Viet Nam lifts quarantine requirements for foreign arrivals

16/03/2022

Foreign arrivals wishing to enter Viet Nam will no longer be obliged to follow mandatory quarantine requirements as such measure has been lifted by the Ministry of Health.

The new policy was issued after Viet Nam fully resumed international tourism from March 15.

Foreign arrivals shall be required to take an RT-PCR or RT-LAMP COVID-19 test within 72 hours or a rapid test within 24 hours before departure. This requirement is not applicable to children under two years of age.

In case they could not take a COVID-19 test before departure, they shall have to take a COVID-19 test within 24 hours after arriving in Viet Nam.

Foreign arrivals shall be required to make health declarations before entry and download and use the PC-COVID app during their stay in Viet Nam.

Within 10 days since the date of entry, foreign arrivals shall monitor their health themselves and immediately inform the nearest medical facilities if they experience such symptoms as fever, cough, throat pain, runny nose, chills, headaches.

Foreign arrivals shall also be required to regularly wear masks and disinfect hands.

On Tuesday, Viet Nam resumed pre-pandemic visa issuance to foreign arrivals as the country sought to revitalize international tourism.

The country also resumed visa exemption policy for citizens from 13 countries namely Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the UK, Russia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Belarus.

Việt Nam sẽ có bước nhảy vọt hướng tới địa vị một nước phát triển" | Kinh  tế | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

Source: Online Newspaper of The Government of The Socialist Republic of Vet Nam

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