(QNO) - Vietnam will resume international tourism as from March 15, 2022 in the new normal.
Accordingly, foreign tourists to Vietnam will be required to meet Vietnamese regulations on health, such as proof of negative Covid-19 test before departure (within 24 hours for rapid test or 72 hours for RT-PCR), activating an app for healthcare management during the time in Vietnam.
Air passengers must take Covid-19 tests at the airport (for Covid-19 suspected cases) or at their accommodations (for others), then complying with Vietnamese regulations on Covid-19 prevention and control.
All International visitors entering Vietnam by road will be tested at border gates.
Besides, foreign travellers to Vietnam must buy a Covid-19 travel insurance.
On November 17, 2021, 29 tourists from different countries came to Hoi An city (Quang Nam province) under a pilot program to welcome international visitors back to Vietnam after more than 20 months of closure due to Covid-19.
Currently, there are 7 localities in Vietnam participating in the programme including Phu Quoc (Kien Giang), Khanh Hoa, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ninh, Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Dinh.