NOTICE NO. 1/18 on Visa Requirement

(1 February 2018)


The visa exemption for British, German, French, Spanish and Italian citizens travelling to Vietnam for a period of up to 15 days (single entry and not returning within 30 days) is applied from 01 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. (See NOTICE 3/17 for details). The Embassy has not received any official information on extension of this policy.

Until further notice, visa is required for all visits for up to 15 days after 30 June 2018 by citizens of these countries. All applications received by the Embassy are considered to be in need of visa and applicable fees are non-refundable even if the above-mentioned visa exemption policy is to be extended.

Any update on visa exemption policy will be issued immediately upon receipt of official information from relevant authorities in Viet Nam.

All applicants are kindly requested to consider these information before deciding to submit visa applications.

Please click here for visa application instruction (for people staying in the UK)