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Address: 13, Street 41, Ward 10, District 6, HO CHI MINH City

Opening Times: Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

16th October 2018
By Yurivisa


1. What is an approval letter?
Approval Letter is the legal document approved by the Vietnam Immigration Department to allow foreigners enter into Vietnam and pick up visa at the overseas Embassies or Consulates of Vietnam, or at the international border gates or at the Vietnam’s international airports as Tan Son Nhat, Noi Bai and Da Nang, Cam Ranh and Phu Quoc airport. Visitors to Vietnam must obtain a visa from one of the Vietnamese embassy, consulate in advance or apply for a visa-on-arrival or apply an e-visa online or via agency on arrival unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.

2. Where can expats apply for an approval letter?
Sponsoring enterprises or organizations must be present at Immigration Department to carry out procedures for applying for approval for expats entering Vietnam. If the Department approves of that, this agency shall issue a document called Approval Letter.
Then expats can apply for entry visa at Vietnamese diplomatic missions in expats’ home country such Embassy and Consulate General or they can apply for visa at border gates or international airports.

3. Types of approval letter include:
 Approval letter for the purpose of tourism
 Approval letter for the purpose of business
 Approval letter for the purpose of employment

4. Documents for application for approval letters include:
 Business registration certificate/ investment certificate: 02 certified true copies
 Seal sample certificate: 02 certified true copies
 Signature sample registration certificate (of Director or Deputy Director): 01 original
 Expats’ passport: 01 copy
 Application for entering Vietnam made according to form N2: 01 original signed and sealed by sponsoring enterprises or organizations
 Recommendation letter from enterprises or organizations: 01 original
 Expat’s working plan in Vietnam: 01 original
 Processing time: 2-3 working days (receiving the approval letter within 1 working day is possible).

5. In order to complete such documents, you shall provide us with only documents/ informations as below:
 Copy and scanned copy of your passport
 Expected entry date

We are able to process difficult cases such as expats coming from nations in Africa, the Middle East, etc. or apply for approval letter for URGENT cases at airports or border gates. Using service of application for approval letters of YURIVISA, you shall receive helpful consultancy, besides, procedure is simple and price is competitive. Please feel free to contact our consultants at our hotline: 0961 063 374 or Email: to know more details.

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