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Vietnam Visa for Russian citizens


Do Russian citizens need a Vietnamese Visa to visit Vietnam?
– At present, Russian citizens are free for 15 days of Vietnam Visa . If you plan to stay in Vietnam less than 15 days, you do not need to apply Vietnam Visa. In case, you want to stay more than 15 days, you must apply Vietnam Visa in advance.
From 1 Jan, 2015, citizens of Russia need to wait at least 30 days from the last day exited Vietnam to enter Vietnam again with a Free Visa.

For example: You entered Vietnam dated 1st January 2015 under unilateral visa exemption and leaves Vietnam on 10th January 2015. If you want immigration back to Vietnam, you have to wait at least 30 days (it means after 10th February 2015) to enter Vietnam for a Free Visa of 15 days. In case, you want to enter Vietnam immediately you need to apply a Vietnam Visa.

In this session, we will instruct you all information about Vietnam Visa or eVisa Vietnam for Russian citizens who want to stay in Vietnam more than 15 days.
As an Russian citizen, whether you are living in Russia or in other country outside Russia, you can also follow these instruction to obtain a Visa to Vietnam.
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How to apply eVisa Vietnam for Russian citizens

A valid visa is required for Russian citizens to visit Vietnam for any purposes from visiting friends and families to going on a business trip or taking leisure vacation.

Fortunately, it is much easier these days to apply Vietnam Visa as there are two available ways to go about this matter:

You may choose either of the above options to obtain a visa to Vietnam. However, please keep in mind that these two options are quite different in terms of application procedure and applicable applicants. While visa on arrival is more convenient and less time-consuming, it is applicable for those who travel to Vietnam by AIR only.
Therefore, if you plan to travel to Vietnam by land or sea or wish to obtain a fully stamped visa on passport before departure, you should contact the nearest Vietnam embassy for visa application. It may take you 4-7 working days to get a Visa at Vietnam Embassy. And in this case, you are required to send your original passport to the Vietnam Embassy directly or by post.
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How Vietnam Visa on Arrival works? – Travel to Vietnam by Air

Just follow 4 simple steps and your Visa is ready to pick up at Vietnam airports. 4 minutes to apply online and 1-2 days processing (normal case), 2 to 8 hours (rush case) makes Vietnam Visa on arrival become the best way to obtain Vietnam Visa nowadays.
Submit application
Fill out the secured eVisa application form online. You are required to enter the exact personal information of the applicant(s) that matches the information on your passport(s) Submit Visa application
Pay Service Fee
Double check your information to make sure it appears properly & pay for the service fee. Payment can be made using your Credit/ Debit Card via PayPal or cash via Western Union. eVisa Fee Guide
Get approval letter
Your visa approval letter will be sent to your registered email within 1-2 working days with instructions for necessary documents and procedure to get visa stamped upon arrival in Vietnam Visa approval sample letter
Get visa stamped
Present your passport, visa approval letter, photo, the Entry and Exit form along with stamping fee to Immigration officers to get your visa stamped at the arrival airport in Vietnam. Apply eVisa now

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Vietnam Visa Fee for Russian citizens

There are 2 type of fee: Service fee and Stamp fee. We will charge you the service fee for Visa approval letter processing. The Stamp fee will be charged at the airport by Vietnam Immigration Office.
1 month single entry
$ 13.00/pax

30 days staying

Enter & Exit Vietnam 1 time

24 hours processing

Rush case is available

Stamp fee: $ 45.00

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1 month multiple entries
$ 18.00/pax

30 days of staying

Enter & Exit Vietnam multiple times

24 hours processing

Rush case is available

Stamp fee: $ 65.00/pax (less than 29 days of staying); $ 95.00 (more than 29 days of staying)

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3 months single entry
Best value
$ 25.00/pax

90 days staying

Enter & Exit Vietnam 1 time

24 hours processing

Rush case is available

Stamp fee: $ 45.00

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3 months multiple entries
$ 60.00/pax

90 days of staying

Enter & Exit Vietnam multiple times

24 hours processing

Rush case is available

Stamp fee: $ 95.00

Money back guarantee

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Vietnam Visa at Vietnam embassy in Russia


Please note that Visa on arrival is just available for AIR travel only. If you plan to travel to Vietnam on LAND (bus, train…) or SEA (ship, boat, cruise…)… you must contact Vietnam embassy or consulate to apply Vietnam Visa with them in advance.

Below is information of Vietnam embassy and consulate in Russia:

Embassy of Vietnam in Moscow, Russia

  • Address: 13, Bolshaya Pirogovskaya St., Moscow, Russia
  • Phone: (70-95) 245 092
  • Fax: (70-95) 246 312
  • Email: 
Consulate General of Vietnam in Karla Libknhesta, Russia

  • Address: 411 – Divs-22, Karla Libknhesta 620075, Russia
  • Phone: (7343) 253 0280
  • Fax: (7343) 253 0282
  • Email:

Consulate General of Vietnam in Vladivostok, Russia

  • Address: 107/1, Puskinskaya St., Vladivostok, Russia
  • Phone: (7-4232) 205 81
  • Fax: (7-4232) 261 49
  • Email:

Russian citizens who are living OUTSIDE Russia or traveling in a different country want to visit Vietnam can apply eVisa Vietnam online and obtain the Visa at Vietnam airport. These people can also contact one of Vietnam embassies or Consulates in the world to apply the Visa directly with them.