According to the Diplomatic Note No.173/NG-LS issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, since 25 August, USA passport holders are allowed to be granted one-year multiple entry visas regardless of your period of stay or your purpose. Travellers interested will receive one-year visa letter and must pay $135.00 USD for stamping fee in cash on arrival.
This regulation is also approved by the American Embassy in Vietnam with the aim of further developing the bilateral relationship between the two countries.
The official information can be found on the Vietnamese Embassy in the USA website:
The fee has only increased for USA passport holders. For other nationalities, it remains the same. Either free exempted entry or the original fee of $25.00 USD for single entry.
We will keep you advised as soon as we have more news regarding the Visa Requirements for US travellers.