Home  â€ș 

Vietnam Visa Exemptions

List of countries that have Vietnam visa exemption

Most visitors to Vietnam will need a visa, with a few exceptions. Passport holders of the following countries, which have signed a bilateral or unilateral visa exemption with Vietnam, are not required for Vietnam visa within a certain period of time. To stay beyond this number of days, you may apply for a visa extension upon your arrival in Vietnam.

CountryTerm of residence
ThailandLess than 30 days
MalaysiaLess than 30 days
SingaporeLess than 30 days
IndonesiaLess than 30 days
CambodiaLess than 30 days
LaosLess than 30 days
PhilippinesLess than 21 days
MyanmarLess than 14 days
BruneiLess than 14 days
South KoreaLess than 15 days
JapanLess than 15 days
RussiaLess than 15 days
SwedenLess than 15 days
DenmarkLess than 15 days
FinlandLess than 15 days
NorwayLess than 15 days
United KingdomLess than 15 days
FranceLess than 15 days
GermanyLess than 15 days
SpainLess than 15 days
ItalyLess than 15 days
BelarusLess than 15 days

Special exemptions

Vietnam 5-year visa exemption

5-year visa exemption for Vietnam is granted to Vietnamese overseas, foreigners who are spouses, children of Vietnamese overseas, or Vietnamese citizens. The visa exemption certificate acts as a long-term visa for its holders to visit Vietnam at any time within 5 years.

Those people having a 5-year Vietnam visa exemption certificate are allowed to stay in Vietnam for 180 days at maximum for each visit. If they want to stay longer than 180 days without leaving the country, they can extend visa in Vietnam. The extended duration is up to 6 months. The Visa exemption certificate shall be valid for up to 05 years and expires at least 6 months before the expiration of the holder’s passport or equivalent paper.