Vietnam visa for Pakistani citizens
Vietnam visa has attraction for Pakistani citizens from two aspects. First is for tourism point of view, while second one is for those who want to make their travel history. Both need visa to visit Vietnam but there is a confusion in their minds in this regard. Due to mixing up different visa categories and random information, Pakistani passport holders are getting confuse that which Vietnam visa is to apply.
It is a fact that still Pakistanis can apply Vietnam visa by two ways. First is Vietnam visa on arrival and other is visit visa through Vietnam embassy in Pakistan. In this article we are going to explain the both to clear the confusion.
Vietnam visa on arrival
If you are interested in Vietnam visa on arrival, you will have to get visa pre-approval letter from Vietnam Immigration Department. On getting this letter you will be eligible for one month single entry tourist visa on reaching any Vietnam airport. You will use visa approval letter as a visa for boarding purpose on Pakistani airport. Airline staff will allow you to board the flight.
How to get visa approval letter of Vietnam
visa approval letter of Vietnam can be applied by an authorised travel agent in Vietnam on your behalf. The official website for this purpose is www.vietnamvisa.pk/.
Its processing time is 7 days and fee is almost $ 125 , while $25 will be charged on Vietnam airport as visa stamping fee.
The requirements for this letter are:
- Copy of your passport.
- Passport size fresh photo
- Hotel booking in accordance with your stay in Vietnam.
- Air ticket booking
- Sponsor (an authorized travel agency of Vietnam)
Friends, you can get services of a Vietnam’s travel agency to apply and get visa approval letter for you in $125 to $150. Please search on google ” authorized travel agent in Vietnam for visa approval letter”. Then contact one or two top agencies by e-mail or whatsapp. They will provide you their services. Also read: Easiest Schengen visa from Pakistan
Authorized travel agency of Vietnam will get visa approval letter. when you found it, you will be able to leave Pakistan for Vietnam. On arriving your desired airport, you will have to reach on “Vietnam visa on arrival” counter. The immigration officials shall stamp a visa on your passport after checking the visa approval letter. This is process of 5 to 10 minutes only. Visa sticker will be pasted on your passport which will increase your travel history.
Vietnam visit visa through Embassy
The second way of getting Vietnam visit visa is to apply visa through embassy. The address of Vietnam embassy in Islamabad is given below.
Embassy of Vietnam
House 117, Street No. 11, Sector E-7 , Islamabad
Ph : 00 92 51 2655785/2655787 Fax : 00 92 51 2655783
Vietnam visa requirements
According to the Vietnam embassy in Pakistan, Vietnam visa requirements are as under:
- Original passport, valid for minimum three months.
- Du-ally filled online visa form
- 2 photo graphs
- Proof of job/ business
- 6 months bank statement.
- Invitation letter ( you can obtain it from a travel agency of Vietnam by paying them its charges.)
- Hotel booking proof
- Air ticket reservation
The visa fee is payable in the embassy and the processing time for visa application for Vietnam is one week. You may like: Turkey Visa For Pakistani
Vietnam visa cost in Pakistan
In case of applying Vietnam visa in embassy, you will have to pay minimum $ 125 to travel agency for invitation letter and then visa fee in embassy. So its cost will reach to $ 250. In this sense, it is better to get Vietnam visa on arrival by presenting a visa approval letter.
Vietnam is located on Indochina Peninsula. Its total area is 331,212 km 2 with 95 million population. China, Laos, Cambodia,Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia are neighboring countries of Vietnam. Its capital cit is Hanoi, official language Vietnamese and currency is Dong. One PKR is equal to 165.65 Vietnamese Dong.
Economy of Vietnam is getting improvement with the help of tourism which is playing an important role in economic activity. More than 13 million tourists visit Vietnam every year. Majority of visitors comes from Asia. There will be no exaggeration, if we include it in the fastest growing tourist destinations around the world.