Vietnam Visa Exemption

Posted by Vietnam-Evisa.Org on Oct 04, 2022

According to Vietnamese Government, the new regulations releasing on 15th August 2023 prolong Visa exemption's duration stay to 45 days for citizens of countries with unilateral Vietnam visa exemption.


The detailed maximum length of Visa Exemption for each nationality is listed below:

 1. Citizens from countries that have Vietnam Visa Exemption (Updated from March 06, 2024)



90 days

Chile, Panama

45 days

Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom (not applicable for BNO passport)

30 days

Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan

21 days


14 days

Myanmar, and Brunei


2. Foreign passports are exempt from visa requirements to Phu Quoc island for no longer than 30 days.

Vietnam's Regulations on Entry, Exit, and Residence states that all foreign nationals coming to Phu Quoc island will be exempted from Vietnam visa with a stay of no more than 30 days. 


3. Visa exemption for APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) holders

APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) card holders with valid passports are exempted from Vietnam visa requirements for a stay of no longer than 60 days (code VNM). 


Special notes:

  • The day interval between 02 stays with visa exemption is not required anymore. Travelers visiting Vietnam with visa exemption can exit the country after the exemption period ends and return the country immediately for another exemption.
  • British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders are NOT eligible for the 15-day visa exemption. Hence, BNO passport holders are required to obtain a valid visa to visit Vietnam.
  • Your passport must have at least 06 months validity and at 02 blank pages left to enjoy Visa exemption 


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