Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Traveling to and from Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport

On this page, you will find the information you need to easily make your way through Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport and to your destination.

Guide to Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Arrival and departure terminal maps and other information for navigating Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Arrival Terminal

Arrival map of Ho Chi Minh City airport

Please present your passport. Note:

  • It is necessary to show a return ticket or onward ticket to a third country at Immigration.
  • Passengers with an e-Ticket will need to show their e-Ticket Itinerary Receipt.
    • Screenshots on your laptop and phone photos are not accepted.

It is possible to apply for a visa upon arrival at the “Visa on Arrival” counter, but only if you have obtained a visa acquisition from Vietnam’s border control authority.


There will be a carry-on luggage inspection.

Departure Terminal

Departure map of Ho Chi Minh City airport
Airport Map Information
Check-In and Carry-On Inspection

Please show your passport, boarding pass and Immigration card.

Fast Track Security Screening

Business class travelers are eligible for Fast Track Security Screening. Please show your boarding pass when using this service.


Connections in Vietnam
  • Passengers with layovers in Vietnam need to check-in at the transfer counter in the middle of the arrival floor. Do not go through Immigration.
  • After completing check-in, go up the stairs behind the transfer counter to the departure (2nd) floor and proceed directly to the departure gate.
Domestic Travel
  • Go to the Domestic terminal after completing all arrival procedures.
  • Complete check-in at your airlines’ check-in counter.