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Vietnam will grant e-visa for citizens of 80 countries

   15-06-2020 01:27 PM
The Government has just published a list of 80 countries whose citizens have been granted e-visa and a list of 37 international border gates that allow foreigners to enter and exit with e-visas.

(Source: Vietnamairportconcierge.com)

Resolution 79 of the Government on list of countries where citizens are granted e-visa; List of international border gates that allow foreigners to enter and exit with e-visa, effective from July 1, 2020
On May 25, 2020, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed to release Resolution 79 of the Government on list of countries where citizens are granted e-visa; List of international border gates that allow foreigners to enter and exit with e-visa, effective from July 1, 2020.
In Resolution 79, the Government confirms list of countries where citizens are granted e-visa under Clause 10, Article 1 of the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on Immigration, Transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam on November 25, 2019 for 80 countries, including:
  • Austria
  • Poland
  • Belgium
  • Portugal
  • United Arab Emirates 
  • Germany
  • Chile
  • Canada and
  • Czech Republic
  • India
  • Cuba
  • Denmark
  • South Korea
  • United States
  • Greece
  • Russian Federation 
  • Italy
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain
  • Northern
  • Ireland
  • Mexico 
Also, the Government publish the list of international border gates that allow foreigners to enter and exit with e-visa as prescribed in Clause 10, Article 1 of Law on Immigration, Transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam on November 25, 2019.
Accordingly, there are 37 international border gates that allow foreigners to enter and exit with e-visa, including 8 airway border gates, 16 road border gates and 13 sea border gates.
Specifically, 8 airway border gates allow foreigners to enter and exit via e-visa, including international airports including
  • Noi Bai Airport (Hanoi City)
  • Tan Son Nhat Airport(Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Cam Ranh Airport (Nha Trang)
  • Da Nang Airport (Da Nang)
  • Cat Bi Airport (Hai Phong City)
  • Can Tho Airport (Can Tho)
  • Phu Quoc Airport (Kien Giang)
  • Phu Bai Airport (Quy Nhon City)
Sixteen international road border gates namely
  • Tay Trang (Dien Bien)
  • Mong Cai (Quang Ninh)
  • Huu Nghi (Lang Son)
  • Lao Cai (Lao Cai)
  • Na Meo (Thanh Hoa)
  • Nam Can (Nghe An)
  • Cau Treo (Ha Tinh)
  • Cha Lo (Quang Binh
  • La Lay, Lao Bao (Quang Tri)
  • Bo Y (Kon Tum)
  • Moc Bai and Xa Mat (Tay Ninh)
  • Tinh Bien
  • Song Tien (An Giang)
  • Ha Tien (Kien Giang)
Thirteen sea border gates allow foreigners to enter and exit with e-visa, including:
  • Hon Gai, Cam Pha (Quang Ninh)
  • Hai Phong (Hai Phong)
  • Nghi Son (Thanh Hoa)
  • Vung Ang (Ha Tinh)
  • Chan May (Thua Thien Hue)
  • Da Nang (Da Nang)
  • Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa)
  • Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh)
  • Dung Quat (Quang Ngai)
  • Vung Tau (Ba Ria - Vung Tau)
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Duong Dong (Kien Giang).
Clause 10, Article 1 of the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of Law on Immigration, Transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam on November 25, 2019 clearly stipulates that issuance of e-visa for citizens of the countries meeting the conditions specified in Clause 1, Article 13 of this Law; The Government decides the list of countries where citizens are granted with e-visa; list of international border gates that allow foreigners to enter and exit with e-visa.
According to Vietnam Immigration Portal Gate, Vietnamese visa is a document issued by a Vietnamese competent authority that allows foreigners to enter Vietnam. E-visa is a type of visa issued by Immigration Department (Ministry of Public Security) for foreigners through electronic transaction system. Vietnam e-visa is single entry and valid for not exceeding 30 days.