After the Covid-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese government has updated its unilateral and bilateral visa exemption policy for the citizens of 24 countries to boost the tourism recovery.
Now, the citizens of following countries can stay in Vietnam with visa exemption from 14 to 90 days:
90 days visa exemption for the citizens of Chile, Panama.
30 days visa exemption for the citizens of Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, and Kyrgyzstan.
21 days visa exemption for the citizens of Philippines.
45 days visa exemption for the citizens of Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom.
14 days visa exemption for citizens of Myanmar, and Brunei.
1. Travelers visiting Vietnam with visa exemption now can return the country immediately for another exemption period. They do not need to wait 30 days between 2 entries with visa exemption as before.
2. The British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders are NOT eligible for the 15 day visa exemption. Hence, BNO passport holders are required to apply for a visa to travel Vietnam.
3. Foreign passports are exempt from Vietnam visa to Phu Quoc island for no longer than 30 days. If you choose Phu Quoc as your first destination in Vietnam and the onward destination could be any country, except other parts of Vietnam, you are eligible for 30 days Vietnam visa exemption. You must provide a proof (return airplane ticket, cruise ship departure date, etc.) that you will be leaving Phu Quoc island within 30 days.
4. APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) holders with valid passports are exempt from Vietnam visa requirements for stay of no longer than 60 days.
Read more about Vietnam visa requirements