A passenger (R) has his papers checked on the Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC on Jan 27, 2022. Photograph by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
With 4 extra international locations accepting Vietnam’s vaccine passport, the full quantity has gone as much as 14, international ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Dangle mentioned Thursday.
The 4 new international locations are Egypt, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Turkey. By Jan. 20, Australia, Belarus, Cambodia, India, Japan, Maldives, Palestine, the Philippines, the U.Ok. and the U.S. already accepted Vietnam’s vaccine passport.
Different companions are coping with some technical issues earlier than confirming their acceptance, she added, with out elaborating.
In the meantime, Vietnam has not elevated the variety of companions that it accepts vaccine passports from, conserving it at 79 international locations and territories.
“The international ministry and its representatives in different international locations are engaged on this concern to advertise folks’s touring.”
As Vietnam has determined to reopens worldwide tourism on March 15, Dangle mentioned the international ministry will work carefully with the Ministry of Tradition, Sports activities and Tourism to supply a set of full measures for the reopening, together with the coverage for granting visas as directed by the federal government.
Basically, folks might be supplied a visa in step with present laws such because the Regulation on Foreigners’ Entry Into, Exit From, Transit By way of, and Residence in Vietnam, she mentioned.
Abroad Vietnamese having legitimate paperwork may also enter Vietnam underneath the identical regulation.