Why Vietnam visa for Ukrainian passengers are really needed?
According to the Vietnam Immigration law, all passengers who are not belonging to the cases of visa-free entry must obtain a visa to enter Vietnam legitimately. (Law no.47/2014/QH13 dated Jun 16, 2014, of the National Assembly on entry, exit, and residence of foreigners in Vietnam). Hence, Vietnam visa for Ukrainian passengers is a must document besides passport for all travelers from Ukraine.
In the other hand, Ukraine passport holders will not need Vietnam visa for Ukrainian passengers if they have permanent residence cards or temporary residence cards in accordance with this law.
In addition, Ukraine passport holder who has a Vietnamese wife/husband can enter Vietnam by 5 year-visa exemption policy.
Interestingly, Vietnam visa for Ukrainian passengers is also not required in case Ukraine tourists fly directly to Phu Quoc Island for less than 15 days.
How many ways to get Vietnam visa for Ukrainian passengers?В’єтнамська віза для подорожей
There are 2 legal methods in total to gain a Vietnam visa for Ukrainian passengers:
- Visa on arrival ( get pre-approval letter and pick up Vietnam visa at Vietnam airports)
Vietnam Government has approved for Ukraine citizens to get the visa upon arrival since 2012. By this way, applicants do not have to apply at Embassy as before. They can apply online from anywhere and get pre-visa via email. Below is the whole procedure:
First of all: fill-in your information directly at: https://visavietnamonline.org/apply-vietnam-visa-form
After that: we will send you the approval letter from the Immigration Department within 24 hours (normal service). It takes 4-8 hours for urgent service and less than 30 minutes for an emergency case.
Final step: print out the approval letter we sent you to gain Visa sticker onto your passport at Vietnam airports.
- Apply Vietnam visa for Ukrainian passengers at Embassy
The procedure at Embassy takes at least 5- 7 working days. Once documents are possessed, you will gain a fully stamp Visa on your passport in advance.
Even this way brings to your Vietnam visa in advance but you have to show many complicated documents and certificates such as: invitation letter from an organization or an individual in Vietnam, proof of entry purpose.
Vietnam Embassy information for Ukraine passport holders
Vietnam Embassy in Київська, Ukraine
Address: Tovarna St, 51А, Kyiv, Київська, Ukraine, 01103.
Phone: (+380) 44 284 5740
Applying a work permit for Vietnam- Information for Ukraine passport holders
According to the statistic collected in 2016, expats who come from Ukraine live and work in Vietnam has been increased day by day.
+ Who needs Vietnam work permit? .In accordance with Vietnamese law, foreigners who intend to work in Vietnam for more than 3 months or more required to obtain a multiple business visa and work permit.
+ Who is eligible to apply for the work permit?
. Expats must be 18 years old or older.
. Applicant must be able to join the labor force.
. Foreigners must not have a previous conviction for infringement of national security, must not be facing the examination of penal liability and must not be serving a criminal penalty as prescribed by Vietnamese or foreign law.
In order to gain Vietnam working permit, you can go to travel agencies or ask your current company to do it for you.