Spokesperson CLARIFIES updated regulations on entry of foreign nationals
12:23 | 15/03/2020
VGP – On 14 March 2020, in response to a reporter’s inquiry about the updated regulations, which temporarily suspend entry of foreign nationals and will remain valid for 30 days from 12:00 (noon), 15 March 2020, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said:

Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang

On 13 March 2020, the Vietnamese Government decided to: (i) temporarily suspend entry of foreign nationals who come from or have visited or transited via the Schengen countries and the UK within 14 days preceding their expected entry into Viet Nam for the purposes of tourism, visiting relatives, studying or other personal purposes; (ii) suspend visa upon arrival for all foreign nationals, regardless of their country and territory of origin.

The above decisions will be effective for 30 days from 12:00 (noon) 15 March 2020, and not be applicable to entrants visiting Viet Nam for diplomatic or official purposes.

Foreign entrants, who are experts, business managers, highly skilled workers will be subject to medical screening upon their arrival and additional preventive measures at their places of residence and work in accordance with the regulations./.

 

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