ON ENTERING AND LEAVING VIETNAM.
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ON ENTERING AND LEAVING VIETNAM
visa, which is obtainable at Vietnamese embassies with
assistance of a travel agency in Vietnam, is requested
for all visitors irrespective of nationalities. Please
allow 06 days of processing. The entry visa is good
for travel throughout the country, except to such restricted
areas as bordering provinces, military bases, islands,
where a special travel permit is needed.
Foreigners and overseas Vietnamese who want to come
to Vietnam as tourists must fill 03 applications for
entry and exit visas on printed forms, enclosed with
2 photos (4cm x 6cm), half
length, bared headed, eyes looking straight (taken not
more than one year before application) and send them
to the diplomatic or consular mission of the Socialist
Republic of Vietnam in the country where he or she will
find to the most convennient. To help speed the procedures,
tourist must send in advance to Kim travel, by email
or fascimile, the following data:
Surname and name
Date and place of birth
Nationality (original and present)
Present place of residence
Profession (in details)
Time and point of exit and entry
Besides above-mentioned data, overseas Vietnamese
who want to come to Vietnam both as tourist and as visitor
of their native places and relatives must specify.
The date and registration number of permit to
leave (if any) or the time, reason and form of departure.
The surname, name and address of their relatives
who are living in Vietnam. The tourist agency will notify
the applicants of the results of the examination of
their applications 03 days after reception for tourist
transiting and visiting Vietnam, 05 days for those who
only come as tourist, and 15 days for those who come
to Vietnam both as tourist and visitor of their native
places and relatives. The concerned people will contact
the Vietnamese mission abroad to get their entry and
on arrival in Hanoi or Hochiminh Airport: 30USD/per
pay to Kim Cafe Travel 25USD pay to Custumer Office.Total
55USD/per ( contact
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PROCEDURES AT ENTRY AND EXIT
arriving in Vietnam must declare and show their luggage
for inspection when customs officers request. There
is no tax for luggage, objects and goods carried by
tourists in limited quantity for personal use only during
their tour, and not
on the list of non-commercial articles banned by the
State.The tourist upon departure must bring luggage
declared upon arrival (except things taken as gifts)
Tourist coming to Vietnam are allowed to carry an unlimited
amount of foreign currencies (in case of more than US$
3000 as well as gift and silvered objects provided)
they declare them in full on the printed forms given
them by the customs officers.
Tourists are authorized to import the following duty
400 Cigars: 100 Tobacco: 500 gram, Liquor
over 22 degree: 1.5 litres, under 22 degree: 02 litre,
Beer: 03 litre,
Tea: 05 Kg, Coffee: 03 kg (not personal for people under
15 years old).
Personal effects of a reasonable quantity.
Small gift items valued at not more than US$300. In
case of more than US$ 300, these item must be declared
and be taxed by customs officers.
It is prohibited for any visitors to bring into Vietnam
- Weapons, explosives and inflammable objects.
Opium and other narcotics
Cultural materials unsuitable to Vietnamese society.
Goods of a commercial nature and articles of high value
require export permits issued by the Customs Service.
Export of antiques and some procious stones is forbidden.
TAX: US$ 10 per person for departing International
Flight USD 1.8 per person for departing domestic flights.
currency in Vietnam is "Dong". Notes are in
denominations of VND 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000,
20000 and 50000.
Foreign currencies should be converted at banks or at
authorized exchange counters, but can not be reconverted.
Tourist may encounter difficulties in exchanging other
currencies than the USD, Travels' cheques and VISA,
MASTER cards are accepted.
English, Chinese, French and Russian are spoken by hotel
staff. Vietravel provides guides speaking English, French,
Japanese, German, Chinese, Spanish
No vaccination are presently required
220 volts (50 Hz) AC
Bottled water and mineral water are available
in most cities. In other areas, boiled water can be
obtained. It is advisable to drink precooked drinks,
to refrain from using ice.
The average temperature ranges from 160C
in December to over 370C in April. The rainy season
falls between mid of May and early December.
Offices: 07:30 Am to 11:30 Am and 01:00 PM to 03:00
PM, Closed Saturday, Sundays.
Banks : 08:00 Am to 03:00 PM closed Saturday and Sunday.
taxi from Tan Son Nhat Airport to downtown Ho Chi Minh
should cost about USD 6-7.
Fresh, unexposed films is widely available and at cheap
price in Ho
Chi Minh City,also for other electronic items.
It is advisable to bring an umbrella and raincoat on
May and December. Shops operate 07 days per week. They
open early and close late.
Medicine is available in the many pharmaceutical outlets.
Do not exchange money on the street.
Check all valuables into hotel safes.
Upon leaving Saigon or Hanoi, tourist should arrange
to arrive at
the airport about 2 hours before taking an International
an 1 hour before check-in a domestic flight.
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