For citizens of German currently living in German or in other countries, Vietnam visa is compulsory if you have a plan to visit Vietnam. Until June 30, 2018, except for the case of staying less than 15 days in Vietnam, a German citizen does not have to apply for Vietnam visa. Or else, visa will be required and Germans can obtain via Embassy of Vietnam in Berlin or visa on arrival.
The first way to get Vietnam visa for both Germans and foreigners living in Germany but not included in visa exemption list is apply for visa in person at Embassy of Vietnam in Berlin. This kind of visa is applicable for all kinds of travel including sea travel, land travel or air travel but applicants will have to bring some documents such as original passport, passport-sized photos and so on to submit at Vietnam Embassy in Berlin. Sometimes, return flight tickets and hotel booking reservation or tour itinerary are also required. Depend on each embassy, there are different processes and requirements of visa application progress and it also may require applicants to present there several times with all these documents until visa application is completed. Therefore, it usually takes around 5 days to process your visa application form and other documents. After all, applicants can come directly to Embassy to take visa already stick on original passport or they can be sent back via post which is up to applicants’ choice. For further information about getting visa at Vietnam Embassy, please contact directly with contact information as below:
Embassy of Vietnam in Berlin, Germany
Address: Elsenstrasse 3, 12435 Berlin, Germany
Telephone: (+49) 30 536 301 08
Fax: (+49) 30 536 302 00
Email: [email protected]
Consulate General of Vietnam in Frankfurt
Address: Siesmayerstr.10, 60323, Frankfurt, Germany
Phone: (00- 49 – 69) 7
Fax: (00- 49 – 69) 7
Email: [email protected]
Website: [email protected]
The second and the much better way is to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival which becomes more and more popular for travelers all around the world because of its convenience and simplicity. In order to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival, thing that applicants need is an Internet-connected device and go for https://www.vietnam-visa.com/ and then fill all information correctly such as name, email (so Approval Letter can be sent back to applicant via this address), arrival date, etc. Depending on the type of visa, number of visa and processing time, you will have to pay different amounts for service fee which can be made online via Paypal, Visa, Master Card, etc. Next, Letter of Approval issued by Vietnam Immigration Department will be transferred via email within 1 – 2 working days. And don’t forget to print out this letter together with cash paid for stamping fee at Immigration Office at arrival airport to have visa stamped on original passport.
The things applicants have to notice is that they can only apply for Vietnam visa on arrival if you plan to get Vietnam through any of 4 international airports in Vietnam, including Noi Bai airport (Hanoi capital), Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh City), Cam Ranh airport (Nha Trang city) and Da Nang airport (Da Nang city).
For more information relating to getting Vietnam visa for German, please kindly contact a trustworthy Vietnam visa agent or visit Embassy of Vietnam in Berlin, all your problems will be sorted out right away.