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Vietnam Visa problem...

Posted by MarkHall on 28/12/2008 at 17:59

Posted from within Vietnam.

I have paid for a 30 day Visa in Vietnam but filled the leaving date in wrong saying that i would be leaving on the 2nd Jan when my flight is on the 6th.

Can anyone advise me as to what will happen if i turn up at the airport and try and explain this??

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Posted by somtam2000 on 29/12/2008 at 05:52 admin

Hi Mark,

So do you mean you'll be overstaying the visa? ie., staying 34 days? if so it is a straightforward overstay and you'll be required to pay a fine on departure.

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Posted by MarkHall on 29/12/2008 at 18:15

Posted from within Vietnam.

No, i have only been in Vietnam for 8 days my visa expires on the 2nd as when i filled in the form to apply for my visa i got my dates mixed up.

I have a flight booked on the 6th and am worried about turning up at the airport an not being let on the flight or getting hit with a big fine.

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Posted by DLuek on 30/12/2008 at 04:45 TF writer

If you "paid for a 30 day visa", you should be fine for up to 30 days. There should be an experation date somewhere on the visa stamp. I don't think it really matters what you write for travel dates, as long as it's within 30 days.

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