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Bringing Medication into Viet Nam

Narcotic medication drugs must be declared to customs and must not exceed the quantity stated in the enclosed doctor's prescription, but not more than the quantity indicated for seven days.

Psychotropic medication drugs or medication containing precursors used as drugs must be declared to customs and must not exceed the quantity stated in the enclosed doctor's prescription, but not more than the quantity indicated for ten days.

13 countries that are unilaterally exempted from visas

Visa requirements are exempted for citizens of the following countries: Federal Republic of Germany, Republic of France, Republic of Italy, Kingdom of Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Russian Federation, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden, Kingdom of Norway, Republic of Finland and Republic of Belarus with a temporary residence duration of 45 days from the date of entry, regardless of passport type, purpose of entry, provided that all entry conditions according to Vietnamese law are met.

Evisa information

Vietnam portal on Immigration/Vietnam visa - National portal on Immigration (xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn) to apply for an electronic visa. 

All enquiries for applications made to this website of the Vietnamese Immigration Department will need to be made to Vietnam portal on Immigration/Vietnam visa - National portal on Immigration (xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn). If you want to contact the Vietnamese Immigration Department: Contact | Cục quản lý xuất nhập cảnh (xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn)

Please note that the Embassy can not assist in a direct application to above website or via a third party website. 

TOURIST VISA

For e-visa please go to the website of the Vietnamese Immigration Department https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn to apply. All enquiries will need to be made directly to this website (or https://xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/en/gioi-thieu/contact) as the Embassy is not related to the process.

For existing application to https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn, the Embassy can not answer any question regarding the progress.

If you can not apply by yourself and need our assistance, please write email to [email protected]

WARNING:

There has been a cluster of complaints from both Australian and foreign visitors that the online visa applications via unauthorized and/or untrustworthy websites cause a lot of inconvenience. Sometimes they can not board on the plane or be denied entry and pay a fine because of fake visas.

For reasons as such, travelers and businesses to Viet Nam are strongly recommended to apply for the visas before departure

Certification the form to get Criminal Records Certificate (police check) for foreigners who resided in Viet Nam at the Vietnamese National Center for Criminal Records

Please be advised that the Embassy does not issue Criminal Record (Police Check). We only certify the Form and the passport for you to send to Vietnam to get the Criminal Record.

Thủ tục dành cho công dân Việt Nam (for Vietnamesse)

Legalization of documents issued by Australian authorities to be used in Viet Nam

Author: vembassy/Monday, December 14, 2015/Categories: Consular services, Visa and Consular services, foreigner

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1/ Requirements for documents to be legalized:

- Documents need to be issued by Australian authorities, authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia (DFAT). 

- Sample of seal and signature of DFAT official was introduced to the Embassy of Viet Nam

- Documents are qualified for legalization or are not exempted from legalization. 

2/ Dossier consists of:

- Cover letter (download here);

- Copy of your passport or your driver license. 

- A return self-addressed envelop (express or registered).

- Fee in AUD (by bank cheque or Money Order payable to "The Embassy of Viet Nam").

- Documents which was already authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia (DFAT) (or at Australian Passport Office in each state). Please visit this link if you don't know how and where to do.

3/ Processing time: 05 working day from the date of receiving sufficient documents.

 * For further information, please contact the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Australia

Office address: 6 Timbarra Crescent, O'Malley ACT 2606, Australia

Postal Address: PO BOX 98, Mawson ACT 2607, Australia.

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