Announcement: STOP “AUTOMATICALLY EXTENSION OF TEMPORARY RESIDENCE” FOR FOREIGNERS IN VIETNAM. The Government of Vietnam currently provides an automatic extension of temporary stay through January 15, 2022, for foreigners who entered Vietnam with a visa exemption certificate, e-visa, or tourist visa on or after March 1, 2020, and intend to depart Vietnam by January 15, 2022. Individuals in this qualifying group may exit Vietnam during this period without having to apply for an extension of stay.
According to Vietnam’s ADMINISTRATION OF IMMIGRATION:
1. From January 1, 2022, Vietnam will gradually reopen regular international flights, so with the approval of the competent authorities, the Immigration Department will stop the “automatic extension of temporary residence” for foreign citizens from January 15, 2022.
2. For more information, please contact the Immigration Department at phone number: 02439.387.320 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.