It is really great news for those holding UK passports and wish to visit Vietnam in the coming time as according to Decision No. 56/NQ-CP of the Vietnamese Government dated June 30, 2016, they are entitled for 15-day visa exemption for another 1 years starting from July 1, 2016.

Vietnam Visa free for UK citizens

Conditions to get 15-day visa exemption are as follows:

  1. Their passport is valid for at least 6 months from their arrival date;
  2. Their stay in Vietnam is no more than 15 days; &
  3. Their arrival date is not within 30 days from date of exit of their last visit to Vietnam with visa exemption.

Otherwise, a valid Vietnam visa is required. And in this case, it can be obtained in 2 ways:

  1. Get visa via the local Vietnam embassy/consulate; OR
  2. Get a Vietnam visa on arrival.

For more information about these two ways of visa application, please visit

Vietnam visa in Uk