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Vietnam Travel Restrictions

44.89% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 39.42% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Vietnam.

Vietnam entry details and exceptions

Entry restrictions do not apply to Vietnamese citizens, approved official and diplomatic passport holders and their family members, approved essential categories of workers determined by the Government of Vietnam such as experts, investors and managers, and high-tech workers.


Outgoing travel to VietnamTravelling from New Zealand to Vietnam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Vietnam.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Vietnam.

Details and exceptions

All travelers are subject to a 14-day quarantine and at a government-designated facility at their own expense. Only 7 days instead of the normal 14 days if these travelers have received full COVID-19 vaccinations. Quarantine period may be prolonged by Vietnamese authorities to more than 21 days without prior notice.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Vietnam

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Vietnam must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Vietnam will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Vietnam

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Vietnam. Please check the official guidelines from Vietnam for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Vietnam.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Vietnam.

  • Mask usage in Vietnam is required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Vietnam are open with restrictions. Bars in Vietnam are open with restrictions.

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