Foreigners who entered Vietnam since March 1 but remain stranded due to COVID-19 travel restrictions can have their temporary stay permits extended another month until July 31.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese government has just decided to temporarily suspend its unilateral visa waiver for citizens of Belarus, Russia and Japan in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) to the community.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined the need to take drastic, comprehensive, and swift measures in a bid to control the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to protect lives whilst chairing a cabinet meeting on COVID-19 prevention and control in Hanoi on March 9.
To afford the tourism industry growth impetus, the government has agreed on visa waivers for citizens of Russia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Belarus.
The Vietnamese Government has decided to continue visa exemption for citizens from eight countries until the end of 2022.
The National Assembly’s Committee for Foreign Affairs hosted a conference in Hanoi on August 22 to review the implementation of legal policies on the management of foreigners in Vietnam.
Visa hassles continue to hold back Vietnam tourism, blunting its competitive edge against neighboring nations, experts say.
The Vietnamese passport continues to be among those with the least visa free access at 87th among 104 economies.
The Vietnamese passport has made insubstantial gains, climbing up three places in a global passport power ranking from 78th to 75th this year.
Vietnam could lose long holiday tourists to Indonesia and Thailand because of its complicated visa procedures, industry insiders say.
VOV.VN - Vietnam welcomed more than 7.89 million foreign visitors during the first half of this year, a year-on-year rise of 27.2%, the General Statistics Office of Vietnam announced on June 29.
Foreign visitors have warmly welcomed Vietnam’s continued visa exemptions for guests from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Italy, saying the policy is good for the country to spur tourism.
Vietnam’s renowned destinations, excellent tourism products and policies will be nudged closer to European friends under a programme held by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism in collaboration with relevant parties from June 18-29.
Tourists from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy will continue to be exempted from visa until June 2021, Minister-Chairman of the Government Officie Mai Tien Dung said at the Government’s press conference on May 4.
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Association has asked the Government to continue to provide visa exemptions for visitors from five European countries of the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain until June 30, 2023.
The Prime Minister has just approved the implementation plan of the agreement on visa exemption for regular passport holders between Vietnam and Chile.
Visa exemptions for visitors from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain who intend to stay in Vietnam no more than 15 days, will be extended from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
Restaurants and bars across the country could join Hanoi in keeping their doors open until 2 a.m.
Vietnam is striving to develop sea and island tourism to drive the sea-based economy forward, thus turning itself into a rich and strong marine nation.
Belarus’s five-day visa exemption policy applied to citizens of 80 countries, including Vietnam, took effect on February 12.