Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for a Vietnam Visa for Australian Citizens

  1. Visa Validity

    Visa is valid for the specific dates requested. Entry and exit must occur within these dates.

    The validity of the issued visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

  2. Duration of Stay

    Visas are issued with specific entry and exit dates which are based on the dates requested on the visa application form and the visa validity selected. Travel must be completed within those dates.

    The duration of stay issued on the visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

  3. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have two blank facing visa pages

  4. Photograph(s)

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow to upload your photo.


    Alternatively, you may provide one colour, passport-type photograph that meets the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against an all-white background and printed on high-quality photo paper; be 45mm (h) by 35mm (w); provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photo should be glued to the designated section of the visa application form (in the absence of a designated area, affix to the top right or top left corner).

  5. Business Introduction Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Introduction Letter from your Australian-based company. Be certain your letter meets the specific requirements of the consulate by using our Digital Introduction Cover Letter. Visit to get started.

    Alternatively, please use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at using the exact language and format provided in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request.

  6. Proof of Approval

    You must provide an approval letter from the Department of Immigration in Vietnam. The inviting company in Vietnam will need to apply for the approval letter on behalf of the applicant through the Department of Immigration in Vietnam. A copy is acceptable. Please ensure the " Department of Immigration Approval Document " is addressed to the Vietnamese Consulate Sydney, Australia as the place of submission.

  7. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. These must be provided as a copy of the flight confirmation showing exact entry and exit dates and cities for Australia and Vietnam.

  8. Visa Application Form

    The Consulate of Vietnam requires a visa application form that is completed online. To access the form, visit the following website: Upon completion, you must provide a printed copy of the online visa application form. The visa application form must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

    Please Note: Do not upload a digital photograph to the online visa application form. You are required to provide printed photographs along with your visa application pack which our agents will include with your application. VisasDirect provides a guide to assist you in completing the application.

    Please Note: Applicants under the age of 18 years who have signed their own passport can sign the visa application form. Applicants who are under the age of 18 years who do not have a signature in the passport, must have the visa application form signed by a parent/guardian.  

    To access the guide, follow this link: or type the address into your browser.

  9. Vietnam Document Preparation Service (Highly Reccomended)

    The Consulate of Vietnam requires that your visa application be completed according to strict guidelines. Make sure your visa application and documents are accurately prepared. Simply provide answers to all of the fields in the Document Preparation Service form included in your application pack, and a senior VisasDirect specialist will complete the application on your behalf, ensuring the required documents are prepared correctly according to government and consular requirements. Once your application is complete, we will return it to you via an encrypted secure email to maintain the safety of your personal information. Additional fees will apply for this service, please see the form for details.

  10. Minors

    Children under 12 years of age pay $10.00 less than the advertised fee for this visa type.

  11. VisasDirect Order Confirmation

    Please provide the VisasDirect Order Summary which will be emailed to you at the time of placing the order.

  12. Traveller Registration (Highly Recommended)

    Stay informed and safe by having VisasDirect subscribe you to the Travel Advice Email Alerts of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade. Registration enables you to receive the most up-to-date travel advice regarding safety, security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health. VisasDirect will register the email address provided in the order. To enroll in this optional service, add this option to your order within the order flow. (Note: the Australian Government does not levy a fee for this service).

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for a Vietnam Visa for Australian Citizens

  1. Eligibility and Documentation

    The Government of Vietnam utilises an electronic visa issuance system which is the equivalent to a visa, but no stamp or label is placed in the passport.

    To be eligible the traveller must:

    • Hold a passport valid at least six months on entry with one blank visa page
    • Hold proof of sufficient funds
    • Hold proof of onward/return flights
    • Hold proof of hotel reservation
    • Hold all documents required for the next destination

    To complete the order form the traveller must provide:

    • A photograph
    • A copy of the passport information page

    Apply now and complete our order form providing basic travel and personal details. We'll take care of the rest keeping you apprised of your order's progress over email.

  2. Duration of Stay

    The maximum duration of stay is 90 days.

    Please contact VisasDirect if you have any questions prior to registering your order in relation to the 90 days and your required date of arrival date.

  3. Visa Validity

    Visa is valid from the date of issue. Entry and exit must occur within the validity of the visa.

    The validity of the issued visa is at the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate and may vary to that advertised.

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