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.
|Travel and business purposes Short term working
|Long term working
|All foreigners invited/sponsored by a Vietnamese company All foreigners sponsored by a foreign entity
|Foreigners holding a work permit Founders of limited liability company or joint-stock company (JSC) Management board members of JSC
|Length of stay
|1 month, 3 or 6 months
|1 to 3 years
|Application and passport photo Passport copy Invitation/sponsorship letter Approval letter
|Application and passport photo Passport Sponsorship letter Work permit Proof of address