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Travelling to Vietnam in 2022 Is So Easy!


By Sabrina Loh


Vietnam should be on the top of everyone’s travel list. With its fascinating history, mouth watering food, gorgeous landscapes, and affordable prices, you’ll fall in love with this amazing country.

Here’s another compelling reason to visit Vietnam — Starting from 15 May 2022, Vietnam has dropped all Covid-19 testing requirements for all international arrivals.

That means travelling to Vietnam is incredibly easy! Here’s what you need to know:

*Disclaimer: Do note that entry requirements and quarantine information are subject to change. The information that’s published here is accurate at the time of writing. We highly advise you to do your own research before planning your trip!

Who can travel to Vietnam?

Vietnam borders are now reopened to all foreign travellers.

Do I need to take a Covid test?

Pre-departure and arrival covid tests are not required from 15 May 2022 onwards. However, do take note that your airline may require you to test beforehand.

Do I need to quarantine in Vietnam?

Not required.

What documents do I need?

Proof of travel insurance: Your travel insurance must cover Covid-19 treatment and have a minimum cover of USD$10,000.


PC-Covid mobile app: Download Vietnam’s contact tracing app, which must be presented to enter all establishments in Vietnam.


Medical Declaration: Not required from 27 April 2022 onwards.


Proof of Vaccination: Not required from March 2022 onwards.


Visa: Visitors from the following countries may enter visa free and stay for a certain number of days.

  • Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia - 30 days

  • Philippines - 21 days

  • Belarus, Italy, Finland, Russia, Norway, Denmark, France, Spain, Sweden, The United Kingdom - 15 days

  • Japan, South Korea - 15 days

  • Brunei, Myanmar - 14 days


If you wish to stay beyond this number of days, you can apply for a visa extension upon arrival.


If your country is not visa exempt, apply for an e-visa here.


What mode of transportation can I use?

You may travel to Vietnam via land, sea, and rail.

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Do I need travel insurance?

You must purchase travel insurance that covers Covid-19 treatment and have a minimum cover of USD$10,000.


Can I still travel to Vietnam if I'm not fully vaccinated?

Yes. Entry requirements for Vietnam are the same for all travellers, regardless of Covid-19 vaccination status.




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