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VIET NAM HALTS VISA ISSUANCE TO FOREIGNERS TO STAUNCH COVID-19 SPREAD

      Government of Viet Nam has decided to temporarily halt visa issuance to foreigners for 30 days, applicable since March 18.

      Foreigners enjoying visa-waiver program or overseas Vietnamese and their spouses and children having been granted with certificate of visa exemption shall only be allowed to enter Viet Nam if they can submit papers certifying they are not positive for the virus.

      The aforesaid measure shall also be applied to foreigners who are experts, business managers, highly skilled workers upon arrival to Viet Nam.

      ll the above measures shall NOT be applicable to entrants for diplomatic or official purposes.

      All entrants shall be medically checked and have to comply with the nation’s COVID-19 prevention and control measures.

     In addition to the current quarantine measures, the Government has decided that all incoming travelers from the US, Europe and ASEAN countries shall be subject to centralized quarantine.

      More information at: http://news.chinhphu.vn/Home/Govt-HALTS-VISA-issuance-to-FOREIGNERS-to-staunch-COVID19/20203/39226.vgp

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