Medical quarantine regulations for foreigners


VGP – The Department of Health of Ha Noi has recently issued Public Document 1514/SYT-NVY on medical quarantine and Covid-19 prevention for foreigners. 

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Foreign travelers are requested to comply with mandatory health declarations on arrival, and international medical quarantine.    Foreigners showing symptoms of fever, cough, and a shortness of breath,  would be immediately brought to medical facilities for quarantine and treatment.  

Foreigners who are experts, business managers, and high-skilled laborers own Covid-19 free health certificates issued by competent agencies of their countries are allowed to enter Viet Nam and undertake medical quarantine. These cases are permitted to select pay-to-stay quarantine services at Hoa Binh Hotel. 

Diplomatic and official passport holders who are in good health condition, show no signs of infection, are allowed to comply with a 14-day-mandatory quarantine rule at representative offices or their residences upon their arrival in Viet Nam. 

Foreigners who are following quarantine procedures at centralized quarantine camps or residences receive positive test results have to fulfill the 14-day mandatory quarantine regulations. 

Foreign citizens who are following quarantine procedures in Viet Nam are allowed to come back to their home countries as they wish./.

By Kim Loan