Vietnam has reached an agreement on mutual recognition of vaccine passports with 17 countries. Our country also exempts visas on the basis of reciprocity with Southeast Asian countries and some other countries.
This evening (March 21), in response to a reporter’s question about the information that Vietnam mutually recognized vaccine passports with other countries, the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam Le Thi Thu Hang said: Under the direction of the Prime Minister, in the past time, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Vietnamese representative missions abroad have been very active in negotiating and speeding up the process of mutual recognition of vaccine passports with other countries. country/territory.
As of March 17, Vietnam has reached an agreement on mutual recognition of vaccine passports with 16 countries, including the US, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Japan, Australia, Belarus, and India. , Philippines, Maldives, State of Palestine, Turkey, Egypt, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Singapore, Saint Lucia, Cambodia and South Korea.
Holders of vaccine passports from these countries entering Vietnam and from Vietnam to these countries may apply the same medical measures as those who have been vaccinated in their home country.
This recognition includes an exemption from the consular certification/legalization procedure when using this document in the receiving country.
|Foreign tourists in Hoi An. Photo: Cong Sang|
In addition, up to now, Vietnam is still temporarily recognizing the vaccination certificate samples of 79 countries and territories that have been officially introduced to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Vaccine passport is understood as a certificate of vaccination against Covid-19 or/and a certificate of recovery from Covid-19 disease. Vaccination passports are used to prove an individual’s history of vaccination and cure, not to replace other valid entry and exit documents such as passports, visas, travel documents. international, passport, temporary residence card, permanent residence card, visa exemption certificate…
Foreign vaccine passports are considered valid and used directly in the Vietnamese territory if officially or temporarily recognized by the Vietnamese Government.
The list of recognized vaccine passports is posted on the website of the Consular Department, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Vietnamese government on March 15 had a policy to reopen tourism activities under new normal conditions.
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