Ecuador passport holder is required to apply visa before entering Vietnam. Fortunately, there are two easy and convenient options for Ecuadorian to apply for visa to Vietnam.
Apply for Vietnam Visa on Arrival
Visa on arrival is beneficial for those who live far away from the Vietnamese embassies and do not wish to send their passports away by postal mail.
- Granted by: Vietnam Immigration Department
- Processing time: 1 or 2 working days
- Original passport: No Passport sendoff required
How does Vietnam visa on arrival work?
Step 1: Fill in the apply Vietnam visa form online only takes a couple of minutes. (You will need to know your arrival date and the name of the airport at which you will arrive)
Step 2: Confirm the information for processing your visa and pay the service fee.
Step 3: Within 2-3 business days, you will get an email with your official Vietnam visa Approval Letter issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department
Step 4: Print the Approval Letter and prepare two (4cm x 6cm) photos of yourself according to noted requirements.
Step 5: Bring the printed Approval Letter, photos, and the government Stamping Fee (along with your passport and any other required documents) with you on your trip to Vietnam.
Step 6: When you arrive at your destination airport in Vietnam, show the Approval Letter and photos at the Immigration office (Procedure visa on arrival in Tan San Nhat, Noi Bai, Danang)
Is the “visa on arrival” legitimate?
100% Yes and Yes, Visa on arrival is completely legitimate and just an alternative way for obtaining your Visa.
Having been recognized by the International Air Traffic Associations, Vietnam visa on arrival is no strange thing in tourism industry.
Furthermore, it is stated under Vietnam Immigration laws of Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs. For your reference, you may read more information about Vietnam visa on arrival in a National Ordinance No. 24/2000/PL-UBTVQH10 on the 28 April, 2000.
Thus, oversea travelers can stop worrying over legitimacy issues of Vietnam visa on arrival.
Apply for Vietnam Visa at Vietnam Embassies
Unfortunately, there is currently no information about Vietnam Embassy in Ecuador. You are recommended to directly contact the Vietnam Embassy in neighboring countries or in any country before their trip to Vietnam for getting Vietnam visa.
- Granted by: Vietnam Embassy
- Processing time: 4 to 5 working days
- Original passport: Your original passport required to be submitted together with your visa application
- Before applying for Vietnam visa, make sure your passport has minimum 6 month validity and left pages.
- For visa on arrival option, it is applicable for those traveling by AIR to Vietnam.
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Vietnam Airport Guidance
With Vietnam Visa on arrival, travelers to Vietnam will get their Vietnam visa stamped at the Vietnam Airport. Thus, it is applicable to air travelers only, not land or sea travelers. However, you are free to exit at any port.
You can see in details how to get the Vietnam visa stamped at:
– Noi Bai International Airport (Ha Noi)
– Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City or Sai Gon)
– Da Nang International Airport (Da Nang)