We are regularly monitoring travel guidance for international delegates attending Routes Asia.
Following recent updates announced by the Vietnamese government on 15 May, foreign arrivals will no longer need to take any Covid-19 tests to enter Vietnam.
We would encourage delegates to still check any requirements for any flight transit cities and also for returning to their home country.
Since 15 March 2022 Vietnam has reintroduced visa waivers for nationals of the following 13 countries: Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom. Visa waivers allow for visits to Vietnam for up to 15 days without needing to apply for a visa.
Visa waivers also apply to the following ASEAN countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, Brunei and Myanmar.
All other countries can check eligibility for the E-Visa which is open to 80 countries. Full information can be found through the following link: https://www.evisagov.vn/official/en-us/index.php
Due to limited time constraints, we can no longer accept any visa requests for Vietnam, please double check entry requirements through your local embassy. Applications can still be made for evisas for applicable countries directly through the links.
Please note that this information is correct as of March 2022. We strongly recommend that you always refer to Vietnam's official government website, along with the government website of your country of travel, for the most up-to-date information.