Vietnam – Coronavirus Disease Update

Immigration office has announced below information which is effective from March 20 until further notice:

  1. China, Hong Kong, Macau, Korea, Italy, Iran are not allowed entry to Vietnam.
  2. ASEAN are not allowed entry to Vietnam from 18 March 0000lt.
  3. Visa exemption of Japan, Korea, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Belarus are not accepted.
  4. Stop issuing visa for all nationalities for 30 days from 18 Mar 0000lt.
  5. Visa on arrival at airport of all nationalities are not accepted.
    Exit visa at port are not accepted neither.
  6. The rest of nationalities who can enter Vietnam by exemption visa or valid visa, they must present covid-19 negative certificate issued by competent authorities of their country of residence at their arrival in Vietnam. The certificate must be approved in advance by Vietnamese competent authorities prior arrival.
  7. Upon arrival at airport, all guests must declare medical information & check temperature. All guests come from: ASEAN, Europe, USA, China, Korea, Iran will be isolated in concentration.
  8. For shipping line related to crew change / attending vessel:
    Firstly, please send us below info for checking with immigration / quarantine office:
    – List of 10 last port call
    – Nationality of crew / technician / superintendent
    Finally, immigration / quarantine office will decide which vessel can be arranged crew change or not.
    8.1. Vessel call epic areas like: China, Hong Kong, Macau, Korea, EU ports, crew change can not be arranged; crews on board are not allowed going on shore for all purposes.
    8.2. Vessel do not call epic areas: crew change can be allowed to arrange with some conditions. Quarantine officer at port will:
    – On-signer: check temperature or health condition before allowing enter port.
    – Off-signer: they may check temperature daily and / or the date of repatriation.

** ASEAN: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand.

** European: Russia, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary, Romani, Poland, Bungari, Albani, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Austria, Finland, Belgium, Italia, Netherland, French, Iceland, United Kingdom And North Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Greek, Portugal, Germany, Cyprus, Spain, Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Slovenia, Macedonia, Croatia, Bosna & Hercegovina, Ireland, Montenegro, Andorra, San Marino, Monaco, Liechtenstein.