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Update information on visa extension in Vietnam on August 24, 2020

According to the content of the notice, foreign citizens who enter Vietnam with visa-free entry, electronic visa entry, or tourist visa entry from March 1, 2020 can “automatically extend their temporary residence right” until August 31, 2020. Foreign citizens can leave Vietnam before August 31 without a visa extension.

For foreigners who enter the country before March 1, 2020, if it can be proved that they have been stuck due to the translation of COVID-19, it shall be proved by diplomatic note (with Vietnamese translation), written proof of isolation in Vietnam, treatment of COVID-19 or other force majeure reasons The period of “automatic extension of temporary right of abode” can also be extended to July 31, 2020, and the above certificate or confirmation must be presented when leaving the country.

Foreign citizens must apply for temporary residence and medical declaration in accordance with the provisions of Vietnam. Foreign citizens who are not bound by the provisions of section 1 of this circular or commit other illegal acts shall comply with the existing provisions of Vietnamese law.

For other problems, please contact the Immigration Bureau (Tel: 0243.9387320) for help and guidance.

For those who enter Vietnam before March 1 or want to stay in Vietnam longer than August 31, please apply for a visa extension. The correct fee will be calculated according to your visa type, the port of entry, and the place of extension.

If you want to renew your visa, please contact us directly at

In the email, please tell us how long you want to extend and send us your visa + entry stamp photo. Upon receipt of your request, we will inform you of the price and time for the extension.

If you think the price is reasonable, please give us your passport and original visa 3-5 days before the expiration of the visa.

  • Extension time: 7 working days
  • Emergency service: 2 working days.