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Monday, August 8, 2022
Tags: e-visa
Ministry proposes removing mandatory COVID-19 travel insurance for arrivals Ministry proposes removing mandatory COVID-19 travel insurance for arrivals
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has proposed scrapping the 10,000 COVID-19 travel insurance required to enter Vietnam.
E-visa system for 80 countries back online: Foreign ministry E-visa system for 80 countries back online: Foreign ministry
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on March 17 that the e-visa system, available to citizens of 80 countries, is now in operation again as the country fully reopened to international tourists from March 15, 2022.
Revised Law on Foreigners Entry in Exit from Transit through and Residence in Vietnam Revised Law on Foreigners’ Entry in, Exit from, Transit through and Residence in Vietnam
The Law Revising a Number of Articles of the Law on Foreigners’ Entry in, Exit from, Transit through and Residence in Vietnam was passed on November 25 last year. It adds three new articles to and revises 17 articles of the 2014 version.
Vietnam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa Vietnam approves a list of countries applicable for e-visa
From the beginning of July, residents from a number of countries worldwide will be allowed to enter Vietnam using e-visas. The Government also revealed a list of border gates and airports that will accept electronic entry.
Temporary residence extended for foreigners unable to exit due to COVID-19 Temporary residence extended for foreigners unable to exit due to COVID-19
Vietnam has decided to extend temporary residence permit for foreigners who are currently in the country and unable to leave because of travel restrictions or quarantine order related to COVID-19, according to the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public Security.
Presidential Office announces newly adopted laws Presidential Office announces newly adopted laws
The Presidential Office held a press conference in Hanoi on December 16 to announce the President’s order on the laws adopted at the recent eighth session of the 14th-tenure National Assembly.
Electronic visa scheme extended Electronic visa scheme extended
The pilot program on issuance of electronic visas to foreigners will be extended for two more years, starting from February 1, 2019.
National Assembly elects Party chief as President National Assembly elects Party chief as President
National Assembly deputies on October 23 elected Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, as the President for the 2016-21 tenure during the month-long sixth session which opened on October 20 in Hanoi.
Lawmakers approve continued pilot e-visa issuance for foreigners Lawmakers approve continued pilot e-visa issuance for foreigners
The National Assembly Standing Committee has decided to extend the pilot e-visa program for foreign visitors to Vietnam by another two years during its 28th session on October 15-17 in Hanoi.
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.

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