Vietnam New Tourism Resumption Plan to Foreigners

On February 16, 2022, the Government Office issued Notice No. 43/TB-VPCP on the conclusions of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the meeting to discuss the plan to reopen tourism activities. This Notice stated that he agreed with the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and opinions of the ministries and agencies at the meeting on reopening tourism activities under the “new normal” conditions. Accordingly, the reopening time of tourism activities is determined by March 15, 2022.

The Deputy Prime Minister also requested the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to preside over and coordinate with relevant ministries and agencies to unify contents and regulations on welcoming international tourists, finalize and urgently announce the plan to reopen tourism activities, with detailed instructions for units and localities to actively organize the implementation.

Regarding the issuance of entry visas, under the “new normal” conditions, the ministries and agencies have agreed to report to the Government that by March 15, 2022, they will stop applying restrictive measures on visa issuance and perform as before the epidemic.

We will keep you posted if there are any updates to regulations on welcoming international tourists into Vietnam are concretized by State agencies from now until March 15, 2022. Contact us if you need further advice.

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