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Vietnam visa extension and renewal

(For those who expect to stay longer than the visa was granted)

Due to limitations of the Immigration Department three months for a maximum time of entry, the need to extend or renew visas for those who want to stay longer with the reasons for visiting relatives, travelling, business and others.

1. Renewal

It means you have to be issued the new stamp on your passport with the new durations on its, but it has maximum for 3 months by now.

2. Extension

It means you will have new length of stay in Vietnam and it has also maximum for 3 months.

3. How to extend my Vietnam visa?

There are some steps you need to follow to apply for Vietnam visa extension:

  • Please send the scans of your passport containing the original visa and current visa to our email at, then we will give you a detailed advice for your specific case and the service fee as well since the visa extension varies for each case.
  • After getting the suggestions from our consultant staff, you are pleased to send your passport to our office here. If you are in Hanoi, we are pleased to come in person to pick up your passport at your address on your request.
  • The service will take 5 - 7 working days to complete or 3 working days in rush processing, which you are requested to pay more US$30 to normal processing service fee

You can also visit the Vietnam Immigration Department directly to apply for your visa extension. However, to avoid wasting your time and confusion about visa extension procedures, we do recommend that you should use our service instead of applying by yourself. Here below are the address of Vietnam Immigration Department in Vietnam:

In Hanoi: No. 40A Hang Bai Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
In Danang: No. 7 Tran Quy Cap Street, Da Nang
In Ho Chi Minh City: No. 254 Nguyen Trai Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City


  • As the process may take a whole week, you are advised to get your visa extended at least one week before its expiry date of your current visa
  • For diplomatic, official visas, and the other visa are to be applied at your organization or business sponsor, or directly contact with Vietnam Immigration Department
  • The Vietnam visa extension requires your original passport so that the extension certificate or renewed visa will be stamped onto the passport. That’s why it is a must that we have your original passport to get Vietnam visa extension for you.
  • Please make sure that there are at least 2 blank facing visa pages in your passport.

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