Vietnamese Visa Exemption.

Nationals of certain countries may visit Vietnam without visa for a period of time, hereunder is the list of countries and regions that have Visa Waiver arrangements with Vietnam.

Special notes:

  • British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders are not eligible for the 15-day free visa exemption. Hence, it is required to apply for a visa to visit Vietnam.
  • Foreign passports are exempt from visa requirements to Phu Quoc island for no longer than 30 days. If they transit through other international airports in Vietnam before arriving Phu Quoc, they are still eligible for the exemption. But after visit Phuquoc island and return back via mainland in Ho Chi Minh city, Ha noi city, Danang .... visa may required. If flight back direct from Phuquoc island, visa may not required.
  • APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) holders with valid passports are exempt from Vietnam visa requirements for stay of no longer than 60 days.

01 January 2019, regular passport holders from 24 countries below do not need a tourist visa for Vietnam:

CountriesPassport Required  MAXIMUM STAY
ChileYesless than 90 days
CambodiaYesless than 30 days
IndonesiaYesless than 30 days
KyrgyzstanYesless than 30 days
LaosYesless than 30 days
MalaysiaYesless than 30 days
SingaporeYesless than 30 days
ThailandYesless than 30 days
PhilippinesYesless than 21 days
BruneiYesless than 14 days
MyanmarYesless than 14 days
BelarusYesless than 15 days
DenmarkYesless than 15 days
FinlandYesless than 15 days
FranceYesless than 15 days
GermanyYesless than 15 days
ItalyYesless than 15 days
JapanYesless than 15 days
NorwayYesless than 15 days
RussiaYesless than 15 days
South KoreaYesless than 15 days
SpainYesless than 15 days
SwedenYesless than 15 days
United KingdomYesless than 15 days

* The above is provided for informational purposes only, please double check with the official authorities in your country before you go. ( Passport must valid for more than 6 months from the date of travel- If your passport valid less then 6 months, make sure that you must have valid visa before trip or visa approval letter)

* You won't need a visa to stay in Vietnam for those nationals mentioned above. A gap of at least 30 days between two visa-free visits is required. If you apply for a valid evisa or visa approval letter from us, you are allow to enter by anytimes.

and if you are staying in Vietnam more then the exemption visa program, to avoid any fee for Vietnam visa extension when you deciding to stay longer, please apply visa on arrival or electronic visa (evisa) now.

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