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What is new at Vietnam Visa Exemption 2020

Dec 31, 2019 403 Views By Ngo Long

What is new at Vietnam Visa Exemption 2020.  As of January 2020, regular passport holders from 24 COUNTRIES below DO NOT need a tourist visa for Vietnam:

90 days (1 country)

• Chile

30 days (7 countries)

• Cambodia
• Indonesia
• Kyrgyzstan
• Laos    • Malaysia
• Singapore
• Thailand    
21 days (1 country)
• Philippines

14 days (2 countries)

• Brunei
• Myanmar

15 days, with restrictions (13 countries)

• Belarus*
• Denmark*
• Finland*
• France*
• Germany*
• Italy*
• Japan*    • Norway*
• Russia*
• South Korea*
• Spain*
• Sweden*
• The United Kingdom* 1      
* - A gap of at least 30 days between two visa-free visits is required. Must have a printout of an onward ticket.
1 - for British citizens only.
The above is provided for informational purposes only, please double-check with the official authorities in your country before you go.


Visa exemption certificate sample for overseas Vietnamese.

5-year visa exemption

For husbands/wives and children of Vietnamese citizens or overseas Vietnamese, you are probably granted the certificate of visa exemption valid for 5 years if submitting the documents listed below at the local embassy:

·     A completed copy of application form for visa exemption

·     02 recent passport photos (taken in color, white background, the face looks straight at the camera, no head coverings or sunglasses)

·     Original passport valid for 6 months after the intended trip, plus one copy to file

·     The documents supporting the relationship between you and your wife/husband/parents such as marriage certificate, birth certificate, documents showing family recognition of your relationship (one copy is required)

·     Other valid documents as regulated by Vietnamese Law.

The time required for the issuance of exemption certificate is around 7 days after the receipt of application.

Please download the exemption application form and find more information on 5-year visa exemption program at mienthithucvk.mofa.gov.vn.

Here is the latest updated information on Vietnam visa in 2020. Should you have any question, please feel free to contact us at +84.899.33.12.12 or email us at [email protected]. Our address: No. 88 Xa Dan Street, Phuong Lien Ward, Dong Da Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam
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