Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on March 15 released COVID-19 entry procedures for foreign arrivals as per Document No 1265/BYT-DP. As per the Document, foreign arrivals are required to:
• Take a COVID-19 negative test using the RT-PCR method 72 hours before entering Vietnam OR a rapid Antigen test (no self-test) 24 hours before entering Vietnam. This does not apply to children under 2 years of age;
• In case a COVID-19 test is not taken prior to departure, a test will be taken within 24 hours after arriving in Vietnam. If negative, travelers can travel anywhere within Vietnam; no quarantine required.