Vietnam requires all visitors to acquire a visa from one of the Vietnamese diplomatic mission or via an agency on arrival unless they come from one of the visa-extempted countries eligble for an electronic visa. Please note that a passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your depature date. The list below shows 40 countries eligible for a Vietnamese E-Visa and must be able to apply for 30 days for a single- entry e-visa:

Argentina Czech Republic Kazakhstan Russia
Armenia Denmark Luxembourg Slovakia
Azerbaijan Finland Mongolia South Korea
Belarus France Myanmar Spain
Brunei Germany Norway Sweden
Bulgaria Greece Panama Timor Leste
Chile Hungary Peru United Kingdom
China Ireland Philippines United State
Colombia Italy Poland Uruguay
Cuba Japan Romania Valenzuela

For more information on Vietnam visa application, kindly refer to the official portal of Ministry of foreign affairs of Vietnam: and to this article:


Starting from 0.00 on May 15, all Vietnam destinations are open, no self-isolation is required, and all regulations for

SARS-CoV-2 testing required before entering will be temporary suspended.

Here are critical points of the new guidelines: Visa + travel insurance are now accepted for entry.

Upon arrival, you must present:

1. Proof of valid medical/travel insurance covering Covid-19 treatment. Minimum cover USD10,000 (Link toinfo).

2. Download PC-Covid mobile app (Apple/Google Play) which must be presented to enter all VN establishments.

Health and safety precautions for travelers

"Any travelers experiencing symptoms of the virus-fever, cough and difficulty breathing - should immediately Vietnam's health hotline:1900 3228. Vietnam has appointed 323 authorized testing to carry out testing and diagnosis of COVID-19 disease. See the full list. For a full overview of the COVID-19 situation in Vietnam as it relates to travelers, as well as daily updates, please see our updated travel advisory."


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