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Business Visa

Foreign citizens travelling to Vietnam with the purpose of  business or work are eligible for a business visa. Depending on the circumstances a business visa can be issued for up to 6 months.

In order to apply for a business visa a foreign citizen requires an invitation from a Vietnamese company or a sponsorship letter.

Business VisaTemporary Residency
Suitable forTravel and business purposes Short term workingLong term working
EligibilityAll foreigners invited/sponsored by a Vietnamese company All foreigners sponsored by a foreign entityForeigners holding a work permit Founders of limited liability company or joint-stock company (JSC) Management board members of JSC
Length of stay1 month, 3 or 6 months1 to 3 years
Required documentsApplication and passport photo Passport copy Invitation/sponsorship letter Approval letterApplication and passport photo Passport Sponsorship letter Work permit Proof of address