Vietnam visa for Dutch citizens 2019 |

This article provides necessary information on travelling to Vietnam for travelers, businessmen. How to get Vietnam visa for Dutch citizens 2019?

Visa-free travel for Dutch citizens (updated 2019)

Currently, Dutch citizens can visit these countries without getting visa:



Lithuania Bulgaria
Cyprus Luxembourg Belize, Lebanon (30 days)
Czech Republic Norway  
Denmark Malta Egypt, Indonesia, Thailand, UAE (30 days)
Estonia Portugal  
Finland Poland Philippines (21 days)
France Romania  
Germany Slovakia Bahrain (14 days) Bahamas (8 months)
Hungary Spain Canada, Mexico,  (6 months)
Greece Slovenia Bulgaria
Ireland Switzerland Belize, Lebanon (30 days)
Iceland Sweden  
Latvia United Kingdom Egypt, Indonesia, Thailand, UAE (30 days)



Also, below countries in which Dutch citizens can visit and stay for less than 90 days with no visa requirement:


Chile South Korea
Bangladesh Costa Rica South Africa
Bolivia Colombia Taiwan
Botswana Malawi Ukraine
Bosnia and Herzegovina Guatemala Nicaragua
Brunei Moldova Zambia
Brazil Paraguay


Vietnam visa requirements for Dutch citizens

As Vietnam is not belonging to the visa-free country list for Dutch citizens, all Dutch citizens need to obtain Visa so as to enter Vietnam legally.

Below is Vietnam visa requirements for Dutch citizens:

  1. 1 month single entry: for those who enter and exit out of Vietnam for 1 time within 30 days.
  2. 1 month multiple entries: who need to enter Vietnam for many times during 30 days.
  3. 3 month single entry: travelers/businessmen who need to stay in Vietnam for less than 89 days.
  4. 3 month single multiple entries: travelers/ businessmen who want to enter Vietnam for many times within 89 days.
  5. 1 year multiple entries: for those who need to stay for 360 days in Vietnam.

Requirements to get Vietnam visa online: passport is not required to send out, there is no requirements for Dutch citizens for online application.

Get Vietnam visa for Dutch citizen online -E visa application

Currently, Dutch citizens have a right to apply both e-visa and visa on arrival.

Vietnam e-visa: available for Dutch citizens who come to Vietnam by bus, vessel and air-plane.  The whole procedure includes 3 steps:

1st, fill information to the online form at:
2nd, receive the approval letter via email in which the e-visa code, arrival port are appeared on the letter. Importantly, different from visa on arrival, applicants who enter Vietnam by e-visa have to enter through the arrival port which matched to the arrival port on the approval letter.
3rd, Print the approval letter out, prepare original passport and 2 passport photos in the size of 4x6cm.

Notice: there is no stamping fee on arrival for e-visa.

Vietnam visa on arrival: available at international airports only. These airports are: Tan Son Nhat (Ho Chi Minh), Noi Bai (Hanoi), Cam Ranh (Nha Trang), Da Nang, Phu Quoc. Advantage of visa on arrival: you can change your arrival airport after receiving your approval letter. For example, your arrival airport on your approval letter is Tan Son Nhat airport but you are still able to get visa at Ha Noi or Da Nang, Phu Quoc airport without any problem.

In order to get approval letter, you need to follow below steps:

Step 1: fill information to application form.
Nex step : receive the result via email within 1 working day.
Final: Print the approval letter out. After that, prepare passport, approval letter and 2 passport photos in the size of 4×6 cm to be ready for getting visa at Vietnam airport.