Cambodia recognizes Vietnam travel passport, Vietnam simplifies entry requirements


Cambodia is among 10 countries that accept Vietnam vaccine passports along with Australia, Belarus, India, Japan, Maldives, Palestine, Philippines, UK and US.

On Jan. 1, Vietnam partially reopened regular commercial flights on nine international routes covering Cambodia, China, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Laos and the United States.

Vietnam accepts vaccine passports from 79 countries and territories, including Cambodia.

A document that simplifies procedures for foreigners entering the country approved by the Vietnamese government on Jan. 18 came into effect immediately, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said.

“The decision takes effect on the date of signing,” Hang confirmed at a press conference on Thursday in response to a question from VnExpress International.

She said Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh had agreed in principle to simplify administrative procedures for foreigners entering Vietnam.

Accordingly, foreign arrivals with valid papers including visa, visa waiver, residence card and temporary residence card will be allowed to enter Vietnam without having to obtain prior permission from the Department of immigration from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and local authorities.

Previously, anyone wishing to enter Vietnam had to prepare a list of documents including approvals from the People’s Committee and the Immigration Department, proof of vaccination, PCR test results and a health insurance certificate for quarantine.

Hang said people who do not have all the documents mentioned above must obtain approval from relevant provinces and ministries under the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in the United States. Vietnam.

The regulations also apply to overseas Vietnamese and their relatives, she added. VnExpress International

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