Vietnam Visa for Citizens of South Korea

Korean passport holders need visa to Vietnam or Not?

As a citizen of this country, you are required no entry visa for a stay of maximum 14 days in Vietnam.

If staying longer than 14 days in Vietnam, Korean passport holders need to get a visa.

How to apply?

There are options:

1. Apply Vietnam visa online (Recommended).

This is called Vietnam Visa on Arrival (VOA). You apply Vietnam visa online via website:, obtain the approval letter to pick up Visa at the airports in Vietnam.

From 2015, South Korean nationality is categorized in difficult nationality group, with higher visa approval letter fee, passport copy and return flight tickets requirements.

Fee for issuance of visa approval letter for 01 month (single & multiple basis are same) visa validity is US$.55.00; for 3 month single entry is US$.85.00 and for 03 month multiple entry is at US$.95.00, applied for 01 South Korean applicant in 2015.

Our supporting team would contact you after receiving your application(s) for South Korean passport holders for detailed instruction.

2. Or contact local Vietnam Embassy for Visa stamped on your passport before arriving Vietnam.