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Entry requirements on entering Vietnam


You are allowed to enter Vietnam provided you meet the following requirements:

- Passport or valid international travel document and visa. For foreigners who enter Vietnam under unilateral visa exemption, their passports must be valid for at least 06 months and must be at least 30 days from the time of their previous exit from Vietnam.

- Do not fall into the following cases in which entry is not allowed:

+ Children under 14 years old who are not accompanied by their father, mother, guardian or authorized person.  

+ Forging papers, making false statements in order to be granted valid papers for entry, exit and residence.  

+ Persons suffering from mental illnesses or infectious diseases that pose a danger to public health.  

+ Being expelled from Vietnam for less than 03 years from the effective date of the decision on expulsion.  

+ Being forced to leave Vietnam within 6 months from the effective date of the decision on forced exit.

+ For reasons of disease prevention and control.  

+ Due to a natural disaster.  

+ For reasons of national defense, security, social order and safety.  

+ Foreigners to invest must have papers proving their investment in Vietnam according to the Law on Investment;

+ Foreigners who practice law in Vietnam must have a license to practice law according to the Law on Lawyers;

+ Foreigners must have a work permit according to the Labor Code;

+ Foreigners entering to study must have a written acceptance from the Vietnamese school or educational institution.