Vietnam visa exemption & requirements

As of 2020, regular passport holders from 24 countries visiting Vietnam for tourism purposes including Belarus, Brunei, Cambodia, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany and Indonesia Do Not require a visa and will be granted permission for short-term stay on arrival.
Vietnam Visa Required Visa Not Required E-visa Visa On Arrival

Asia

Nationals from 12 countries in Asia are exempt from Vietnam visa, while those from 19 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Afghanistan Visa required No No
Armenia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Azerbaijan Visa required 30 days Yes No
Bangladesh Visa required No No
Bhutan Visa required No No
Brunei Visa not required 14 days No No
Cambodia Visa not required 30 days No No
China Visa required up to 30 days Yes No
Timor-Leste Visa required 30 days Yes No
Georgia Visa required 30 days Yes No
India Visa required 30 days Yes No
Indonesia Visa not required 30 days No No
Japan Visa not required 15 days No No
Kazakhstan Visa required 30 days Yes No
Kyrgyzstan Visa not required 30 days No No
Laos Visa not required 30 days No No
Malaysia Visa not required 30 days No No
Maldives Visa required No No
Mongolia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Myanmar Visa not required 30 days No No
Nepal Visa required No No
North Korea Visa required No No
Pakistan Visa required No No
Philippines Visa not required 21 days No No
Singapore Visa not required 30 days No No
South Korea Visa not required 15 days No No
Sri Lanka Visa required No Yes
Tajikistan Visa required No No
Thailand Visa not required 30 days No No
Turkmenistan Visa required No No
Uzbekistan Visa required No No

Europe

Nationals from 11 countries in Europe are exempt from Vietnam visa, while those from 35 other countrie(s) will require a valid entry visa.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Albania Visa required No No
Andorra Visa required 30 days Yes No
Austria Visa required 30 days Yes No
Belarus Visa not required 15 days No No
Belgium Visa required 30 days Yes No
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visa required 30 days Yes No
Bulgaria Visa required 30 days Yes No
Croatia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Cyprus Visa required 30 days Yes No
Czech Republic Visa required 30 days Yes No
Denmark Visa not required 15 days No No
Estonia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Finland Visa not required 15 days No No
France Visa not required 15 days No No
Germany Visa not required 15 days No No
Greece Visa required 30 days Yes No
Hungary Visa required 30 days Yes No
Iceland Visa required 30 days Yes No
Ireland Visa required 30 days Yes No
Italy Visa not required 15 days No No
Latvia Visa required No No
Liechtenstein Visa required 30 days Yes No
Lithuania Visa required 30 days Yes No
Luxembourg Visa required 30 days Yes No
North Macedonia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Malta Visa required 30 days Yes No
Moldova Visa required 30 days Yes No
Monaco Visa required 30 days Yes No
Montenegro Visa required 30 days Yes No
Netherlands Visa required 30 days Yes No
Norway Visa not required 15 days No No
Poland Visa required 30 days Yes No
Portugal Visa required 30 days Yes No
Romania Visa required 30 days Yes No
Russia Visa not required 15 days No No
San Marino Visa required 30 days Yes No
Serbia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Slovakia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Slovenia Visa required N/A No No
Spain Visa not required 15 days No No
Sweden Visa not required 15 days No No
Switzerland Visa required 30 days Yes No
Turkey Visa required No No
Ukraine Visa required No No
United Kingdom Visa not required 15 days No No
Kosovo Visa required N/A No No

Africa

Nationals from all countries in Africa will need visas to travel to Vietnam as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Algeria Visa required No No
Angola Visa required No No
Benin Visa required No No
Botswana Visa required No No
Burkina Faso Visa required No No
Burundi Visa required No No
Cameroon Visa required No No
Cape Verde Visa required No No
Central African Republic Visa required No No
Chad Visa required No No
Comoros Visa required No No
Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa required No No
Djibouti Visa required No No
Egypt Visa required No No
Equatorial Guinea Visa required No No
Eritrea Visa required No No
Ethiopia Visa required No No
Gabon Visa required No No
Gambia Visa required No No
Ghana Visa required No No
Guinea Visa required No No
Côte d'Ivoire Visa required No No
Kenya Visa required No No
Lesotho Visa required No No
Liberia Visa required No No
Libya Visa required No No
Madagascar Visa required No No
Malawi Visa required No No
Mali Visa required No No
Mauritania Visa required No No
Mauritius Visa required No No
Morocco Visa required No No
Mozambique Visa required No No
Namibia Visa required No No
Niger Visa required No No
Nigeria Visa required No No
Rwanda Visa required No No
São Tomé and Príncipe Visa required N/A No No
Senegal Visa required No No
Seychelles Visa required No No
Sierra Leone Visa required No No
Somalia Visa required No No
South Africa Visa required No No
Sudan Visa required No No
Eswatini Visa required No No
Tanzania Visa required No No
Togo Visa required No No
Tunisia Visa required No No
Uganda Visa required No No
Zambia Visa required No No
Zimbabwe Visa required No No
Republic of the Congo Visa required No No
Guinea-Bissau Visa required No No
South Sudan Visa required No No

Central America and Caribbean

Nationals from all countries in Central America and Caribbean will need visas to travel to Vietnam as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Antigua and Barbuda Visa required No No
Bahamas Visa required No No
Barbados Visa required No No
Belize Visa required No No
Costa Rica Visa required No No
Cuba Visa required 30 days Yes No
Dominica Visa required No No
Dominican Republic Visa required No No
El Salvador Visa required No No
Grenada Visa required No No
Guatemala Visa required No No
Haiti Visa required No No
Honduras Visa required No No
Jamaica Visa required No No
Nicaragua Visa required No No
Panama Visa required 30 days Yes No
Saint Kitts and Nevis Visa required No No
Saint Lucia Visa required No No
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Visa required No No
Trinidad and Tobago Visa required No No

South America

Only citizens from Chile do not need visas, while nationals from 11 other countrie(s) in South America are required to obtain a valid visa to enter Vietnam.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Argentina Visa required 30 days Yes No
Bolivia Visa required No No
Brazil Visa required 30 days Yes No
Chile Visa not required 90 days No No
Colombia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Ecuador Visa required No No
Guyana Visa required No No
Paraguay Visa required No No
Peru Visa required 30 days Yes No
Suriname Visa required No No
Uruguay Visa required 30 days Yes No
Venezuela Visa required 30 days Yes No

Oceania

Nationals from all countries in Oceania will need visas to travel to Vietnam as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Australia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Fiji Visa required 30 days Yes No
Kiribati Visa required No No
Marshall Islands Visa required 30 days Yes No
Micronesia Visa required 30 days Yes No
Nauru Visa required 30 days Yes No
New Zealand Visa required 30 days Yes No
Palau Visa required 30 days Yes No
Papua New Guinea Visa required 30 days Yes No
Samoa Visa required 30 days Yes No
Solomon Islands Visa required 30 days Yes No
Tonga Visa required No No
Tuvalu Visa required No No
Vanuatu Visa required 30 days Yes No

Middle East

Nationals from all countries in Middle East will need visas to travel to Vietnam as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Bahrain Visa required No No
Iran Visa required No No
Iraq Visa required Yes No
Israel Visa required No No
Jordan Visa required No No
Kuwait Visa required No No
Lebanon Visa required No No
Oman Visa required No No
Qatar Visa required 30 days Yes No
Saudi Arabia Visa required No No
Syria Visa required No No
United Arab Emirates Visa required 30 days Yes No
Yemen Visa required No No

North America

Nationals from all countries in North America will need visas to travel to Vietnam as tourists.

Country Visa requirement Allowed stay E-visa Eligibility Visa on arrival Eligibility Notes
Canada Visa required 30 days Yes No
Mexico Visa required 30 days Yes No
United States Visa required 30 days Yes No

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