Indian visa requirements for Vietnamese citizens

India is one of the most friendly countries of Vietnam. Vietnamese also organize pilgrimage tours to India every year. But there is one thing you need to know, if you love traveling to India, first thing first, you need to get a Visa according to Indian authorities. Normally, you will need a period of time to prepare and wait for a response but now thanks to the e-Visa service, that process just needs under 30 minutes to complete and a result will arrive in a maximum of 3 business days.

Indian e-Visa for Vietnamese citizens

Vietnamese citizens have to get an Indian visa since they are not listed among the 'exempt countries' for an Indian visa. There are 4 types of electronic Visa (e-Visa):

  • Tourist e-Visa: you can stay in India for 30 days, cannot be extended and converted. Single-entry only.
  • Business e-Visa: stay in 365 days, but you cannot stay continuously for 180 days. Multiple entries are available.
  • Medical e-Visa: you can stay in India for 60 days with triple-entry.
  • Conference e-Visa: you can stay in India for 30 days with single-entry only.

Indian e-Visa for Vietnamese citizens

Indian visa requirements for Vietnamese citizens

Vietnamese citizens are required to provide the following for an Indian e-Visa:

  • A valid passport that is valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry with 1 blank page for verification marking. A scanned biographical page of your passport will be required.
  • A passport-sized photograph of your portrait with a white background should be under 1MB.

As an advantageous condition to process your e-visa, we recommend that you should consider the following:

  • A regularly-checked email address for result arrival.
  • Travel plan or business invitation letter or any document to show your aim for this trip.
  • COVID-19 insurance (optional): you can add this document in order to increase your chance of getting approved.

After completing necessary document preparation, you can start to apply for an Indian e-visa by filling the online form, then follow our instructions and finally receive your approved e-visa via supplied email within a maximum of 3 days.

Apply for an Indian e-Visa as Vietnamese citizens

The following are four simple steps for Vietnamese citizens applying for an Indian e-Visa:

  • Step 1: In this step, you will choose the type of e-Visa you want and the processing time you want. Personal information and passport information are required.
  • Step 2: Following the submission of the form, you will need to pay the e-Visa fee online. After that, all you need to do is check your email for any further information or updates from the site. You may have to provide additional documentation to assist with the processing of your Indian visa.
  • Step 3: You can track the progress of your visa application through your email after a few working days. Depending on the type of processing time you specified, the processing time for your India visa will differ. Following approval, applicants must complete the following:
    Prepare for the trip to India by printing an e-Visa out.
    Upon arrival in India, you will need to present all of the above-mentioned documents along with your visa.
  • Step 4: Present your Indian visa at the airport or seaport and have it stamped by immigration.
    Have the Indian visa stamped into your passport at the immigration desk, and you're ready to depart!

Indian e-Visa cost for Vietnamese citizens

To complete an application, you will pay 2 main kinds of India e-Visa fees: government and service fee. In detail, the government fee is regulated by Indian authorities and cannot be adjusted. About service fee, there are 3 types of service you can choose and service fee will vary correspondingly, depending on your situation:

  • Normal: basic application service that guarantees you to get your Visa within 3 business days.
  • Urgent: with this option, you will not have to wait for a long time when it can help you get your Visa within 24 hours.
  • Super urgent: used in emergencies when there is a little time and you really need a Visa in hours. With this type of service, you can get your Visa in around 5 business hours.

Payment methods: you can choose to pay via an electronic transaction or wire transfer. With electronic payment, you can choose a payment unit, such as Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Paypal.