Vietnam Visa for Costa Rica citizens

All the information you need to know about applying for Vietnam visa for Costa Rica citizens. The passports need to meet the following requirements:

  • The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the arrival date.
  • The passport with 2 blank pages.

Visa requirements

Type of visa Requirements Maximum stay
Tourist visa Required N/A
E-visa Eligible 90 days

How to apply for Vietnam Visa in Costa Rica?

Costa Rican passport holders can apply for a visa to Vietnam using one of the two methods below.

Steps to apply for Vietnam e-Visa:

  1. Fill in an online visa application form;
  2. Pay the cost and wait for 4-6 working days;
  3. Download and print the Vietnam e-Visa.

Required documents include:

  • Your portrait scan photo taken in the last 6 months (4*6 size, colored photo, white background, straight looking without glasses). Sample: click view
  • Your passport scan photo information page (full and clear). Sample: click view

=> Guidelines and size for Vietnam visa photo.

Vietnam e-Visa fee for Costa Rica

Type of e-Visa Government fee (USD) Consultant service fee (USD)
1-month single entry 25 30
1-month multiple entry 50 45
3-months single entry 25 45
3-months multiple entry 50 60

Note: Processing time excluding Saturday, Sunday, and Vietnam Holiday

Steps to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival:

  1. Fill in online visa application form;
  2. Pay the cost and wait for 4-6 working days;
  3. Download and print the approval letter and get visa stamp upon arrival at Vietnam airport.

Required documents include (bring):

  • 01 portrait photo taken in the last 6 months (4*6 size, colored photo, white background, straight looking without glasses). Sample: click view
  • Passport (at least 6 months validity with 2 blank pages);
  • A printed copy of enclosed Letter of Approval;
  • An entry/exit form (download here) filled with your information;
  • Stamping fee in cash;

Note: You are required to show passport and visa approval letter when checking in for a flight to Vietnam.

How much do you need to pay?

Type of visa Fee (USD/pax) Processing time
Visa on arrival Contact Us 7 – 10 working days

Note: This fee only includes consultant for visa approval letter and does not include stamping fee payable at Embassy of Vietnam or airport for visa stamping.

Apply for a Visa at the Vietnamese Embassy in 1 of 4 ways:

  1. Apply in person at the Vietnamese Embassy in Costa Rica;
  2. Apply by post;
  3. Apply online, collect visa in person;
  4. Apply online, receive loose-leaf visa by post;

Required documents include:

  • Visa application form with the application’s photo;
  • Passport (at least 6 months validity with 2 blank pages);
  • Get an approval letter issued by the Immigration Department of Vietnam;
  • Pay visa stamping fee.

Vietnamese Embassy/Consulate in Costa Rica information

Currently, there is no Embassy and Consulate of Vietnam in Costa Rica, so visitors can contact the Embassy of Vietnam in Panama or another nearby nation.