When your Vietnam visa comes to expire, you may want to lengthen your stay without exiting the country to reapply for a new one. In trying to provide customers with best visa service, evietnamvisa.org also helps travelers to extend their visa when necessary. However, the maximum length of visa period you can get extended is 3 months only due to limitation of Immigration Department.
In search of Vietnam visa extension service, you may hear about 2 terms “visa extension” and “visa renewal”. Then what’s the difference between these two methods:
Visa extension: your passport will be stamped with a new duration of stay. You can extend visa in either one or three more months. The extension fee is much cheaper than renewal one but it has the same validity as the visa renewal so you can save more money with applying for Vietnam visa extension than Vietnam visa renewal.
Visa renewal: you will be granted with a new visa sticker on your passport with a new duration of stay. Visa renewal fee is higher than visa extension fee because we have to pay the stamping fee and visa sticker for you. Visa renewal is suitable for those who enter Vietnam with visa exemption at the beginning but wish to stay longer after the permitted time or those who wish to get multiple entry visa in 1 month or 3 months.
How to apply for Vietnam visa extension/renewal?
The procedure to obtain Vietnam visa extension/renewal includes:
Step 1: Please send us the scanned copy of your passport with the page containing your current visa to our email: info@GoVietnamVisa.org. Based on the information indicated on your passport, we will inform whether your visa is extended or not and the Vietnam visa extension fee.
Step 2: If approved, you can send your passport to our office for extension/renewal. In case you are staying in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city, our employee can come directly to your current address to pick up your passport and visa extension fee
Step 3: The processing time to get your visa renewed/extended normally takes 7-10 working days then you need to wait until our employee gives you the passport back. If you want to get the result in 2-5 business days, you must pay extra 20 USD for rush service processing.
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