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Region: Southeast Asia

Pandemic Travel Alert

OPEN: to international leisure travel

Most recent update: 2022-03-15 - Travel restrictions relaxed as borders fully reopened to international arrivals


General Policy
  1. Starting 15 March 2022, international commercial flights resumed services to international tourists.
  2. Starting 15 March 2022, air passengers are no longer required to take a COVID-19 test or quarantine upon arrival.
  1. "Vietnam fully reopens borders to tourists after pandemic hiatus"
  2. "Travel restrictions relaxed as Viet Nam fully opens borders to foreign arrivals"

COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

(Source: Vietnam Tourism: Info for travelers on Covid-19 in Vietnam )

  1. Visa waiver policy has resumed for selected areas - see source for details.
  2. E-visa issuance has also been reinstated.
  • Vaccination not required.
  • All travellers entering via air must present a negative SARS-CoV-2 test result using RT-PCR/RT-LAMP method within 72 hours before entry into Vietnam, or have a negative rapid test result within 24 hours before departure, certified by the competent authority of the country where the test is performed.
Data Collection
  • All travellers must submit health declaration, and install a Covid-19 mobile phone application.
Movement Restrictions
  • Quarantine not required.
  • Upon arrival, travellers must present proof of valid medical/travel insurance covering Covid-19 treatment. Minimum cover USD10,000


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Pre-pandemic visa rules


Passport Validity
6 months
Electronic Visa
  • Website: E-Visa Vietnam Immigration Department
  • Application processed in 3 working days.
  • E-visa only available for single entry stay up to 30 days. Visas for longer stay and multiple entry can be obtained through embassy or consulate.
- Holders of confirmed onward tickets are permitted transit without visa in international transit area for up to 24 hours.
- International transit passengers are permitted to stay overnight in the transit lounge. However, there are limited airport facilities available.
Dual Nationality
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. Visa-exempt entry to Phu Quoc for stay up to 30 days is available for all passports.