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Vietnam visa for citizens of Japan

Documents required Vietnam visa for passport holders of Japan

Vietnam visa is NOT REQUIRED for Japanese passport holder for their stay of up to 15 days in Vietnam (you are Vietnam visa exempted for 15 days for each entry).

If you wish to stay longer, you have to get the visa for the trip. You need to apply for a valid Vietnamese visa and the following requirements need to be met:

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months starting from your date of arrival in Vietnam.
  • Your passport must contain at least 2 blank pages for visa sticker and immigration stamp.

The first option to have a valid Vietnam visa for Japanese citizen is Vietnam visa on arrival, or landing visa. This type of visa has been popular with many visitors for its convenience, simplicity, low cost and timesaving.

Citizens of Japan with Vietnam visas are allowed to enter Viet Nam via any international airports such as Noi Bai (Hanoi), Tan San Nhat (Saigon), Da Nang, Cam Ranh (Nha Trang), Cai Bi (Hai Phong).

With this option, visitors are required to apply online to obtain an Approval Letter and they will receive official stamps upon arrival at any Vietnam International Airports.

Note: Vietnam visa on arrival is NOT APPLICABLE to visitors entering Vietnam by sea and land borders.

Vietnam visa on arrival fees for Japanese passport holders

Type of visa Service fee Stamping fee
1 month single entry 16 USD 25 USD
1 month multiple entry 21 USD 50 USD
3 months single entry 26 USD 25 USD
3 months multiple entry 55 USD 50 USD

Other ways to apply for a Vietnam Visa

Japanese passport holders can apply for a Vietnam visa through the Embassy/Consulate of Vietnam in Japan or in another country. If you would like to apply for a Vietnam Visa by this way, please contact the embassy for more information about visa procedures, fees and necessary paperwork. Below is the detailed information of the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan.

Embassy of Vietnam in Tokyo, Japan

  • Address: 50-11, Motoyoyogi-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151
  • Phone: +(813) 3466 3313; 3466 3314; 3481 6354; 3466 3311
  • Fax: (813) 3466 3391; 3466 7652; 3466 3312
  • Email: [email protected]

Consulate of Vietnam in Osaka, JAPAN

  • Address: 4-2-15 Ichinocho Higashi, Sakai-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka 590-0952, JAPAN
  • Phone: +81-72-2216666 ; +81-72-2216603
  • Fax: +81-72-2246887 ; +81-72-2216667; +81-72-2216608
  • Email: [email protected]