How to apply Vietnam visa from Nicaragua without going to Vietnam Embassy? Here is the official visa information for all travelers world-wide that need to know before travelling.
Why Nicaragua passengers still need Vietnam visa? Official Vietnam visa information
* General regulations (Vietnam visa policy)
Based on the Circular no.04/2016/TT-BNG of the Foreign Affairs and Trade about the entry and exit of foreign passengers, all passengers who are non-Vietnamese must have passport ( or travel document) and visa so as to be able to enter and exit out of Vietnam.
Interestingly, in the past Vietnam visa had been valid for less than 12 months. However, Vietnam visa currently has a validity of 1 month up to 5 years based on purpose of entry. Similarly, who want to visit ASEAN countries and want to enter and exit out Vietnam for many times can choose multiple Vietnam visa type.
Regards to the foreign passengers who do not need Vietnam visa, currently Vietnam has been offering for 13 countries (Unilateral Agreement from Vietnam side) and 79 countries (Bilateral Agreements).
* Explain why citizens of Nicaragua must obtain Vietnam visa:
Until now, Nicaragua does not belong to the list of Vietnam visa waiver program. This brings to the result that all citizens who come from Nicaragua must show up Vietnam visa at all Immigration desks of Vietnam at all frontiers.
How to apply Vietnam visa from Nicaragua efficiently?
In general, there are 2 legal methods to obtain Vietnam visa: Vietnam visa upon arrival and Visa from Vietnam Embassy. However, Visa on arrival is the optimal method when you have a third party who guarantee for your traveling to Vietnam with the Immigration of Vietnam.
1) Vietnam visa upon arrival – Vietnam pre-arranged visa
Nowadays, “Vietnam visa upon arrival” is the optimal method so as to gain Vietnam visa in hands fast and secure. Even it is not from Embassy of Vietnam but it works legally according to the Vietnamese immigration law.
First of all: fill-in your information directly at: https://www.vietnam-visaonline.org/visa-services-apply.html
After that: we will send you the approval letter from the Immigration department within 24 hours (normal service). It takes 4-8 hours for urgent service and less than 30 minutes for emergency case.
Final step: print out the approval letter we sent you to gain Visa sticker onto your passport at Vietnam airports.
2) How to apply Vietnam visa from Nicaragua at Embassy?
Applicants who have enough documents such as the invitation letter from legal Vietnamese partners, flight tickets are fully able to apply in person at Embassy.
The procedure at Embassy normally takes from 5 to 7 working days. Also, delivery fee is required to pay in advance to send back to applicants.
Vietnam Embassy in Nicaragua
We are sorry to inform with you that the Embassy of Vietnam has not been valid in Nicaragua yet. Therefore, it is better to go to Vietnam Embassy located in the neighboring countries which are closed to Nicaragua to apply visa.