The Ministry of Health recently announced that it would reduce the quarantine for fully vaccinated travelers granted approval to enter Vietnam.

Key Points:

  • As of Aug. 4, the Vietnamese government reduced the required quarantine from 28 days to 14 days if the following conditions are met:
    • The traveler has a vaccination certificate showing he or she has received the last applicable dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days but no more than 12 months before intended arrival, or has a recovery certificate proving the individual recovered from COVID-19 within the last six months.
    • The traveler possesses a negative PCR test result that was conducted 72 hours before departure.
  • The 14-day quarantine consists of a seven-day stay in a designated hotel and a seven-day stay at home.

Additional Information: Upon arrival, travelers will be tested and continue to be monitored for COVID-19 during the quarantine period.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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