Headlines 07/09/2020 11:32 SA

Professionals entering Vietnam for short business are free from concentrated quarantine requirement

Thúy Vân

Recently, the Ministry of Health has just issued the Official Dispatch No. 4674/BYT-MT providing the medical guidance regarding the prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic for persons entering Vietnam for short business period (less than 14 days).

According to this document, if professionals and passengers are invited to enter Vietnam for diplomatic and official purposes for a period of less than 14 days, they will not have to be subject to the 14-day concentrated quarantine requirement, but must comply with regulations on COVID epidemic prevention and control.

Any persons in contact with professionals and passengers entering Vietnam for diplomatic and official purposes must keep track of their health condition and promptly inform local regulatory or medical authorities whenever showing such symptoms as cough, fever, sore throat or breathing trouble.

In order to enter Vietnam for diplomatic or official purposes, professionals and passengers must satisfy the following general requirements:

+ Holding international health insurance policies or obtaining commitment from entities or organizations inviting professionals and passengers entering Vietnam for diplomatic or official purposes to paying medical costs in case of being infected with COVID-19.

+ Professionals are expected to enter Vietnam 1 day before to fulfill regulatory requirements concerning health monitoring.

For more details, please read the Official Dispatch No. 4674/BYT-MT issued on August 31, 2020.

>> CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE IN VIETNAMESE

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