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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Tags: visa waiver
Draft law facilitates visa issuance for foreigners Draft law facilitates visa issuance for foreigners
Foreign tourists who choose Phu Quoc island, Kien Giang province, as their only destination in Vietnam may stay in the island for at most 30 days without having to apply for a visa to enter the country.
Vietnam extends visa waiver for three years Vietnam extends visa waiver for three years
Tourists from the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy will continue to be exempted from visa until June 2021, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a Government meeting on May 3.
E-visa policy boosts tourism E-visa policy boosts tourism
The e-visa pilot scheme, implemented since the beginning of this year, appears to have a positive impact on Vietnam’s tourism.
Visa waiver for five European countries extended Visa waiver for five European countries extended
Citizens of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy who enter Vietnam with temporary residence duration of no more than 15 days from the date of entry will have the visa requirement waived for one more year, until June 30, 2017.
Extended visa waiver for European visitors expected Extended visa waiver for European visitors expected
In near future, citizens of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain and Italy may have the visa requirement waived for five years instead of one year as currently.
Re-grant of exit and entry permits Re-grant of exit and entry permits
According to the Vietnamese law, an exit and entry permit is valid for three years, and will be considered for re-grant if it is lost or damaged.
Vietnam waives visas for five more countries Vietnam waives visas for five more countries
Nationals from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK have become next visitors who can enter Vietnam without a visa under a resolution signed by the Prime Minister on June 17.
Vietnam okays visa waiver for nationals from seven countries Vietnam okays visa waiver for nationals from seven countries
From January 1 next year, nationals from seven countries may enter Vietnam without a visa.
New entry-exit rules for foreigners New entry-exit rules for foreigners
The new Law on Foreigners’ Entry into, Exit from, Transit through and Residence in Vietnam (the Law), which will come into force next year, aims to strictly control but still facilitate the flow of foreign visitors and expatriates into the country in conformity with relevant domestic laws as well as treaties to which Vietnam is a contracting party.
Vietnam vows to deepen friendship with Armenia Vietnam vows to deepen friendship with Armenia
Vietnam always attaches importance to maintaining, consolidating and developing ties with traditional friends, including Armenia, in its diplomatic policy of independence, self-reliance, diversification and multi-lateralization, President Truong Tan Sang said at his talks with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on June 8 in Hanoi.

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