VIETNAM WILL TEMPORARY STOP THE GRANT OF visas for foreigners to enter Vietnam within a period of 30 days starting from 00h on March 18, 2020.
The Government Office has just announced 102 / TB-VPCP conclusion of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Accordingly, the temporary suspension of visas for foreigners entering Vietnam for a period of 30 days starting from 00h on 18/3/2020.
From 00:00 on 18/3/2020, cases of visa exemption or visa exemption certificate granted to Vietnamese people and relatives, some other special cases (such as experts, business managers, workers If you are in Vietnam, you must obtain a CERTIFICATE OF NOT COMPATIBILITY WITH VIRUS SARS-COV, which causes Covid-19 epidemic, issued by a competent authority of the host country and this certificate is accepted by Vietnam. The above-mentioned measures do not apply to people on entry for diplomatic or official purposes.
So Vietnamese businessmen who are living and working in the US want to return to Vietnam, VABC (Vietnamese American Business Council) has some notes as follows:
- Return to your home country only when there is an urgent reason or a job
- Check if you are exempt from visa or not
- Contact the Vietnam Embassy in the US for a non-positive certificate of COVID19 approved by Vietnam