International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Vietnam From Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Restricted

Description

Most travelers are not allowed to enter or transit through Vietnam including travelers with a Vietnamese visa exemption certificate.

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There are limited exemptions for:

  • Vietnamese citizens;
  • Diplomatic employees;
  • Official duty;
  • Special cases: experts, business managers, high-tech workers, and other essential categories as determined by the Government of Vietnam.
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US Embassy for Vietnam
Start Date
3/22/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 3 to 7 days before arrival in Vietnam.

Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
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US Embassy for Vietnam
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must present a valid vaccination certificate showing that they received 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The last dose must be taken at least 14 days and no more than 12 months before arrival in Vietnam.

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Government of Vietnam
Start Date
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory 7-day quarantine for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Vaccinated travelers are required to quarantine for 7 days at a government-designated facility at their own expense and be subjected to 7 days of medical surveillance after.

Minimum Number of Days
7 days
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Government of Vietnam
Start Date
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travellers must wear masks in public places such as on public transport, in the airport, and during flights.

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US Embassy for Vietnam
Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Vietnam.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
107.23
Increased by-22.38
at 9/19/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
4.60%
Decreased by0.70%
at 9/14/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
28.09%
Increased by4.50%
at 9/18/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
27,577,472
Increased by4,420,405
at 9/18/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.00
Increased by-0.04
at 9/14/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, Nha Trang, and Hanoi are currently under lockdown, movement in these areas is restricted for essential reasons only. Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi have a curfew in place between the hours of 6 pm to 6 am. Authorities may introduce localized lockdowns and quarantine restrictions with little or no prior warning if there is a suspected outbreak. This can result in individual testing and hospitalization or community self-isolation and testing. Inter-regional travel may be restricted if commuting between quarantined zones. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
9/19/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and while on public transport.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transport in high-risk areas is suspended, including taxis and motorcycle taxis.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with social distancing rules in place. Restaurants are closed and delivery services are not available in high-risk areas.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with social distancing rules in place. Restaurants are closed and delivery services are not available in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open with strict social distancing rules in place. Restaurants are closed and delivery services are not available in high-risk areas.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential businesses are closed in high-risk areas. In Ho Chi Minh City, essential goods, food, and medicine will be distributed by the local authorities. Some essential shops may provide delivery service within curfew hours.

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