Wednesday, June 26, 2024
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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 or https://evisa.immigration.gov.vn.

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)

Important notice:

Travelers should apply for e-visas months before their travel, always remember to put your full name, double check every information before submitting and recheck e-visa after receiving. 

Applicants normally receive e-visas at the end of the fourth working day (Viet Nam time) if the Viet Nam Immigration Department doesn't require an update or modification to their application.

If an update or modification is required, please allow 4 more working days from the first working day after the applicants rectify their application.

Please note that the Embassy can not assist e-visa application at evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/evisa.immigration.gov.vn 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 [email protected]

TOURIST VISA

For e-visa please go to the website of the Vietnamese Immigration Department Vietnam portal on Immigration/Vietnam visa - National portal on Immigration (xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn) or Vietnam portal on Immigration/Vietnam visa - National portal on Immigration to apply. 

Please apply visas months before your travel, fill application carefully and always check your information on visas when receiving it. 

 

If you need information relating to visa on arrival or paper visa, 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)

TOURIST VISA

For e-visa please go to the website of the Vietnamese Immigration Department Vietnam portal on Immigration/Vietnam visa - National portal on Immigration (xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn) or Vietnam portal on Immigration/Vietnam visa - National portal on Immigration to apply. 

Please apply visas months before your travel, fill application carefully and always check your information on visas when receiving it. 

 

If you need information relating to visa on arrival or paper visa, please write email to [email protected]