Vietnam to issue e-visa to citizens from 80 countries since July

By Hoai An - May 27, 2020 | 01:58 PM GMT+7

TheLEADERCitizens from 80 countries will be allowed to get an e-visa since July 1 this year, according to Vietnam’s governmental Resolution No. 79/NQ-CP.

Those countries include Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ireland, Iceland, Austria, Poland, Belarus, Belgium, Portugal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, Canada, Qatar, Germany, Chile, Colombia, India, Czech Republic.

The resolution is also applied for citizens from Republic of Korea, United States of America, Japan, New Zealand, Australia and China.

Visitors holding e-visas can enter Vietnam at eight international airports or arrive via land at 16 international border gates and via sea at 13 ports across the country.

Specifically, citizens from those countries can enter and exit Vietnam at Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat, Cam Ranh, Da Nang, Cat Bi, Can Tho, Phu Quoc and Phu Bai international airports.

Sixteen land border gates includes Tay Trang (Dien Bien province), Mong Cai (Quang Ninh province), Huu Nghi (Lang Son province), Lao Cai (Lao Cai province); Na Meo (Thanh Hoa province) and Nam Can (Nghe An province), Cau Treo (Ha Tinh province), Cha Lo (Quang Binh province) and more.

Thirteen seaports are Hon Gai, Cam Pha (Quang Ninh province), Hai Phong (Hai Phong city), Nghi Son (Thanh Hoa province), Vung Ang (Ha Tinh province), Chan May (Thua Thien-Hue province), Da Nang (Da Nang city), Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa province) and Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh province), Dung Quat (Quang Ngai province), Vung Tau (Ba Ria-Vung Tau province), Ho Chi Minh City and Duong Dong (Kien Giang province).

An e-visa is one of visa types issued to foreigners via electronic system and in Vietnam, e-visa is valid for maximum of 30 days and single entry.

Vietnam has suspended entry for all foreign nationals since March this year to contain Covid-19 pandemic. Any people having visa exemption or other special cases as experts, business managers, skilled workers must have certificate that confirmed they are not positive for coronavirus issued by local countries and approved by Vietnam.