Vietnam visa for citizens of Virgin (The U.S Virgin Islands) is obligatory? All guidance in details Virgin Islanders need to know.
Why Vietnam visa for citizens of Virgin is needed? Vietnam customs in details
Vietnam is as many other countries around the world which has its own law system. Before planning a schedule tour for yourself to a country, you also need to prepare a set of travel document which includes the passport, visa as basic documents. Therefore, Virgin Islanders need to check whether you are belonging to the Vietnam visa exemption or not.
Unfortunately, Visa waiver program for passengers who from Virgin Islands are still under a planning list of Vietnam Government then Vietnam visa for citizens of Virgin is a requirement at all borders of Vietnam.
On the other hand, Vietnam visa for citizens of Virgin is not necessary in case you take a flight-transfer at Vietnam airports and stay there less than 24 hours.
Vietnam customs that Virgin Islands passport holders need to know
.If you bring over 5000 USD you have to declare with Vietnam Immigration department at the airport in advance. In case you do not declare, Vietnam Government has a right to take it all without returning according to Vietnam immigration law.
.Also you have to declare if you bring more than 15.000.000 VND.
. Weapon, ammunition, explosives and inflammable objects are banned from your luggage.
How many ways to get Vietnam visa for citizens of Virgin?
Recently, there are 2 legal methods in total to gain Vietnam visa for citizens of Virgin:
- Visa on arrival ( get pre-approval letter and pick up Vietnam visa at Vietnam airports)
This method is also a straight way, easy process to obtain both tourist and business Vietnam visa and has been valid since 2012. Choosing the right and authorized agency make this method as “Easy as pie”. Asia Pacific Golf Summit group has mentioned us as the top agency in this field. You can find more benefits of Visa on arrival here.
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.
*** Benefit: visa fee is cheaper compared to the traditional method and refundable in all cases if you are rejected by Vietnam Immigration department.
- Apply Vietnam visa for citizens of Virgin at Embassy (traditional visa method)
The procedure at Embassy takes at least 5- 7 working days. Once documents are possessed, you will gain a fully stamp Visa on your passport in advance.
However, the visa fee at Embassy is expensive more than Visa on arrival and non-refundable in all case of rejections from Vietnam Embassy. This way is also limits you in tracking your Visa result because it belongs to Vietnam Government, not private service so you are unable to make a phone call or send an email to track.
Vietnam Embassy information for citizens of Virgin
Unluckily, there is no Vietnam Embassy located in the United States Virgin Islands until now. Therefore, applicants can go to neighboring countries to apply visa directly or sending documents out via postal service. Please find the address of Vietnam Embassy at the nearest place of your accommodation.