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Vietnamese vaccine passport available from April 15

Vietnam officially issues its digital Covid-19 vaccine passport from April 15, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Digital vaccine passport to be issued nationwide

A vaccine passport will be issued based on information on the national vaccination management database, according to the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Vietnam’s tourism policies need to be more open, consistent

Foreign travelers are looking forward to hearing the news about Vietnam’s reopening but many still cannot make a decision because of the lack of information.

Quarantine-free travel for international arrivals with vaccine certificates, negative COVID tests proposed by tourism ministry

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has proposed that international arrivals to Vietnam should be able to avoid any quarantine requirements, providing they are fully vaccinated, 

Vietnamese COVID-19 vaccine passports not rolled out yet two months after introduction

Vietnamese COVID-19 vaccine certificates are still not available two months after the Ministry of Health officially introduced the template forms and issuance procedures due to technical issues.

Foreign tourists may take COVID-19 rapid test, travel freely in Vietnam: proposal

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has proposed to let foreign visitors test for COVID-19 using rapid antigen test kits and those who have negative testing results travel freely when they are in Vietnam.

Vietnamese tourism ministry proposed total reopening to international tourism from April

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung has just submitted a proposed plan to the Government for reopening international tourism in safe and effective manner.

Vietnam temporarily accepts vaccine passports from 72 countries, territories

Vietnam has temporarily acceptd vaccine passports from 72 countries and territories.

Da Nang shakes hands with Klook in tourism promotion

The Da Nang Tourism Promotion Centre on January 21 signed a cooperation agreement with travel firm Klook Vietnam on strengthening communications and tourism promotion to attract more tourists to the central city.

Which countries have recognized Vietnam’s vaccine passport?

Ten countries have so far endorsed Vietnam’s vaccine passport to facilitate travel between their countries and Vietnam, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said at a press briefing in Hanoi on January 20.

Reopening of flights difficult if quarantine is required: experts

Inconsistent quarantine policies and Covid patients’ statistics are making it difficult for the aviation and tourism sectors to reopen.

UK, US, Japan among five countries to accept Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccination certificates

Five countries – the United States, Japan, Australia, the United Kingdom, and Belarus – have recognised Vietnam’s COVID-19 vaccination certificates with specific criteria on the vaccine types, according to the foreign ministry.

Covid-19 vaccine passport bearers should be exempted from quarantine: Embassies

Vietnam should exempt quarantine for double-dosed passengers and those recovering from the disease, or having negative PCR results for SARS-CoV-2, in order to promote exchanges and restore economic cooperation and travel.

No guidance yet for international flight reopening slated for January

Airlines are ready to resume routine international flights from January 1, 2022 after two years of interruption. However, they are concerned as regulations have not been released. Meanwhile, some problems still exist.

Health ministry officially introduces Vietnam's COVID-19 vaccine passport

The Ministry of Health on Tuesday announces procedures for the issuance of Vietnam’s official COVID-19 'vaccine passports’ along with the passport templates effective starting December 20, 2021.

Hanoi, 11 localities discuss removing checkpoints, creating ‘green tourism corridor’

Resumption of safe travel under a ‘tourism bubble’ between Hanoi and 11 cities and provinces is facing challenges.

Ministries create vaccine passport for international authentication

The Ministry of Health is joining forces with the Ministry of Information and Communications to create a vaccine passport form (QR Code connection system for international authentication).

3-day home quarantine proposed for arrivals from overseas

People wishing to enter Vietnam will be quarantined at home, a hotel, or other forms of accommodations for three days in the event that they have already been fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19.

Vaccine passport to be issued soon: spokeswoman

Authorities are urgently completing software to be used to issue vaccine passports forms that meet international standards, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang.

To recover tourism, policies must be consistent

Travel firms are concerned about the inconsistency of policies. The unpredictability makes it impossible to plan their business, they say.