Is it easy for Filipino to extend stay in Vietnam?

Is it easy for Filipino to extend stay in Vietnam?


Hello support team, please kindly let me know Is it easy for Filipino to extend stay in Vietnam?


Filipino citizens who are residing in Vietnam on a basis of Tourist or business visa can extend their stay easily. However, the length of extension depends on some certain factors.

Is it easy for Filipino to extend stay in Vietnam

With a Vietnam tourist visa which is normally valid for 1 month or 3 months, Filipino can easily extend their Vietnam staying to one month easily with the submission of their original passport and the average fee of extension of USD 90 to USD 165. Yet, to extend 3 month stay in Vietnam on the basis of 1 month or 3 month visa (DL visa), the required fee is much higher, and even difficult to get extension. In this case, Immigration Department of Vietnam will base on the number of times of Vietnam visa extension a Filipino has already had, the issuing unit of their temporary Vietnam visa to decide the requirements and the applied fee.


With a Vietnam business visa which is normally valid for 1 month or 3 months and categorized as DN, Filipino can get one moth to 3 month extension. For this visa type, all the specific requirements should be consulted by the Immigration department of Vietnam. Thus, Filipino who wants to extend their stay in Vietnam should scan all the passport pages containing their Vietnam visa(s) and send to our email address:, and we check with the Immigration department of Vietnam to give you a specific advice you accordingly. Normally, the cost to get a business visa extended for 1 month is USD 115 upward and the cost to get a business visa for 3 months can be USD 270 upward.


Once having detailed information about visa extension cost, Filipino visitors just need to complete a few simple steps as following to extend your visa:

-       Submit your original passport and required document to our office in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh (those people who are not in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city can send requirement via post office or express services)

-       Pay visa extension fee by cash or via bank tranferring

-       Wait for a few days to get passport back with visa result

The processing time for a visa extension is usually from 7 days to 10 days (business days only). Your original passport will be remained by the Immigration Department during the procedure of getting visa extension issued. Therefore, you should make sure you will not travel by air or use passport for any plan while getting your visa extended.

For further information about extend staying in Vietnam or Vietnam visa extension for Filipino, please contact or call (84) 943 25 25 52.

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