Vietnam visa exemption for foreigners

2/27/2014 8:47:51 AM

The Government of Vietnam issues visa Vietnam exemption for citizens of countries: the Federal Republic of Russia, Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei and other Asian countries.

Vietnam Visa Exemption Nations

According to the Decision No.3207/2008/QD-BNG of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Regulation, Vietnams government issued visa exemption for citizens of the Federal Republic of Russia with ordinary passport. The Russian Federation citizens with ordinary passport irrespectively the purpose of entry receive visa exemption for a stay not exceeding 15 days, if it meets the following conditions:

- Having a valid passport issued by the competent authority of the country of which he or she is a citizen, and passport valid is at least 3 months from the date of entry

- Having roundtrip or going on ticket to other countries

- Not belonging to subjects not allowed to enter Vietnam

For Japanese and South Korean citizens irrespectively of type of passport, they are exempted from Vietnam visa requirements to enter and exit Vietnam for a stay period not exceeding 15 days, if it meets the following conditions:

- Having a valid passport issued by the competent authority of Japan or Korea for at least 3 months from the date of entry

- Having roundtrip or going on ticket to other countries

- Not belonging to subjects not allowed to enter Vietnam

(Under the Decision No.09/2004/QD-BNG of Minister of Foreign Affairs issued temporary regulations on visa exemption for citizens of Japan and citizens of South Korea).

For citizens of Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, regardless of passport and entry purposes, they shall be exempted from visa on arrival Vietnam for a stay not exceeding 15 days, if it satisfies the following conditions:

- Having a valid passport issued by the competent authority of the country of which he or she is a citizen and passport valid for at least 3 months from the date of entry

- Having roundtrip or going on ticket to other countries

- Not belonging to subjects not allowed to enter Vietnam

(Under Decision No.808/2005/QD-BNG of the Minister of Foreign Affairs promulgated the Regulation on visa exemption for citizens of Denmark , Norway , Finland , Sweden).

For officials, officials of the ASEAN Secretariat, Asian countries citizens (except Myanmar), they receive Vietnam visa on arrival exemption for a stay not exceeding 30 days, regardless of what passport they carry. (Under Circular No.04/2002/TTLT/BCA-BNG of Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs guiding the implementation of Decree No. 21/2001/ND-CP stipulating implementation of the Ordinance on entry, exit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam)

Source: vietnamvisaconsultant.com