International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Restricted

Entry into Vietnam From France 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
Updated
5/31/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Electronic visitor visa

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Sherpa
Start Date
5/5/2021
Updated
5/27/2021
Mandatory

eVisa for trips over 14 days

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Sherpa
Start Date
4/27/2021
Updated
5/27/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

All travellers are required to fill out a health declaration form on arrival or a digital form online before their trip.

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Screen capture of the completed form must be presented at check-in before boarding. The e-health declaration forms must be completed within 24 hours before departure. Travelers should contact their airlines directly for more information.

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US Embassy for Vietnam
Start Date
3/22/2020
Updated
5/31/2021
Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Departure
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US Embassy for Vietnam
Start Date
9/17/2020
Updated
5/31/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory 21-day quarantine

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Minimum Number of Days
21 days
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US Embassy for Vietnam
Start Date
5/6/2021
Updated
5/31/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory medical surveillance

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US Embassy for Vietnam
Start Date
10/16/2020
Updated
5/31/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public and in the airport

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US Embassy for Vietnam
Start Date
3/16/2020
Updated
5/31/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in Vietnam.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
2.58
Decreased by0.13
at 6/12/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.40%
Increased by0.00%
at 6/8/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1.44%
Increased by0.20%
at 6/12/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,399,836
Increased by190,164
at 6/12/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.25
Increased by-0.03
at 6/9/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

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.

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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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
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transport is mostly operational. There may be some variances to schedule and services may be restricted in high-risk areas. An online health declaration must be completed by all Inter-regional commuters which can be found at https://tokhaiyte.vn

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with social distancing rules in place. Take-away and delivery services are available in regions where on-site dining is not permitted.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with social distancing rules in place. Pre-entry health checks may be required. Bars may remain closed in high-risk areas to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Nightclubs are open with strict social distancing rules in place. Pre-entry health checks may be required. Nightclubs may remain closed in high-risk areas to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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