Vietnam Evisa for Laos passport holders

Vietnam visa on arrival for Laos passport holders

How to get pre-approved Vietnam visa for Laos passport holders

Lao People’s Democratic Republic citizens are not required to apply for Vietnam if they are entering Vietnam and staying in the country (tourist entry purpose) no more than 30 days. Those Lao People’s Democratic Republic citizens who stay longer than 30 (business and other purpose) should apply for 3 month Vietnam Visa in two ways suggested below:

  1. Vietnam Visa Application Online

Vietnam Visa Requirements for Lao People’s Democratic Republic citizens regulates that you need to have a Vietnam Visa Approval Letter granted by Vietnam Immigration Department departing to Vietnam. The procedures of getting Vietnam Visa Approval Letter for  Lao People’s Democratic Republic citizens are simple as follows:

-        Submit Vietnam Visa Application Online

-        Pay approval fee

-        Wait 1 or 2 working day to get the approval letter sent to your registered email

This approval letter allows Lao People’s Democratic Republic applicants to stamp Vietnam Visa onto their passport on arrival at Vietnam airports

  1. Visa getting at Vietnam Embassy

Embassy of Vietnam in Vientiane, LAO

Address: No 85, 23 Singha Road, Ban Phonxay, Saysettha District

Vientiane Capital

Phone: (856-21) 990986

Fax: (856-21) 416720



Consulate General of Vietnam in Pakse, LAO

Address: No 31 Phabat, Paksé, Champasak

Phone:  (00 856) 31214199

Fax:      (00 856) 31214140



Consulate General of Vietnam in Luang Prabang, LAO

Address: No. 427-428, That Bo Sot village, Luang prabang town, Luang prabang province, Laos.

Phone:  (856 - 71) 254748

Fax:      (856 - 71) 254746



Consulate General of Vietnam in Savanakhet, LAO

Address: No.118,  Sisavangvong, Kayson Phomvihan district, Savannakhet province, Laos

Phone:  (856) 41 212418

Fax:     (856) 41 212182


It may take few working days for Vietnam Embassy to check information, approve your visa request, and stamp visa onto your passport for you.


 Lao People’s Democratic Republic citizens who travel by air to Vietnam should choose the first option (Vietnam Visa Application Online) because this way can save you time, money (at least 20%) and bring you convenience and safety as well.