Rush Vietnam visa application with tight deadline
(Getting Vietnam visa in just 1 or 2 hours)
Rush visa is a visa which is arranged in very short time on working days, holidays or at weekend; in working time or non-working time. This is the most preeminence of Vietnam visa on arrival comparing to Vietnam visa issued at the embassy since the visa applied at Vietnam Embassy would take at least 3-5 working days to complete.
1. Who need rush visa to Vietnam?
The applicants those are not in the Vietnam visa exemption list, are requested to apply for a visa in advance for a trip. However, we recognize that an urgent need for travellers may suddenly arise. Criteria includes:
- You don't think that you must have a visa to enter Vietnam even you are not in the Vietnam visa exemption list
- You forget to apply for Vietnam visa in advance and your flight departs on closed holidays or at weekend
- Due to your misunderstanding that visa on arrival means everything will be arranged at arrival airport without an advanced approval letter from the Vietnam Immigration Department
- You need to accompany an immediate family member in Vietnam who requires urgent medical care. An immediate family member has a serious medical condition and requires your presence urgently;
- You need to attend the funeral of an immediate family member; or
- You have to take part in an urgent and late breaking business matter, where the need to travel to Vietnam could not have been foreseen.
2. How fast to process my Vietnam visa on business days?
The Vietnam Immigration Department working time starts at 8:00 AM and finishes at 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday of a week. At the lunch time, they have 1 hour and 30 minutes for a break (12:00 PM to 1:30 PM).
Based on their working time, we provide various of rush visa services as follow:
- 2 hours processing:
If the request has been sent before 8:00 AM, the visa approval letter will be delivered at 10:00 AM latest. Otherwise, if it comes after 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM, the letter will be ready at 3:30 PM in the same day.
- 4 hours processing:
If the request has been sent before 8:00 AM, the visa approval letter will be delivered at 12:00 PM latest or it will be ready at 5:00 PM if the request sent from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
- 8 hours processing:
If everything has been done before 8:00 AM, the visa approval letter will be delivered at 5:00 PM on the same day. Later inquiries (after 9:00 AM) will be processed by the next day.
It's really important to check current Vietnam time when the visa application submitted. You can define it by Google searching "Vietnam time" or click here.
3. How much does it cost?
Normally, a visa on arrival will be done within 36 - 48 hours at the cost of US$ 17 per visa only. In urgent cases, it can be shorten to 8 hours, 4 hours or 1 - 2 hours.
- For 8 hours urgent processing (same day visa processing), US$ 15 added up to normal rates
- For 4 hours super urgent processing, US$ 30 added up to normal rates
- For 1 - 2 hours emergency processing, US$ 60 added up to normal rates
In the Vietnamese public holidays or at the weekend (Saturday and Sunday), the Vietnam Immigration Department will stop receiving normal processing visa. However, we are assured that your visa enquiries rising upon this time can be done within 2 - 3 hours at a higher service fee. It is not hidden charges as the procedures of emergency visa processing at weekend or holidays take more time, efforts and anxiousness of many relating people. Accordingly, a visa is charged more US$ 120 to normal rates during this time (more about Vietnam visa fees). We suggest our customers applying Vietnam visa soon if they don't want to spend much money on it. At the last minutes, if they don't have a visa to Vietnam they should change their flight to catch the next one. Normally, the Luna New Year (Tet holiday) is the highest seasons in the year and people should apply for a Vietnam visa a week before.
4. Can I get an emergency visa at weekend (Saturday or Sunday) or in public holidays?
Yes, you can definitely get an emergency visa in this occasion at the higher processing fee.
It should be noticed that the Vietnamese government organization, including the Vietnam Immigration Department and Vietnam Embassy or Consulates in abroad, closes the office at the weekend or in Vietnamese public holidays. If the visa requirements arise in this time, we are assured that you can get a visa approval letter in just a few hours after payment completion with our amazing overtime processing services.
5. How to apply for an urgent Vietnam visa?
Step 1: Checking your flight time and Vietnam current time
In order to obtain an urgent visa on arrival, you must have a visa approval letter prior to boarding the flight. Thus, you need to check the flight time at the departure airport and the current Vietnam time to make an appropriated visa application (2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours or overtime processing).
Step 2: Fill out the application form or send us an email
The online application form is ready for
the applicants here. You need to fill in the form with the required information and check it carefully before submitting.
All the information must be correct as it is printed in the passport.
You can also send us an email with the following information:
- Your full name
- Your date of birth
- Your nationality
- Your passport number
- Visa type (1 month or 3 months; single or multiple entry)
- Your proposed entry date
Step 3: Making a payment
The payment can be made by PayPal, Western Union or via bank wire transfer. Normally, banks in all country will not work at the weekend. Therefore you may use the Internet banking service or PayPal instead.
Step 4: Get the visa approval letter delivered and obtain the visa at arrival airport
As soon as the payment completion you will receive a notification of payment from PayPal and our confirmation. Depending on the processing time you requested, we will arrange the visa and handle it timely. You also need to prepare 2 photos (at the same size with the photo in the passport), a fully filled "Entry and exit form" and some USD in cash for stamping fee are also required.
At departure airport, you will present the letter of approval (black and white or colored hard copy) to board the flight. At arrival airport, it is shown again at Immigration Counter to have your visa stamped on your passport.
6. Can it be guaranteed?
7. How to contact us?
- Vietnam visa application form for download
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