Vietnam Visa waiver application to be halted on 12nd March

Vietnam Visa waiver application to be halted on 12nd March

According to Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson of Vietnam, from March 12 2020 - The Government’s decision to temporarily suspend visa waiver program for citizens from these countries due to complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Vietnam had informed the above decision to the relevant countries, namely:

1- AUSTRIA
2-FRANCE
3-LATVIA
4-NORWAY  
5-SWEDEN
6-BELGIUM
7-GERMANY
8-LIECHTENSTEIN
9-POLAND
10-SWITZERLAND
11-CZECH REPUBLIC
12-GREECE
13-LITHUANIA
14-PORTUGAL
15-UK
16-DENMARK
17-HUNGARI
18-LUXEMBOURG
19-SLOVAKIA
20-JAPAN
21-ESTONIA
22-ICELAND
23-MALTA
24-SLOVENIA
25-FINLAND
26-NETHERLANDS
27-SPAIN
28-IRAN

Viet Nam will continue collaborating closely with countries, international organizations and partners in the fight against the epidemic.


Earlier, the Government also decided to temporarily halt unilateral visa exemption for citizens from Italy (on March 2) and South Korea (on February 28) in a bid to contain spread of the virus to Viet Nam.

The Covid-19 outbreak has thus far spread to 127 countries and territories, killing nearly 5,000 people.

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