Vietnam Visa for Japan citizens

Japan citizens are NOT required to obtain a visa to Vietnam for a short-stay visit of 45 days. If they 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 Visa-free 45 days N/A
E-visa Eligible 90 days

How to apply for Vietnam Visa in Japan?

If you want to stay in Vietnam for more than 45 days, you need a Vietnam visa. Japanese passport holders can apply for a visa to Vietnam using one of the three 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 Japanese

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 Japan;
  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 Japan information

City Address
Tokyo, Japan 50-11 Motoyoyogicho, Shibuya City, Tokyo 151-0062, Japan.
Fukuoka, Japan 4F, Aqua Hakata, 5-3-8 Nakasu, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.