Info to enter Vietnam – Updates July 2022

Since May 15, all Vietnam destinations have been opened, no self-isolation is required, and all regulations for SARS-CoV-2 testing required before entering was suspended!

=> Visa + travel insurance are now accepted for entry.

Upon arrival, you must present:

  • Proof of valid medical/travel insurance covering Covid-19 treatment. Minimum cover USD10,000
  • Downloaded PC-Covid mobile app which must be presented to enter all VN establishments.


Visitors from the following countries may enter visa free, and stay for the indicated number of days.

  • ASIA
    Brunei, Myanmar – 14 days.
    Japan, South Korea (ROK) – 15 days.
    The Philippines – 21 days.
    Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand – 30 days.
    Belarus, Denmark, Italy, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, The United Kingdom – 15 days.

To stay beyond this number of days, you may apply for a visa extension upon your arrival in Vietnam.


Simply apply E-visa, valid for 30 days. E-visa fee is USD 25, the processing time is 3 working days. You will receive your code by email to print your visa.

How to Apply for Vietnam’s e-Visa:

Step 1:  Prepare the required materials:

  • One 4×6 passport photo in .jpg format with a white background, without glasses.
  • One photo in .jpg format of your passport data page.
  • A passport is valid for at least six months.
  • Your temporary address in Vietnam and points of entry and exit.
  • Debit or credit card for payment.

Step 2: Click this link or access and go to ‘E-visa Issuance’ then click on the link for ‘Outside Vietnam foreigners’.

Step 3:  Upload your .jpg images (passport data page and passport photo) and fill out the required fields on the form completely. Submit your form.

Step 4: Pay the e-Visa fee of 25 USD. Copy down the document code provided.

Step 5: Within three working days you should receive news of your e-Visa application via email. If not, you can also run a search for your e-Visa at this link.

Step 6: Use your document code to locate your e-Visa online. Download and print the e-Visa in two copies for extra safety.