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Vietnam initiates E-visa program for global travelers starting August 15, 2023

E-visa for tourists in Vietnam

The Vietnamese government announces the initiation of e-visas for international travelers, effective August 15, 2023. The resolution lists out designated air, land, and sea border gates for facilitated travel entry and exit.

In a recent resolution dated 14th August 2023, the Vietnamese government has greenlit the issuance of electronic visas (e-visas) for citizens across all countries and territories. This decision will facilitate easier entry and exit through multiple international border gates across the nation.

Effective from 15th August 2023, e-visas will be available to global travelers. The designated border gates for entry and exit via e-visa encompass:

Airports: Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat, Cam Ranh, Da Nang, Cat Bi, Can Tho, Phu Quoc, Phu Bai, Van Don, Tho Xuan, Dong Hoi, Phu Cat, and Lien Khuong.

Land Borders: Tay Trang (Dien Bien), Mong Cai (Quang Ninh), Huu Nghi (Lang Son), Lao Cai (Lao Cai), Na Meo (Thanh Hoa), Nam Can (Nghe An), Cau Treo (Ha Tinh), Cha Lo (Quang Binh), La Lay, Lao Bao (Quang Tri), Bo Y (Kon Tum), Moc Bai, Xa Mat (Tay Ninh), Tinh Bien, Vinh Xuong (An Giang), and Ha Tien (Kien Giang).

Seaports: Hon Gai, Cam Pha (Quang Ninh), Hai Phong (Hai Phong City), Nghi Son (Thanh Hoa), Vung Ang (Ha Tinh), Chan May (Thua Thien Hue), Da Nang (Da Nang City), Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa), Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh), Dung Quat (Quang Ngai), Vung Tau (Ba Ria Vung Tau), Ho Chi Minh City, and Duong Dong (Kien Giang).