The Vietnamese government has eased its COVID-19 entry and testing requirements.

Key Points:

  • As of May 15, travelers, regardless of their vaccination status or departure country, do not need a pre-departure COVID-19 test to enter the country.
  • Vietnamese authorities are no longer requiring individuals to have a negative PCR test that was taken within 72 hours before departure.

Additional Information: More information regarding Vietnam’s decision to ease its COVID-19 testing requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: Entry and health requirements may change with little or no notice. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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