Gov’t temporarily suspends unilateral visa exemption for 8 countries due to COVID-19 outbreak 14:44 | 09/03/2020

VGP – The Government has decided to temporarily suspend visa-wavier program for citizens from Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Spain amid complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Nine more tested positive for COVID-19, total rises to 30 17:54 | 08/03/2020
VGP – As of 7:30 pm on Sunday, the Ministry of Health reported 9 more COVID-19 infection cases, bringing the total patients in Viet Nam to 30.
Health ministry confirms 21st COVID-19 infection case 12:11 | 08/03/2020
VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed Sunday that a 61-year old man in Ha Noi has been confirmed to contract the COVID-19, becoming the 21st infection case in Viet Nam and the 4th in the capital city.
Two more COVID-19 patients confirmed 18:24 | 07/03/2020

VGP - The Ministry of Health has just confirmed two more COVID-19 patients who have been in close contact a previously announced woman.

Viet Nam confirms 18th COVID-19 patient 15:50 | 07/03/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed the 18th COVID-19 patient in Viet Nam this afternoon.

Health declaration MANDATORY for all incoming travelers 12:24 | 06/03/2020

VGP – The Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has decided that health declaration shall be mandatory for all incoming travelers to Viet Nam from 6 am on March 7.

Health declaration mandatory for incoming travelers from Cambodia 18:07 | 05/03/2020

VGP – Incoming travelers from Cambodia shall have to fill in health declaration form since March 5, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

Fresh policies take effect since March, 2020 07:12 | 05/03/2020

VGP – Fresh regulations on handling administrative violations, credits for reformed prostitutes, Vietnamese nationality, alcohol trading shall come into force since March 2020.

Gov’t to suspend grant of new work permits to foreigners from Coronavirus-hit areas 20:46 | 03/03/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to temporarily suspend grant of new work permits to foreigners who come from novel coronavirus hit areas.

VN suspends visa-waiver program for Italian citizens 13:38 | 02/03/2020
VGP – The Government of Viet Nam has decided to temporarily suspend visa exemption for citizens from Italy since March 3 amid fast rising COVID-19 infections in the European country.