Vietnam Business Visa

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The Immigration Law in Vietnam obliges foreigners staying or working in Vietnam to obtain visa and permits to comply with local regulations.

Obtain Vietnam Business Visa

A business visa in Vietnam, also known as DN Visa, is granted to foreigners who are able to present an invitation letter from a business partner based in Vietnam.

Definition of DN Visa

DN Visa Vietnam

DN Visa is issued to foreigners working with other enterprises and organisations and foreigners making entry to promote services, establishing commercial presence or conducting other activities. The validity of a DN Visa varies, but the maximum validity is one year (12 months).

In general, a DN Visa is issued with validity of either one month, three months or six months, considering that it serves its purpose to enable foreigners to stay and work only short-term in the country. Furthermore, a DN Visa comes in single-entry or multiple-entry.

Are you eligible to apply for DN Visa?

Vietnam Business VisaIf you want to apply for a DN Visa, you need to be a foreigner who is invited to do business and work in a Vietnamese company. But in order to do so, you must not have a Vietnam work permit.

Or, you are also eligible when you are a student who intends to do an internship. A Vietnamese company that invites you for internship should provide you with an invitation letter.

Vietnam Business Visa: Requirements + Restrictions Apply

Immigration offices in different countries may impose different requirements and restrictions.

If you visit Vietnam, take into account the following requirements and restrictions:

  1. You must possess a passport or documents enabling international travel, except for cases of visa-free entry. Passport of a foreigner wishing to make entry in form of unilateral visa-free must be valid at least for another 6 months.
  2. You must be able to present an invitation letter or a sponsorship letter from either a legal company or a business partner in Vietnam*.
  3. Electronic visas can be used once. Electronic visas shall be issued to foreigners possessing passports and not falling into categories of foreign affairs.

It would be a rather quick and easy process to apply for DN Visa, as long as you satisfy all the requirements and submit a complete set of required documents.

*If you are unable to find your own sponsor, contact Cekindo for a solution.

Vietnam Business Visa Application with Cekindo

Cekindo’s team of visa specialists is ready to assist you in applying for your business visa in Vietnam.
We will do the application on your behalf.
Contact us today through the form below and we would be happy to guide and assist.

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Selected Testimonials


Cekindo has been a great help in the incorporation of our company in Vietnam by providing useful information and clear explanation on complicated regulatory procedures. The team went the extra mile by helping us to clarify on other matters pertaining to Vietnam, and proactively helped us to liaise with the respective internal functions on our queries and responded promptly.

Louis Koh Kay Boon
CEO, Ryker Company Limited

It was our pleasure to deal with Cekindo. Indeed, the company with its specialised team was at the highest level of professionalism in dealing with customers and was serious in providing assistance and advice. Many thanks to Cekindo and all the team members. I wish you lasting success in the years to come.

CEO, Vietnam Family Import Export Company Limited
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Cekindo has assisted our company with company registration and nominee director services. Everything has gone smoothly and we wish to have further support in the future. Thank you Cekindo.

Founder, Shewutrade Group
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Cekindo Vietnam’s team has always been very responsive and helped us with sense of urgency. We have never been disappointed with Cekindo’s services.

Founder, Adgorithmics

I have successfully received the TRC permit for me and my family, thanks to Cekindo team’s dedication and perseverance. We had some bumps along the way but we got it done, good job. I worked with different consulting companies in the past, outside of Vietnam, Cekindo is one of the most responsive and agile.

Nadav Sarel
Founder & CEO, Telestar Limited Liability Company

As a foreinger it is difficult to have a general overview on starting a company in Vietnam, particularly on handling costs, communicating expenses and fiscal. When I reached out to Cekindo, the team was responsive and efficient upon customer requests. Furthermore, the team’s English proficiency helped a lot during the consultation.

Founder, Saphire
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Not only was the team professional throughout our interactions, they even went beyond their responsibilities to ensure that our company’s needs were fulfilled. We highly recommend their services to any companies who would like to have peace of mind and just focus on their businesses.

Sean Ching
Founder & CEO, Clap Tech Limited Company (Distributor for Tonino Lamborghini Vodka)

Besides being understanding, patient and kind; Cekindo was extremely efficient and practical as well and guided me every step along the way. I would highly, highly recommend anyone who is either in urgent or not-so-urgent need of obtaining a visa for Vietnam to work with Cekindo. It has been a privilege doing business with them and I know who will be my agents in the future!

Gauthier D'haenens

Cekindo helped us to cover important quarterly reporting when our Chief Accountant suddenly resigned. They did all the necessary paperwork. Fast and reliable.

Jozef M.
CEO of Finchef Co., Ltd.

Herewith we want to express our appreciation to PT. Cekindo Bisnis Grup and their team for all the support on medical devices services so far. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Cekindo for taking the time to listen to our needs. Whenever a need has arisen, we have always received their consistent, timely and quality support. We would not hesitate to recommend Cekindo team for any related activity or services.

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Executive, ELC Group

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