New Update: Vietnam visa requirements for New Zealand

Who needs visa to Vietnam?
New Update: Vietnam visa requirements for New Zealand

Vietnam visa requirements for New Zealand. Do New Zealand citizens need a visa to Vietnam? This page provided informations about visa requirement...

Vietnam visa requirements for New Zealand. This page provided informations about visa requirement or exemption for citizens of New Zealand. Vietnamese or New Zealand government policy may changes, now. If you've got new infos about requirements for New Zealand 's passport holder, please contact us. Thank you!

Do New Zealand citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

Yes, New-zealand passport holders need a visa to Visit Vietnam.

Vietnam Visa Requirement for New Zealander

•     Capital: Wellington

•     Country code: 64

•     Currency: New Zealand dollar

•     Official language: English

We wish to notify that you have to apply for a Vietnam visa to enter Vietnam if you are a New Zealand passport holder.

In case New Zealand citizens come to Phu Quoc, Vietnam via international ports (included by air or by sea), stay at that ports and head to Phu Quoc Island, they are exempted from Vietnam visa not more than 30 days. It is only applied for people going to Phu Quoc. If they go to other places, they must make visa as usual.

Note: The passport of foreigners using unilateral visa exemption to cone Vietnam must be valid at least 6 months and the next entry to Vietnam must be least 30 days after the first exit. From the second entry, passenger will have to make a visa if a previous entry is not exceeding 30 days.

From New Zealand, you can get a visa to Vietnam by two following options:

Option 1: Get Vietnam Entry Visa at Vietnam Embassy in New Zealand:

You can apply for Visa to Vietnam at Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in New Zealand:

However, it may take you 2-5 working days to get Vietnam Visa at Vietnam Embassy in New Zealand.

Option 2: Get Vietnam Visa on Arrival:

Visa on arrival – the visa picked up at arrival airport – is offered to all of those who are the New Zealander passport holders. This kind of method is created to make the New Zealander trip to Vietnam simpler and more economical. It is applicable for those travelling by air to Vietnam.

Visa on arrival is a special advantage for those who live far from the Vietnam Embassy/Consulate in New Zealand. The applicants neither have to go to the Embassy nor have to send out the passport. By using this way of getting Vietnam Visa, a New Zealander only needs at least 2 days for normal processing and 1 day for urgent processing (or only 4 working hours for super urgent service – see Super Urgent Service) to get a pre-approval letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department which is an official permission of getting visa upon arrival.

How to get pre-approval letter and visa?

  • You go online at, fill in the secure form, make service payment, and just wait for 2 working days (normal service) or within 1 working day (urgent service) to get your Visa Approval Letter issued by Vietnam Immigration Department via email
  • Print the approval letter out together with a filled entry and exit form and 2 passport sized photos
  • Get your visa stamped at Vietnam airport checking point by submitting printed visa approval letter, passport, 2 passport-sized photos, entry and exit form, and stamping fee to the in-charge officer.


  • Before applying for Vietnam visa, a New Zealander has to make sure that his/her passport has minimum 6 month validity and left pages.
  • Visa on arrival option is ONLY applicable for New Zealanders traveling by air to Vietnam.

For further information, please visit application process or contact us at:

Add: 56 Nguyen Cu Trinh St, Dist.1, HCMC, VietNam

Tel: +84 839 20 24 26

Hotline: +84 968 18 77 18



Expedite – immediate Vietnam visa: In Emergency situation, the travelers will get guarantee letter or Evisa around 30 minutes to 1 hour after your payment all completed. Emergency Vietnam visa only takes from 4-8 hours working hours. Urgent Vietnam visa, the travelers can get your approval letter or Evisa from 1 - 2 working days after making the application and confirm payment online. Please note processing time is based on the Immigration Department...
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