US To Vietnam Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 29 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are not allowed to enter Vietnam yet.
Source: US Embassy for Vietnam

Vietnam: Closed for Travel

Entry restricted for international travelers
Most travelers are not allowed to enter or transit through Vietnam including travelers with a Vietnamese visa exemption certificate.

Details and Exemptions:There are limited exemptions for:
-Vietnamese citizens;
-Diplomatic employees;
-Official duty;
-Special cases: experts, business managers, high-tech workers, and other essential categories as determined by the Government of Vietnam.
Source: US Embassy for Vietnam

7 days quarantine

Mandatory 7-day quarantine for vaccinated travelers
Vaccinated travelers are required to quarantine for 7 days at a government-designated facility at their own expense followed by 7 days of medical surveillance.

Source: Government of Vietnam

COVID-19 test required

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results
Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 3 to 7 days before arrival in Vietnam.

Source: US Embassy for Vietnam

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public
Travellers must wear masks in public places such as on public transport, in the airport, and during flights.

Source: US Embassy for Vietnam

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must present a valid vaccination certificate showing that they received 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The last dose must be taken at least 14 days and no more than 12 months before arrival in Vietnam.

Source: Government of Vietnam
Mandatory health declaration form
All travelers are required to fill out a health declaration form on arrival or a digital form online before their trip.

Details and Exemptions:Screen capture of the completed form must be presented at check-in before boarding. The e-health declaration forms must be completed a maximum of 24 hours before departure. Travelers should contact their airlines directly for more information.

Source: US Embassy for Vietnam
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