In 2018, there is no change in Vietnam visa for Australian citizens. All Australians are required to get a Vietnam visa for their every trip to Vietnam, even for leisure or business purpose.
Australian citizens at the moment have up to 3 ways to get a visa for Vietnam.
- Vietnam visa at Vietnam embassy;
- Vietnam visa on arrival;
- Vietnam e-visa
Vietnam evisa is for those traveling to Vietnam on tourist purpose with a stay of no more than 30 days in single entry. Soft copies of passport and photo are required for application online.
Vietnam Visa on Arrival
Vietnam visa on arrival is for those traveling to Vietnam by AIR on both business and tourist purpose with short- or long-term stay in single/multiple entries. No document is required for application online.
To apply, travelers only need to spend around 2 minutes to complete the online form here, make payment of service fee and then wait for 2 working days to get visa approval letter sent to email, and then get visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.
Its full process and cost can be found here: Vietnam visa on arrival for Australian Citizens.
Vietnam embassy visa
Vietnam visa at Vietnam embassy is for those traveling to Vietnam by ANY means of transport on both business and tourist purpose with short- or long-term stay in single/multiple entries. Its process, required documents may vary from embassy to embassy.
A brief comparison between those 3 ways to get Vietnam visa for Australians can be found here: https://www.vietnam-visa.com/3-ways-available-to-get-a-valid-vietnam-visa/.
Be a smart travelers with right decision to save your time and money.