Vietnam visa for Zambian citizens is obligatory? All information Zambian passengers need to know before travelling to Vietnam.
Why Vietnam visa for Zambian citizens is needed?
As the priority document before you travel to another country. Visa is as a fare besides the flight ticket which shows up whether you are able to visit a country legitimately or not. Some countries have bilingual agreements with Vietnam Government in which their citizens can enter Vietnam without Vietnam Visa. However, Zambia is not belonging to this list. Therefore, Vietnam visa for Zambian citizens is really necessary for all tourists from Zambia or Zambian passport holders who are living abroad.
Interestingly, Vietnam visa for Zambian citizens will not need to submit in case Zambian tourists take their flights directly to Phu Quoc Island and stay there for less than 15 days.
Similarly, if Zambian passport holders have Vietnam resident cards, they also do not need to obtain Vietnam visa.
How many ways to get Vietnam visa for Zambian citizens?
There are 2 legal methods in order to gain Vietnam visa for Zambian citizens:
- 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.
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.
- Apply Vietnam visa for Zambian citizens at Embassy
The procedure at Embassy takes at least 5- 7 working days. Once documents are under process, you will gain a fully stamp Visa on your passport in advance.
Even this way brings to you Vietnam visa in advance but you have to show many complicated documents and certificates such as: invitation letter from an organization or an individual in Vietnam, proof of entry purpose, application form and 2 passport photos in the size of 4×6 cm. Other documents are also needed based on each visa type.
However, this way is not highly efficient because there is no Vietnam Embassy as well as the Consulate of Vietnam in Zambia until now. It will cost you so much flight and hotel cost to go to neighboring countries to apply at Embassy directly.
Vietnam Embassy information for Zambian citizens
You can find further information about Vietnam Embassy address at your nearest accommodation here.