This remarkable content is specified in the Official Dispatch No. 10688/BYT-MT dated December 16, 2021 of the Ministry of Health on COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control for people entering Vietnam.
Specifically, before entry, people entering Vietnam must have a certificate of a negative SARS-CoV-2 test result (by RT-PCR/RT-LAMP technique) issued within 72 hours before entry by the competent agency of the country where the person on entry was tested (except for children under the age of 2) and make health declaration. When entering Vietnam, they must install and use the health declaration application (PC-COVID) to make health declaration and monitor the health in accordance with Vietnam's regulations.
In case the persons on entry that are Vietnamese citizens, overseas Vietnamese and their relatives (including their spouses and children) have not been vaccinated or have not received full doses of COVID-19 vaccines, they shall be vaccinated free in their quarantine period (if eligible). Also, they must pay testing costs, expenses for quarantine, medical examination and treatment and other related expenses (if any) in Covid-19 pandemic prevention and control according to the Resolution No. 16/NQ-CP dated February 08, 2021 of the Government.
Besides, people entering Vietnam who have not been vaccinated or have not received full doses of COVID-19 vaccine shall comply with at-home quarantine for 7 days from the date of entry and get tested for SARS-CoV-2 by RT-PCR technique on third and seventh days.
Measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic for people entering Vietnam according to this Official Dispatch shall be carried out from January 01, 2022.