval letter is not available for those who travel by sea to Vietnam.





Contact  Vietnam embassy/ consulate in your country/third country:

Please come in person to a nearest Vietnam embassy during business hours to apply for your visa. The visa procedure and visa fee may vary from embassy to embassy and it normally takes you at least 3 working days to get your Vietnam visa.

To have contact information of the Vietnam Embassy in Iran, please access our homepage and find the box Vietnam Embassy location.


- Service fee: This is the fee you pay us for arranging your approval letter.

- Stamping fee: This is the fee you pay in cash at your arrival airport to be granted a Vietnam visa in your passport.

- Your passport must be valid for at least six months.




Vietnam Visa Extension

Visa Extension

Due to the rules of Vietnam Government, Iran citizens can stay in Vietnam not more than 6 months. Iran citizens must extend visa before its expiration if not they will have to pay penalty fee for overstaying

Procedure to extend Vietnam visa a for Iran citizens:

- The original passport

- 01 proposal form to require, supplement, modify visas, extension of stay (form N5)

- The Confirmation of local police for your stay or temporary staying registered with local police.

- It takes 5-7 working day to extend. If you want to get it urgent in 1,2, or 3 days, extra fee will be added

- Extension visa fee depends on some factors, to get the exact price, clients should send us following information:

1. The nationality of person who wants to extend visa

2. What type of old visa? One month or three month, what is the type? And where was it issued?

3. What is the most recent date of arrival? And what is the arrival port?

4. What type of visa does client want to extend? One month or 3 months

5. Does client have guaranteed company in Vietnam or not? If yes, where is the company located in Vietnam?

6. Which city did clients register for temporary staying?

7. Send above information to our email address, we will acknowledge in 24 hours.


Procedure to extend visa:

- Customers prepare full documents, we will come to your address to collect all documents. After your visa is extended, we will return your passport back and collect your money.

- If customers stay in other provinces (except for Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh), please send us all documents via express post office, and we will send back to you once we finish it.




Vietnam visa information

The Iran citizens come to Vietnam to work and live for long time should pay attention to following matters:

- In case they want to work for long time in Vietnam, the Iran citizens must have work permit in Vietnam. We will instruct you how to get it (Work permit can be extended).

- After obtaining work permits, the Iran citizens can make 2 or 3 year residence card which can be extended.

- If the Iran citizens are spouses, children of the Vietnamese, they can make 5 Year Visa Exemption (We will talk about this later).




Work Permits in Vietnam

Work Permits in Vietnam

Before coming to Vietnam, the Iran citizens should prepare following documents to save the time to come back your country.

- The judicial profile issued by the authority of the resident country and is governed by the foreign diplomatic of that country. Foreigners should ask for some copies to use in other cases..

- The certificate of at least 5 year working experience of company which should be governed by the foreign diplomatic of that country. The foreigners should ask for some copies of this document.

- Other related certificates or degrees should be governed.

How to apply for work permit in Vietnam:

- A written request for grant of a work permit, made by the employer, the Vietnamese party or the representative of the foreign non-governmental organization

- Health check in residential country or in Vietnam by the Health Ministry

- The judicial profile issued by the authority of the resident country or the municipal office of Justice in Vietnam.

- The judicial profile issued by the municipal office of Justice in Vietnam.

For some trades and occupations, the certificate of the foreigner’s advanced professional or technical expertise may be substituted and must be governed.

- The formal document of Chairpersons of provincial-level People’s Committees about accepting foreign workers

- 02 colored photos (4x6 cm, bare head, straight face, clear face with two ears, no colored glasses, white background) taken within 6 months before the time of application

Those documents which are written in foreign languages must be consulate governed as the regulation and  translated into Vietnamese, and have them notarized under Vietnamese law. For documents related to the foreign workers which are exempted from consulate govern, they must be translated into Vietnam and notarized as the regulation of Vietnam Laws.

Work Permits in Vietnam

Work Permits in Vietnam for Iran citizens





Work Permit Extension

Before at least 10 days but not more than 30 days before the existing permit expires, the employer recruiting foreigners from Vietnam must submit documents to renew work permit to local Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Service where were initially granted the permit.

Documents included:

- The written request to renew the work permit of employer as the form of template 8.

- Copy of work contract;

- The current work permit;

Processing time: 10 working days.




 Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam

Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam

Normally we can make 2 year or even  3 year residence card if client has his/her name in the investment certificate. When they have this card, they do not need to make visa or extend visa. Residence card is similar to long lasting visa in Vietnam.

The required documents:

- The written request of organization, enterprise or personal for temporary residence card;

- 01 declaration of information on foreigners applying for temporary residence card with photos and the seal of organization or enterprise guaranteeing application for Vietnam temporary residence

- 2 photos sized 3 x 4 cm;

- The passport of applicants

- Work Permit in Vietnam

Processing time: 7 working days.

Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam

Temporary Residence Card in Vietnam for Iran passport






Temporary residence card extension

- The foreigners must renew the work permit first.

- After the applicant has work permits, he/she can renew the temporary residence card with the validity as the new work permit

- Processing time: 7 working days.




5 year visa exemption  certificate in Vietnam

5 year visa exemption  certificate in Vietnam

I. Who can get 5 year visa exemption certificate in Vietnam

- Vietnamese overseas have documents to prove Vietnam original

- The Iran citizens who hold foreign passports are spouses/children of Vietnam passport holders.


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5 year visa exemption for Iran


II. Required documents to get 5 year visa exemption

1. For Vietnamese residing abroad, the documents included:

a. 01  Visa Exemption Application 01 (As template);

b. 02 recent 4 x 6 cm photos (white background, straight face, bare head, no colored glasses) (1 photo stick in the form, 1 photo leaves separately)

c. Foreign passports or equivalent documents with validity of at least 6 months up to date of entry. If the applicant does not have a passport, he/she must submit a permanent resident’s permit  issued by foreign authorities with the validity of at least 6 months up to the date of entry (attached a copy for competent authority to file;

d. One of the following documents (attached copy for competent authority to file) if available:

- A certificate of Vietnamese citizenship;

- A copy or excerpt of the Decision for Recovery of Vietnamese citizenship;

- A copy or excerpt of the Decision for Renunciation of Vietnamese citizenship;

- Certificate of Lost of Vietnamese citizenship;

- A Vietnamese passport (valid or invalid)

- An Identity Card (valid or invalid)

- A Birth Certificate (Copy accepted)

- The latest voter’s card

- A Family Register Book

- A travel document issued before 1975

- An Identity Card issued before 1975

- An Excerpt from Birth Register issued before 1975

- Documents issued by competent foreign authorities if they can prove that the person in question has original Vietnamese citizenship or of Vietnamese origin.

e. In case of not having documents listed at section (d), the following documents could be submitted:

- A guarantee issued by an overseas Vietnamese association from the country of residence (in due form provided)

- A guarantee from a Vietnamese citizen (in due form provided)

The said documents do not need require further certification or verification.

2. With holders of foreign passports being wives, husbands, and children of a Vietnamese citizen or Vietnamese residing abroad, the attached file comprises of:

a. One application form for a visa exemption certificate.

b. One recent 2 x 2 inch photo (white background, straight face, bare head, without colored glasses) (1 photo stick in the form, 1 photo leaves separately)

c. A foreign passport with validity of at least 6 months up to date of entry (a copy attached for competent authority to file)

d. One of documents proving relationship between wives/husbands/children and the Vietnamese residing abroad (a copy attached for competent authority to file)

- Certificate of Marriage

- Certificate of Birth

- A Certificate of relationship with farther, mother, children;

- Other valid documents as regulated by the Vietnamese Law.

- Decision of Adoption

The time to  get Visa Exemption: 7 working days from the date of submitting all legal documents

Note: If the foreigners have 5 year Visa Exemption card in Vietnam, and they want to stay in Vietnam more than 3 months, they must extend visa when the stay of 3 month is over, each time  they can extend 3 month visa.



Comments + Q&A
Visa office,
I am Iranian nationality with very good visa and travel record from several countries including European and Asian countries. I am now based in Shanghai with Business visa. I am planning to have a short tourist trip to Vietnam. I know about difficulties and extra documents for Iranian nationals but that would not be a problem because I have enough time and I can present all required documents including hotel booking, round trip ticket, etc.
Kindly I ask you to check to see if you can apply for Iranian nationals to get approval letter and which exact documents required and how long it takes then I will be able to submit my documents and pay the service fee.
Due to different proceudure for Iranian nationals I ask you to check exactly about it and make sure about all required documents. I attach my passport copy as well as my business visa photo in China.
Dear Jalil,

Warmest Greetings from Vietnam Visa Online!

Could I take this opportunity to introduce myself as Jessica Lee, the team support of

I am writing to you to confirm that we have received your visa inquiry

However your nationality - Iran is listed as limited nationality when applying Vietnam visa. You can see the list of limited countries at:

Because the rules cause the difficulty and more requirement so it takes time, effort and fee to make visa for Iran passport holder.. This is also why the fee to make visa for you is more expensive than other unlimited countries like UK, Canada, Germany, America, etc. It costs US$ 150/person to make one month single entry

You also need to send us following documents

- Your scanned colour passport

- Your hotel booking, return flight ticket, and traveling schedule in Vietnam

- It takes 5 working days to get approval visa.

You can click this link for payment: or have a look at this link for other payment methods:

We are looking forward to hearing from you
Visa to Vietnam ofice
I see. Please note that I received this response from another agency:
However, we are very sorry that we cannot do Vietnam visa online service for Iranian citizens at present. According to Vietnam Immigration, all citizens from this country have to contact to Vietnam Embassy at their country or Vietnam Immigration Department to apply for Visa directly. All service guaranteed letter will be decline.

I think it would be better if you can double check after holiday then I will apply. Thanks
Dear Jalil

Thanks for your email

As we have told you, it is difficult to make Vietnam visa for Iranian. Most of company can not do that but we can. We sent you the visa we have just done recently so that you can know that it is possible for us to make visa for Iranian

In case we can not make for you, we will refund you all money you have paid for this service
Visa Support,

Good. Thank you for showing me sample. Then I will fill the online application form in your website. How would be payment? Because I need to pay USD 150 and I will pay by Chinese union Pay cards. As I am living in Shanghai, China my flights will be from Shanghai. I will send you all required documents by tomorrow. I also will send you my visa travel records. I traveled to several countries and have very good travel records.

Inquiry for visa price Dear sir/madam This is kazemi, i am IRANIAN PASSPORT holder, but I'm living in china and I'm student in here, I want to travel for 3 days to Vietnam , can i apply for online visa? How much it cost? Looking forward for your reply,
Agency to process for Vietnam visa, Work permit, resident card for Iran citizen Hello visa ofice, Thank you for taking my call. My name is Scott . I believe you also talked to Mr. Tung. He recommended I contact you
We are in need of an visa agency to help a young lady from Iran. Her name is Reihaneh FadaeiKashani. She has been asked to teach English at an English Center in Nha Trang. There are also other opportunities for her to teach in and around HCMC. She is very educated, talented and wants to help young children in a school.
Ms. Reihaneh is currently in Vietnam on a one month tourist visa. She needs help with the following.
1. A visa allowing her to stay longer in Vietnam. Her current visa expires July 24th. I am not sure if a one month or 3 month visa is needed to allow her to have her papers processed for a Work Permit and temporary resident card. She does recognize that she has to exit Vietnam and come back. That can be arranged.
2. She needs a work permit to teach in Vietnam
3. She needs the temporary resident card to allow her to live in Vietnam
She does have all of her documents that are authenticated and ready to use for processing. She can acquire a letter from the sponsor. The only other document she needs is a health check in Vietnam.
This is rather urgent. Could you be so kind as to provide details for the visa, Work Permit, and temporary resident card?
I will contact you later this morning.
Thank you very much.
Dear Scott,

Would you mind answering these questions for me, please?

1. Does she graduate university?
2. Certification of career. She need work more than 5 years.
3. Does she have company in Vietnam? If she have company, can you send me the scanned company's business license?

About the ceritification of University and career, those have to endorse at consulate.

If she doesn't have anything, we CAN ASSIST her.
I have answered your questions below
Would you mind answering these questions for me, please?
1. Does she graduate university? Yes, she graduate from a University. She completed her Master's Degree in Malaysia. She also has certification to teach. I have her CV if you need that
2. Certification of career. She need work more than 5 years.She has worked more than 5 years (Iran & Malaysia)
3. Does she have company in Vietnam? If she have company, can you send me the scanned company's business license? She does not own a business in Vietnam. Companies that in need of her services will sponsor and support her
About the ceritification of University and career, those have to endorse at consulate. The documents have been authenticated and endorsed by Iran. They have been translated into English
If she doesn't have anything, we CAN ASSIST her.
She is lacking health check. But can arrange that
There are companies that are willing to sponsor her. Do you have a form for Sponsor (Sponsor Letter).
We are looking for an economically way to arrange all of this.
Ms. Reihaneh is fluent in English
Dear Scott,

Can you give me the scanned company's business license which will support her?
And, does her company agree to sign for her work permit?

It's neccessary for her document which to apply for Vietnamese government office.

Thank you sir.

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