Do Laos passport holders require a visa for traveling to Vietnam?
A Vietnam visa for Lao citizens is not required. As a citizen of this country, you have required no entry visa for a stay of a maximum of 30 days in Vietnam.
If staying longer than 30 days in Vietnam, Japanese passport holders need to get a visa to Vietnam.
How to apply?
There are options:
1. Apply for a Vietnam visa online (Recommended).
This is called Vietnam Visa on Arrival (VOA). You apply for a Vietnam visa online via the website: www.entryvietnamvisa.com and obtain the approval letter to pick up your Visa at the airports in Vietnam.
2. Or contact the local Vietnam Embassy for Visa stamped on your passport before arriving in Vietnam.
Question: I am a Laotian passport holder. Can I get a tourist visa on arrival to Vietnam?
Answer: Yes, you can. If you plan to stay in Vietnam for more than 30 days, you can apply for a tourist visa on arrival. To do it, you do not need to submit any document, but an online application form for a visa approval letter and then finally get your visa stamped upon arrival at Vietnam airport.