According to the meeting on Thursday (03 May 2018), the Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc approved the decision on extension for Vietnam visa exemption program to 05 Western European countries (United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany and Italy) until 30 June 2021.
At the meeting on 03 June 2017, the Vietnam Chairman of the Government officials announced on Vietnam visa exemption program for 05 Western European countries. Accordingly, the citizens of these countries are exempted visa to Vietnam from 01 July 2017 to 30 June 2018, if the duration of staying is less than 15 days, applicable to all kinds of passport and travel purposes.
After the Vietnam visa exemption program expires at the end of June 2018, the new decision will be available. The Vietnam visa exemption policy for 05 Western European countries will last 03 years until 2021 and the tourists from United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany and Italy will be continued to get 15 days with free-visa when visiting Vietnam.
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Vietnam Immigration Advisor.