The Ministry of Health announced that it has issued more than 14 million COVID-19 vaccine passports to the general public, a month from its official rollout on April 15.
The Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that more than 1,000 people were granted electronic vaccine passports for business trips or tourism after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine at Bach Mai Hospital.
Deputy Prime Ministers Vu Duc Dam and Pham Binh Minh have encouraged overseas Vietnamese to return to celebrate Tet.
All flights to be resumed must comply with the rules from the health ministry on medical measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and ensure safety, efficiency and smoothness.
Vietnam is temporarily recognising COVID-19 vaccination certificate/passport forms of 72 countries and territories that have been officially introduced to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Government has agreed on a pilot plan to receive foreign travelers in three phases proposed by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST).
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed that the Ministry of Transport consider the gradual reopening of regular international commercial flights in four stages starting in the fourth quarter of this year.
Leaders of the Vietnamese Government have agreed on a set of criteria for the recognition and use of other countries' vaccine passports in Vietnam as proposed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
To ensure the implementation of the dual goals of pandemic prevention and economic development, Vietnamese authorities are working for the early deployment of vaccine passports and adjusting regulations on entry and exit.
Passengers who test negative for COVID-19 and have got two vaccine doses should be permitted to fly on some domestic routes, according to a suggestion put forward by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV).
Khanh Hoa authorities have approved a pilot plan to receive tourists who have vaccine passports.
With efforts to both control and prevent the spread of COVID-19 and ensure economic development, along with the serious implementation of pilot projects regarding “vaccine passports”,
The central province of Quang Nam has put forward plans to host international tourists with vaccine passports and negative coronavirus tests.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has sent a report to the Ministry of Transport on the application of vaccine passports for people entering Vietnam.
Although “vaccine passports” are yet to become official, airlines are nonetheless preparing for the resumption of international flights based on their introduction.