Laos Citizens

Vietnam visa for Laos citizens - GOVisavietnam

As Asian member, Laos citizens are not required for Vietnam visa for 30 days, if you want to stay in Vietnam longer than exemption visa program. There are two main ways for you to get visa to Vietnam easily and quickly with our official Vietnam site.

  1. By making a direct application to the Vietnam embassy
  2. By applying Vietnam eVisa through our services online. 

Vietnam visa application for Laos citizens. 

Vietnam visa online for Visa on arrival with 24/7 support.

This service is opened to help air travelers get their visa in the simplest and cheapest way. You can obtain your visa by following the 4 steps as below:

  • ​ Fill in your information in the visa application form (your information must be the same as the one in your passport).
  • Make payment for service fee (by PayPal, Credit Card, Western Union or Bank Transfer)
  • Within 1-2 working days (normal service) or just 2-3 working hours (urgent service) or 30 minute for emergency visa, please check your email box to receive the approval letter from us, print it out.
  • Bring the printed approval letter, your passport, two passport sized photos to your airport in Vietnam. At the landing visa office, submit those documents, fill in your entry and exit form, pay stamping fee and get your Vietnam visa.

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Vietnam visa requirement for Lao


As a Lao citizen wishing to extend his or her stay in Vietnam beyond thirty days, you will need to acquire a Vietnam visa. For this reason, we introduce you to the following two ways of acquiring a Vietnam visa as a Lao citizen:

  • Vietnam visa acquisition by direct application to the embassy
  • Vietnam visa acquisition by use of the approval letter
  1. How to get the Vietnam visa by direct application to the Vietnam embassy/consulate.

The Vietnam embassy in Laos is normally open for visa applications during business hours. If one intends to contact this embassy, they can choose to do so by email, by telephone or by presenting themselves in person. While there, they will be advised accordingly on how to go about the visa application process in addition to being informed of the associated fees.

Here are particular contacts by which to reach the Vietnam embassy/consulate in Laos

Embassy of Vietnam in Laos

  • Thatluang Rd., Vientiane, Laos
  • Telephone:  (856) 2141 3409 or 2141 3409 or 2141 4602 - Consular: 2141 3400
  • Fax: (856) 2141 3379 or 2141 4601
  • Email: or
  • Website:

The Consulate General of Vietnam in Savannakhet province, Laos

  • Address: No.118,  Sisavangvong, KaysonPhomvihan district, Savannakhet province, Laos
  • Telephone: (856) 41 212418; Mobile: (856) 20 5541259
  • Fax: (856) 41 212182
  • Email:
  • Website:
  1. Visa acquisition with the letter of approval.

With the approval letter you get from us, you will be able to:

  1. Get your Vietnam visa from a Vietnam international airport (service is strictly for air travel)

For a successful process, the following four steps should be followed as listed:

  • Visit our website online and fill in the visa application form available there
  • Clear the due service fees with us in accordance with our instructions.
  • Get the letter of approval from us by email within 48 business hours.
  • Present the letter of approval, your visa and two of your passport-size photos at the Vietnam international airport (Tan Son Nhat, NoiBai, Da Nang), and finally pay your visa stamping fee to collect your visa right there.


  1. Get your visa from the Vietnam embassy/consulate you choose in your application form.

In this procedure, be sure to execute the following four steps:  

  • Visit our website online and complete the visa application form availed there.
  • Pay the service fees with us according to our instructions
  • Receive the letter of approval from us by email delivery within 48 work hours.
  • Produce your letter of approval, your passport and your two passport photos at the Vietnam embassy and pay the visa stamping fees to collect your visa.


Note: Conditions to get Vietnam visa:

  • You must have a valid passport that you acquired over six months ago.
  • Your passport-size photos must have been taken within six months.
  • The information in your letter of approval must same as that in your passport.


Tourist Visa for Lao PDR
Visa type
1 month single entry $10.pax
1 month multiple entries $12.pax
3months single entry $30.pax
3months multiple entry $35.pax
Business Visa for Lao PDR
Visa type
1 month single entry $90.pax
1 month multiple entry $95.pax
3 months single entry $115.pax
3 months multiple entry $135.pax