We write this article based on Vietnam Immigration law, it shows you how to get a Vietnam visa from Laos 2019 in the easiest way.
How to get a Vietnam visa from Laos 2019
If you just found you need a visa while visiting Laos, then you do not need to worry about it. In fact, you do not need to apply for Vietnam visa at Embassy located in your hometown.
Therefore, there are 2 options for you:
Apply at Vietnam Embassy in Luang Prabang: this method is suitable for those who have enough time.
Get Vietnam visa upon arrival: in case you would like to avoid the hassle by applying by yourself. The whole procedure is quietly simple but efficient. Also, the visa fee is cheaper compared to getting a visa directly at Embassy. It includes 2 main steps to get Vietnam visa at Vietnam airports:
First: you just need to finish the online application here and settle the payment online.
Next: receive the result within 24 hours via your email. Then, printing it out to get a Vietnam visa stamp on your passport at Vietnam airport.
How much to get the visa at Vietnam Embassy in Luang Prabang
Address: 417-418 That Boset Village, Luang Prabang
Office and visa working hours: Monday to Friday from 8.00-11.30 AM and 13.30-17.00PM.
If you stay in Night Market in Luang Prabang or near to Luang Prabang, you can choose to apply directly at Embassy. However, the fee is a bit expensive in comparison to the visa upon arrival.
How much to get a visa at Vietnam Embassy in Luang Prabang?
The visa fee is 60 USD per person and you can pick up your passport back after 3 working days. Surprisingly, you can get a visa within the same day if you pay 75 USD. Meanwhile, you can do the same thing with only 19 USD to get the result within 24 hours with our service.
There is still one disadvantage of getting a visa from the Embassy within 1 day. It is available for only travelers to have air-tickets and stay in Vietnam for less than 15 days.
How to get e-visa so as to cross the border between Laos and Vietnam (Nam Can border)
Since 2/2019, travelers from 81 countries are able to get Vietnam e-visa to cross the border to Vietnam. The e-visa letter contains an electronic code which matches to Vietnam Immigration machine at Nam Can border. Also, travelers do not have to pay any fee upon arrival. The procedure of Vietnam e-visa is simple, takes 2 steps to finish:
- Finish the Vietnam e-visa online form.
- Receive the e-visa code via email, print it out and show it together with your passport at Immigration counter at Nam Can border.