March 18, 2022
Entry Requirements for International Tourists to Vietnam From March 15, 2022 – No Quarantine Is Required When Entering Vietnam
International tourists entering Vietnam after March 15, 2022 will not be required to quarantine as before. Details is as below:
- For passengers entering by air: Must have negative test results for SARS-CoV-2 (except for children under 2 years old) within 72 hours before departure if using RT-PCR / RT-LAMP method or within 24 hours if using rapid antigen test method and certified by the competent authority of the country performing the test.
- For passengers entering through land border, seaport: Must have Covid-19 test the same as people entering by air. In case the Covid-19 test has not been taken yet, the test must be performed within the first 24 hours (by RT-PCR/RT-LAMP method or by rapid antigen test method since entry. If the test result is negative, visitor is allowed to leave the accommodation and still have to take preventive measures against the epidemic according to regulations. If the test result is positive, it must be reported immediately to the local health authority for instructions.
- Children under 2 years old: are not required to be tested for SARS-CoV-2, have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 or have never been infected with SARS-CoV-2 are also allowed to enter with parents and relatives.
- Passengers must make a medical declaration before entry and use the Medical Declaration Application (PC-COVID), taking measures to prevent and control the epidemic as prescribed during their stay in Vietnam.
- At the border gate, if tourists have symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection (fever; cough; sore throat; runny nose, stuffy nose; body aches, fatigue, chills; decrease or loss of taste; decrease or loss of sense of smell; pain; headache; diarrhea; difficulty breathing; respiratory infection, etc.) should immediately notify the health agency at the border gate for medical measures as prescribed.
- Passengers must have medical insurance or travel insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment with a minimum of USD 10,000.
- Within 10 days from the entry date, passengers will self-monitor their health, if there are symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection (fever; cough; sore throat; runny nose, stuffy nose; body aches, fatigue, chills; decrease or loss of taste; decrease or loss of sense of smell; pain; headache; diarrhea; difficulty breathing; respiratory infection, etc.) must immediately notify the nearest medical facility in order to get guidance, management, implementation of disease prevention measures, regularly wearing masks, washing hands.
- Passengers must ensure the conditions on exit and entry according to Vietnam’s immigration laws and other relevant regulations when traveling in Vietnam.