Sunday, June 23, 2013

Vietnam visa in Argentina

Vietnam today becomes favorite destinations for tourists and investors from Argentina because Vietnam is a safe and friendly destination.

Argentine tourists and investors are required visa for entering to visit and doing business in Vietnam. In this article, I will give you some information on how to get Vietnam visa fast cheap and easy without going to Vietnam embassy.

There is Vietnam embassy in Buenos Aires – Argentina, obviously you can go directly to Vietnam embassy in person to apply for Vietnam visa there. However, getting visa at embassy is usually consuming time and money to get it. You have visit Vietnam embassy in Buenos Aires at least twice to get a Vietnam visa, one for submit your visa application and one for getting result. Getting visa at embassy seems not suitable for travelers living far from location of Vietnam embassy in Buenos Aires.

Fortunately, Vietnam government installed electronics system to issue visa on arrival at international airports of Vietnam. Vietnam visa on arrival is suitable for those want to get Vietnam visa but don’t have time to queue at embassy or living far from Vietnam embassy in Buenos Aires.

In order to get Vietnam visa on arrival at international airports of Vietnam, Argentine tourists and investors must fill secure Vietnam visa form online through a visa agent in Vietnam. There are lots of agent, such as : vietnamimmigration.com. Fill out online form then click next to pay a small amount for service fee, then they will take care your visa application, following procedure and documents required by Vietnam immigration, send couriers to immigration office to submit visa application on your behalf to get approval and then scan the approval letter to sent to your email address.

All you need to do after get the approval letter for your visa is print it out to show for boarding and show to get visa stamped on your passport at landing visa office (also called visa on arrival office) located in front of immigration line. It’s very fast and easy.

Fees to get visa on arrival Vietnam for Argentine citizens.
There are 2 fees to Vietnam visa on arrival. Official fee from Vietnam government (also called stamp fee), this fee approved by Vietnam Financial Ministry, based on latest decision valid from 01 Jan 2013, stamp fee visa at the airport is 45USD/pp for single entry visa valid less than 6 months (1 month single entry and 3 month single entry); 65USD/pp for less than 1 month multiple entry visa; 95USD/pp for multiple entry visa with duration of stay from 1 month to 3 month (full 1 month multiple entry and 3 month multiple entry); 135USD/pp for 6 month visa.

A part from official fee (stamp fee) from government, you have to pay for service fee for visa agent in Vietnam who taking care your visa application, following procedure and documents required from Vietnam Immigration Department on your behalf, send couriers to government office to submit your visa application to get approval letter for your visa on arrival, get the approval letter scanned and sent to your email address. Basis service fee is 16USD/pp to get approval letter for 1 month single entry visa, 25USD/pp for 1 month multiple entry visa, 30USD/pp for 3 month single entry visa, 45USD/pp for 3 month multiple entry visa.

Is Vietnam visa on arrival cheap for Argentine ?
Based on the fee mentioned above, fee to get Vietnam visa on arrival = service fee + stamp fee
- 1 month single entry visa = 16USD/pp for service fee + 45USD for stamp fee = 61USD/pp in total
- Less than 1 month multiple entry visa = 25USD/pp for service fee + 65USD/pp for stamp fee = 90USD/pp in total
- Full 1 month multiple entry visa = 25USD/pp for service fee + 95USD/pp for stamp fee = 120USD/pp in total
- 3 month single entry visa = 30USD/pp for service fee + 45USD/pp for stamp fee = 75USD/pp in total
- 3 month multiple entry visa = 45USD/pp for service fee + 95USD/pp for stamp fee = 140USD/pp in total

Last but not least for Vietnam visa on arrival is saving your time and money to visiting and queuing at embassy or consulate at least 2 times, for submitting and get result. Just stay at home or office to fill online form, no passport send off to avoid passport get lost.

We strongly recommend you getting visa on arrival because it cheap and convenience. You can stay at home to fill online form for getting approval letter via email.

Of course, if you to get visa at embassy, you can contact in person to get visa at embassy of Vietnam in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Please see below for information of Vietnam embassy where you can come to apply to get Vietnam visa.

Embassy of Vietnam in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Calle 11 de Septiembre 1442
C.P. 1426 Buenos Aires
Capital Federal Argentina
City: Buenos Aires
Phone: (+54) 11 4783 1802 / 4783 1825
Fax: (+54) 11 4728 0078
Email: sqvnartn@fibertel.com.ar
Website : http://vietnamembassy.org.ar/index.php
Office Hours: 10.00-12.00 and 14:00-16:00 from Monday to Friday.

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