Refer to the announcement from Vietnam MOFA, Vietnam will restore the entry policy as before the Covid-19 pandemic
- Restoring the process and procedures for granting all types of visas and visa exemption certificates according to the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners.
- Visa exemption for Asean countries with maximum period of stay as below:
- 14 days: Brunei, Myanmar
- 21 days: Philippines
- 30 days: Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
- Restoration of visa exemption for foreigners under international treaties to which Vietnam is a contracting party or visa exemption on a reciprocal basis (to see the list, please refer to: www.lanhsuvietnam.gov.vn).
- Reinstatement of unilateral visa exemption for citizens of 13 countries (Federal Republic of Germany, French Republic, Republic of Italy, Kingdom of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Russian Federation, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden, Kingdom of Norway, Republic of Finland, and Republic of Belarus) for the maximum period of residence is 15 days, applied until the end of 14 March 2025. People on entry need to have a passport valid for at least 06 months at the time of entry and is not banned from entering Vietnam.
Along with the application of Visa Exemption, travellers also need to prepare:
- A negative Covid-19 test certificate (RT-PCR method within 72 hours before departure or the rapid antigen methods within 24 hours).
- Monitor health for the first 10 days after arrival and notify medical staff if there is any symptoms of Covid.
- Download and use the PC-Covid app during the stay in Vietnam.
- Children under two years are exempt from testing.