Visa for participants
To enter Vietnam, each foreigner may need a Vietnamese visa. Citizens of the ASEAN countries, Russia, P.R. China, South Korea, Japan, Italy, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, France and Belarus may not need a visa for a short visit (15 days). If citizens of these countries want to stay in Vietnam more than 15 days, they need to apply for Vietnamese visa.
If you need more information about Vietnamese visa, please inquire at Vietnamese Missions Abroadin your country.
It is possible to get a "visa on arrival", that is a visa to be picked up at the airport upon arrival at one of Vietnam international airports (Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh, Cam Ranh Airport in Nha Trang City, Da Nang Airport in Da Nang City or Noi Bai Airport in Ha Noi).
Vietnamese visa is requested in case you enter Vietnam from third country.
Some people have been successful with using online services such as "My Vietnam Visa", to obtain a Vietnamese tourist visa.