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Entry Requirements for Vietnam (Updated May 2022)

Vietnam is now opened to international travelers! The country has become of of the easiest place to travel after Covid. The key highlights include:

  1. No quarantine
  2. No negative test require and No test upon arrival
  3. No need vaccine proof upon arrival
  4. Vietnam Visa exemption is applied for 13 countries (see below)
  5. Citizens from 80 other countries can apply for e-visa to enter Vietnam

Effective from 15 March 2022, Vietnam has fully reopened its borders to international tourism with no quarantine requirements.


  • Travelers are required to install the PC-COVID mobile application for health monitoring during the trip.
  • Medical insurance with a minimum coverage of $10,000 (around EUR 8,800).
  • No quarantine – but travelers are required to self-monitor for the first 10 days after arrival and notify medical staff if they have symptoms of COVID.
  • Children under two years are exempted from testing.

The above conditions apply to all entries into Vietnam: by air, sea, and land.

Updated: From May 15, 2022: A negative COVID-19 test is not required to enter Vietnam.


The Vietnamese government announced the restoration of visa exemption (15 days) for arrivals from the following 13 countries and territories: Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Citizens of these 13 countries are exempted from visas when entering Vietnam with a temporary stay of 15 days, no matter the passport type and entry purpose.

However, citizens from the list of 80 eligible countries in Vietnam will have to apply for an e-Visa (click here). The visa on arrival would be available in the next few weeks or so.

Absolute Asia Travel team can’t wait to welcome you to Vietnam again soon.

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