Vietnam extends visa waiver for UK nationals

The Government of Vietnam has confirmed a three year extension of its visa exemption programme for United Kingdom passport holders.

Credit: iStock
Credit: iStock

The extended visa waiver for British citizens is valid for single-entry stays of up to 15 days - for three more years. First introduced in 2015, the policy also applies to French, German, Spanish and Italian nationals. This latest extension, until 30 July 2021, is the longest extension period yet.

According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, more than six million people visited the country in the first five months of this year, a 27.6% increase on last year’s figures.

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