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Vietnam Visa Exemption Agreement between Vietnam and Iran

The Agreement was signed on May 2, 1994 and entered into effect on June 1, 1994. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The contents of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Iran are as follows:

  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports with the stay duration of up to 1 month (30 days). The duration of stay may be extended at the request of the concerned diplomatic mission or consular post.
  • Exemption of entry visa is granted to members of diplomatic missions or consular posts and their families’ members bearing diplomatic passports, provided that it is notified one month before their entry. After their entry, they are liable to obtain residence cards at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the host country.

Vietnam Visa Exemption Exchange of notes between Vietnam and Japan

The Exchange of notes was carried out on March 8, 2005 and entered into effect on May 1, 2005. Agreement was signed on November 30, 1979 and entered into effect on the date of its signing. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The contents of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Japan are as follows:

  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports or official passports who are assigned to exercise diplomatic or consular function or other official mission of the Government with unlimited stay duration.
  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports or official passports assigned for other purposes (excluding the purpose of working, immigration, practice of professional career or other paid jobs) with the stay duration not exceeding 90 days.

Vietnam Visa Exemption Exchange of Notes between Vietnam and Republic of Korea

The Exchange of notes came into effective on October 1, 1956. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The contents of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are as follows:

  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports or official passports and group passports for official mission (effective on October 1, 1956).
  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of ordinary passports for official mission (effective on April 1, 1966).

Vietnam Visa Exemption Exchange of notes between Vietnam and Czech

The Exchange of notes was carried out on December 15, 1999 and entered into effect on February 13, 2000. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The contents of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Czech are as follows:

  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports with the stay duration not exceeding 90 days.
  • Exemption of visa during the whole tenure is granted to members of diplomatic missions or consular posts, and their families’ members forming parts of their households and bearing diplomatic passports.

Vietnam Visa Exemption Agreement between Vietnam and Bangladesh

Agreement was signed on May 11, 1999 and entered into effect on July 10, 1999. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The content of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Bangladesh are as follows:

  • Exemption of visa with the stay duration of up to 90 days is granted to citizens of Vietnam bearing diplomatic passports or official passports and citizens of Bangladesh bearing diplomatic passports or international passports  with  “official” seal. The stay duration may be extended at the request of the concerned diplomatic mission or consular post.
  • Exemption of visa is granted to members of diplomatic missions    or consular posts or representative mission at international organizations and their spouse and children under 18 years old bearing diplomatic passports or official passports (or the  names  of  their  children  are  written  in  the  parents’ passports),  with  the  stay  duration  not  exceeding  90  days; provided  that  their  entry  are  notified  in   advance  through diplomatic channel. These people are liable to complete necessary procedures for residence in  accordance with the regulations of the host country
  • Children  under  18  years  old  of  members  of  diplomatic missions  or  consular   posts  bearing  ordinary  passports  are entitled to exemption of visa like their parents (provided that it is confirmed by a note of the concerned diplomatic mission or consular  posts  or  the  Ministry  of  Foreign  Affairs  of  their respective country

Vietnam Visa Exemption between Vietnam and Brazil

The Exchange of official letters was carried out on November 16, 2004 and the notes came into effect on February 12, 2005. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The contents of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Brazil are as follows:

  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports with the stay duration not exceeding 90 days. The stay duration may be extended at the request of the concerned diplomatic mission or consular post.
  • Exemption of visa during the whole tenure is granted to members of diplomatic missions or consular posts, representative mission at international organizations and their families’ members bearing diplomatic passports.  They are liable to complete procedures for residence registration at competent authorities of the host countries.

Vietnam Visa Exemption between Vietnam and Brunei

The Exchange of notes was effective on November 1, 1997. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The contents of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Brunei are as follows:

  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports or official passports with the stay duration not exceeding 14 days.                                                                                                                                                                (Brunei conveyed a note to Vietnam, effective on August 1, 2007.)
  • Exemption of visa is granted to Vietnamese citizens bearing ordinary passports still valid for up to 6 months, provided that the stay duration does not exceed 14 days.                                                      (Vietnam conveyed a note to Brunei, effective on August 8, 2007.)
  • Exemption of visa is granted to citizens of Brunei bearing ordinary passports still valid for up to 6 months, provided that the stay duration does not exceed 14 days.

vietnam Visa Exemption Exchange of Notes between Vietnam and Bulgaria

The Exchange of notes was effective on June 1, 1996. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The contents of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Bulgaria says that the exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports or official passports or ordinary passports for official mission, and bearers of any of the above-mentioned passports when they travel in group tours.

Vietnam Visa Exemption Agreement between Vietnam – Afghanistan

The Agreement was signed on December 28, 1987 and entered into effect on February 26, 1988. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The content of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Afghanistan are as follows:

  • Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports or official passports.
  • Visa fee is gratis for bearers of ordinary passports.

Vietnam Visa Exemption Agreement between Vietnam and Albania

The Exchange of notes was carried out on September 29, 1956 and the notes entered into effect on October 1, 1956. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The content of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Argentina is about granting visa exemption to bearers of diplomatic passports or officials  passports, or group passports for official mission.