Vietnam fully reopens borders to tourists

Vietnam has officially reopened international tourism on March 15. A conference was held the same day to deploy safe and effective reopening.

Accordingly, international tourists to Vietnam are required to meet medical conditions as regulated by the Ministry of Health. At the border gate, if tourists have symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection, they should immediately notify the health authorities to take medical measures as prescribed. Another requirement is that travelers must have medical or travel insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment with a minimum liability of 10,000 USD.

Also on the morning of March 15, the Vietnamese Government issued a resolution on visa waivers for citizens from 13 countries namely Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the UK, Russia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Belarus.

Citizens of the above-mentioned countries will enjoy 15 days of visa-free travel in Vietnam beginning from their date of entry regardless of the kind of passport and entry purpose, on the basis of satisfying all conditions as prescribed by Vietnamese law./.