Travel Restrictions Relaxed As Viet Nam Fully Opens Borders to Foreign Arrivals

9:50:52 AM | 3/21/2022

The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has updated travel regulations as Viet Nam fully opened borders to foreign arrivals from March 15.

Foreign arrivals travelling to Viet Nam by air shall be required to take a RT-PCR or RT-LAMP COVID-19 test within 72 hours or a rapid test within 24 hours before departure. This requirement is not applicable to children under two years of age.

The above requirement shall also applied to those who wish to enter Viet Nam by road or by sea, or they can take a COVID-19 test at the port of entry.

Incoming air passengers shall no longer be obliged to take a COVID-19 or follow mandatory quarantine requirement after arriving in Viet Nam.

All incoming entrants shall be required to fill health declaration form at the website prior to their departure and download PC-COVID app.

Medical surveillance

Within 10 days since the date of entry, entrants shall self-monitor their health and immediately notify the nearest medical facilities if they experience such symptoms like fever, cough, throat pain, runny nose, chills, headaches.

Entrants have to regularly wear masks and disinfect hands.

Insurance and COVID-19 treatment

Mandatory insurance coverage amount for COVID-19 treatment shall be at least US$10,000.

Incoming travellers shall have to pay for COVID-19 test and treatment and related costs (if any).