E-visas hoped to bring about breakthrough in tourist attraction

Published on : Saturday, February 4, 2017

KDL2017Director General of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism Nguyen Van Tuan said the policy will make it easier for overseas visitors to enter Vietnam.

 

To apply for e-visas, foreign citizens must complete a form which is available on two separate websites (one in Vietnamese at After which applicants will receive an application code and be prompted to pay a non-refundable fee online.

 

It will take three working days for tourists to be informed if their applications have been approved or not.

 

Providing e-visas is a step in the right direction, but ultimately, not enough to help Vietnam’s tourism compete with other countries in the region, said Vice President of the Vietnam Tourism Association Vu The Binh.

 

He suggested more policies such as visa exemptions, tourism promotion, and human resources development to attract more international tourists.

 

 

Source:- Vietnam Tourism

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