What you should know about travelling to Vietnam from Australia during COVID-19
The latest on quarantine status, COVID-19 vaccine and test requirements and local restrictions for Australians travelling to Vietnam.
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Keep reading to find out when visitors from Australia will be able to visit Vietnam as well as travel exemptions and quarantine requirements.
Can I travel from Australia to Vietnam?Vietnam is currently closed to all tourists from Australia, with entry into the country limited to absolute necessity. Keep in mind that travelling via air from Australia to Vietnam may have disruptions and returns are typically met with heavy delays.
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When can I travel to Vietnam? When will the Vietnam borders open?There has been no word on when Vietnam is going to open its border to Australia, but this page will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.
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Are there any exemptions for travelling to Vietnam?Vietnam is currently enforcing strict requirements for Aussies wanting to visit. To qualify for an exception, you must fit into one of the following categories:
- You're a Vietnamese citizen
- You're a Vietnamese permanent resident
- You're a diplomat on official business in Vietnam
- You're a highly-skilled worker in Vietnam
Can I travel to Vietnam if I'm a permanent resident or citizen?
Yes, if you're Australian and a permanent resident or citizen of Vietnam, you are allowed to return to your home.
Like any traveller entering the country, those coming from Australia will be subject to the latest quarantine and COVID test rules.
What are the entry requirements for Vietnam coming from Australia?
Do I need a permit to enter Vietnam?All travellers from Australia must fill out a health declaration before arriving in Vietnam. This form asks Australians to provide their details and COVID-19 test result – standard visa requirements still apply.
Do I need proof I've had a vaccine to travel?No, at this point in time, Aussies don’t need to provide proof of vaccination.
Do I need proof I've had a negative test before departing for Vietnam?Travellers from Australia who are permitted to enter Vietnam must show a COVID-19 test certificate taken within three to five days before arrival. Aussies will also need to retest once in Vietnam.
Do I need to quarantine when I arrive in Vietnam?Yes, all permitted Australian travellers must undertake a minimum of 14-21 days in quarantine at a government facility – those who test positive for COVID-19 will be sent to a hospital for treatment followed by a self-isolation period. In this case, travellers from Australia will undergo five retests and must come back with at least three consecutive negative results.
Australians should keep in mind that all costs of quarantine must be covered by the traveller or their employer.
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