As of February 16, 14 countries and territories recognized Vietnam’s vaccine passport, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang told reporters on Feb 17.

Vietnam’s vaccine passport is now accepted in Australia, Belarus, Cambodia, India, Japan, Maldives, Palestine, the Philippines, the U.K. the U.S, Egypt, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Turkey.

Vietnam has recognized vaccine passports of 79 countries and territories.

From January 1, 2022, fully vaccinated international travellers who come to Vietnam with negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test results only need to self-quarantine at home or at their places of accommodation for three days

The Government of Vietnam has decided to resume international tourism from March 15.

The country already lifted curbs on international flights from February 15 and resumed 19 regular air routes to Japan, the RoK, China, Chinese Taipei, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Australia, Germany, Russia, France, the UK, the U.S, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Turkey, Qatar, and UAE.

Since international flights were resumed from January 2022, the number of international arrivals to Viet Nam reached over 103,000 in January and 153,000 by late February 14./.