Vietnam readies for e-visas

November 30, 2016 by  
Filed under News, Vietnam

HANOI, 30 November 2016: Vietnam’s National Assembly has recently approved a resolution on a pilot project that will offer electronic visas for foreigners starting from 1 February next year.

Saigon Times media reported to be eligible for an e-visa, the applicant must be a citizen of a country that has diplomatic relations with Vietnam and poses no threat to the nation’s security and social order.

E-visas are emerging as an important tool for immigration bureaus as they allow officials to control who is allowed to enter, while making the application process convenient for travellers. Read more