As other countries’ citizen which is not in Vietnam Visa exemption list, getting Vietnam visa is required for those who are currently living in Portugal to enter Vietnam. There are two options for your choice: applying Vietnam visa at Embassy or applying for Vietnam visa on arrival.
To obtain Vietnam visa at the Embassy, Portugal travelers have to come in person to the nearest Vietnam Embassy or Consulate to apply visa. Unfortunately, Vietnam Consulate or Vietnam Embassy in Portugal has not been established yet, so Portugal citizen have to contact with the Vietnam Embassy or Consulate near around your country like Vietnam Embassy in France or Vietnam Consulate/ Vietnam Embassy in Spain. You will need to submit visa application form along with your original passport and other related papers at the Embassy and receive full your visa stamped there. In addition, the Embassy or Consulate can ask you to present several times until completing process.To get a closer look about the processing time, procedure and fee, you can contact the Embassy or Consulate with information as below:
Address: C/ Arturo Soria 201, 1-AyB 28043 – Madrid, SPAIN
Phone: (3491) 510 2867
Fax: (3491) 415 7067
Email: [email protected]
Address: 62-66 Rue Boileau, 75016 Paris, FRANCE
Phone: 01 44 14 64 0
Fax: 01 44 96 70 89
Email: [email protected] [email protected]
Address: 2, Le Verrier, 75006 Paris, FRANCE
Phone: (331) 4432 0877
Fax: (331) 4432 0879
Email: [email protected]
In this case, applying for Vietnam visa on arrival is more common because of its convenience. It is considered as the shortest and fastest option for citizen who lives far away from Vietnam Embassy or Consulate and do not want get any troubles like losing the important document (passport, money or documents) via postal mail. You will only have to spend some minutes to complete all process online. After filling an online visa application form with the correct detail of your information, choosing the method to pay for service fee, you will receive a confirmation letter in a few minutes to know when you will get the Vietnam Visa Approval Letter. Depend on the processing time you wish to apply for, Letter of Approval will send to you within 1 to 2 working days in normal or even few hours for urgent case. Finally you will take this letter, your passport, two photos and visa stamping fee paid in cash to get a visa stamped onto your passport at Vietnam International airport in Hanoi, HCMC, Nha Trang city, Da Nang city.
All the fee including visa service fee and visa stamping fee, fixed on the website, can vary for different types of visa, different the number of applicants and different the process time. You can visit www.vietnam-visa.com for further details and get helpful advice and tips before traveling to Vietnam.