Vietnam Visa Extension Cost
The fee for Vietnam visa extension service will vary, depending on the conditions of the visa application, it depends on your nationality, the entry port and the visa extension period you choose. Due to recent changes in immigration law, the visa extension process is also affected, so the cost is also higher than before.
Documents Needed for Vietnam Visa Extension
+ Original passport of the guest;
+ N5 form (visa extension form for foreigners in Vietnam) signed by the guest and the guarantor, or the guarantee company;
+ Confirmation of stay by local police;
+ The notarized copy of investment certificate or business registration license; Registration of seal sample; Authorization letter; Letter of introduction of signature sample and seal (If the company does not have a legal dossier submitted to the Immigration Department).
How to do Vietnam Visa Extension in Da Nang
You can come to Vietnam Immigration Management Department or Ministry of Public Security Department Of Immigration to do your visa extension. In this case, you will have to prepare all the documents needed mentioned above by yourself before coming to these 2 administrative units.
Or you can come to a Travel Agency in Da Nang who has visa extension service. They will help you to prepare for all documents needed. You only need to pay the extension fee and wait for your official visa extension in Vietnam.
Dacotours is not an authorized agency of the Government or the Embassy’s Representative Office, Dacotours provides consulting services to increase the rate of success for your visa extension and prepare all the documents needed to represent for customers to follow all procedures with the Department of Immigration. Customers can choose to apply directly at the Embassy or through Dacotours for more convenience.
FAQ for Visa Extension in Vietnam
When to extend the visa?
When the your visa is about to expire, you need to quickly prepare to carry out the procedure for visa extension at least 1 week before your visa expiry to avoid trouble caused by the expired visa (because the visa review process will take 5 working days). If a foreigner enters Vietnam on a visa-free status, after the expiry of the visa-free period, you can choose one of the two following ways:
Extension for the temporary staying permission (maximum 2-3 months for ASEAN countries, 15 days for other countries)
Follow the visa entry procedure and extend your visa depending on the amount of time you want to stay in Vietnam.
What to do before applying for a visa?
Before applying for an visa extension, there is some information you need to check in advance to make sure the process of applying for a visa go smoothly. You need to be able to answer the following questions:
+ What is the current type of your visa (travel or business, 1 month or 3 months?)
+ Where is your visa entry gate (Tan Son Nhat or Noi Bai border gate or some embassy)
+ Where are you currently staying?
+ Where does your guarantee company have business registration license?
How long does it take for visa extension in Vietnam?
The time to complete the extension of your visa application usually ranges from 8 to 10 working days.
What will happen if I do not apply for visa extension on time?
In case you are overdue for a few days, the penalty will be calculated by the day;
Penalties will certainly apply to those who stay in Vietnam more than their visa validity rules;
Anyone who intentionally commits repeated crimes over a long period of time, without respect for the law, the level of punishment may include administrative penalties, restrictions on Vietnamese immigration and deportation.
The following are fines introduced from social networks and unofficial sources:
+ In case of exceeding the maximum penalty of 10 days: VND 1,250,000 (USD 55) is a common penalty;
+ In case of overdue up to 1 month: 4,000,000 VND (175 USD) is a common penalty;
+ In case of overdue from 1 to 3 months: a fine of about 10,000,000 VND (440 USD)
+ In case of one year overdue: the penalty is more than 16,000,000 VND (700 USD) and forced to exit, restrict entry and exit for a specified period of time.