Tag Archives: Vietnam visa

Vietnam to reopen borders and reissue electronic visas

As of July 1st, 2020, Vietnam will allow the citizens of 80 countries to enter Vietnam on an electronic visa. Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has promulgated Resolution No.79 on the countries eligible for electronic visas and international ports and borders allowing entry and exit with the electronic visa. The resolution provides the name of 80 countries whose citizens …

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Vietnam grants free automatic visa extension to stranded tourists

Under the background of COVID-19, Vietnam immigration has granted permission to automatically extend tourist visas until 30 June 2020 free of charge, effective immediately. This announcement will stand until further notice from the government. Who will be affected? 1.      All foreigners entering Vietnam from 1st March 2020 on an electronic visa, tourist visa, and via visa waiver program. 2.      Foreigners …

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The amended law on Vietnamese immigration in 2020

The Vietnamese National Assembly has promulgated the amendments to the immigration law for foreigners in Vietnam which will put into effect on 01 July 2020. The important changes are highlighted below: In-country change of visa category The current immigration regulations require foreign nationals to exit Vietnam and re-enter if they want to change their immigration purpose, which creates an administrative …

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7 Most Common Questions about Vietnam Visa Extension during the Covid-19 Outbreak

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Recently, we have received so many emails questioning about the visa extension in Vietnam due to the newest measures of the government – suspending visa issuance for all countries and closing borders due to the Covid-19 Outbreak. These decisions have raised great concern among ex-pats who staying in Vietnam cannot return their home countries during this time and face some …

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Covid-19: Changes in Vietnam visa

Hello! To anyone who has concerns about the latest news over the recent visa changes in Vietnam due to the coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak. This post will provide you with complete visa information since the outbreak started till March 18, 2020. In case you didn’t know, Covid-19 is a new disease – a type of coronavirus – that can affect your …

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Updates about Vietnam Visa Entry in the COVID-19 Outbreak.

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 virus, the Ministry of Foreign Affair has announced travelling restrictions for citizens from South Korea, Italy and Japan. According to the officials, Vietnam has postponed providing visa for South Koreans since the 26th of February, while citizens from Italy and Japan are still able to apply for visas. Passport holders from these countries with a …

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Vietnam Visa Free Access to Certain Coastal Economic Zones

The Vietnamese National Assembly came into agreement on adopting the revised immigration law on November 25th,2019. In details,  the law states that the foreigners are exempted from a Vietnam Visa to enter the following coastal economic zones: An international airport; A distinct space; A clear territorial border; Separated from mainland; Suitable to the policy for economic and social development, and …

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Vietnam Allows Visitors to Change Visa Category in 2020

On November 25th 2019, the Vietnamese National Assembly  XIV officially passed the revised law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners.  One of the highlights of the revision is the eligibility of changing visa category applicable to the following cases: Those who are investors or representatives of a foreign organization in Vietnam: The family members of these individuals will …

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Vietnam Extends Evisa and Visa Exemption Program to 2021

The Vietnamese government has approved the extension policy of Evisa program. Accordingly, citizens of 46 countries are allowed to enter Vietnam with Evisa until 2021. Electronic visa was launched on February 1, 2017, allowing citizens from 40 countries to apply for a 30 day, single entry visa for tourism-related activities, with the expansion of 6 more cities in the following …

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8 Things to Know about Vietnam Visa on Arrival in 2017

Vietnam visa on arrival (VOA) is one of the three ways to get a visa to Vietnam. It is the most popular method right now among world travellers because of its fast processing time, convenience and easy procedure. Vietnam VOA is applicable for almost all nationals around the world at from anywhere as long as you have an internet-connected computer. …

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