You might get familiar with travelling Vietnam via the international airport, have you ever thought about entering the country via the border gate on land? It would be an exciting experience you should try to.
In Vietnam, Moc Bai landport is one of the most popular and busy international border gates that the foreigners are heading to Vietnam from Cambodia. It is located in Tay Ninh province, Vietnam which is 80km away from Ho Chi Minh City and 170km away from Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Thus, Moc Bai landport is very convenient for travelling between 2 countries. In Cambodia, the connected border gate is Ba Vet, Svay Rieng province, Cambodia.
In order to travel Vietnam from Cambodia via Moc Bai border gate, the travelers must have a valid passport and visa for Vietnam. It could be an e-visa or pre-stamped visa which is issued by the Vietnam Embassy before departure. Vietnam visa on arrival could not be used to enter the country via Moc Bai border gate but it is applicable for air entry only.
What is Vietnam e-visa?
Vietnam e-visa (electronic visa) is new form of visa which was first introduced by the Vietnam Immigration Department in February 2017. With this visa form, the foreigners can easily get a Vietnam visa by applying online totally. Since the visa application is made online, you no longer have to visit the Vietnam Embassy to apply for a visa in person. That will save your time and reduce the extra cost of transport, postal service and other unnecessary expense. All you need to go with e-visa application now is the files of passport page and portrait photo. After several days, you will receive a notification that your e-visa is ready and you just need to enter your registration code and email at the given link to download it.
At present, Vietnam e-visa is applicable for entering the country via 38 entry ports including including 9 international airport, 16 land ports and 13 seaports.
How long does it take to get an e-visa for Moc Bai landport?
Normally, an e-visa will be done within 3 – 5 working days but sometime in a peak season or your visa application need to be verified by the Vietnam Immigration Department it will take longer. If you’re not hurry you can stay in Cambodia and wait until the e-visa done to start travelling Vietnam. However, if you have a business in Vietnam, or you have a planned trip that can not be postponed, you can order the rush visa service. The visa agency can arrange your e-visa within 1 working day, 4 working hours or even 1 – 2 working hours.
How to apply for a rush Vietnam visa for Moc Bai landport?
If you already have your visa registration code, you can provide us along with your email and we will expedite the visa in the expected processing time (1 working day, 4 working hours or 1 – 2 working hours). Sometime we may ask you for the passport page and portrait photo which you’ve used for e-visa application to make sure it is qualified or not.
If you don’t have a visa registration code, we can help you to apply for a new one from beginning. The process is very simple:
– Step 1: You provide us your passport page and portrait photo via email firstname.lastname@example.org. The passport page photo should display 4 corners of the passport main page and it is taken clearly enough, without any personal data being hidden or light flared.
– Step 2: You go online at the Vietnam emergency visa website to fill out the visa application form and make payment. In this step, please note that the entry port of Moc Bai landport must be selected.
– Step 3: After the expected processing time, you will receive your visa via email that you provided in the step 2. You print it out, bring along with your passport to go through the Moc Bai border gate. You will receive an entry stamp on your passport in a few minutes without paying any further extra fee.
When should you apply for Vietnam e-visa for Moc Bai border crossing?
You should start your visa application 1 – 2 weeks before entering Vietnam. If you need to do a visa run by going through the Moc Bai border gate in the same day, you can start applying your 2nd visa as soon as you enter Vietnam with the 1st visa.
In order to avoid any mistake happening to your visa application that makes your visa denied by the Vietnam Immigration Department, we strongly suggest you to apply for a visa with us for peace of mind and high successful rate.