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Visa letter

Posted by Annielay on 24/2/2016 at 01:03

Hello, can anyone tell me if a letter for a visa to Vietnam can come from Vietnam friend individual or is it just through travel agents?

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Posted by Want2BHappy on 24/2/2016 at 01:50

If you need a visa (and not all nationalities do), then you have to get a copy of a visa letter issued by the Immigration Department in Vietnam.

Any of the visa companies online can organize this for you. You shouldn't need to pay more than $10 (US) for a letter for a 1 month single entry visa. (There's then $25 to pay on arrival when you fly into Vietnam. You MUST fly in if your visa has been pre-arranged online, it won't work at a land border.)

If your friend can organize a letter from the Immigration Department, then that's probably OK, but it's so easy to do it your self.

Just go to or any of the hundreds of alternatives and follow the instructions.

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Posted by adrianlopez on 25/2/2016 at 04:17

You can download visa letter on website of the Immigration Department in Vietnam or you can take it from tour agency if they have visa services.

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Posted by Annielay on 29/2/2016 at 15:01

Thank you everyone for your advice on the visa subject. We have organised with the hotel in Hanoi to give us the visa letter as it seems the best and easiest way.

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