February 25, 2022
2022 Update

Vietnam Recovers Visa Waiver Program For Korean From March 15, 2022 | Vietnam Visa Exemption For Korean 2022

Along with resumption of international air routes, Vietnam government has decided to recover visa policies same as before Covid-19 period to welcome international tourists again in 2022. All visa policies such as e-visa, visa on arrival, visa waiver program were resumed.

Vietnam visa waiver program for Korean is resumed from March 2022

Vietnam visa waiver program allows Korean as well as eligible nationalities to enter Vietnam without visa. Due to Covid-19, it’s temporarily suspended from March 2020. At that time, Korean cannot apply Vietnam tourist visa due to travel restriction. Only those who come to Vietnam for business purpose can apply entry permit and enter Vietnam in this period, however, the procedure is very complicated.

After two years of closure due to Covid-19, Vietnam government finally decided to open the borders and welcome tourists back from March 15, 2022. All visa policies are recovered the same as before Covid-19, including visa waiver program.

Vietnam visa waiver program for Koreans is resumed from March 2022, and Korean can enter Vietnam with free-visa for a short period of time.

In details, Koreans who come for tourist purpose can enter Vietnam without visa for maximum 15 days. This visa waiver program will be valid until new further official rule.

In which cases Korean need to apply visa when entering Vietnam 2022

Even visa waiver program is resumed, Koreans still need to apply visa in these following cases:

  • Koreans entering Vietnam for tourist purpose and stay in Vietnam more than 15 days will need to apply visa
  • Koreans entering Vietnam for business purpose will not be approved for visa exemption and need to apply visa even though the length of stay is less than 15 days
  • Koreans who want to apply long term visa

In case Koreans need to apply visa, they can use the online visa application website to submit the visa request. Vietnam visa is also opened again, and it’s simple to apply. It takes a few minutes to complete the application form and the visa result will be sent to applicant’s email after 2 working days.

To know more about Vietnam visa waiver program and Vietnam visa requirements for Koreans 2022, you can contact us through email info@vietnam-evisa.com