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Vietnam visa for New Zealand



New Zealand citizens can apply for Vietnam visa from New Zealand, or from any other countries where they are staying or living in by selecting rapid visa online application. The visa on arrival is the easiest and cheapest way for the New Zealand people getting the visa to Vietnam.

1. Vietnam and New Zealand relations

Vietnam and New Zealand established diplomatic relations on 19 June 1975 and then restored relationship with Vietnam in November 1989.

The New Zealand embassy was opened in Hanoi and its General Consulate was opened in Ho Chi Minh city in November 1995 and Vietnam’s embassy was opened in New Zealand in May 2003.

Besides the bilateral cooperation, Vietnam and New Zealand have coordinated well in multilateral fora.

In terms of trade: the two way trade turnover reached nearly 200 US$ million in 2000 and Vietnam is always in trade surplus. In 2006, the volume reached about 198 US$ million (Vietnam exported nearly 50 US$ million and imported about 148 US$ million). New Zealand exports to Vietnam agricultural products such as: butter and milk (70-80% export items), leather, feather, timber pulp, chemicals, cattle feeds; imports from Vietnam: shoes (30%), furniture (18%), pottery, textile and cashew nuts. In 2005, Vietnam established a Trade Representative Office in New Zealand.

In the field of investment: By the 5th January 2007, New Zealand had 13 investment projects in Vietnam with a total capital of over 35 US$ million (ranking the 42nd among 74 countries and territories investing in Vietnam). New Zealand’s projects concentrate on the following fields: timber processing, nickel ore exploration and processing, beverage production, milk processing, concrete production, color - plated, bamboo export products, construction, and hotel service. New Zeeland’s projects have registered capital about 4.5 US$ million per project. New Zealand’s investment concentrates on 6 cities/provinces: Son La, Binh Dinh, Binh Duong and Ho Chi Minh city.

2. Getting the Vietnam visa from New Zealand

Vietnam Immigration policy regulates that all New Zealand passport holders need to apply for visa for Vietnam before entering the countries. From New Zealand, you can get a visa to Vietnam by two 2 options:


1. Get Vietnam visa on arrival: Visa on arrival is beneficial for those who live far away from the Vietnamese embassies and do not wish to send their passports away by postal mail.
- Issuing unit: Vietnam Immigration Department
- Processing time: 1 to 2 working days
- No passport sendoff required
- How it works? You go online at http://www.rapidvietnamvisa.com, fill in the secured form, and just wait 36 hour to 2 working days (normal service) or within 1 working day (urgent service) to get your Visa approval letter via email. Taking this letter of approval, your passport, 2 photos and US$25 (for single entry)/ US$50 (for multiple entry) as stamping fee to get your visa at airport. Further information, please visit application process or contact with us.


2. Get Vietnam entry visa at Vietnam Embassy in New Zealand:
- Issuing unit: Vietnam Embassy
- Processing time: 4 to 5 working days
- Your original passport required


Embassy of Vietnam in Welllington, New Zealand
Address: Level 21, Grand Plimmer Tower, 2-6 Gilmer Terrace P.O. Box 8042, Welllington, NEW ZEALAND
Phone: (644) 473 5912
Fax: (644) 473 5913
Email: embassyvn@clear.net.nz


However, visa getting at Vietnam Embassy tends to consume more time and money. There are a lot of our clients choose applying for Vietnam visa online to avoid bureaucratic barriers and nuisance there. To get more information about the Vietnam visa on arrival, please refer to Vietnam visa on arrival and FAQ page.


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