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Problems entering vietnam without a return ticket out of vietnam?

  • Matty161

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    Hi. Im going on a 3 and a half month trip to SE Asia this week. Ill be leaving from London and flying into Ho chi minh, but my return ticket is out of Bangkok. Do you think I will have any problem getting into Vietnam? or will I need to show some sort of proof that ill be leaving within 30 days?

    #1 Posted: 19/8/2013 - 06:23

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  • daawgon

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    No problem at all - thousands of others do the very same thing. I've entered Vietnam 5 times so far, and never been asked to prove onward passage in any way. Just be sure you have some form of documentation to enter Vietnam (either a VOA letter or visa) - without that proof, your airline would deny you boarding.

    #2 Posted: 19/8/2013 - 10:46

  • Matty161

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    Thanks for the reply. I've got the VOA letter so hopefully there won't be a problem.

    #3 Posted: 19/8/2013 - 11:12

  • joebuki

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    28th August, 2013
    Posts: 5

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Yes, you do not have to show any proof or any thing that related to your flight ticket. Just show your passport with vietnam visa to enter Vietnam.
    In case, if you use the transit visa ( staying in Vietnam from few hours to maximum of 5 days) then you have to show your flight out ticket.

    #4 Posted: 28/8/2013 - 13:01

  • daawgon

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    Joebuki - now that you bring up the topic of a transit visa, just what is it, and who is eligible to use it? I can't find anything on the net about it!

    #5 Posted: 28/8/2013 - 20:46

  • joebuki

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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Hi Daawgon,

    Transit visa is used for short time staying in Vietnam. For example your flight transit via Vietnam and you have couple of time or few day free before your flight out then you want to enter Vietnam for city tour or Halong Bay...
    requirements:
    - your ticket show that you will flight out to the third country within 5 days (maximum stay for transit visa at this period of time).
    - itinerary that match your plan of staying.
    The stamping fee for transit visa is 05 USD only and service fee is roughly 20-25 USD
    Usually, transit visa can be obtained by the group from 5 persons.

    #6 Posted: 28/8/2013 - 22:22

  • vesmax01

    Joined Travelfish
    26th August, 2013
    Posts: 5

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Hi there,
    I so glad to share with you some information as follow:
    And I hope my sharing will help for you!!!
    If you want to return to Vietnam after you stay in Thai Lan,it is very simple. you just need to send us a scan of your passport, we willmake you an dispatch visa (you will pay dispatch visa fee for me), and we willreturn it by email to you. when you come to Vietnam, you just need to print thedispatch visa that, together with two 4x6 picture with white background andplays fee for Customs Department. You should through a reputable travel companyin Vietnam,you will be providing support and information most needed. if you need more information so contact me Ms.Ha, this my skype: ha_nhatviet and email nganha@fiditour.com. i will help you.

    #7 Posted: 29/8/2013 - 04:20

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