Flag of Vietnam

Vietnam forum

Laos-Vietnam visa on the border?

  • Angieangie

    Joined Travelfish
    7th February, 2013
    Posts: 3

    Hey guys,
    has anybody got an idea how to pre-book a visa if we are planning on crossing Laos-Vietnamese border around mid March? What are our options? I think our bus will go through Nam Kan.
    Thank you,

    #1 Posted: 7/2/2013 - 13:29

  • Advertisement

  • daawgon

    Joined Travelfish
    17th April, 2007
    Posts: 1066
    Total reviews: 2

    I assume you mean entering VN from Laos? You must have your visa in hand - the VN Visa on Arrival is only for air arrivals. Going the other way, the procedure is much easier - just buy the Lao visa at the border. See a travel agent in Laos for the VN visa - I'm sure they do it every day.

    #2 Posted: 8/2/2013 - 09:02

  • Angieangie

    Joined Travelfish
    7th February, 2013
    Posts: 3

    Thank you so much, Daawgon! We're now thinking of changing the direction - Going from Bangkok-Cambodia-Vietnam-Laos-Bangkok. I saw here someone recommended Cambodia as the best place (and cheapest) to get Vietnamese visa, is that correct? Can we arrange it in Phnom Penh?

    #3 Posted: 9/2/2013 - 16:15

  • somtam2000

    Click here to learn more about somtam2000
    Joined Travelfish
    21st January, 2004
    Location Indonesia
    Posts: 7372
    Total reviews: 24
    Places visited:
    At least 113

    Yes you can get a Vietnamese visa in Phnom Penh -- it's explained in this blog post on getting a Vietnamese visa in PhnomPenh, though be sure to check the comments as it appears the prices have changed somewhat.

    #4 Posted: 13/2/2013 - 20:14

Have questions? Jump to our menu of forum quicklinks

Add your reply

Your reply

Check this box if you want to be notified of replies.

Please be familiar with our user guidelines before you post. Thanks!

Businesses planning on plugging their guesthouse / hotel / karaoke bar should read our "Addition guidelines" very carefully.

You need to be logged in to answer an existing post on the Travelfish forums. Please login via the prompts just above and refresh this screen -- before writing your post -- and you'll be in business.

Hotel Deals of the Day
best price guarantee

Possibly related discussions Replies  Views  Latest reply
Kaam Samnor Border Crossing, Cambodia Visa, Laos Visa ... By kpop on 10 Jun 2009 4 8012 10 Jun 2009
Visa on Laos border ... By Ignas on 20 Jan 2011 1 2315 20 Jan 2011
Bo Y border crossing and Laos Visa ... By kiwigirl on 15 Apr 2007 4 4856 19 Apr 2007
can i get cambodian visa on border with laos? ... By travelchick on 28 Mar 2006 11 7640 20 Jul 2006
Laos Visa available at Tha Li border crossing ... By scoopybombam on 16 May 2015 1 984 18 May 2015
Border Crossing: Laos - Cambodia / VISA ... By MILKDOG on 24 Jun 2006 2 4107 25 Jun 2006
Visa for border crossing thailand to Laos (nongkhai) ... By dbp92503 on 27 Sep 2006 9 6344 30 Sep 2006