that the visa application process and the list of the required documents may change at any time. Make sure to get the latest information on the visa regulations directly from the Vietnamese embassy in your home country. Getting a visa to a foreign country should never be taken for granted and cannot be guaranteed by Asia Exchange in any way. Please also refer to our terms and conditions.

How student apply for the visa

Student visa type:

Non-immigrant DH, single entry or multiple entry depending on the student’s request.

12 months


  • Option 2: Through the Vietnam Embassy nearest you

    NOTE: The information below is from Vietnam Embassy in Finland so that other information may differ

    Step 1: You need to apply for an approval note.

    **Approval note is a document stating the duration of your stay in Vietnam. It will allow you to enter and exit in Vietnam within the dates in the approval note. It is a letter approved, signed, and red sealed by the Vietnam Immigration Department (Vietnam Government).

    How can you obtain this document?

    1. We will request it from FTU on behalf of the student
    2. Apply through legitimate websites e.g.,

    Step 2: Submit the required documents to the Vietnam Embassy or Consulate near you

    Required Documents:

    1. Approval Note
    2. Visa Application Form
    3. Valid Passport (validity is at least 6 months or longer until the end of your study abroad semester)
    4. Recent 2 passport-sized photos (4 cm x 6 cm)


    Processing time: 5 working days, this can still change depending on where you will apply for the visa

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