October 21, 2019
Visa tips

Vietnam visa waiver program

The Vietnam Visa Waiver Program enables nationals of certain countries to travel to Vietnam for tourism or business (visitor visa purposes) for a specific of time without obtaining a visa. 


NoCitizens ofDays for visa-free
1United Kingdom45 days
2France45 days
3Italy45 days
4Spain45 days
5Germany45 days
6Belarus45 days
7Japan45 days
8South Korea45 days
9Sweden45 days
10Norway45 days
11Denmark45 days
12Russia45 days
13Finland45 days
14Cambodia30 days
15Thailand30 days
16Malaysia30 days
17Singapore30 days
18Indonesia30 days
19Laos30 days
20Philippines21 days
21Brunei14 days
22Myanmar30 days (starting from 01 Jan 2020)
23Chile90 days (Starting from 11 Aug 2017)
24Kyrgyzstan30 days
25Panama90 days (Starting from 15 Jan 2021)
26Kazakhstan30 days (Starting from June 13, 2023)
27Mongolia30 days (Starting from March 6, 2024)


👉 You can check to know if you need visa to Vietnam or not with our tool : Visa Requirement on the menu or click here.

👉 International visitors travel to Phu Quoc island will be exempted from Vietnam visa for 30 days.

Instruction how to get free Visa of 30 days to visit Phu Quoc island with direct flight and transit / connecting flight at Vietnam international airport.

👉 Do British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders need a Visa to visit Vietnam? Yes ✅


All visitors travel to Phu Quoc Island can stay in the island up to 30 days without a visa. Visitor who want to stay for 30 days visa-free in Phu Quoc island are required to stay within the island for maximum 30 days then exit to for home country or another 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.

Free Visa program for citizens of United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain with a stay in Vietnam does not exceed 15 days was extended for 1 more year by Vietnam Government. Effective 30 June, 2016, the Vietnamese Government issued Resolution No.

Citizens of Belarus will be exempted for 15 days of visas into Vietnam as from July 1, 2015. Under a resolution just issued by the government, visitors from Belarus are allowed to enter and stay in Vietnam for up to 15 days without visas regardless of passport types and purpose of visit.