Does Singaporean need visa to Vietnam?

No, but Yes!

As a citizen of Singapore, you can enter and exit Vietnam multiple times to get free Visa of 30 days without waiting a specific of time. If you want to stay more than than 30 days, applying for Vietnam visa must be done before your trip. Except for a visa obtained at The Vietnam Embassy, Singapore passport holders can apply for Vietnam visa on arrival through a travel agent based in Vietnam.

Utilize Vietnam Visa on Arrival for Singapore Citizens

Visa on Arrival is preferred by a lot of travelers all over the world for its convenience, simplicity, fast processing and time saving. This kind of visa allows visitors to enter Vietnam through any of 5 international airports in Vietnam, consisting of Noi Bai, Cat Bi, Da Nang, Tan Son Nhat and Cam Ranh. You will asked to complete an online application form ( with all your correct detail and choose the method to pay for service fee which is the payment for to do all papers work. After that, the visa approval letter as an official permission of Vietnam Immigration Department allowing you to board the flight and get your visa stamped will be sent to your email within 2 working days or even hours. By taking a visa approval letter, your original passport with at least 6 month valid, 2 passport photos and Visa Stamped fee paid in cash, Singaporeans will have visa stamped onto there passport upon their arrival at Vietnam airport. Depend on the type of visa, the number of applicant and the processing you wish to apply for, the fee is different. Singapore citizen can apply for VietnamVisa on arrival for many purposes such as tourism, trade, work, relative visit, medical treatment, marriage, etc. More details and advices about the preparation, procedure to obtain Vietnam visa can be found online on

See more: Detail guide on how to Apply Vietnam Visa for Singaporeans

Applying through Vietnam Embassy in Singapore

In case choosing travelling ways including land or sea travel, Vietnam visa at Embassy will be the only one way to obtain entry visa for Singapore travelers. You need to come in a person to get visa at the nearest Vietnam Embassy or Consulate. Your presence may be required several times at the Embassy along with your original passport and other relevant documents until the process is completed. The payment for your full visa and the processing time can be various for each Embassy and Consulate. Normally, it will take you around 5 working days to receive your passport with the visa stamped via post. For further information, you can contact with the Vietnam Embassy in Singapore as below:

Embassy of the  Socialist Republic of Vietnam in the Republic of Singapore

Working Hours: Monday– Friday (Except Viet Nam’s and Singapore’s Public Holidays and Weekends) from 09.00 am – 12.00 am and from 15.00 pm – 17.00 pm