On 1000 years of Thang Long - Hanoi Great Anniversary, Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has submitted an official written to the Prime Minister proposed a visa fee waiver for international visitors to Vietnam to attend on the occasion of celebrating 1000 years of Thang Long - Hanoi.
To increase attracting more tourists to Vietnam, ensuring the stable development of Vietnam tourism and particularly in the context of organizing the 1000 anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi. On the basis of agreed comments the Ministry of Public Security and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism Prime Minister's request for exemption from visa fees for international tourists to Vietnam in the period from October through December 2010.
Objects customers are exempt from visa fee to Vietnam as guests take tours of the international travel companies involved in The program stimulus Vietnam tourism in 2010 "Vietnam - your destination."
Reportedly, in 2009, the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has also proposed and been allowed by the government to coordinate with the Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs to apply the procedures for exemption from visa fees for visitors under the Promotion, "Impressive Vietnam" from June through December 2009. Result, these policies have contributed to the tourism industry in the early recovery and achieve high growth in the first half of 2010.
Updated on June 2014, according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_policy_of_Vietnam:
Vietnam allows nationals of 17 countries to enter Vietnam without a visa for varying time periods. It was decided from June 2014 to extend the visa exemption for tourists from the European Union, the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Citizens of the following 07 countries do not require a visa to visit Vietnam for 30 days.
- Citizens of Philippines do not require a visa for 21 days.
Citizens of the following 7 countries do not require a visa to visit Vietnam for 15 days.
- South Korea
- Citizens of Brunei and Myanmar do not require a visa for 14 days.
Citizens of China do not require a visa to visit Vietnam only if holding normal passports endorsed "For Public Affairs".
Phú Qu?c: All travellers can visit Phú Qu?c without a visa for up to 30 days.
( Toquoc )