The United States is not on the list of 17 countries visa-exempt when citizens visit Vietnam and must therefore get there visa from an agency. Getting a visa does not have to be drawn-out and painstaking if a traveler contacts an experienced issuing agency. They must, however, meet the requisite criteria for eligibility to visit Vietnam.
Those Eligible Include:
• Tourists visiting relatives or friends
• Unpaid participation in athletic or artistic event or competition (invitation letter from the sponsoring organization required).
• Unpaid participation in a scientific/academic seminar or conference sponsored by a research or academic institution (invitation letter from sponsor required).
• Tourist visa holders can’t in business, work, or academic activities.
• Initial arrival must take place within 90 days from the date the visa was issued.
• This visa is good for multiple entries within the visa’s duration. Even when the validity of the visa exceeds 90 days, authorized stays are for a maximum of a 90 day period per visit.
• An extension may be submitted to the Federal Police in Brazil, if requested prior to the expiration of the authorized stay.
• Tourist visa holders are allowed to stay in the Brazilian territory a maximum of 180 days over a 12-month period.
The only visa-exempt countries include Brunei, Myanmar, Cambodia, Norway, Denmark, Philippines, Finland, Russia, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Sweden, Laos, Thailand and Malaysia. It however was proposed to extend the visa exemption for tourists from the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Also up for consideration is Australia, France, Germany, India and the UK.