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CONSULATE OF THE

SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM

IN NEW YORK, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

NEW ANNOUNCEMENT ON ENTRY INTO VIET NAM AMID GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC

03/16/2020, 11:29 AM

-  Temporary suspension of entry for the purposed of tourism, family and relative visit, studies or personal purposes by foreign visitors coming from or transitting through Schengen Area and the United Kingdom within 14 days prior to arrival in Viet Nam. Temporary suspension of On-Arrival Visa issuance. (Effective for a period of 30 days from 12:00 hrs 15 March 2020; Not applicable to visitors for diplomatic and official purposes)

 

    -   Foreign visitors, who are specialists, enterprise managers, highly skilled workers need to go through medical check-up upon entry and apply appropriate preventive and protective measures at the respective enterprise and place of stay in accordance with regulations.

 


    -  From 16 March 2020, all passengers arriving on flights to and from Viet Nam must wear facial masks during the whole flight and in airport buildings. Strictly observe facial mask wearing at crowded public places (such as supermarket, airports, stations, bus stops, on public transport...)