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Friday, May 7, 2021
Tags: visa waiver
Free stay permit waivers extended until November 30 Free stay permit waivers extended until November 30
The Immigration Department will extend its visa waiver program for another month, officials have announced.
Free stay permit waivers extended until September 30 Free stay permit waivers extended until September 30
Foreigners who entered Vietnam from March 1 can have their temporary stay permits automatically extended for another month until September 30, the Immigration Department announced on Monday.
Foreigners stuck in country due to COVID-19 can stay until June 30 Foreigners stuck in country due to COVID-19 can stay until June 30
Foreigners entering the country under visa waiver programs, e-visas or tourism visas after March 1 will be automatically given stay permit extension until June 30 free of charge.
Vietnam extends visa waiver for nationals of 8 countries Vietnam extends visa waiver for nationals of 8 countries
Vietnam will extend visa waivers for citizens of Russia, Japan, South Korea, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Belarus until December 31, 2022, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has announced.
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.

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