How To Obtain Vietnam Tourist Visa For France Citizens ?

France citizens are required to apply for valid visas to enter Vietnam for tourism and business purposes and meet the entry requirements:

  • France Passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond arrival date
  • Passport has 2 blank pages for visa stamp

Vietnam visa requirements for France citizens

Type of visa Requirements Maximum stay
Tourist visa Not required 15 days

How to get Vietnam tourist visa from France ?

France passport holders can choose one of the available methods below to apply for a visa to Vietnam:

1 - Visa at local embassy

  • Address: 62-66 Rue Boileau 75016 Paris, France
  • Phone: 01 44 14 64 00
  • Fax: 01 45 24 39 48
  • Email: vnparis@wanadoo.fr / vnparis@club-internet.fr
  • Website:

To apply for a Vietnam tourist visa at the embassy of Vietnam in France, you will need to:

  • Submit a print-out of your completed visa application and supporting documents.
  • Submit original passport which must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your departure date.
  • Pay the visa fees: Money order/check, or cash in case you apply at the embassy in person.
  • Have 02 passport-sized photos taken with no glass wears.

If you are currently living outside of France, you can you also contact the local embassy in the country where are residing.

2 - Visa on arrival

Visa on arrival is available for those who fly from France to Vietnam, below are the three simple steps:

  • Apply online using our secure form
  • Receive the pre-approved visa letter in 2-3 working days.
  • Print the documents, prepare entry/exit form and the stamping fee in cash, board the plane to Vietnam and pick up the visa stamp upon arrival at Vietnam airport. That it is!

Vietnam visa fees for France citizens

Type of visa Tourist visa Stamping fee
Single 1 month $6 $25
Single 3 month $15 $25
Multiple 1 month $8 $50
Multiple 3 month $20 $50

*The price table above is for visa on arrival service and quoted in US dollars. If you want to apply through the Embassy of Vietnam in France, please contact the Embassy directly for visa price.

Frequently asked questions

Is it possible for France citizens to get Vietnam tourist Visa on arrival?

Yes, it is possible. See how visa on arrival works.