Vietnam opens border from 15 March 2022. Visa and health conditions

Vietnam opens border from 15 March 2022. Visa and health conditions
From 16 March 2022, Vietnam opens the border and resume visa policy as before the pandemic and Sanitary conditions of entry to Vietnam

Entry visa:

Restore visa policies as before the pandemic: E-visa, visa exemption for 13 nationalities for stays less than 15 days

>> See more about Vietnam entry visa before the pandemic:
     All you need to know about Vietnam visa and how to get it?

Sanitary conditions:

1.1. Tests before leaving:

a) For passengers entering by air:

They must have negative test results for SARS-CoV-2 (except for children under 2 years old) before departure within 72 hours for the RT-PCR/RT-LAMP method or within 24 hours for the SARS- Method of the CoV-2 antigen test and certified by the competent authority of the country carrying out the test.

b) For passengers entering by other routes (road, waterway, railway)

They must have the same test as for the requirement of point a). If there is no negative test result for SARS-CoV-2 as specified in point a) above, the SARS-CoV-2 test should be performed within the first 24 hours by the RT- method PCR/RT-LAMP or the antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 virus) since entry. If the test result is negative, they will be allowed to travel anywhere. If the test result is positive, they should notify the local health authority for timely instructions.

c) Children under 2 years of age who are not required to be tested for SARS-CoV-2, or who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 or who have never been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 are allowed to enter and participate in activities outside of their accommodation with parents and relatives.

1.2. Health declaration at the border:

Tourists must make a medical declaration before entering and install the medical declaration application (PC-COVID) during their stay in Vietnam according to the regulations.

At the border post, in the event of symptoms of infection by SARS-CoV-2 (fever; cough; sore throat; stuffy nose, etc.), immediately notify the health authority of the border post to take medical measures in accordance with the regulations.

vietnam opens borden - pc covid app

PC-Covid app

1.3. During the stay:

During the first 10 days in Vietnam: tourists should self-monitor, if there are symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection, they should notify the nearest health agency for timely instructions and take preventive measures: regularly wear a mask, disinfect your hands with an antiseptic solution.

For people who have not tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 before leaving the territory: during the process of moving from the border post to the place of residence, limit stops and parking along the road, and avoid close contact with people around.

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