As you know, tourists need to get visa to enter foreign country. Of cause there are exceptions like Visa Waiver Program of United States and free visa entry system of Indonesia, but authorization named visa is required based on the basic principles.

Vietnam Government launched eVisa system on February 1, 2017. Some people may be confused and worry whether existing visa exemption program obsoletes. But set your mind at ease. Visa free program is still provided. And that’s quite another thing. Specific nationals(23 countries) can visit Vietnam without a visa. Remember, you need to provide a flight ticket or e-ticket to the following destinations to the immigration inspector with passport.

The granted visa-free stay length depends on which nationality you have. See the detail below.

Visa-free for 30 days
Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore
Visa-free for 21 days
Visa-free for 15 days
Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Russian, Sweden, Norway, Finland, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain
Visa-free for 14 days
Brunei, Myanmar


The condition to visit under this program, is that you are passport holder of eligible country and you can provide a flight ticket or e-ticket to the following destinations.

The important thing you should really know is if you attempt to re-enter Vietnam within 30 days from the  first visit, you must get a visa.

Do you want to know how to get a visa? Here is eVisa information.

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