Vietnam Visa for Malaysian

Updated: 16/3/2018                630 words            ⏰ 3 minutes 

There are three ways to apply a Vietnam visa for Malaysian citizens:

1/ Visa on exemption
2/ Visa on arrival (VOA)
3/ Visa at the embassy

1/ Visa on exemption

Due to agreements between Vietnam and Malaysia, Malaysian citizens can stay 30 days maximum in Vietnam without a visa.

2/ Visa on arrival (VOA)


1 month or 3 months single or multiple entry, 6 months or 1 year multiple entry


– Your passport
– Two passport photos
– The visa approval
– The stamp fee.
You have to apply online to get a visa approval letter that you will receive by email, pay the processing service fee, and then get visa stamp when you arrive in Vietnam by the immigration staff.


1 month 1 entry $21 / 3 months 1 entry $34, 1 month multiple entry $26 / 3 months multiple entry $55 ; 6 months $95, 1 year $135
Price can change depending of your request (normal or emergency)

Processing time

To obtain the Visa Approval letter, you will wait 2 hours if you take the emergency service or 2 working days for the normal service.

Entry ports

6 international airports in Vietnam


– You may wait between 30 minutes to 1 hour if many visitors are asking for visa on arrival like you.
– Only available when you arrive to Vietnam by air.

How to apply ? Here is the official website of the vietnamese’s government:

3/ Visa at the embassy


Depends on your request


– Passport with at least six months’ validity
– Two blank pages in your passport
– A completed immigration form
– Visa approval letter by Vietnam Immigration Department
– Two passport photos
– The stamping fee (around USD $80).


The visa fee charged by the embassy vary from one to one, you should contact directly the embassy for more details. The fees can be refundable if you application is not accepted.

Processing time

Depends from one embassy to another. 5 to 7 days in average.

Entry ports



– Visa fees, processing time and procedures can vary depending the Vietnam embassy you choose.

– You have to go to the embassy 2 times (to drop off and pick up your visa) so it is not convenient if you live far away from the embassy

How to apply? Here is the Vietnamese embassy in Malaysia:

Vietnamese Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Address: No.4, Persiaran Stonor 50450, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone: 2148 4534

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