Together located in Asia, citizens from Vietnam and Korea are easy to move between the 2 country. Do they need to apply Vietnam visa? Although foreigners entering any countries are required to apply visa, but Vietnam also has a policy that allows foreigners from some countries enter without a visa. So Which countries are in Vietnam visa Exemption list?
Vietnam has lots of beautiful landscape, hospitable locals and delicious food that attract thousands of tourists every year. Once coming to Vietnam, you will be attracted by many ancient towns, modern cities as well as delicious food. As any countries, Vietnam also requires you a visa to enter, but there are also has exemption: citizens from 24 countries are exempted from visa. Which countries are in Vietnam visa exemption list?
If you are a Korean passport holders, you are not required for a Vietnam visa. However, you are allowed to stay in Vietnam less than 15 days, in case you want to stay for more than this permit, you still need to obtain visa. Below we have a list of countries exempt from the visa to enter Vietnam, please check whether your nationality is needed to apply for a Vietnam visa or not.
As of January 2019, regular passport holders from 24 COUNTRIES below DO NOT need a tourist visa for Vietnam:
|COUNTRIES||PASSPORT REQUIRED||MAXIMUM STAY|
|Chile||Yes||less than 90 days|
|Cambodia||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Indonesia||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Kyrgyzstan||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Laos||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Malaysia||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Singapore||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Thailand||Yes||less than 30 days|
|Philippines||Yes||less than 21 days|
|Brunei||Yes||less than 14 days|
|Myanmar||Yes||less than 14 days|
|Belarus||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Denmark||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Finland||Yes||less than 15 days|
|France||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Germany||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Italy||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Japan||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Norway||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Russia||Yes||less than 15 days|
|South Korea||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Spain||Yes||less than 15 days|
|Sweden||Yes||less than 15 days|
|United Kingdom||Yes||less than 15 days|
- Foreign passports are exempted from visa requirements to Phu Quoc island for no longer than 30 days. If they transit through other international airports in Vietnam before arriving Phu Quoc, they are still eligible for the exemption.
- APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) holders with valid passports are exempted from Vietnam visa requirements for a stay of no longer than 60 days.
We hope the article below can answer your question “Which countries are exempt from Vietnam visa?” Do you have any question that we have not guided? Please let us know by leaving a comment or access Vietnam Embassy in Seoul, Korea for further information, this is provided for news and service purpose.