Updated July 18, 2022

Travel requirements can change at short notice, always check government websites for the latest information before booking and departure. If another destination or airline in your itinerary has different requirements, the strictest rules will apply.

Visa requirements

If you are an Australian passport holder, you will need to obtain a visa before travelling to Vietnam.

You can apply for an e-Visa online. E-Visa applications are typically processed within 3 working days. We recommend you check the e-Visa website for further information and updates on the status of e-Visa processing.

COVID-19 testing

Pre-departure COVID-19 testing is no longer required to enter Vietnam.

Travel insurance

Travel insurance is required to enter Vietnam. Minimum medical coverage amounts apply and cover must include COVID-19. Always research travel insurance providers to ensure you are covered for what you need.

You will need to show proof of COVID-19 cover and minimum coverage amount at check in.

More information on requirements can be found on our Prepare for international travel page.


Before you travel, download the necessary apps.

PC-COVID – this app is used for entry to venues in Vietnam

When you arrive

You will need to adhere to any government health advice for your destination, which may include wearing face masks in public spaces.


If you have international or domestic connecting flights, there may be additional transit requirements. Make sure you meet the requirements of your transit location as well as your final destination.

Re-entering Australia

You will need to meet the latest entry requirements for Australia, and any additional requirements for the state or territory you arrive in.

Visit our International page for further info including a handy checklist