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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)

Evisa information

Author: vembassy/Sunday, October 22, 2023/Categories: Consular services, Visa and Consular services, foreigner

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Viet Nam’s electronic visa (or e-visa, labeled as EV) shall be applied for citizens of all countries and territories.

Https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn or https://evisa.immigration.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 https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn or https://xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/en/gioi-thieu/contact. Please note that the Embassy can not assist in a direct application to above website or via a third-party website. 

If you can not apply for evisa and want to get a visa sticker or visa on arrival, please write an email to us. 

On August 14, 2023, the Government of Viet Nam issued Resolution No. 127/NQ-CP on the application of electronic visas for citizens of countries and territories; international checkpoints allowing foreigners to enter and exit by electronic visas. Accordingly, the Government granted issuing electronic visas to citizens of all countries and territories.

List of international border gates that allow foreigners to enter and exit by electronic visas includes:

13 air border gates

1- Noi Bai Airport Border Gate;

2- Tan Son Nhat Airport Border Gate;

3- Cam Ranh Airport Border Gate;

4- Da Nang Airport Border Gate;

5- Cat Bi Airport Border Gate;

6- Can Tho Airport Border Gate;

7- Phu Quoc Airport Border Gate;

8- Phu Bai Airport Border Gate;

9- Van Don Airport Border Gate;

10- Tho Xuan Airport Border Gate;

11- Dong Hoi Airport Border Gate.

12 - Phu Cat Airport Border Gate;

13 - Lien Khuong Airport Border Gate.

16 land border gates

1- Tay Trang international border gate, Dien Bien province;

2- Mong Cai international border gate, Quang Ninh province;

3- Huu Nghi international border gate, Lang Son province;

4- Lao Cai international border gate, Lao Cai province;

5- Na Meo international border gate, Thanh Hoa province;

6- Nam Can international border gate, Nghe An province;

7- Cau Treo international border gate, Ha Tinh province;

8- Cha Lo international border gate, Quang Binh province;

9- La Lay international border gate, Quang Tri province;

10- Lao Bao international border gate, Quang Tri province;

11- Bo Y international border gate, Kon Tum province;

12- Moc Bai international border gate, Tay Ninh province;

13- Xa Mat international border gate, Tay Ninh province;

14- Tinh Bien international border gate, An Giang province;

15- Vinh Xuong international land and river border gate, An Giang province.

16- Ha Tien international border gate, Kien Giang province.

13 sea border gates

1- Hon Gai Port Border Gate, Quang Ninh Province;

2- Cam Pha Port border gate, Quang Ninh province;

3- Hai Phong Port border gate, Hai Phong city.

4- Nghi Son Port border gate, Thanh Hoa province;

5- Vung Ang Port Border Gate, Ha Tinh Province;

6- Chan May Port border gate, Thua Thien Hue province;

7- Da Nang Port Border Gate, Da Nang City;

8- Nha Trang Port border gate, Khanh Hoa province;

9- Quy Nhon Port border gate, Binh Dinh province;

10- Dung Quat Port border gate, Quang Ngai province;

11- Vung Tau Port Border Gate, Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province;

12- Ho Chi Minh City Port Border Gate, Ho Chi Minh City;

13- Duong Dong port border gate, Kien Giang province.

 

This Resolution takes effect from August 15, 2023, replacing Resolution No. 79/NQ-CP dated May 25, 2020 and Resolution No. 60/NQ-CP dated April 27, 2022.

 

The duration of Viet Nam’s electronic visa is lengthened, from maximum of 30 days with single entry, to maximum of 90 days with single or multiple entry(ies).

According to Article 2 of the Law amending and supplementing the Law on Entry and Exit of Viet Namese Citizens and the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Viet Nam, from August 15 /2023, the term of electronic visa (or e-visa, labeled as “EV”) is lengthened, from maximum of 30 days with single entry, to maximum of 90 days with single or multiple entry(ies).
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