May 9, 2020

Validity of the Vietnam Visa Exemption Certificate

– Vietnam Visa Exemption Certificate is valid for a maximum period of 05 years, or 06 months less than the expiration date of the holder’s passport/travel document, if the passport/travel document’s validity is less than 05 years by the time of submission.

– Vietnam Visa Exemption Certificate holders can stay in Vietnam for a maximum period of 180 days for each visit, and the duration of stay can be extended in Vietnam for a maximum period of another 180 days.


Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed an agreement between the Costa Rican Republic and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. This is in terms of visa exemption among official or diplomatic passport holders.

Myanmar and Vietnam are two of the most popular countries to visit in Southeast Asia these days. Both countries are rich in historical and cultural attractions.

If you’re visiting Vietnam for a holiday, you might be happy to know that the country is extending their visa exemption program. So if you are a citizen of Finland, Belarus, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, South Korea, Japan, and Russia, you can visit the country visa-free for the next 3 years.

Here’s good news to foreign travelers visiting Vietnam. The country has now extended its visa exemption program for citizens of 13 more countries.

Vietnam government has decided to extend visa waivers program for visitors from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. This information was announced by the Minister, Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung announced at the meeting on 03 June, 2017.