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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. The processing time may vary from case to case and there are many e-visas applications rejected. 

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 or evisa.immigration.gov.vn or via a third-party website. We may not reply to questions relating to e-visa applications.

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. 

 


 

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)

Cấp HỘ CHIẾU phổ thông

THỦ TỤC CẤP HỘ CHIẾU PHỔ THÔNG (Vui lòng nhấn vào tiêu đề)

Hiện chưa cấp Hộ chiếu phổ thông gắn chíp

Theo quy định, người đề nghị cấp hộ chiếu cần có mặt trực tiếp khi nộp hồ sơ hoặc nhận hồ sơ tại ĐSQ. Công dân có thể được tạo điều kiện nộp qua đường bưu điện nếu gặp khó khăn về đi lại nhưng sẽ cần bảo đảm yêu cầu xác minh nhân thân.

Cấp Giấy miễn thị thực (5-year Visa Exemption Certificate)

- Giấy miễn thị thực có giá trị 5 năm (hoặc có giá trị đến trước thời hạn của hộ chiếu 6 tháng);

- Đối tượng được cấp Giấy này nếu về Việt Nam để thăm thân hoặc về việc riêng;

- Thời gian cư trú ở Việt Nam: mỗi lần nhập cảnh cư trú không quá 6 tháng (có thể được gia hạn 1 lần không quá 6 tháng nếu có  lý do chính đáng).


This 5-year visa/Visa exemption is issued for:

- Foreign passport holder of Vietnamese origin; and

- Foreign passport holder who is son/daughter, husband/wife (with valid marriage certificate of people of Vietnamese origin).