Vietnam Visa Exemption Overview
Who are eligible for a Vietnam visa exemption?
Citizens or nationals of the following countries are currently eligible to travel to Vietnam under the visa exemption program.
VISA-EXEMPTED NATIONALITIES (ORDINARY PASSPORT) – updated on 30 Aug 2017
|No.||Country||Duration of stay||Note|
|3||Sweden||15 days||Valid till 31/12/2019|
|10||France||15 days||Valid till 30/06/2018|
|15||Belarus||15 days||Valid till 30/06/2020|
|23||Chile||90 days||Valid from 11/8/2017|
Vietnam visa exemption important notes:
1- Foreigners holding British National Oversea (BNO) passports are not exempted from visa requirement, thus must have appropriate visas to enter Vietnam.
2- For foreigner who enters Vietnam as unilateral visa-exempted: the entry date must be at least 30 days from the previous exit as unilateral visa-exempted person. Otherwise that person is required to have appropriate visa to enter Vietnam.
3- In accordance with Decision No 80/2013/QĐ-TTg of the Prime Minister dated December 27, 2013, holders of foreign passports are exempted from visa requirement for entry into, exit from Phu Quoc Island, with duration of stay no longer than 30 days. In case if holders of foreign passports, before entering Phu Quoc, had transit through other international border gate of Viet Nam, he/she also enjoy such exemption.
4- Vietnamese Overseas are eligible for a 5 yeas visa exemption. But they need to apply themselves at the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in their country.