Vietnam Visa Requirements

Vietnam Visa Requirements For Maldives

Provides free tools that anyone can check to make sure if the citizens of Maldives do need a visa to Vietnam or not; also gives instructions on how to get a Vietnam visa from the Maldives or from any country.

Vietnam immigration policies regulated that almost residents of the country must have a Vietnam visa prior to arriving in Vietnam, except the citizens on the Vietnam visa exemption list. You should check carefully if you are on the Vietnam visa exemption list or if you are obligated to make a Vietnam visa (or visa approval letter) before entering the country. It will keep you away from many troubles during your entry.

Is a Vietnam visa required for Maldives citizens?

“Yes, Maldives citizens do need a visa to enter Vietnam”

Visa is one of the many things for which Maldives citizens need to prepare before traveling to Vietnam.

From the Maldives, the applicants may apply for a Vietnam visa by 2 options:

  • Getting a visa on arrival within 2 working days or just 1 or 2 hours by applying for a visa online. It is beneficial for those who are traveling to Vietnam by air and living in a country where the local Vietnam Embassy is too far to reach. See more about how it works. When applying for a Vietnam visa on arrival, there is NO document and original passport required. The applicants just need to provide the visa information by filling in the online application form with their full name, gender, date of birth, nationality, and passport number. A letter of approval issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department will be delivered via email at a given time.
  • Getting a Vietnam visa from Vietnam Embassy or Consulate in the Maldives takes 3 – 5 working days
    Required documents for Vietnam Embassy visa application include original passport, application form attached with 1 photo, and visa fees.



The Maldives is categorized as a special nation on the list of the Vietnam Immigration Department. Thus, the citizens of Maldives are subject to a higher processing fee. If you are trying to apply for a Vietnam visa at the local Vietnam Embassy in the Maldives or in neighboring countries but they denied finally then we are willing to assist. However, there is no guarantee it will be always approved by the Vietnam Immigration Department.
It should be noticed that the below document and information are required to process a Vietnam visa on arrival for the Maldives:
– Your contact in Vietnam;
– Your passport copy;
Learn more about the Vietnam visa exception.

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