Visa Page

An overview to the visas available for travel in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia


Most visitors will need a visa to enter Vietnam. Vietnam offers visa exemptions to travellers from 24 countries holding valid ordinary passports, and e-Visas to travellers from all countries. You can find the full list of countries with visa exemptions to know whether you need to apply for visa or not.

Here is list of 25 countries that enjoy Vietnam's visa exemption.

 Below is all the information you need to apply visas for Vietnam:

  • How to Apply for Vietnam's e-Visa:

Step 1: Prepare the required materials:

  • One 4x6 passport photo in .jpg format with a white background, without glasses
  • One photo in .jpg format of your passport data page
  • Passport valid for at least six months
  • Your temporary address in Vietnam and points of entry and exit
  • Debit or credit card for payment

Step 2: Click this link or access and go to 'E-visa Issuance' then click on the link for 'Outside Vietnam foreigners'. 

Step 3: Upload your .jpg images (passport data page and passport photo) and fill out the required fields on the form completely. Submit your form.

Step 4: Pay the e-Visa fee of 25 USD. Copy down the document code provided. 

Step 5: Within three working days you should receive news of your e-Visa application via email. If not, you can also run a search for your e-Visa at this link.

Step 6: Use your document code to locate your e-Visa online. Download and print the e-Visa in two copies for extra safety.

If you are near a Vietnamese embassy or consulate, you can submit your photo, application form, passport, and visa fee in person. 

If you are unable to reach a Vietnamese embassy, or are short on time, there are trusted services online who can provide you a valid Letter of Approval from between one hour to two business days, for a fee. Bring this letter and together with a visa application form and your other documents to the Visa on Arrival counter at the airport when you land. 


Lao eVisa facility is available for these following countries: see list

Applicant can apply in 3 simple steps.

Step 1: Provide the application details and upload the necessary documents.

Step 2: Review your application and pay the fee online.

Step 3: Download the eVisa Approval Letter.

Visa Fees

The eVisa payment is the last step of your application process after submitting your details and the required documents.

Applicants should note that the eVisa Fee is non-refundable.

Please click here to calculate your eVisa Fee.

Port of Entry

eVisa can be used to enter through these following designated ports:

  1. Wattay International Airport (Vientiane Capital)
  2. Lao – Thai Friendship Bridge I (Vientiane Capital)
  3. Luang Prabang International Airport (Luang Prabang)
  4. Lao – Thai Friendship Bridge II (Savannakhet Province)
  5. Pakse International Airport (Champasack Province)

At the Arrival Port

As soon as you arrive in Laos with the eVisa approval letter, follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Go to the Immigration area and enter the dedicated eVisa lane.
  • Present your passport and eVisa Approval Letter to the Immigration officer.
  • Get the final Immigration approval and enter Laos.

Document Information

If you are applying for the eVisa, you have to upload the following documents:

  • Photograph size 4x6 cm (have been taken no longer than 6 months).
  • Passport cover page.
  • Passport bio page. 

Note: Please upload the photo of your passport that covers the whole bio page including its MRZ (two lines at the bottom of the page)

Photograph Specifications

The size of the photograph must be 4x6 cm, as per ICAO Standard photograph:

Your visa application photograph must meet certain criteria regarding size and content. Submitting photos that do not meet these criteria can delay the visa application process. If your photo does not meet the requirements, you will have to provide new photographs before your application can be processed.

Please refer the sample photo by clicking here

Processing Time

The processing time of the eVisa is usually 03 working days after submitting the application and pay the visa fee, provided that all information supplied by applicants meets the criteria and accepted by the Lao Government Authorities, otherwise the processing time could be longer.


Cambodia E-visa or Electronic Visa has been introduced by Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in April 2006. The website now serve a flatform for tourist to apply Cambodia tourist visa online.

Apply process information:

Step 1: Fill in the secure online e-visa form 

Step 2: Confirm & pay

Step 3: Get approval letter within 3 days

Step 4: Bring E-visa certificate to show immigration at checking point

Step 5: You can entry Cambodia

Cambodia Tourist Visa
Enter Type Single entry only
Fee USD30+ USD6(processing charge)
Validity 3 months(starting from the date of issue)
Length of Stay 30 days (more)
Processing time 3 business days
Requirement Passport validity of more than six months balance at the time of entry, a recent passport-size photo in digital format (JPEG or PNG format), a valid credit card (Visa/MasterCard).
Visa Exemption Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar