RESOLUTION 32/NQ-CP - List of Countries on Visa Waier
List of 13 countries Vietnam unilaterally exempts visas
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Hanoi, March 15, 2022
ON VISA WAIVER FOR NATIONALS OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, ITALIAN REPUBLIC, KINGDOM OF SPAIN, THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, JAPAN, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, KINGDOM OF DENMARK, KINGDOM OF SWEDEN, KINGDOM OF NORWAY, REPUBLIC OF FINLAND, AND THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of Government dated June 19, 2015; the Law on amendments to the Law on Organization of Government and Organization of Local Governments dated November 22, 2019,
Pursuant to the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of foreigners in Vietnam dated June 16, 2014 and Law on amendments to the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of foreigners in Vietnam dated November 25, 2019;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 138/2016/ND-CP dated October 1, 2016 on promulgation of Working regulations of the Government;
On the basis of the vote of the Members of the Government on the proposal of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the document No. 463/BC-BNG-LS-m dated March 1, 2022.
Article 1. The visa waiver will be applicable to nationals of the Federal Republic of Germany, The French Republic, Italian Republic, Kingdom of Spain, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Russian Federation, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden, Kingdom of Norway, Republic of Finland, and the Republic of Belarus, who stay in Vietnam for 15 days from the date of entry, no matter what visa types they currently hold or their purposes of entry, with adequate eligibility criteria in accordance with Vietnamese laws.
Article 2. The visa waiver for the nationals as specified in Article 1 will last for three years from March 15, 2022 to March 14, 2025 inclusive and an extension could be tabled in line with Vietnamese laws.
Article 3. This Resolution comes into force as of the date of signing and supersedes Resolutions No. 21/NQ-CP dated February 28, 2020, No. 23/NQ-CP dated March 2, 2020 and No. 29/NQ-CP dated March 11, 2020 and No. 33/NQ-CP dated March 19, 2020 of the Government on suspension of unilateral visa exemption policy with the countries.
Article 4. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is tasked with the assessment, evaluation and putting forward recommendations to the Government with regards to the extension, suspension or termination of the unilateral visa exemption policy specified in this Resolution.
Article 5. Ministries, Heads of ministerial-level agencies, Heads of Governmental agencies, Presidents of the People’s Committees of provinces and central-affiliated cities and relevant agencies shall implement this Resolution.
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