Due to complicated development of COVID 19 in various countries around the world and the current COVID situation in Vietnam recently, the Vietnamese Government still temporary closes its borders to regular tourists. Any foreigner who wishes to enter Vietnam now only do so if they get their Vietnam entry permit (or also known as Vietnam entry approval letter) issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department. However, it’s NOT easy to do so, but requires a long and complicated process.
This post will give you through requirements and steps to get into Vietnam these days, during COVID 10.
As newly announced by the Vietnam Immigration Department here, the following foreigners can, at the moment, enter Vietnam:
In order to get into Vietnam now, all foreigners must have a sponsor company or institution in Vietnam, which will be responsible to get their entry permit issued by the Vietnam Immigration Department.
This procedure is updated by the Vietnam Immigration Department on November 2, 2020, and it is applicable to all those who wish to enter Vietnam at the moment, no matter they have a valid visa or TRC for Vietnam already. It covers the following steps:
Step 1: Prepare required documents for getting a Vietnam Entry Permit
The inviting company in Vietnam shall prepare the following documents to obtain an Entry Permit to Vietnam:
Step 2: Submit the documents and receive results
After completing all the documents mentioned in step 1, the inviting company shall submit them to the Vietnam Immigration Department at the following addresses:
The processing time is 3 working days since receipt of full valid documents.
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Vietnam Entry Permit in COVID
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After getting the Entry Permit, the Inviting Entity in Vietnam should make all the things required ready to welcoming the foreign experts to Vietnam, including arrangement of vehicles and hotel for quarantine, while the foreigners need to complete their COVID Test before departure.
In case the foreigner experts have neither visa nor TRC yet, they will get their visa stamped on passport upon arrival at Vietnam checkpoint. Otherwise, they need to show their current valid visa or TRC. And then, they will follow this Vietnam entry and quarantine procedure.
Feb 19, 2021