The visa and immigration procedures at the Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh) take about 15-30 minutes (peak hours may take 1-2 hours). When the first time to Ho Chi Minh City, you will feel difficult to find the way to Vietnamese immigration counters and landing offices. This article will help you solve this confusion. Please see the following pictures for more maps of Tan Son Nhat Airport:
After getting off the plane, please go directly to gate 9 or gate 18, and you will see the counter of the Vietnam Immigration Department (1. Immigration). On the right, you will see the landing visa office: “Landing Visa – Cấp thị thực tại chỗ”. First, queue up at the landing visa office to apply for the visa, then go to the counter of the Vietnamese Immigration Department to queue up, and then enter Vietnam. After passing the customs gate, you will see the elevator. When you go to the first floor, you will see “2. Baggage claim”. After receiving the checked baggage, you will walk to the exit direction of “3. Customs“.
This website provides fast-track service and hotel transfer service at Vietnam airport. If you have already applied for this service, please note:
If you take a taxi yourself from the hotel, please don’t forget to tell the driver that you want to go to the international terminal (Ga Quốc Tế).
Follow the map above to check in the departure of the boarding.