New Policies On Vietnam Visa - The Validity Up To 90 days

On June 24, 2023, the Vietnamese National Assembly passed the law amending and supplementing some parts of the "Law on Immigration, Transit, and Residence of foreigners in Vietnam," marking a significant step in attracting tourism and promoting diplomatic relations. New subjects related to visas for foreigners are expected to create a breakthrough for socio-economic development in general and of tourism development in particular in the process of international integration of Vietnam with the world. 

Tourists have a maximum of 90 days to explore Vietnam's natural beauty

Tourists have a maximum of 90 days to explore Vietnam's natural beauty

Vietnam has issued electronic visas (E-visa Vietnam) to citizens of all countries and territories around the world since August 15, 2023

In the last year, 2022, Vietnam has issued an electronic visa (E-visa Vietnam) for more than 80 countries in the world. By E-visa, tourists from these countries can travel easily to Vietnam to experience its history, culture, people and taste diverse cuisine here.

On August 14th, 2023, the Government of Vietnam promulgated Resolution No. 127/NQ-CP, paving the way for issuing of electronic visas (E-Visa) for citizens of all countries worldwide, including 257 countries and territories. The Resolution is a breakthrough step in advancing international relations, opening the door for cooperation and exchange between countries.

Therefore, since August 15, 2023, foreigners regardless of nationality or country, can apply for a Vietnam electronic visa online. This means anyone from anywhere worldwide can easily set foot in Vietnam for tourism, visiting relatives, work, or commercial activities.

The vital change in this policy is the validity of time the electronic visa. According to the Resolution, electronic visas are valid from 1 month to a maximum of 3 months. This creates flexible conditions for foreigners to experience and explore Vietnam. Furthermore, foreigners can enter through all Vietnamese border gates, creating favorable conditions for transportation and interaction.

This change policy not only demonstrates the open thinking of the Government of Vietnam but also reflects its determination to promote international cooperation and exchange. It’s also the beginning of a new era for Vietnam's tourism and economic development, helping to attract a more diverse number of tourists and investments from around the world.

The Government of Vietnam hopes that expanding electronic visas will improve international relations as well as create an environment of cooperation and delegate power between countries. This event further united nations, benefits both parties and marks an essential step in Vietnam's development and international cooperation.

New policies on Vietnam visa - the validity of up to 90 days

New policies on Vietnam visa - the validity of up to 90 days

Vietnam issues electronic visas to foreigners with a validity of 90 days (3-month electronic visa), with one entry or multiple entries

Since August 15th, 2023, Vietnam officially expands the time for issuing electronic visas (E-Visa) to a maximum of 3 months (90 days) for foreigners. This change marks a significant step forward in attracting tourism and investment to the country while creating more favorable conditions for foreigners who want to come to Vietnam for various purposes.

Previously, electronic visas (E-visa) in Vietnam were only issued for a maximum period of 1 month (30 days). However, with new changes in policy, foreigners can safely plan more extended travel or business trips in Vietnam without worrying about visa extension in the short term.

An electronic visa (E-visa) is a type of visa that can be applied for online and easily with simple procedures. Thanks to the convenience and speed of E-visa, foreigners can save time and effort in applying for a visa and preparing related documents.

In summary, under this new policy by the Government of Vietnam, foreigners can enter Vietnam easier than ever for many different purposes. Tourists can visit the country's natural beauties and historical places, visit relatives or friends, participate in commercial activities and invest in projects in Vietnam. The diversity of entry purposes helps advance Vietnam's economic, cultural and tourism development, simultaneously enhancing Vietnam's position in the region and globally.