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We try to be as updated as possible but might encounter some delays. Please note this page is for informational purpose only. We strongly encourage you to double check with your respective Vietnamese embassy in your country of residence.

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Last update: March 4th, 2024

What are the requirements for foreigners to enter Vietnam?

Effective May 15th, 2022; Vietnam has removed the entry requirements, including quarantine and testing before and after arrival.


Currently, the requirement to enter Vietnam for travelers is to obtain a visa. Some countries do not require a visa for Vietnam, so please check with your embassy if a visa is required for your country. 

Is there a mandatory quarantine when I enter Vietnam?

Since May 2022, inbound travelers are no longer required to undergo quarantine. 


While there are no quarantine requirements, they are required to monitor their own health during the first 10 days of their trip. If they present any COVID-19 symptoms, they must notify local authorities in Vietnam. 

Do I need insurance for Vietnam?

While travel insurance is not obligatory for traveling to Vietnam, we strongly advise travelers to consider acquiring an insurance plan to ensure their well-being during their stay.

LUMA Vietnam Travel Insurance provides suitable coverage and benefits to not only enter Vietnam without issue but also to enjoy your vacation with peace of mind.

Do I need a visa for Vietnam?

Passport holders of the following countries are eligible for visa exemption and stay in Vietnam for the indicated number of days.


Asia: Brunei, Myanmar (14 days), Japan, South Korea (15 days), The Philippines (21 days), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand (30 days).


Europe (15 days): Belarus, Denmark, Italy, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, The United Kingdom. 


Vietnam has resumed operations for the E-visa website, where passport holders of 80 countries can apply for a tourist E-visa. There are 80 countries that can use the E-visa, which can be valid for up to 30 days with a single entry. E-visa application takes about 3 working days to process, at the cost of 25 USD. The code will be sent to the personal email to print.


Access the designated web portal for E-Visa for detailed information about how to apply.


Please make sure to contact the embassy in your area to confirm your visa requirements.

What should I do when I arrive at the airport in Vietnam?

1. Submit mandatory health declaration

2. Proceed to the temperature checkpoint

3. Proceed to immigration procedures

4. Follow the Ministry of Health’s more flexible 2K message.

  • Vaccines: To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep yourself protected.
  • Facemasks: Wearing facemasks as an extra precaution to safeguard yourself and those around you. (Recommended)
  • Disinfection: Keep up the habit of regularly washing your hands with soap and water for proper hygiene.

Make sure to keep monitoring your health and notify the health authority if you present any symptoms.

What happens if I test positive for Covid-19 in Vietnam?

See guidelines from our Covid-19 Guide for Vietnam or click below button.