When will Vietnam open for tourists?

30, October, 2020

When will Vietnam open for tourists?

On our facebook group "Vietnam Travel", many members have been asking the same question "When will Vietnam open for tourists", to answer, Vivutravel would like to give you some information as below:

Number of cases in Vietnam:
- As of 6 AM, October 30 2020: Vietnam had a total of 691 cases of COVID-19 due to domestic infections, of which the number of new cases from July 25 to now were 551 cases.

To date, Vietnam has entered the 58th day of not recording COVID-19 cases in the community.

Particularly in Hanoi, according to the Hanoi Department of Health, since August 17 to now, it has been 73 days since Hanoi has not recorded any new cases of COVID-19 in the community.

In Ho Chi Minh City, up to now, the game has not recorded any new cases of COVID-19 in the community for 3 months.

30 Oct 2020 
Total cases: 1177
Recovered: 1062
Under treatment: 77
Death: 35

To be updated...

When will Vietnam open for tourists?
Southeast Asia are slowly opening up to welcome tourists back. In Vietnam, international commercial flights have gradually resumed, but whether to open up to tourists is still controversial. It is still "wait and see mode". No one can tell. At the moment, National administration of Vietnam tourism, airlines, tour operators, and government are working our some plans and measures to open for tourism. However, Covid-19 is still very serious in the world. No decision to be made until a vaccine is largely used.

On November 2, 2020. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that the desire for development is great, but it is not possible to bring tourists into Vietnam because the epidemic is too complicated to be controlled.

Immigration Regulations:
Up to date, the Government of Vietnam continues to stop entry for all foreigners, including visa exemption holders. There are only a few exceptions such as diplomacy, public service, experts, senior employees, investors, and employees of key projects as decided by the Government of Vietnam. The reason for family reunification is not considered for exception.

Please note that although Vietnam recently decided to reopen international routes to Guangzhou (China), Taiwan (China), Seoul (Korea), Tokyo (Japan), Phnom Penh (Cambodia), and Vientiane (Laos), currently only Vietnamese citizens and individuals falling into the above categories of exemption and their relatives can enter Vietnam. Individuals in these categories will be required to have a negative SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR certificate issued by the local health authority within 3 days prior to boarding (except in selected locations). does not issue this type of paper). After entering, you will continue to test for RT-PCR. (Please also read Fees of quarantine, testing and treatment for people entering Vietnam)

All people entering Vietnam will be under medical supervision for at least 28 days.

Welcoming international visitors, opening doors step by step
The Prime Minister has just asked the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Health to study the information to welcome international visitors and revive the tourism industry.

Vietnam is looking to step-by-step open a tourist visa with a number of safe markets, but still no good news.

Vietnam's Ministry of Health is proposing a tourist visa that will ensure disease safety and at the same time targeting the tourist markets that wishes to travel to Vietnam. And an important solution is to provide tourism products that are suitable for the current market.

In order to open the international tourist market, in addition to the efforts of the tourism industry, there is also a need for close coordination of the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs because it involves the opening of routes and market connections.