Update news e-visa

To streamline the visa application process and aid the tourism sector's post-pandemic recovery, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has called for a reform of electronic visa applications.

PM’s conclusions to draw foreign tourist arrivals released

The Government Office has recently released Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s conclusions at a conference promoting foreign tourist arrivals in Vietnam.

Immigration Department gives advice to foreign e-visa applicants

Foreigners who are seeking e-visas should search for information in advance and access the right website, the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security said on October 25.

More countries eligible for Vietnam’s e-visa

The Ministry of Public Security is considering expanding the list of countries whose nationals are eligible to get a visa online as instructed by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

E-visa system for 80 countries back online: Foreign ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Thursday that the e-visa system, available to citizens of 80 countries, is now in operation again as the country fully reopened to international tourists from March 15, 2022.

Automatic stay extension for foreigners stranded due to COVID-19

The Department of Immigration has issued a notice on automatic extension of stay for foreigners stranded due to COVID-19.

Tourism industry prepares for strong comeback

A tourism demand stimulus alliance will be set up which will cut tour and service fees by 50 percent while ensuring high quality and safety, according to Nguyen Huu Tho, chair of the Vietnam Tourism Association.

Stranded foreigners can stay in Vietnam until June 30

Foreigners entering the country under visa waiver programmes, e-visas or tourism visas after March 1 will be automatically given stay permit extension until June 30 free of charge.

Vietnam still cannot attract first-time travellers to return

Having lived in Vietnam since the 1980s, Kenneth Atkinson, president of Grant Thorton Vietnam, said the number of foreign travelers to Vietnam is increasing rapidly, but most of them do not return again.

With e-visa, Vietnam opens doors to more foreign travelers

VietNamNet Bridge - The extension of the e-visa policy to a wide range of countries, plus important events held in Vietnam recently, have brought golden opportunities to attract more travelers.

E-visa pilot scheme boosts tourism

The electronic visa (e-visa) pilot scheme has had a positive impacts on Viet Nam’s tourism industry since it was implemented at the beginning of the year.