Do Turk citizens need a visa to Vietnam?

Turkey passport

Yes, turkey passport holders need a visa to Visit Vietnam.

Vietnam Visa Requirement for Turkish

  • Capital: Ankara
  • Country code: 90
  • Currency: Turkish lira
  • Official language: Turkish Language

We wish to notify that you have to apply for a Vietnam visa to enter Vietnam if you are a Turkey passport holder.


The passport of applicants should satisfy the following requirements

–       Have at least 2 blank pages to get visa stamp and seal at Vietnam international airports

–       Have at least 6 months validity counted from your date of arrival to Vietnam

Turkey passport



Turkey passport

2/Stamp Visa at Vietnam international airport

Turkey passport holder can use their Visa to enter Vietnam, the passenger can stamp a visa at one of Vietnam international airport gates such as Noi Bai, Da Nang, Nha Trang, Tan Son Nhat

To stamp Visa at the airport, the passenger should prepare the following documents:

–       Visa Approval Letter by Vietnam Immigration Department

–       Immigration Form

–       Passport and remaining  term of over 6 months, with at least 2 blank pages

–       2 4×6 photos with white background

–       Fee for Visa stamped

When clients choose visa on arrival and get visa stamping at Vietnam’s international airports are you afraid of having  problems at the airport for stamping visa such as be bothered or made difficult by airport security or no one assists procedures for visa stamping at the Vietnamese international airports or could be denied visa stamping and rejected for entry?

You can choose our fast track service to have quick support for stamping visa at Vietnam airports. 

We affirm that there is no client who has ever been denied stamping visa or refused entry to Vietnam by Vietnam international airport security if getting visa approval letter from our company. Clients must follow our step-by-step instructions to enter Vietnam normally. You can take our fast track service into your consideration to avoid any problem with visa procedure or airport security to have best time for your trip.

In addition to the fee for Visa dispatch, the passenger must also pay the fee for the Visa stamp  as follows:

Kinds of visa on arrival Stamping fee/pax (USD)
1 month single $25
1 month multiple $50
3 months single $25
3 months multiple $50
6 months multiple $95
1 year multiple $135


3/Entry Visa for Turkey people

According to the regulations of the government of Vietnam, the Vietnam Immigration Department, all the citizens of the countries in the world and the Turkey passport holders can apply visa to enter Vietnam.

We can apply for entry Visas for Turkey people including 1-month type (one time or many times), 3-month type (one time or many times), 06-month or 1-year type (many times)

Turkey people can apply for Visa on arrival Vietnam for purposes such as tourism, trade, work, relative visit, medical treatment, marriage, etc.


Approval Letter Visa Vietnam For Turkish

a/.Procedures for tourism visa and relative visit Visa:

–       Scan passport surface and send email to us

–       Expected Date of Entry to and expected Date of Exit from Vietnam

–       Place of stamping Visa: Any international airport in Vietnam or Vietnam embassy passenger wants to go to stamp Visa

–       Time for obtaining Visa: 5-7 working days,

b/.Procedures for trade Visa:

To apply for trade Visa, the passenger must have a Company in Vietnam agreed to guarantee and sign documents as required by Vietnam Immigration Department, procedures for trade Visa are as follows:

–       Firstly, the passenger must scan documents and information then send email to us: Passport surface of Turkey person and scan business registration certificate of Vietnamese Company, Expected Date of Entry and Place of stamping Visa.

–       Then, we will prepare dossiers then send back to Vietnamese Company to print and seal and Director to sign. Then, that Company will send dossier set back to us.

–       After Visa completed, we will send it to you and provide instructions for use to stamp Visa in the international airport in Vietnam.

–       Time for obtaining trade Visa is normally 4 working days.

c/.Procedures for work Visa in Vietnam:

Procedures for work Visa are the same as trade Visa. To apply for work Visa, the passenger must have work permit in Vietnam; otherwise, passenger can only apply for trade or tourism Visa.


  1. Passenger does not have a Company in Vietnam agreed to guarantee, please let us know so we can handle trade visa in our way
  2. Time for tourism or trade Visa for Turkey people can be faster than 5 days; Or Visa can be obtained urgently in 01, 02 days but passenger must pay the extra fee.
  3. Dossier set submitted by us to apply for Visa is irrevocable so at that time passenger must still pay fee as normal
  4. In case Visa cannot be obtained by our fault, we will: redo or correct free of charge or refund as required by the passenger
  5. When obtaining Visa, passenger can fly or travel by road or waterway from Turkey or from other countries to Vietnam


 4/Where the passenger can apply for Vietnam Entry Visa?

–       Turkey people can apply for Entry Visa online on our website or via email to us.

–       The passenger can go to the Embassy and apply for the visa at Vietnam Embassy in Turkey or Vietnam Embassy in another country.


5/List of countries exempt from the visa to enter Vietnam

Areas Countries Term of residence
Asia Singapore less than 30 days
Thailand less than 30 days
Malaysia less than 30 days
Indonesia less than 30 days
Laos less than 30 days
Philippines less than 21 days
Japan less than 15 days
South Korea less than 15 days
Cambodia less than 30 days
Brunei less than 14 days
Myanmar less than 14 days
European Sweden less than 15 days
Finland less than 15 days
Denmark less than 15 days
Germany less than 15 days
France less than 15 days
United Kingdom less than 15 days
Italy less than 15 days
Spain less than 15 days
Norway less than 15 days


 6/Visa form

Turkey passport holder can fill out information for Visa in form HERE or download this Vietnam Visa Application Form to fill out then send email to us to

Entry and Exit Form (Form to fill out immigration information at Vietnam International Airports), the passenger should prepare this form before entering Vietnam to save time at the counter for Visa stamping procedures and immigration procedures.


7/How to obtain Vietnam Entry Visa for Turkey passport holder?

There are two ways Turkey passport holder can apply for Vietnam Entry Visa:

Apply for Vietnam visa online:

a/. Stamp visa when entering any international border in Vietnam:

This is the simplest and fastest way for Turkey passport holder. To apply for the visa online, a passenger can visit our website or send email to us, after 5-7 working days, the passenger will receive visa dispatch issued by Vietnam Immigration Department.

 b/. Stamp visa at Vietnam Embassy in Turkey or another country with Vietnam Embassy

To apply for the visa online and stamp visa at Vietnam Embassy, the passenger must send us the address of Vietnam Embassy passenger wants to go to stamp visa. After the visa is completed and sent to the passenger, a passenger must follow our instructions to stamp visa


 8/Vietnam visa extension for Turkey passport holder

According to the provisions of the Government of Vietnam, foreigners in general and Turkey passport holders, in particular, are only allowed to stay in Vietnam for 06 maximum continuous months.

If the passenger has visa expired without further extension, the passenger will be punished due to overdue visa, can be deported from Vietnam and listed on the entry blacklist.

The passenger entering at Tan Son Nhat border gate in Ho Chi Minh City, Moc Bai border gate Tay Ninh Province will easily extend and save cost than Noi Bai Hanoi or Da Nang, Nha Trang.

Procedures for Vietnam visa extension for Turkey people with the purpose of tourism, trade, work, relative visit are as follows:

Tourism visa extension:

–       The valid passport and visa

–       01 4×6 photo with white background

–       Residence certificate by local public security.

–       Visa extension period is 5 working days

Trade visa extension:

–       The valid passport and visa

–       Guarantee company dossier in Vietnam

–       NA5 form sealed by the Company in Vietnam

–       01 4×6 photo with white background

–       Residence certificate by local public security.

–       Visa extension period is 5 working days

Work visa extension:

–       The valid passport and visa

–       Guarantee company dossier in Vietnam

–       NA5 form sealed by the Company in Vietnam

–       Valid original work permit

–       01 4×6 photo with white background

–       Residence certificate by local public security.

–       Visa extension period is 5 working days

–       Visa extension period will depend on the remaining term of work permit.

Some notes on visa extension:

–       Visa extension procedures depend on the purpose of the latest entry visa

–       Vietnam border gate where the passenger enters will determine extension cost

–       The latest date of entry will impact significantly on extension cost

–       The passenger should provide us with the number of extensions and places of extension.

–       Normally visa may be extended only up to 3 months, but with trade visa, work visa we can extend up to 06 months or 1 year

9/ Apply for the work permit in Vietnam for Turkey people

Before entering Vietnam, the passenger should prepare some paperwork in advance to apply for work permit in Vietnam as follows:

–       University degree,

–       Certificate of work experience over 03 years,

–       Criminal Record Check in that country,

–       Certificate of Marriage if any,

–       Child (ren)’s Birth Certificate if any.

All these papers must be certified by The Turkey Ministry of Foreign Affairs. If these papers are issued by the Government or Companies in another country, they must be consular legalized under the government of that country.

The maximum term of the work permit as prescribed is 02 years.

For more details on the work permit, please see more here: work permit in Vietnam


Work Permit In Vietnam For Turkish


 10/ Apply for 02-years temporary residence card for Turkey people

Typically, temporary residence card is issued for the term of work permit up to 02 years. If the passenger is named in the Business Registration Certificate and contributes shares to invest in Vietnam, 3-year temporary residence card can be obtained.

A temporary residence card is a form of long-term visa. In case of obtaining the temporary residence card, the passenger may stay in Vietnam continuously for a long time under the term of temporary residence card.



Temporary residence card Vietnam for Turkey passport

Procedures for applying for temporary residence card:

–       Original passport and valid visa

–       02 2×3 photos with white background

–       Guarantee company dossier

–       Forms sealed and signed by the Company

–       Original work permit

–       Residence certificate by local public security

–       Time for obtaining temporary residence card is 5-7 working days

If the passenger is followed by spouse and children; the passenger must apply for relative visit visa for spouse and children first so that they can enter Vietnam with this relative visit visa then after their entry in Vietnam; apply for the temporary residence card for those spouses and children.

In the dossier set to apply for the temporary residence card for that spouse and children, the passenger must supplement certificate of marriage and birth certificate translated and notarized.

 11/Apply for 05-year visa exemption certificate for a spouse married Vietnamese

In order to apply for 05-year visa exemption certificate; a Turkey person must marry Vietnamese and obtain Certificate of Marriage issued by the Government of Vietnam or another country.

After obtaining 05-year visa exemption certificate, each time passenger enters will be exempt from visa up to 06 months. After this 06-month visa expired, the passenger must exit from Vietnam or extend visa if wishing to stay in Vietnam for another time, maximum extension time each is 03 months.

 12/Apply for 03-year temporary residence card according to the spouse with Vietnamese

If a Turkey person has Certificate of Marriage with Vietnamese, the passenger can apply for 03-years temporary residence card. When obtaining this 03-year temporary residence card; the passenger can stay in Vietnam for 03 maximum continuous years under the term of the card without exit or visa extension. However; the purpose of this temporary residence card is to visit relative so passenger must still obtain the work permit to work in Vietnam.

Procedures for applying for 03-year temporary residence card according to the spouse are as follows:

Step1: Apply for relative visit visa so that a foreigner can enter Vietnam with this relative visit visa

Step 2: The foreigner who entered Vietnam should prepare the following:

–       Original passport and valid visa denoted as TT

–       Forms, as required by the Vietnam Immigration Department, certified by local public security

–       02 2×3 photos with white background

–       Certificate of Marriage, Family Household Book, ID Card of Vietnamese duplicated notarized

–       Residence certificate by local public security

–       Photo of relative visit visa

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish: About this sound Türkiye Cumhuriyeti; pronounced, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is a democratic, secular, unitary, parliamentary republic with a diverse cultural heritage.[8] Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Greece to the west; Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan and Iran to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the south. The Aegean Sea is to the west, the Black Sea to the north, and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The Bosphorus, the Sea of Marmara, and the Dardanelles, which together form the Turkish Straits, divide Thrace and Anatolia; they also separate Europe and Asia. Turkey’s location has given it geopolitical and strategic importance throughout history.

Largest cities or towns in Turkey

Rank Name Province Rank Name Province
1 Istanbul Istanbul 11 Kayseri Kayseri
2 Ankara Ankara 12 Eskişehir Eskişehir
3 İzmir İzmir 13 Gebze Kocaeli
4 Bursa Bursa 14 Şanlıurfa Şanlıurfa
5 Adana Adana 15 Denizli Denizli
6 Gaziantep Gaziantep 16 Samsun Samsun
7 Konya Konya 17 Kahramanmaraş Kahramanmaraş
8 Antalya Antalya 18 Adapazarı Sakarya
9 Diyarbakır Diyarbakır 19 Malatya Malatya
10 Mersin Mersin 20 Erzurum Erzurum


3 Comments on “Do Turk citizens need a visa to Vietnam?”

  1. Once you use our services, we have a mission to handle visa applications in Vietnam Immigration Department and provide the legal services to you and on time. You can obtain Vietnam visa by yourself at Vietnam Embassy in your living country also.

  2. There are some pretty good agencies that help with forms filling and guidance in visa processes for Vietnam for instance.

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