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No quarantine required for short-stay visitors

VGP – Viet Nam has removed quarantine requirement for foreign arrivals entering Viet Nam and staying no more than 14 days.

December 24, 2021 8:00 PM GMT+7

This policy is applicable to:

- Those who enter Viet Nam for diplomatic and official purposes;

- Foreign investors, experts, skilled workers, business managers, those who travel to Viet Nam for market research, and their relatives;

- Others mutually agreed between Viet Nam and a foreign partner

- Those who come in contact with the aforesaid arrivals.

However, foreign arrivals and those who come in contact with them shall be required to strictly comply with the Ministry of Health’s 5K message: Khau trang (facemask)-khu khuan (disinfection)-khoang cach (distance)- khong tu tap (no gathering)-khai bao y te (health declaration).

They shall also be required to monitor their health and report to local authorities and medical stations if they experience one of the following symptoms: fever, cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath as currently regulated.

Foreign arrivals must stay in specified places of residence to prevent the risk of community transmissions, have international insurance or have treatment expenses covered by inviting organizations and agencies if they contract COVID-19.

In case foreign arrivals wish to extend duration of stay in Viet Nam, current regulations on entry and exit and on COVID-19 prevention and control shall be applied./.

By Huong Giang