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)

    One passport sized colour photograph. The photograph must:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 45mm (h) by 35 mm (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. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays an Australia mailing address. 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.

  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.

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